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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


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.
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.
Earth Art - Thursday 09 April 2015 to Sunday 26 April 2015 - Kids & family

Earth Art

9 Apr 2015 - 26 Apr 2015, ArtPlay
Spend some time learning and creating with artist Kathy Holowko in an art adventure in the outdoors surrounding ArtPlay.

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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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