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

Entertainer Peter Combe on loving his job after 35 years

Many parents know Peter Combe’s songs as well as their children, and not just because they’ve been on rotation. After 35 years of writing and performing music for children Peter…
11 mins

Teaching children about Indigenous culture with performer Darren Compton

Darren Compton is a multi-skilled performer, storyteller and a proud descendent of Yuin, Bundjalung, Munanjali, Gamillaraay and the Murray Island nations He’s also a dancer in both traditional and contemporary styles…
13 mins

From unitards to children’s books: The story of a little lost fox

Stav spent 13 years as one of the front men in rock band Blue Juice. Now he has released an e-book, Elliot Foxley, about a little lost fox who finds…
8 mins

The Conductor and the Clown: Classical music made fun for kids

Classical music is often thought of as a serious endeavour, but when you add a clown into the mix, it can be surprisingly silly endeavour, as The Conductor and The
14 mins

Opening up entertainment for children on the spectrum

The autism spectrum is wide, with children experiencing different sensory needs. So how does a venue become 'autism friendly'? Fiona Sharkie, CEO of Amaze, takes us through how spaces can…
9 mins

How Australia’s oldest stories are still teaching our children

John Patten is the Manager of the Bunjilaka Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum, he helped to bring the story of Tiddalik the frog to the Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery there…
11 mins