Boredom busters for the school holidays

Wondering what to do to keep your little ones busy these holidays? Our Whiz Kids at 3C have some ideas on how to beat the boredom online.

Harry Potter at Home on Spotify

If you have a Spotify account then you should definitely check out the Harry Potter at Home podcast! Chapter by chapter, actors from the film franchise and a collection of other celebrities bring the first Harry Potter book to life. With guest stars like Whoppi Goldberg, Daniel Radcliff and Stephen Fry, you know your kids are in good hands.

Disney Learning Printables

Carson Dellosa Education and Disney have teamed up to bring you a free Disney Learning Printable collection. Count with Minnie, play word games with Goofy or practice your grammar with Princess Jasmine. All you need is a printer.

https://www.carsondellosa.com/free-resources/disney-learning-printables/

Animals at Home

Don’t let the lockdown spoil the holidays! Take your kids on a virtual tour of the Melbourne Zoo with Animals at Home. Meet the Tasmanian Devils in the Healesville Sanctuary, go on an online safari at the Werribee Open Range Zoo and get to know Yami the Platypus. They even have live feeds of their animal enclosures, so make sure you tune in around feeding time!

https://www.zoo.org.au/animals-at-home/

Phillip Island Live Penguin TV

Speaking of live feeds, Phillip Island have set up a live feed of their famous penguins. Tune in around 6.20pm on Facebook or YouTube to see the world’s largest colony of Little Penguins waddle back home along the beach after a long hard day of penguining.

https://www.penguins.org.au/virtual/live-penguin-tv

Museum of Contemporary Art

Have you got a rabble of bored Picassos at home? The Museum of Contemporary Art has a fantastic online gallery for you and the kids to get lost in. Explore the wild and colourful world of some of Australia’s finest modern artists with their curated tours and dig a little deeper with their classroom resources.

https://www.mca.com.au/learn/learning-resources/

So, there you go, mum and dad! Five ways to keep your kids stimulated and educated over the school break.

Oh, and make sure you give us a call on 02 6962 3100 to sort out your tablets, laptops computers and phones before the holidays!