Kids learn best through activities that engage their curiosity and creativity. When it comes to this, what kind of activities are better than games?
It’s September and school is nearly out. What can kids in Melbourne do during the holidays? Looking for kids school holiday ideas? Want to know fun kids activities, school holiday camps, indoor events and more? We list fun things to do in Melbourne for kids.
For sports enthusiasts, there will be several basketball camps located around Melbourne. Coached by a team of professionals. Tomorrow’s Stars Basketball, kids get taught a variety of basketball skills that will help improve their game and have fun in these 1-2 day camps.
Date: Camps from September 25 – October 5
Various locations in Melbourne
This school holiday kids are in for a special surprise each day at Chipmunks Playland & Cafe (Caroling Springs). From kids character visits to fun arts & crafts. See the school holiday timetable programme below for details on what’s happening each day!
Date: September 25 – October 6
Location: Shop 3, 1099 Western Highway, Melbourne
In this workshop, children create their own enchanted fairy potion with a SpellBox witch.
Date: September 28
Location: Shop 17, Royal Arcade 331-339 Bourke Street Mall
Join in this fun, relaxing activity. Dharma Kids Yoga incorporates various movement and breathing techniques specifically designed to engage children.
Ages: 5 to 10 years. 2PM – 3PM
Date: September 28
Venue: North Melbourne Library, 66 Errol Street
Come along to a sweet biscuit decorating party! Children will be given two plain biscuits and a range of cake decorating supplies to create their own masterpieces. Biscuits can be taken home to be enjoyed.
Please note: products with gluten and food colouring will be used and a nut-free environment cannot be guaranteed. Ages: 3 to 8 years.
Date: September 27
Venue: Library at the Doct 107 – 117 Victoria Harbour Promenade
Use upcycled materials to create mysterious, textured hanging objects in this workshop with theatre and installation designer Jennifer Tran. While fascinating on their own, your artworks will really make magic when you bring them together to create the perfect party atmosphere for the Melbourne Fringe Kids Club.
Come back to ArtPlay in the afternoon to move amongst your creations as you’re swept up in free participatory performance events facilitated by some Fringe favourites.
Age: 8 to 12 years
Date: September 27 – 29
Location: Birrarung Marr, Batman Avenue
House of Mirrors is the creation of Melbourne artists Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney. Putting 40 tonnes of steel and more than 15 tonnes of mirrored glass to good use, they have realised an idea as simple as its execution is cunning. All that’s missing is you.
So come take a good hard look at yourself. You might be surprised by what you see.
Date: Oct 5 – Oct 22
Location: 100 St. Kilda
Buongiorno Bambini! Learn Italian with native qualified and childhood experts through full immersion classes. For a one day special, Bravissimi offers various Italian Activities to keep our Bright Little Stars immersed in the Italian Language and Culture. Suitable for Kids Age 8 – 16.
Date: September 26
Location: Airport West