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Tips to get your family into life

With a few pointers from the tips below, you and your family could get more out of every day. Or, try some of our challenges to really get things rolling!


  • Have fun outside! Time spent playing together with your kids in Canberra's outdoors isn't just fun and great exercise, it also lets your kids practice physical skills like climbing and catching.

  • Making your own playdough isn't just great, squishy fun for the kids; it helps develop their fine motor skills. Try this playdough recipe.

  • If you've got a dog, kicking or throwing the ball for the dog will keep everyone on the move. 

  • Try to remember to switch off distractions like your phone while talking with your kids - it'll remind them that they're important to you.

  • When you stay connected to the people and world around you, you'll be more likely to be able to deal with life's inevitable ups and downs.