Children

Activities

  • $10 craft activities
  • $10 cubby house for kids
  • $20 Saturdays for fun weekends
  • $60 sandpit not a money pit
  • $7 zoo tickets make fun family Christmas gift
  • 'At-home' cooking classes for kids
  • 'Building blocks' from around the home
  • 'No Screen' is a relaxing money saver
  • 'Out and About' family fun pack beats expensive gym sessions!
  • 'Water' paint keeps kids entertained
  • 11 fun, cheap school holiday ideas
  • 14 free magic tricks
  • 3D toys the kids can make
  • 4 crafty ideas
  • A home made cracker of a saving
  • A make-it-yourself Christmas treat
  • A saucy Easter with help from Mimi!
  • A sign of a good saving with corflute
  • A swimmingly good investment
  • A world of learning and fun
...and 366 more!

Books

  • 50c kids' books at library book sales
  • Free online personalised storybooks
  • Give the gift of a chuckle
  • Great reasons to love your library
  • Jazz up pre-loved books for free
  • Late night library visits fun for all the family
  • Literacy education online for homeschooling
  • Personal picture book
  • Read your children online books
  • Sanity saved with Christmas wish books

Clothes

  • $1.50 sticker book makes branded slippers for less
  • 'Undie days' strip washing expenses
  • A hole lotta savings on track pants
  • A lesson in responsibility
  • Add extra length on trousers to last
  • Adjusting gaping or baggy necklines
  • Ask colleagues for pre-loved kids' clothing
  • Ask to loan a costume
  • Bag some bargain preschool outfits
  • Bring old uniforms back to life with dye
  • Buy a few sizes ahead and save
  • Buy children's clothing out of season from op shops
  • Buy kids' clothes in bulk from Trade Me
  • Cheap and easy 101 Dalmatians costume
  • Check out the most original belt in town!
  • Christmas T-shirts under dresses
  • Clever clothes labelling helps cupbard nightmares
  • Clever tip for labelling kids' clothes
  • Complete guide to children's costumes
  • Cool clothes for kiddies from babywear
...and 116 more!

General

  • $120 a year saved on after-school snacks
  • $5 pocket money and a shopping trip
  • $6 weekly kids allowance saves $150 a month
  • $60 sandpit not a money pit
  • 'Celebration Day Box' cuts costs all year round
  • 'Cookie Club' keeps lunchboxes and wallets full
  • 'Dessert' before dinner - not as silly as it sounds
  • 'Forgetting' my purse saves me money!
  • 'Free' hot chocolate from leftover Easter eggs
  • 'Hair's' a terrific saving on grooming for the whole family!
  • 'Mum's Corner Shop' helps kids stay within budget
  • 'Practical Santa' gets back to basics and eases the pressure
  • 'Stick' to your budget with a clever branding trick!
  • 'Tax refunds' for kids
  • 'Treasure hunts' for tidy rooms!
  • 'Wants vs Needs' shopping list
  • 30 minutes a day saves $1430 a year!
  • A 'wheely' cheap fridge lock for toddlers!
  • A cheery topping saves big on breakfast
  • A decade of 'No Screen'
...and 343 more!

Parties

  • $21 Challenge birthday party feeds 30!
  • $6 birthday surprise
  • 'Amazing Race' party impresses older kids
  • 'Birthdays Without Pressure' for stress-free parties
  • 'Cooking' birthday parties for $4 a head
  • A party trick that's fun for everyone
  • Arrange a roster for gift buying in mothers groups
  • Avoid overspending on party food
  • Birthday 'play dates' instead of parties
  • Birthday art
  • Birthday parties on a budget
  • Birthday party on a budget
  • Birthday pinata from a gift bag
  • Bunnings DIY party for busy boys
  • Celebrate school birthdays with bubbles
  • Celebrate school birthdays with crafts
  • Character birthday cakes without the $
  • Cheap and easy party bags
  • Cheap birthday fun
  • Cheap emu dress up to please any child
...and 62 more!

School Supplies

  • 'Shop' at home first for back to school stationery
  • 100 book covers for $1.50 
  • 300 school labels for less than $2
  • Back to school shoe savings
  • Back-to-school sock sorting tip
  • Back-to-school stationery savings
  • Bargain home-made overall is a work of art!
  • Big online savings on AME workbooks and NCEA guides
  • Book covers from 'bits' saves $60 on school supplies
  • Cheaper lunch bags
  • Cheaper lunch boxes a month after school starts
  • Clever tip for labelling kids' clothes
  • Cool savings on kids' lunch boxes
  • Cover books with pictures and contact
  • Cover school books in builder's plastic
  • Crazy clearance prices are worth the wait
  • Cutting the cost of school uniforms
  • Decanting sunscreen
  • Discounted music equipment
  • DIY Pop-Tops for school
...and 61 more!

Toys

  • $2 shower curtain rings a great travel saver
  • 100% effective 'No More Clutter' deterrent!
  • Archive boxes save $260 on toy storage units
  • Avoid brand name toys
  • Baby Born
  • Barbie doll spa day
  • Bath toy bag for kids
  • Bigger bubbles
  • Body and hair glitter
  • Building blocks from pantry tins
  • Cheap bath toys from recycled containers
  • Check online savings before going in-store
  • Clean battery terminals on toys
  • Clever tip for storing blocks
  • Create a $2 play kitchen for kids
  • Create great storage baskets for minimal cost
  • Dolly dress-ups for just a few dollars
  • Don't be trapped by expensive branded toy accessories
  • Easy building blocks for kids fun
  • Eco-savvy kids learn the real cost of toys
...and 70 more!