Do you have a business or event aimed at Central Coast kids and families? Want them to easily find information about your services? Playing in Puddles is your perfect fit. We rank #1 on Google when people search for “Kids activities Central Coast”, “Central Coast kids”, “Things to do with kids Central Coast” and many other variations.

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Advertising Options

Events: Holding a family-friendly event? We’d love to include it in our local Events Calendar. You can add your event to our calendar for FREE, OR boost your event’s visibility and create maximum hype by choosing a social-media or premium package. Packages start at just $4.16/week. Click here for further details and to list your event.


Businesses: Partnering with Playing in Puddles is a cost-effective advertising option and a great way to increase your visibility to potential customers. Listing on the Playing in Puddles business directory (the Locals’ List) ensures that your business is easily found by people looking for your service. Plus, it has a section where your loyal customers can recommend you – now that’s great word of mouth.

Want to get your business in front of our followers? Choose our social media or premium package and we will promote your business on Facebook, Instagram and in our newsletters. Prices start at just $2.30/week.  Click here for further details and to list your business.


Banner advertising: Want more eyeballs on your business or event? Banner Advertising gives your business maximum exposure on Playing in Puddles’ website, which gets 22,000 hits every month. Prices start from $100/month. Contact Katie at for more details.


Here’s what local businesses are saying about their experience in being promoted by Playing in Puddles.

“We are so stoked to be partnering with you – seriously the best marketing money we have spent in the last 12 months!! You are creating a wonderful community. Since being featured on PIP we have been inundated with requests for private tours in the holidays & for vacation care centres to come to the farm. They are finding me – which is so wonderful. So many coming on tours are finding me because of you.” – Virginia Mall, Grace Springs Farm.

“Playing in Puddles is a great way for our business to connect with active families on the Central Coast, delivering many new families to experience our various activities and events. Playing In Puddles is now one of the top referring sources to our website.” – Nicole Hain-Lynch, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Glenworth Valley.

“Since being shown on Playing in Puddles we have had a lot of enquiries and lots of new girls trying out classes. I am so happy we chose to get the word out using Playing in Puddles’ Facebook page. Money very well spent!!” – Leanne Davies, Central Coast United Physie and Dance.

“I just want to say a huge thank you to you for including me in your ultimate party give away. I have had 4 party bookings (2 this weekend and 2 in October) from all the advertising and lots of new likes and followers on my page.” – Amy Bathgate, Central Coast Cosy Campers.

“Thank you so much for the amazing shout outs on FB [Facebook] and Instagram – I really really appreciate it. I am seeing interest in the classes now which is amazing.” – Kathryn Stoneman, Bearfoot Bubs Yoga, Umina.

This testimonial came a day after we ran a Facebook post for Musikbug’s classes: “Thank you so much! I’ve had a couple of bookings already.” – Sharon Hatton, Musikbugs.

“We have definitely had more mothers groups through! And people mentioning your site [Playing in Puddles] even if they were just staying for coffee instead of using the promo. We’d love to do it again!” – Paul O’Donnell, The Rollerdoor Espresso Bar, Erina.

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* Businesses are listed on the Playing in Puddles website at our discretion. Only businesses and events relevant to our readers will be considered.