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Big Days at Home Activity and Ideas

Big Days at Home

We get it. It's not always easy juggling life and the endless effort of keeping the kids entertained. We know that every day's a big day so we've pulled together our favourite ideas to help keep the little ones happy. From colouring in their favourite characters, to dancing, baking, crafting or learning. Check out some of our ideas to help make your big days at home a little easier.

Big Days at Home Colouring with Bluey

Colouring in with Bluey

Click on the Bluey colouring-in PDF's below and either print out to colour or decorate to start to create your indoor Art Gallery.

Star Wars fuel your force

Star Wars Day

Get the family active and find your “inner Force” with a Star Wars inspired workout. Choose from Kids Fitness, Kids Yoga or Kids Meditation to help Fuel Your Force.

Big Days at Home Rap Books

Rap Books

Join Jessica Mauboy and Tom Thum to hear them rap some of your favourite Aussie kids’ books. Because if it rhymes, it raps.

Big Days at Home Backyard Fun

Backyard fun

We have some fun backyard games which you can create using party products including, Paper Plate Favour Ball Throw game, Pick Up Sticks Balloon game and more. 

Big Days at Home Learn to Tie Dye

How to tie dye a t-shirt

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a Tie Dye T-Shirt? Our own BIG W Textile Designer, Sarah Smith will show you how in just a few simple steps.

Big Days at Home Storytime with The Wiggles

Storytime with The Wiggles

Grab your favourite spot to sit and join Emma Wiggle as she reads "How are you feeling, Wiggles?" and we learn all about feelings.

Get the whole family moving with these Disney themed workouts.

Featuring Disney classics like Peter Pan and The Incredibles, these family-friendly workouts are so much fun you won’t even realize you’re exercising!

Delicious dinners and delectable desserts with just a pie maker!

Running out of ideas for tasty dinners? Try a hearty pulled pork pie that's ready in only fourteen minutes.

Big Days at Home Cricut Back to School tips

Cricut - Label everything! 

The quick and easy way to get super organised for the new school year and add your own personal style to all your school essentials.

Learn how to Draw a Dinosaur.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw a dinosaur? Our very own BIG W graphic artist, Steve Cakebread, will show you how.

Hamish Blake reads "No One Likes A Fart"

Hang out with Aussie comedian Hamish Blake for storytime, as he reads ‘No One Likes a Fart’ by Zoe Foster Blake.

Here are 50 fun LEGO DUPLO® activities for your kids at home!

Love LEGO DUPLO®? You'll enjoy tuning in to these 50 fun building activities you can do right now, with your kids at home!

Quick & easy dinners with Jamie Oliver's 5 ingredient recipes!

Stuck on what to make for dinner tonight? We've got three easy recipes from Jamie Oliver for you - and you only need five ingredients!

Jamila Rizvi reads "Bluey: Bob Bilby".

Tune in as Talented Australian author, presenter and political commentator, Jamila Rizvi, reads “Bluey: Bob Bilby".

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Trading Outpost

Learn more about Black Spire Outpost with these cool videos, fun activities and delicious recipes from a galaxy far, far away.

Big Days at Home Wiggly World of Dance

Spring into The Wiggles Wiggly World of Dance Classes.

New Wiggly World of Dance Classes aims to enrich, educate & entertain children by showcasing a range of dance styles.

Where is the Green Sheep? Make your own sheepish mask!

Colour in or decorate your very own sheep mask or join in the rollicking search for the green sheep with these printable colouring in sheets.

Big Days at Home Upcycle your denim jacket

Upcycle your denim jacket

Tune in as our Senior Apparel Designer, Claire Harahap, shows you how easy it is to upcycle a denim jacket.

Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies with Nephi

Get creative in the kitchen with Nephi and his favourite recipe for chocolate chip cookies. Perfect for messy baking days, these are sure to become a family favourite!

Big Days at Home Star Wars kids trivia

Star Wars Kids Trivia

Have your own Kids Star Wars Trivia Night! With easy, general and difficult questions, you're sure to have a night out of this galaxy. 

Learn how to make Bedazzled Bling Shoes.

In just a few easy steps, learn how to create bling shoes with our senior textile designer, Jo Lockley.

Join Zoë Foster Blake for storytime
as she reads, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle.

Need five minutes of downtime with the kids, or some help with readings whilst homeschooling? We've got it covered!

Fiona McIntosh reads
"There’s a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake".

Celebrated Australian author Fiona McIntosh, and her sidekick Mouse reads 'There’s a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake' by Hazel Edwards.

Explore Nature with The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Explore your backyard or your local park with The Very Hungry Caterpillar outdoor activity ideas.