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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.
Baby Bounce - Wednesday 21 January 2015 to Tuesday 30 June 2015 - Kids & family

Baby Bounce

21 Jan 2015 - 30 Jun 2015, State Library of Victoria
Join in a fun session of stories, songs and rhymes, designed for children two and under to explore language.
Storytime - Wednesday 21 January 2015 to Thursday 11 June 2015 - Kids & family

Storytime

21 Jan 2015 - 11 Jun 2015, State Library of Victoria
Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities. For ages three to five.
Lego Squad at East Melbourne Library - Thursday 05 February 2015 to Thursday 25 June 2015 - Kids & family

Lego Squad at East Melbourne Library

5 Feb 2015 - 25 Jun 2015, East Melbourne Library
Calling all Lego enthusiasts, join the Squad at East Melbourne Library for some Lego fun.
Shane Warne’s King of Spin Oculus Rift Experience - Wednesday 11 February 2015 to Saturday 18 April 2015 - Kids & family

Shane Warne’s King of Spin Oculus Rift Experience

11 Feb 2015 - 18 Apr 2015, National Sports Museum
Don’t miss your chance to take on the King of Spin this Cricket World Cup!
Starry Southern Skies - Monday 02 March 2015 to Monday 25 May 2015 - Kids & family

Starry Southern Skies

2 Mar 2015 - 25 May 2015, Royal Botanic Gardens
View the night sky using powerful heritage telescopes at Melbourne Observatory.
Eureka Skydeck – Easter Holiday Fun - Saturday 28 March 2015 to Sunday 12 April 2015 - Kids & family

Eureka Skydeck – Easter Holiday Fun

28 Mar 2015 - 12 Apr 2015, Eureka Skydeck 88
Enjoy Eureka Skydeck’s free Easter-themed badge and bunny ear making activities daily during the holidays.
Cooks' Cottage Easter Adventure - Saturday 28 March 2015 to Sunday 05 April 2015 - Kids & family

Cooks' Cottage Easter Adventure

28 Mar 2015 - 5 Apr 2015, Cooks' Cottage
Hop on down to Cooks’ Cottage these school holidays and take part in the self-guided Easter Adventure and have some egg-citing fun.
Melbourne Star – Autumn School Holidays - Saturday 28 March 2015 to Friday 10 April 2015 - Kids & family

Melbourne Star – Autumn School Holidays

28 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Animal lovers can get up close and personal with some of the stars of the animal world at Melbourne Star during the Autumn school holidays.
Comedy Club For Kids - Saturday 28 March 2015 to Sunday 12 April 2015 - Kids & family

Comedy Club For Kids

28 Mar 2015 - 12 Apr 2015, Arts Centre Melbourne
Welcome to the fun-derdome! For the ninth year running Comedy Club for Kids brings Easter holiday fun, with gags, games and laughs for ages six to 12.

 More to explore

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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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