Healthy Easter Treats

We are bombarded with an amazing array of Chocolate Easter eggs over the Easter holidays and it can be hard to find healthy Easter treats, so we have pulled together a few fun ideas to give you a helping hand. 1. Hummus Dip with Carrots …

How to choose a good app for your child

If it feels like the world of apps is overwhelming, that’s because it is! Increasingly, many kids have personal devices like smart phones and tablets. There are hundreds of apps available for everything from education to communication, games, even road trips – the challenge for …

Digital overload

  Do you need a digital break? Quick check: if you are reading this online, how many browser tabs do you have open? If you’re reading it in print, do you also have your tablet open with Candy Crush, are you scanning your text messages …

What is the best family pet?

Big or small, hairy or scaly, noisy or quiet, indoors or out – there are some big decisions to be made when thinking about which pet best suits your family. Pets – as their owners would say – quickly become another member of the family. …

Birthday party themes

We’re always looking for new and exciting ideas for kids’ birthday party themes, and this time we thought we’d ask you – our readers – what some of your kids’ biggest birthday hits have been. Here are a couple of ideas to get those creative …

Getting wise with financial literacy for kids

Some kids say their families are just not good with money, or unlucky, but ASB Get Wise programme manager Linda Hodgson says it’s all about making the right decisions. Whilst reading, writing and arithmetic have always been key focuses in education, financial literacy has not. …