Monkeying Around
Monkeying Around
Hang About!

Hang About!

December 2012

What's the best thing about being a kid? Playtime! No, wait ... parties! Hang on ... playtime at parties with cupcakes!

Playing with friends, celebrating birthdays, enjoying games or eating delicious treats - being a kid is all about fun. So we've brought together the best ways to enjoy those carefree days of childhood, when monkeying around is not only allowed - it's downright encouraged!

Good Times

Sports Party

Get 'em outside! You'll earn the trophy for super mum with our ideas for a fun and energetic sports birthday party.

Party Games

From Balloon Bop to Wolf and Hare - choose a game for your next kids' party, school holiday madness or a fun-filled weekend.

Road Trip

Gather the family together, pack up the car and head out onto the open road! North or South - we've got an itinerary to show you the best of NZ.

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Take ice-cream to a whole new level of yum with this easy recipe that includes crunchy Kellogg's Coco Pops! Perfect for a school holiday treat.

Keep the Fun Coming
Party Treats

Ninjago Cupcakes

Lego fans will love these cool Ninja inspired cupcakes. They're surprisingly easy to make and give the party table that wow factor!


Make a Fairy Garden

Create your very own magical fairy garden for hours of fun and creativity. Plus four more activities girls will love to make and do.


Kids in the kitchen

Teach the kids how to cook - it's fun and educational. Start with this nutritious omelette that's an easy and quick meal.


Egg Carton Treasure Chest

A special place to keep your booty! Get the kids to decorate their egg carton treasure chest with colourful stickers, sequins, paint, glitter and more.


Coco Pops Adventures Club

Having a good time doesn't mean that you need to spend lots of money (if any!). Tell us how your family keeps the fun within budget and be in to win a Coco Pops prize pack!

Nom nom!

Kids Party Food

Make it a delicious party! Browse through our slideshow of recipes for fun and tasty treats to put on the party table.


Birthdays Made Easy

Kidspot's Directory makes putting on a great kids' birthday party a piece of cake (sorry!). From exciting venues to fun entertainers and spectacular birthday cakes to unique invitations, the Directory is the place to find them all.

Breakfast Fun

Coco Pops

Kellogg's Coco Pops® is the tasty breakfast treat that kids have loved for generations. Coco Pops® and milk are just like a chocolate milkshake, only crunchy!