KIDS

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Back to School – Get off on the right foot with Clarks

‘Brought to you by Clarks’ My kid is funny, when she’s at school she wants to be on holidays, but after just a few weeks of Summer holidays, she can’t wait to get back to school again! Emma had a great Prep year and is so keen to be a big grade 1 girl. As a parent I sent her…

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Giveaway Miffy Prizepack WIN

We LOVE Miffy – Giveaway (Closed)

How much do you love Miffy? We are huge fans at casa My Poppet and are delighted to celebrate 60 years of Miffy with a super cute giveaway thanks to Annabel Trends. Miffy, the beloved white bunny created by Dutch Artist Dick Bruna in 1955, turned 60 on June 21st this year. She hasn’t aged one bit! Whether you¹re young…

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Super Hero Academy Circus Oz

Super Hero for a Day

Time for your kid to unleash their inner Super Hero! The Good Guys and Circus Oz have teamed up to create the Super Hero Academy, two hours of fun, circus activities for primary school age kids – and it’s free! Emma and I headed to the inaugural workshop at the Meat Market, a beautiful heritage venue in North Melbourne which…

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The Ersatz Fantasia Project – An Exhibition for Kids

If you are looking for something magical to entertain and educate the kids these school holidays take a day trip to the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum in Lilydale and be spell bound by The Ersatz Fantasia Project. In this project artist Rachael Hallinan has created a large-scale installation of recycled plastic toys, games and recreational products that might otherwise end…

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Encourage Imaginative Play with Four Easy Kids Costume Ideas

With Halloween coming up I thought it would be fun to play dress ups with Emma and see how many kids costume ideas we could put together with just the items we had at home and already in her wardrobe. Dressing up is a fun way for kids to explore different parts of their personality and interests, challenge gender roles…

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IKEA soft toys for education

IKEA Soft Toys for Education

With all the hub bub of this busy Christmas season, it’s so easy to get caught up in trivialities and forget how lucky we are that our children have the chance of getting a good education. At casa My Poppet we donate to children’s charities throughout the year, and it’s good to know that big companies like IKEA are doing…

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Emma’s Flower Garden Birthday Party

Emma’s birthday always sneaks up on me. It’s usually around the same time as Easter so all the chocolate bunny hoopla tends to be quite a distraction. I always have the best intentions for organizing a proper party and actually inviting her little friends, but alas, between school holidays and the Easter break, it never happened. Luckily for Emma, her…

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Metting Mickey Mouse

Hey Mickey!

Being a blogger is the best job I’ve ever had, sure it doesn’t pay that well but sometimes you get a chance to do something pretty fun. I was offered a family pass to see Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show, and the opportunity to meet the most famous mouse in the world. I’m not normally star struck by…

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