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Best Australia Day Recipes, Crafts & Activities Ideas


Lamington Recipe

Make your own Aussie lamingtons with this great recipe! Source

Sydney Opera House Pavlova & Australia Day Cupcakes

Australia Theme Cupcakes

Recipe for similar cupcakes here.

Find printable Australia Day Toppers & Flags here.

Iced Vovo Cake


An absolute classic Australia treat, the Iced Vovo!

See full recipe instructions here.

Australia Day Fruit Flag

Australian fruit flag

Recipe & instructions here.


DIY Orange Peel Roses


What a great idea! Make these fantastic looking roses using orange peels. You’ll have to be extremely careful as you peel a long strip off your oranges. Once complete from top to bottom, carefully roll the peel and shape it into a rose. To more visual instructions, see this excellent Youtube video tutorial below.

Super Easy Halloween Fruit Treats

ghost bananas orange pumpkins

Some great looking Halloween decorations using bananas and tangerines, and also a great way to get your kids to eat fruit 🙂

Simple to make using bananas + choc chips, and tangerines + celery sticks.

Hat tip to Weelicious for the great idea. Full instructions here.

Mini Strawberry Santa Treats

strawberry santa

How cute are these mini strawberry and cream Santa treats?

They look absolutely delicious and are super easy to make. All you need are strawberries, whipped cream, and chocolate sprinkles (for the Santa eyes). Full instructions over at Leanne’s wonderful baking blog.


Butterfly Shaped Snack Bags

butterfly snack bags

healthy snacks for kids

A fun idea to turn your kids’ snack bags into a butterfly shape!

All you’ll need are some pegs and pipe cleaners. Simply fill your ziplock bags with your kids favourite snaps (make sure to split different snacks to either side of the bag. After that, just clip the clothes peg in the middle of the bag!

Full instructions can be found here.