Whilst we are all plodding along in iso and trying to muddle our way through working, parenting and schooling from home, it’s easy to forget our local businesses. Here are some in the Macedon Ranges and surrounds that provide goods and services that your kids will love. You can access them online, order for deliveries or organise contactless pickup.
Get them moving: You can find some great vids and lessons online to get your kids exercising. Check out: Active Buddies, Gisborne Dance Academy, Signature Cheer, Opti-fitness and Kids Yoga with Kerri Aitken.
Get them grooving: Are your littlies missing making music? Check out Mini Maestros online.
Get them colouring: Gisborne Newsagency has ordered in colouring and activity books to keep your kids busy.
Get them crafting: Do your kids love crafting but you are not sure where to start or don’t want to buy a million different things? Check out Little Think Big‘s crafting boxes. It’s all in a box ready for you! Snapshot Photos, Gisborne also has a range of crafting goodies to choose from and Close to My Heart with Charlotte Burns has scrapbooking sorted for your little creators.
Get them learning: Need a tutor? Why not use locals, Harleen Pala, or Kristy from Literacy Pathways? Kat from Macedon Ranges Mumma is also doing 15 minute Japanese lessons every Wednesday at 2 pm via Facebook Live on the Macedon Ranges Mumma page.
Get them reading: Order a book from Squishy Minnie or have your kids tune into their storytime with Lucky on a Thursday morning. Goldfields libraries also have a YouTube channel with storytime and craft videos.
Get them imagining: Peg Play Designs has a range of bright and colourful small world items for big imaginations.
Get then playing: Get your fill of toys, boardgames and puzzles from Karismatic Kids toy store in Woodend and The Tree House store in Lancefield. Myths and Legends in Gisborne is also about to launch their online store for your fairy-loving littlies.
Get them to start a project: Check out our 10 Project Ideas to keep your children occupied in an ongoing capacity.
Have we missed your business? Get in contact and we will add you in. This post is not sponsored. If you have any more ideas, we would love to hear about them.