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Kip Happy Stays

Adelaide’s first pet resort has opened in the hills! Kip Happy Stays are passionate about providing the best quality care to our four legged friends through their pet resorts and doggy day cares. They have recently opened our first pet resort in South Australia, Kip Adelaide Hills. Located just outside of Nairne on a spacious 20 acres – offering great short and long term accommodation options for cats and dogs. They will also...

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Saltwater Picnic Co.

Some of the Kids In Adelaide Mums have recently become picnic rug aficionados (it’s definitely a thing) and topping our list is SALTWATER PICNIC CO. Hands down. Not only are Saltwater Picnic Co rugs gorgeous, they are practical and great for the Earth. How could a picnic rug be good for the Earth, we hear you ask? Read on to find out. Here at Kids In Adelaide, we spend a lot of time heading to different parks, playgrounds and events (all...

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Celebrating National Science Week with recommended books for inquisitive minds.

We LOVE books here at Kids in Adelaide and we LOVE science, so we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite science themed books for you to try this National Science Week. No matter what area of science your kids are interested in, you’ll find a book over at Booktopia for them to learn more about their favourite topic. There are books on astronomy, plants and nature, inventing, space, animals, insects and heaps more! They...

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Adelaide Kidpreneurs

It’s no secret that we have some serious talent right here in South Australia. We have strong, inspirational business leaders across all industries – but what might surprise you (or maybe not?) is the level of up and coming talent right here in Adelaide. That’s right – “Kidpreneurs” are on the rise here in Adelaide. Youngsters that have started their own business and are absolutely smashing it. Some have seen...

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Plastic Free July

Did you know that Australians currently generate 59kg of single-use plastic waste per year? Each?! YIKES. Over the past couple of years we have made a real effort to reduce the amount of plastic we are using in our homes. We all know how important it is for our planet that we reduce plastic use, but it can be a real challenge finding products to replace the usual suspects in our homes, without compromising on quality. We are by no means perfect...

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Sleep like anything BUT a baby on an Origin Mattress

I mean whoever came up with the phrase “sleep like a baby” definitely never had a baby before. Not one like mine anyway! We were recently asked if we’d like to try a new mattress from Origin AEROFLEX™ Hybrid Mattress and after a few weeks trying it out I can confirm, you’ll sleep way better than a baby! We ordered a Queen size Origin Mattress for my 10 year old, who suffers badly from eczema from a dust mite allergy....

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Wild Coral Creations (formerly Tops By Tash)

Looking for a present? Got an inside joke with a friend that you need printed on t-shirts or mugs? Whatever you need personalised, WILD CORAL CREATIONS is your one stop shop! Run by Adelaide local, Tash, she has created a FANTASTIC business for all things personalisation. She does everything from hoodies, t-shirts, mugs, wall decals, stickers, drink bottles, bags, make-up cases and HEAPS more. For years now, Tash has come to the rescue when...

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Dymocks Adelaide | Rundle Mall

Book lovers rejoice! Adelaide’s leading bookseller Dymocks have opened their brand new $1.5 million dollar Rundle Mall home and it is spectacular. Taking up the entire first floor above Regent Arcade off Rundle Mall, at almost 1000sqm of floor space, Dymocks Rundle Mall is South Australia’s largest bookstore. Housing more than 50,000 books, you could quite literally spend hours browsing the shelves with more so many amazing titles...

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Chomps Mouthguards for Kids

Use the code ADELAIDE15 for 15% off Chomps mouthguards and nightguards If your kids are getting into contact sport and needing a mouthguard you’ll probably understand what we mean when we say that not all mouthguards are created equal. First of all they can range in price from twenty bucks up to hundreds of dollars and the quality and effectiveness between those two levels varies A LOT! We’ve stuffed around with cheap chemist/sports...

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Ugly Swan | Kids Detangling Hair Brush | Review

We’ve teamed up with the team at Ugly Swan and put together a special KIA combo pack with our favourite Ugly Swan products AND it comes with a discount AND Free Shipping! Set includes: The Scream-Free® Maxi Brush The Scream-Free® Detangling Baby Brush (ideal for 0-3 years old) The Scream-Free® Wet Brush The Unicorn Microfibre Hair Towel Hairvenly™ Hydrating Detangling Mist FREE Shipping in Australia Normally $190.80 but use the KIA...

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Weeride Baby Bike Seats and Tagalongs

There is no greater thrill as a parent (apart from a Sunday morning sleep in) than a family adventure like packing up the bikes and finding a ripper track for an afternoon cruise. But for the babies, toddlers and those not quite old enough to keep up with an adult ride, grabbing a solid piece of quality kit is essential to help everyone enjoy the day! Enter a sensational Aussie brand, Weeride. With a range of products to help all the little...

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Inflatable Waterslides and Jumping Castles from Happy Hop

HOLY SPLASH! Can you imagine my kids faces when they came outside to see this in the backyard! We were SO LUCKY (and please believe me when I say that it’s not lost on me just how lucky we are to be sent things like this to review) to receive this E-P-I-C Triple Racing Thunder inflatable waterslide from littlekidsjumpingcastles.com.au who are the premier Australian distributor for the Happy Hop range of inflatable jumping castles and...

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Adelaide’s Road Side Produce Stalls

Did you know that Adelaide, in particular the Adelaide Hills has a fantastic trail of road side produce stalls? Ever wondered how to find them? We are talking more than just a bucket of home grown lemons too! Yep, this is a great excuse to throw the kids in the car and take a nice little low cost adventure through the Adelaide Hills or at least out of your usual digs. Our beautiful climate is perfect for growing a host of produce, and you can...

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Brave and Able® Breathing Buddies

Helping Kids manage big feelings…..and with the delay and a bit of uncertaintly around back to school for 2022 there’s definitely some BIG feelings happening in our house at the moment. #relate? We thought this would be a great time to introduce you to Brave and Able ®. Not only are these two very cute and cuddly, they’re also a great tool to help kids take charge of their brains and encourage slow, strong breathing that will...

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Kids in Adelaide Product Reviews

Can we just say that the point is not lost on us that our KiA kids are some VERY lucky kids. Every now and then they get to try out some of the coolest, most fun kids toys, games and equipment for us to write a review.

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Too Much Stuff! Give the gift of experience and make some memories

I remember a few years ago, once the kids were sound asleep, I sat down with a wine in hand & put a Christmas movie on to wrap their Christmas presents. When I saw the sheer amount of gifts I had bought for them over the year (to “put away for Christmas”) I was disgusted with myself. There was an endless amount of STUFF that they didn’t really need, that I knew deep down would get played with for five minutes before being discarded &...

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Transmutation Robe – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

If you are headed to Robe with the kids (a four hour drive from Adelaide and a cracking spot to holiday on the coast) you can not, not visit this place. Especially with the kids. Mind blown, new salad bowl made out of melted down bread tags purchased. Transmutation is a little recycling gallery and shop. Very crafty and very passionate about their work – with the added bonus, they support the very worthy charity ‘Wheelchairs for...

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Oh Happy Home Washable Rugs

What do you get when you cross a preschooler with a puppy?Dirty floors is what you get. Very. Dirty. Floors I have a 3 year old and earlier this year I decided to buy a new rug for our lounge room……..isn’t that just the most ridiculous thing to do. She’s 3. She’s into crayons and textas, loves mud, and drops a crumb like an expert.THEN we also decided to get a new puppy………OK NOW you can laugh. New...

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Pitter Patter Baby Hampers

If you’re anything like us, you probably have zero time to wander the baby aisles at your local department store (as much as we love to!). Or perhaps your friend has had their baby & you just have NO IDEA what to buy for them? Adelaide based Pitter Patter Baby Hampers to the rescue! Well, now you can have a hamper full of beautiful baby products delivered with bubbly & chocolates included for Mums and Dads, if you wish. We were...

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Eco Crayons

Update Sept 2021 – Congratulations EcoCrayons for taking out a swag of awards at the 2021 Ausmumpreneur Awards. First place – product design. First place – against the odds. Second place – sustainability. Third place – product innovation. Handmade in South Australia, natural, non toxic, plant based, biodegradable, plastic free.If those are words you love to hear when it comes to art and craft supplies for your kids...

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Kids in Adelaide Top Ten Showbags

Kids (and big kids) LOVE SHOWBAGS! I remember obsessing over the showbag guide when I was little, circling the must-haves with a neon highlighter, using a calculator to add them up, trying hard to keep the total below a price point I knew my parents would agree on. #notaseasyasitsounds  This year some of the Kids in Adelaide kids have been lucky enough to get a sneak peek at some of the showbags on offer at this year’s Royal Adelaide...

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Our Favourite Books For NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is a time for us to embrace and learn about the true history of Australia’s Indigenous peoples and we love the use of books, reading and storytime as a way to do that with our kids.

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Wotnot Eco Friendly Baby Products

Making eco friendly choices when you have a new baby on the scene can be tricky and sometimes gets put in the “too hard” basket when it really doesn’t have to be.Now I’m not going to sit here and pretend like I am the most eco-friendly parent to walk the earth, unfortunately I am far from it BUT I do try my best to make better choices when it comes to the products I choose and use with my little ones, especially when it...

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Our Favourite Toys for Toddlers from Oskar’s Wooden Ark

It’s no secret that toddlers LOVE toys and it’s very easy to sudden find yourself living in a house with quite literally THOUSANDS of toys that never or rarely get played with. We all talk about fast fashion, but can we take a minute to think about fast toys. The amount of plastic junk toys that end up in landfill each year is mind boggling so we’re making a concerted effort to promote quality, long lasting toys that grow with your kids and can...

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Educational Toys for Kids from Oskar’s Wooden Ark

Step away from the plastic, the bells, the lights and the whistles and get back to simple, beautifully made and educational toys. Toys that encourage imaginative and creative play are limitless in the opportunities they present for kids to not only play but learn at the same time. Whether it’s drawing with beautiful crayons, solving a puzzle, making music or stacking blocks we’ve watched our kids try out some of the toys on offer at...

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Wooden Toys for Kids from Oskar’s Wooden Ark

Wooden toys have really made a come back in recent years and when you see the range available from our Adelaide friends at Oskars Wooden Ark it’s easy to see why. Plastic definitely doesn’t equal fantastic and if you’re after some new toys that will not only spark imagination and be fun to play with but will also stand the test of time take a look at our favourite wooden toys from OWA. Grapat Nins Carla It took precisely 3...

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Switched On Kids

www.switchedonkids.com.au are an Adelaide based online store that sells educational toys. They are committed to engage and enhance 3-15 years ­­­­­­kids learning and young adults’ learning while playing with toys. USE ‘WELCOME10’ coupon code to get a $10 discount on your first purchase. Toys are the best investment in kids after your personal time. The educational toys are meant to challenge the kids brain, learn principals of maths, science,...

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Tights for Mum

Tights, leggings, yoga pants, active wear…… it doesn’t matter what you call them I think we all grew extra fond of our comfiest pair of stretchy pants during COVID lockdown in 2020. BUT not all tights are created equal. Is there anything more annoying than a waistband that doesn’t stay put or the feeling of dread wondering if your new pair of workout tights are going to give you a 🐪🦶 not be squat proof or sweat in the...

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