Keep Canberra Kids Moving
Eighty8 Fitness is helping kids use up some of that energy, with a kid-friendly virtual workout event every Wednesday afternoon at 4pm. Supporting kids with engaging physical exercises and connecting them with other kids in Canberra, it’s a great way to motivate the little ones who are stuck at home. Recommended for kids aged 5+, no equipment is required and even parents are encouraged to join in! Registration is free and classes are conducted on Zoom.
Canberra Environment Centre
The Canberra Environment Centre is on a mission to help us create a more sustainable future, with a range of workshops for families to enjoy. Moving online, they have a bunch of kid-friendly activities just in time for the school holidays, from teaching sustainability and recycling, sustainability scavenger hunts, baking sourdough and planting. To register, simply go on their website and set up a Zoom account.
Helping you keep the kids busy these school holidays, the Canberra Outlet have released jam-packed spring activity boxes that can all be done in the home and backyard. Inside find goodies such as DIY bird house and paints, fairy gloss, herb/seed planting kit, spring flower straws and more! There are also online tutorials with a guide the activities. Order them now on Canberra Outlet’s website.
If you’re feeling the effects of keeping the kids at-home all day, take them out on a beautiful spring day for a picnic. Ginger Catering at the National Arboretum has delicious picnic packs for the whole family to enjoy…even special kids boxes! With two kids packs to choose from, order the breakfast box which includes a Three Mills mini croissant, fresh fruit stick, cookie and an orange juice. Or, try the lunch box with a mini sausage roll, mini pie, fresh fruit stick, chocolate pear brownie and an orange juice. Available Friday to Sunday, order online for pickup.
While unfortunately we can’t enjoy the traditional Floriade we know and love, we can still explore their delightful flowers that are planted all around Canberra. Filling our suburbs with over 400 planter boxes and pots and over 60,000 blooms, tour around your area and around Canberra to see the exciting bursts of colour for spring. To find out where exactly you can find the plantings, head to Floriade’s website for the full map.