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.

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Catch up on the latest Arts & Entertainment segments

Funny man Frank Woodley on making kids laugh

Frank Woodley is arguably one of Australia's most beloved comedians. So why let adults have all the lols! Frank opens up to Shevonne about what makes his children laugh and…
14 mins

The national art platform for kids: the Young Archie's

Most people have heard of the Archibald Prize, but what about The Young Archie's The Young Archie competition is open to children from ages five to 18. There are different…
6 mins

Adapting classical music for young children

Pre-school children aren’t well known for their ability to sit still and pay attention. So taking them to a classical music concert may seem like more pain than its worth…
10 mins

Why are the most vulnerable children still missing out on early education?

The latest OECD snapshot has revealed that Australia is behind when it comes to early learning access for our most disadvantaged children; the very same children who need early learning…
14 mins

What beloved author Alison Lester is doing to raise awareness for Indigenous literacy

According to NAPLAN, only 25% of Indigenous students in remote Australia meet the minimum standard for reading and writing, compared to 90% of non-Indigenous students As part of Indigenous Literacy…
10 mins

Mem Fox on what it really means to be Australian

One Australia's most beloved childrens book author Mem Fox opens up about her book I'm Australian Too, which celebrates the beauty of a multi-cultural Australia She speaks to the importance…
13 mins