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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.
The (Very) Big Laugh Out - Friday 28 March 2014 to Sunday 20 April 2014 - Kids & family

The (Very) Big Laugh Out

28 Mar 2014 - 20 Apr 2014, Federation Square
For kids who like a laugh, the (Very) Big Laugh Out takes over Federation Square and City Square during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Improvilicious - Saturday 29 March 2014 to Sunday 20 April 2014 - Kids & family

Improvilicious

29 Mar 2014 - 20 Apr 2014, Melbourne Town Hall
The complete history of theatre...sort of. From Sophocles to Williamson and back, Improvilicious takes the world of theatre and throws it on its head.
Mr Snot Bottom and the Stinky Silly Zombie Babies - Saturday 29 March 2014 to Sunday 20 April 2014 - Kids & family

Mr Snot Bottom and the Stinky Silly Zombie Babies

29 Mar 2014 - 20 Apr 2014, Melbourne Town Hall
Argh, it's the Zombie Babies! This children's comedy show, starring Mr Snot Bottom, is based around all the weird and gooey things kids love!
Trash Test Dummies - Thursday 03 April 2014 to Thursday 17 April 2014 - Kids & family

Trash Test Dummies

3 Apr 2014 - 17 Apr 2014, Comedy on Collins
Tonight's bin night and the Trash Test Dummies are on duty with a side-splitting slapstick comedy routine takes the humble wheelie bin to new heights!
Nocturnal - Saturday 05 April 2014 to Sunday 27 April 2014 - Kids & family

Nocturnal

5 Apr 2014 - 27 Apr 2014, ArtPlay
Work with timbers gathered from all over Australia to craft your own handmade box, which will house light and soundscapes recorded over two days.
Kids School Holidays – National Sports Museum - Saturday 05 April 2014 to Monday 21 April 2014 - Kids & family

Kids School Holidays – National Sports Museum

5 Apr 2014 - 21 Apr 2014, National Sports Museum
Share the excitement of the return of footy to the MCG, and relive the greatest moments in Australia's sporting history at the NSM these holidays.
Autumn School Holiday Activities at the Shrine - Saturday 05 April 2014 to Sunday 20 April 2014 - Kids & family

Autumn School Holiday Activities at the Shrine

5 Apr 2014 - 20 Apr 2014, Shrine of Remembrance
Remember the ANZACs these autumn holidays and learn about Australian military history with the Shrine’s Family Activity Trail.
Easter Bunny Trail - Saturday 05 April 2014 to Sunday 27 April 2014 - Kids & family

Easter Bunny Trail

5 Apr 2014 - 27 Apr 2014, Cooks' Cottage
The bunnies are on the loose at Cooks' Cottage and need your help to find their way home this Easter!

 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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