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Find ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays. There's so much happening in the city, including plenty of free and low cost kids' activities.
Scarecrow Making – Fed Square Pop Up Patch - Sunday 09 March 2014 to Sunday 20 December 2015 - Kids & family

Scarecrow Making – Fed Square Pop Up Patch

9 Mar 2014 - 20 Dec 2015, Federation Square
Bring the kids to Fed Square's rooftop veggie garden, Pop Up Patch, and help them make their very own scarecrow to take home.
Family Feud – Live Studio Audience - Tuesday 23 June 2015 to Wednesday 30 September 2015 - Kids & family

Family Feud – Live Studio Audience

23 Jun 2015 - 30 Sep 2015, Media City
Melbourne is home to Australia's favourite family game show, Family Feud, and you're invited to join in!
ArtPlay Backyard - Sunday 06 September 2015 to Sunday 04 October 2015 - Kids & family

ArtPlay Backyard

6 Sep 2015 - 4 Oct 2015, ArtPlay
Draw in the sand, build sculptures with recycled and natural materials or muck about with water. Come and play in the ArtPlay Backyard.
Amazing Alfred and His Bear - Wednesday 16 September 2015 to Saturday 26 September 2015 - Kids & family

Amazing Alfred and His Bear

16 Sep 2015 - 26 Sep 2015, Scratch Warehouse
Come on a physical and musical journey as the blind ringmaster presents his grand circus, solely held together by his trusty sidekick.
Circus Skate-a-Rama at Medibank Icehouse - Friday 18 September 2015 to Saturday 03 October 2015 - Kids & family

Circus Skate-a-Rama at Medibank Icehouse

18 Sep 2015 - 3 Oct 2015, Medibank Icehouse
Enter the big top at Medibank Icehouse these school holidays, when the rink transforms into a spectacular circus themed skate-a-rama.
Teddy Bears' Picnic High Tea - Saturday 19 September 2015 to Sunday 27 September 2015 - Kids & family

Teddy Bears' Picnic High Tea

19 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015, Stamford Plaza Melbourne
If you go down to the Stamford these school holidays, you're sure of a big surprise. September's the month the teddy bears have their picnics!
The Ball Room ... in the Making - Saturday 19 September 2015 to Sunday 20 September 2015 - Kids & family

The Ball Room ... in the Making

19 Sep 2015 - 20 Sep 2015, ArtPlay
Come and play in a theatrical space where children can interact, have fun and collaborate with artists and a whole lot of balls!
Leapfrog at Melbourne Zoo - Saturday 19 September 2015 to Friday 18 December 2015 - Kids & family

Leapfrog at Melbourne Zoo

19 Sep 2015 - 18 Dec 2015, Melbourne Zoo
Leap into the new World of Frogs exhibit at Melbourne Zoo!
Good Morning Kids Show - Saturday 19 September 2015 to Sunday 27 September 2015 - Kids & family

Good Morning Kids Show

19 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015, Wonderland Fun Park
Woody's World will take over the Wonderland Spiegeltent for some school holiday fun!
Wayside Rocks - Saturday 19 September 2015 to Sunday 20 September 2015 - Kids & family

Wayside Rocks

19 Sep 2015 - 20 Sep 2015, ArtPlay
Come and decorate the rocks around ArtPlay, and experiment with colours, shiny foils, stick-on eyes and natural materials.

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There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
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Melbourne has loads of events and activities for children. There are family-friendly festivals like Moomba, school-holiday workshops, exhibitions and more.

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