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.

We explore everything from the "How To" to "When and Where" for both kids and their grown ups. Because what's this parenting thing all about if we can't get a bit creative along the way!

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Catch up on the latest Arts & Entertainment segments

The Best Family Christmas Movies

Kinderling movie critic Evan Shapiro puts on his Santa's hat and shares his fun, family-friendly favourites for the festive season Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer The Little Drummer Boy The
10 mins

Benny Time performs live in the studio

Benny Time (aka Ben Thatcher) is one of Kinderling's favourite musicians! He dropped in to tell us all about his new album What a Beautiful Day and how he went from an accountant…
15 mins

Nat Bass discusses her clothing label Chi Khi and getting back into music

We know Natalie Bassingthwaighte best as an actress (Neighbours), artist (Rogue Traders) and a TV host (The X-Factor, So You Think You Can Dance Australia)…
12 mins

Sam Moran discusses his emotional ARIA win and beating The Wiggles

Last night was massive for Sam Moran, who took home the ARIA Award for Best Children’s Album in a fierce field that also included The Wiggles, Giggle &
6 mins

The best kids' books for Christmas

With jingle bells already ringing in the distance, we speak to our favourite book babe, Amelia Lush from Better Read Than Dead, about her picks for Chrissy books for children, including…
8 mins

What musical instrument is right for your child

What instruments are best for children who want to start playing music? We speak to music aficionados like Ting Lee, Program Officer for the Open Academy’s Kids at the…
16 mins