The new school year is just around the corner and with it comes back to school shopping. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of supplies. So, before you head on down to your closest shops to stock up on those classroom essentials make sure you read our hand 10-point checklist!
The alphabet has never looked better than it does with V.Happy Co! V.Happy Co launched in 2019 with the desire to create educationally inspired and playfully designed products for modern living, with a focus on encouraging language awareness with smart art. So basically what that means is super cool, colourful alphabet prints and products that look great in your home at the same time as encouraging early learning in your kiddos. We sure do like the sound of that.
Tired parents, this one is for you! Imagine calm evenings, rosy-cheeked smiles, and peaceful bedtimes. A happy and relaxed kiddo and an entire household feeling calm and well-rested after a great nights’ sleep, night after night. One family has created the product that dreams are made of… literally! The Muluzu Pillowcase Pal… created for kids by kids. We’ve got the scoop on how these sleep supporting sidekicks can help your kiddo drift off to the land of nod.
With recent news of a hybrid return-to-school plan and the ongoing uncertainty for families going into 2022, many kiddos may be dealing with BIG emotions right now, and parents looking for tangible strategies to restore some cool and calm in their lives. We’ve found out a little bit more about how Brave and Able Breathing Buddies work to build lifelong skills that empower kids to be their most brave and able self, in any situation.
Welcome Australian summer in style; The Sportscraft Childrenswear Collection has officially launched! Designed so families can focus on having fun, we can’t get enough of these relaxed, affordable, everyday looks you and your little ones are sure to love.
From nature, to energy, our bodies, and the stars, ‘I want to be a Scientist’, a book featuring South Aussie Scientists, encourages young children to choose what interests them and delve into the curious world of science! Perfect for the future pharmacists, next generation Geologists and imminent immunologists among our little ones!
AFL superstar Nic Naitanui – affectionately known as NicNat – is the well-known, widely respected and much-loved ruckman of the West Coast Eagles. Nic’s first book for children, Little Nic’s Big Day, was published in 2019 and now Little Nic is back for another adventure in this lovely follow-up; a playful journey through culture, sport, art and music. We chat with Nic about the inspiration behind writing children’s books and celebrating the diversity of our Australian community.
Hands up if you’ve ever tried to sneak a few hidden veggies into a lasagne for your littles, only for your kiddo (who can’t manage to find their socks in a drawer right in front of them in the morning) to hunt out the smallest piece of mushroom known to man and turn their up their nose at the whole meal? We’ve all been there! Enter Superhero Sprinkles, the fine textured food toppers you can sprinkle onto any meal for a bit of added nutrients for your nibbles!
Adelaide based online children’s store Little Sunshine Kids sources beautiful, quality and environmentally friendly children’s products and we think this is just the place to start (and potentially finish!) your gift shopping this year. We’ve got Little Sunshine Kids Top 10 Christmas gifts to inspire imagination and creativity! We know your kids will love them.
The promise of Summer looms large in Australian culture. We crave rugged coastlines, crashing waves and the salty feeling of sun on our skin. This collective desire for an escape to the ocean was the impulse for a new creative collaboration between Adelaide designer Naomi Murrell, and Port Elliot swimwear label Coco & Shy, by Susi Benger.
Super cool kidswear brand Goldie + Ace do retro oh-so-well and their latest collection launch, ‘Seachange’ is no exception!
Mum and Son team, Trinity and Taj, have always led an environmentally conscious lifestyle, but when 7 year old Taj started asking some confronting questions about the damage that had been caused to his inherited planet, Trinity didn’t like the answers she had to give. She went on to flip the conversation on its head and, together, they are now embarking on a mission to educate and inspire as many Aussie families as possible about adapting to a more conscious lifestyle. They call it, ECONO.
Cotton On is no stranger to amazing collabs for kids. Think Alice McCall, Sage x Clare, Kip & Co… Cotton On sure do have some big name friends. But none could be bigger (or HUNGRIER) than the Very Hungry Caterpillar!
Christmas baking season is here! But not all of us are adept at constructing intricate gingerbread houses with all the trimmings, so Kytons Bakery have done the hared work for us and created a choc chip Santa house kit that is easy enough for kids to construct on their very own! It’s a Christmas miracle!
Our absolute fave arm candy brand Pop Rock Park has released a limited edition bracelet stack that we love oh-so-very-much, with all the profits from sales of the stack going to the Letitia Linke Research Foundation for ovarian cancer.
As parents we know that all swimwear is not created equal. Yes, we love our little ones looking stylish in the surf but kids swimwear is about so much more than that. We want sun smart swimwear, with great coverage, chlorine resistant fabrics, exclusive prints and….no saggy bums! That’s where Aussie swimwear brand, Ocean Tales, comes in!
The Cotton on + Sage x Clare collab is officially here, their swimwear release has just dropped and it is all things sun shine, good times and bright bohemian vibes! If summertime brings back sentimental memories of a melted icy-pole dropping down your arm and packed lunches at the local pool, this range is going to give you all the feels and then some.
Get ready to set sail or make a splash with the highly anticipated swim collection from Goldie + Ace which launches today!
Emro Designs is an 100% Aboriginal owned & operated business helping to bring traditional stories to early learning and homes around the country.
Adelaide’s favourite cupcake specialist The Cupcake Lady has returned to the Adelaide Central Market Producer in Residence stall this week, until Saturday 13 November. To celebrate Halloween, The Cupcake Lady has created two “spooktacular” limited edition collections for Market shoppers to purchase and enjoy ahead of 31 October.