5 holiday ideas for kids who love animals School holidays are right around the corner, so here are 5 ideas to keep your kids entertained while they also help animals. Go behind the scenes at RSPCA The RSPCA WA School Holiday Program offers a fun, activity-packed day for primary school-aged children (7-10 years old). These one-day workshops offer a behind-the-scenes look at the RSPCA Animal Care Centre, including safe interaction with animals in our care. Find out more about what’s involved, and secure your child’s place here. Get crafty to help rescue pets A DIY day to help animals in need is a great idea for the holidays. From easy-as knotty spiders, to more challenging creations like a snuffle ball, we’ve got ideas for all ages and abilities. RSPCA’s furry friends love having toys to play with while they are waiting for their forever homes! Donations are gratefully received at RSPCA WA in Malaga (that is unless your own pet gets to them first!). Sign up to be a Junior Rescue Officer Young animal lovers have the chance to make a real difference by becoming an RSPCA WA Junior Rescue Officer! Junior Rescue Officers are in for some fun animal activities as they tick off tasks to do for animals their Paw Point booklet! Plus, they’ll get a goodie bag full of extras like an official ID card, and communications from RSPCA inspectors throughout the year! The program is recommended for those aged 5-12. Build your own hen-pire RSPCA Australia have a bunch of fun resources to help your kids learn about hens and eggs in an age-appropriate way! They can build their own hen-pire with the Cheeky Chooks app. Or if you’re chasing some tech-free time, print out this interactive card game, or this ready-to-print activity kit. Cook for your canine Most kids love to get into the kitchen, right? Well, those of you with pooches are in luck. We have an easy dog biscuit recipe to keep your canine happy. And if you don’t have a dog, maybe you could bake them for a neighbour who does. Recipe for turmeric, ginger and coconut dog bickiesMakes 12 bickies, Prep time: 20 mins, Cook time: 30 mins Ingredients:2 cups wholemeal plain flour1 teaspoon ground turmeric2 teaspoons ground ginger¼ cup shredded coconut¼ cup rice bran oil¾ water Method:1. Preheat oven to 160C.2. Mix all ingredients and knead into a ball. Flour your bench and roll cookie dough flat to two centimetres thickness. 3. Cut with bone shape cookie cutter.4. Bake for 30 minutes.