Make your own healthy pancakes

Healthy pancake recipe

Looking for some quick and easy snack ideas for the kids? We’ve found a healthy pancake recipe which is great for breakfast, or can be made into smaller pikelets and frozen for lunchbox snacks. This recipe makes 12-18 pancakes. Ingredients: 2 eggs 250ml (8 fl oz) milk 75gm (21⁄2 oz) pear, peeled…

Easy Easter Hat Ideas

It’s that time of the year again, when we’re all scrambling for ideas on how to find easy Easter hat ideas to help the kids design their special creations for the school Easter hat parade. To give you some last minute inspiration, we’ve compiled some simple Easter hat ideas for you. You get…

Picpal, real-time chatting with photos

Picpal is the world’s first photo collage chat app. With this one, a selfie isn’t just a selfie anymore. Picpal is the first app of its kind to bring people together through in-the-moment selfie collages – wherever you are in the world, and whatever you are doing — making social media…

Xena Warrior Princess is coming to Oz Comic-Con

Attention all would-be Warriors and Amazons! The world’s toughest princess is headed to Oz Comic-Con Perth and Adelaide this April. Lucy Lawless, best known as Xena on cult favourite series Xena Warrior Princess, is making an exclusive appearance on the Saturday of each event. Lawless is a scifi and fantasy…

Try walking in her shoes

Millions of women and girls overseas are burdened by walking. Each day they must collect food, water and firewood for their families and are unable to attend school or earn an income. Thankfully, aid organisations are putting projects into place which aim to reduce the distance women and girls have…

fussy eater tips

19 ideas to tempt fussy eaters

Have kids that live on air? Or love something one day but refuse it the next? Or maybe you’re cooking a few different meals every night, just to make sure everyone eats. Having fussy eaters can be frustrating and can take the fun out of family meal times. To help…

26 ideas for creating magical family moments

When it comes to kids, love is spelt T-I-M-E. We recently asked our readers to share how they most like to spend quality time with their kids. From simple moments to more adventuresome activities, here are some of our favourite ideas for creating magical childhood memories: Amanda: Dancing together! Turning up…

Keep kids safe from hot cars this summer

Thousands of children had been left unattended in cars each year. Figures from Ambulance Victoria reveal that two thirds of call outs for children locked in cars were to car parks, streets or public places. The summer months (December to March) are the busiest period for these types of calls….

Hi-5 Happy Holidays DVD

5 minutes with Hi-5

Celebrating all things fun and festive, Hi-5’s brand new ‘Happy Holidays’ DVD has been released just in time for Christmas. Join Stevie, Ainsley, Dayen, Mary and newest Hi-5 member, Tanika, as they party and play in the true Hi-5 way. The Christmas DVD features everything from Christmas elves and Santa workshops to…