Arts & Entertainment

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents.
Express yourself! Kinderling Conversation covers children's art and entertainment in all its forms, from music to films and TV, books to poetry, exhibitions to theatre. 1800 KIDS

Catch up on the latest Arts & Entertainment segments

Fussy eaters? There's a fun new picture book for that

Dietitian and mum Kate Wengier was sick of her kids refusing to eat vegetables, so she enlisted the help of her four children to write a book called What If
9 mins

Why sewing is coming back into fashion

When was the last time you picked up a needle and thread Sewing seems to have disappeared from the modern mother’s skill set, but Trixie Symonds is bringing it back…
9 mins

Review: does Despicable Me 3 live up to the hype?

Movie guru, film critic, and dad Ryan Adams from So Is It Any Good takes on the third instalment of the kids' movie powerhouse that is Despicable Me Check out…
3 mins

Tackling a fear of the dark with astronaut Chris Hadfield

Most kids go through a stage where they’re scared of the dark, but not every kid grows up to become an astronaut Chris Hadfield is a retired astronaut and was the…
17 mins

How Mia Freedman finds “downtime” as a working Mum

Mia Freedman doesn’t believe in “work/ life” or “family/ life” balance, for Mia parenthood is a rollercoaster ride with competing priorities. Besides, she says, balance can be overrated Mia chats…
16 mins

How to make a film festival for kids and adults

Making films for children that are also interesting for parents can take some serious skill Lucky for us, the good people at Little Big ShotsAustralia's largest and longest-running…
7 mins