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Free Kid's Activities at Adelaide Farmers Market

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Unlike the usual supermarket shop, going to a farmers market is always fun for the kids. There's more fun than just good healthy food to be found. Kids can be encouraged to meet the people who grow their food. They can see it all in it's most natural state and enjoy the array of colour and taste available at a farmers market. They can also be encouraged to try recipes from scratch and grow their own food to eat. These are important life skills to have in a constantly changing world.

The Adelaide Farmers Market, held at Wayville Showgrounds every Sunday from 8am -1pm is an excellent and central location for kids all over Adelaide to enjoy this special learning experience. Even better, the Adelaide Farmers Markets offers dedicated kids activities!

The Kids' Club offers activities every Sunday at 10am and each week there'll be something different. You can sit down with a coffee while the children are entertained with activities centred on teaching them where food comes from, how it's grown and what's good to eat.

There's fun things to cook, grow and learn each week. Kids' Club is held each week inside the Market Pavilion for children aged between five and twelve.

6th January - Kid's Cooking
Joy from 'Nanna's High Tea' gets little chefs busy in the kitchen with a chance to make your own mini pizza.

13th January - Animals Anonymous
Meet some cute native critters in this fun free wildlife show.

20th January - The Amazing Magic Mike
Adelaide's funniest magician conjures up some magic with a fun free show.

27th January - Mini Pavlovas
Use fruit and cream from the market to make your own Aussie icon pavlova. (Can I do this one too?)

10th February - Heart Cookies with 'Nanna's High Tea'
FREE cookie decorating with sweet Valentine's Treats from 10am

24th February - Kitchen Garden with Monina
Planting herbs then seeing how we can make something delicious!

31st March - Kitchen Garden with Monina
How we grow our food.

14th April - Easter Egg Treats with 'Nanna's High Tea'
Discover how to make some sweet treats for Easter

28th April - Kitchen Garden with Monina
How we grow our food.

Did I mention that it's all free? Get the kids up early on a Sunday and take them to where the best fresh food in Adelaide is and buy direct from the growers and makers.
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Why? Teaching children about fresh food the real way
When: Every Sunday at 10am
Where: Adelaide Showgrounds, Leader Street Entrance, Wayville
Cost: Free
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