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School holidays 

Find ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays. There's always heaps happening in the city, including plenty of free kids' activities.

Storytime for Preschoolers - Wednesday 22 January 2014 to Wednesday 31 December 2014 - Kids & family

Storytime for Preschoolers

22 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014, State Library of Victoria
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities designed to stimulate imagination and language development in preschoolers.
Scarecrow Making – Fed Square Pop Up Patch - Sunday 09 March 2014 to Sunday 21 December 2014 - Kids & family

Scarecrow Making – Fed Square Pop Up Patch

9 Mar 2014 - 21 Dec 2014, Federation Square
Bring the kids to the Fed Square's rooftop veggie garden, Pop Up Patch, and help them make their very own scarecrow to take home.
Kids' Flicks - Friday 20 June 2014 to Sunday 26 October 2014 - Kids & family

Kids' Flicks

20 Jun 2014 - 26 Oct 2014, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
ACMI's fun-filled Kids' Flicks program is guaranteed to delight and captivate the imagination of children and grown-ups alike.
Basil Sellers Art Prize – Family Artivity - Saturday 02 August 2014 to Thursday 09 October 2014 - Kids & family

Basil Sellers Art Prize – Family Artivity

2 Aug 2014 - 9 Oct 2014, The Ian Potter Museum of Art
Dive into the Basil Sellers Art Prize exhibition with a curated tour and arty activity designed to entertain and engage the whole family.
Starry Southern Skies - Monday 01 September 2014 to Thursday 27 November 2014 - Kids & family

Starry Southern Skies

1 Sep 2014 - 27 Nov 2014, Royal Botanic Gardens
View the night sky using powerful heritage telescopes at Melbourne Observatory. View clusters and double stars or explore the moon.
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D - Thursday 11 September 2014 to Thursday 11 December 2014 - Kids & family

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D

11 Sep 2014 - 11 Dec 2014, IMAX Melbourne Museum
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D takes you on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar to meet the lemur.
Spring has Sprung at Cooks' Cottage - Saturday 20 September 2014 to Sunday 05 October 2014 - Kids & family

Spring has Sprung at Cooks' Cottage

20 Sep 2014 - 5 Oct 2014, Cooks' Cottage
Step back in time these school holidays, and experience 18th century living at Cooks’ Cottage.
Eureka Vertigo Comes to Skydeck - Saturday 20 September 2014 to Monday 06 October 2014 - Kids & family

Eureka Vertigo Comes to Skydeck

20 Sep 2014 - 6 Oct 2014, Eureka Skydeck 88
Take vertigo to the next level at Eureka Skydeck these school holidays with a fear-fulfilling twist on the iconic Edge experience.
Fly into Spring at the Star - Saturday 20 September 2014 to Sunday 05 October 2014 - Kids & family

Fly into Spring at the Star

20 Sep 2014 - 5 Oct 2014, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Fly in to Spring at the Star these school holidays and enjoy Melbourne’s delightful sunshine from above.
Meet the Octonauts at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium - Saturday 20 September 2014 to Sunday 05 October 2014 - Kids & family

Meet the Octonauts at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

20 Sep 2014 - 5 Oct 2014, Melbourne Aquarium
Meet the Octonauts at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium these school holidays.

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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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