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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
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.
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.
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
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
2 Mar 2015 - 25 May 2015, Royal Botanic Gardens
View the night sky using powerful heritage telescopes at Melbourne Observatory.
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.
More to explore
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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Kids & family
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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