Who doesn’t love a good movie? We asked around the Cenovis team, and even a little further for people’s favourite chilled out movies and here’s what we came up with. It’s a bit of a mix so we hope you find one or two to enjoy next time you have a relaxing night in.
We’ll let you what they are about and leave the rest up to you.
Why not make a library trip for the kids this weekend? Nowadays there’s a lot more to libraries than just having all the books your kids could imagine. They’ve always been a great place to educate but now they have lots of extra fun stuff for your kids to do. Depending on the library, there could be anything from treasure hunts to movies or even excellent family exhibitions. It’s an activity that doesn’t require any skills or a lot of preparation time. It’s free. It’s fun, and it’s beneficial.
Frisbee golf (or disk golf) is a fun and inexpensive way to get the family out and about and having fun. It’s great fun for everyone because your level of experience doesn’t matter so the entire family can play.
Looking for something to entertain the kids? Why not take the opportunity to re-live your childhood by helping the kids create a magical castle, a pirate ship or a tree house in the sky. Their imagination is the limit when creating indoor fortress fun!
There’s nothing more Aussie than getting some friends and family together and firing up the barbie, so here are some tips to make every day an easy BBQ day:
It’s always tricky to get kids to clean up after themselves, so why not turn it into a game, and make a fun family day of it? Clean Up Australia day is a great opportunity to teach your kids why it’s so important to always look out for rubbish, and you can have prizes for the most collected in the fastest time!
Want an event that the whole family can go to, including your furry friends? The RSPCA holds a number of pet-friendly events that also raise much-needed funds for disadvantaged animals around Australia.
If you’ve got a charity you’re passionate about, what better way to show your support than to organise a fundraiser.
“Mum! I’m bored!”…. Sound familiar? It can be tricky to keep kids busy all day long, especially if you want to limit their TV intake. A good way to help them develop some interests and hobbies is to encourage them to try new things in a weekend workshop or holiday class. Plus, it’ll also give you a bit of a breather for a few hours or so!
Do you think local, play local? Getting in touch with your local council is a great place to find event info, as they’ll often be the ones to coordinate free family activities or be able to put you in contact with other community groups who do.
Satisfy your sweet tooth and keep the kids busy with a cupcake-decorating extravaganza!
There’s nothing worse than being cooped up in the house with energetic kids and nothing to do, so here’s some ideas to have up your sleeve to beat those rainy day blues:
For a casual entertaining idea with minimal dishes, get out of the house and onto a picnic rug! You can this checklist to pack a picnic and ensure you don’t miss a thing.
Lunch can be tough if you’re looking after fussy eaters so here’s an idea to keep everyone happy.
Most kids love to dress up, whether it’s in costumes or something pulled out of mum’s wardrobe, so a dress up theme is a great way to bring fun to any party! There are so many dream themes for kids’ parties online (especially on Pinterest) but here’s some of our favourite fuss free suggestions to get you started
If you’re looking for ways to get the kids out from in front of the box, try putting them in it. Keep the kids entertained with cardboard box construction challenges, great for the imagination plus cheap and easy.
E-vites are the new invites! Online email invites are cost-free to make and send and great for busy mums who’ll always know where to find your party details. You can get heaps of how-to info at the click of your mouse, including free templates and creative ideas.