ARTICLES RELATING TO PARENTING HACKS

Toddler disables his dad's tablet for 48 years: Digital lessons from a cautionary tale

2019-04-24 09:44

It took father and writer Evan Osnos two days to unlock an Android device his toddler son had mistakenly locked until the year 2067. Don't be like Evan, learn how to fix these kinds of problems now.

WATCH: A DIY advent calendar for the jolliest season

2018-11-30 14:55

Advent calendars are big around Christmas time and the kids absolutely love 'em. But they can also be very expensive. So why not make your own? Everyone wins.

Japan just won the public toilet Olympics

2018-11-19 10:56

If toilet Olympics were a thing, I think Japan just took home the gold.

WATCH: A fun and easy way to explain density by creating a seascape in a jar

2018-10-10 09:15

The easiest, and often simplest, way to explain particular scientific concepts to kids is to show them an experiment. So we put together one explaining density by creating a seascape... in a jar!

WATCH: Easy ways to help your child understand fractions with what you’ve got at home

2018-09-26 13:26

From the half-dozen eggs you’ve got in the fridge to the many blocks that make up a whole slab of chocolate, use these things you've already got at home to introduce your child to the basics of fractions.

WATCH: 5 easy and creative DIY bookmarks for the new school term

2018-08-06 11:02

We've put together a DIY showing the kids how to make quick and easy bookmarks they can make from things you've most probably already got lying around in the house. Scroll down for the video and a few handy tips and tricks.

WATCH: Let them draw on walls! 3 easy play stations with contact paper

2018-07-13 17:14

All you need is contact paper, masking tape, and a whole lot of imagination for these easy play stations.

WATCH: How to create pretty pictures with fluid painting

2018-04-06 10:37

We're sure the kids have done just about everything there is to occupy themselves after their homework's complete in the week and they've watched all the movies on TV over the weekends. But have they tried fluid painting?

WATCH: Monster Munch, Cupid's Crunch and Bunny Bait: Make your own themed popcorn for market day

2018-03-16 11:07

A quick video on how to make themed packets of popcorn by combining different sweets and treats. Yum!

WATCH: This DIY gift is the perfect match for your Valentine!

2018-02-12 16:16

Help your child to make these mini DIY gifts for all their friends. All you need are sweeties, matchboxes and our Parent24 printables.

 

WATCH: Be still my beating… Rice Krispies heart! The easiest, yummiest Valentine’s Day treats you can make for your kids

2019-02-13 13:54

We transformed every child's favourite snack into the quickest and easiest treat you can make for Valentine's Day.

WATCH: How to make Olaf and Frosty the Snowman Oreo pops

2018-11-30 14:33

Oreo pops with a Christmas twist.

WATCH: How to make monster slime for Halloween

2018-10-22 11:26

A whole lot of glue, silver glitter and eyeballs! Here's how to make (safe, borax-free) monster slime with your little one this Halloween.

WATCH: How do clouds make rain? Here's an easy and fun way to explain it to your kids

2018-10-04 11:46

From evaporation to condensation, and finally, precipitation – here's a simple and fun experiment to try this weekend, to help you explain how clouds make rain to your little ones.

WATCH: Remember this paddabekkie/quackie/paper origami game? What did you call it?

2018-08-16 16:51

Here’s a throwback for you: Remember this paper fortune teller game? What did you call it? And are the kids still playing it? If not, let them watch this video. They too should experience the joy of anxiously awaiting the answer to the questions, ‘What does my future hold?’ and ‘Does Billy really like me?’.

8 easy ways to keep your toddler occupied this weekend

2018-07-20 12:18

We've rounded up a list of fun and exciting things for your toddlers to do this weekend.

WATCH: Easy peasy pizza hacks

2018-05-17 11:49

For International Pizza Party Day on Friday (yes, it's a thing), check out this video with pizza hacks to make delicious snacks in just a few minutes.

WATCH: How to make bunny bait chocolate mousse for Easter

2018-03-23 12:48

We thought we'd put together a little video for you of a fun Easter surprise you can prepare for your kids.

WATCH: A fun way to save with DIY shadow money boxes

2018-03-01 20:33

Planning to save for the matric dance, the school history tour or the latest gadget? Well, we’ve got an easy savings plan for you as well as a DIY shadow money box to store all your funds.

WATCH: Summer’s not over yet! Make your own icy lemonade lollies!

2018-02-01 12:58

How to make refreshing ice lollies at home using fruit, sweets and a whole lot of lemonade.

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