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School holidays

 
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.
Chicken Licken - Tuesday 24 January 2017 to Saturday 28 January 2017 - Kids & family

Chicken Licken

24 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017, The Lawler - Southbank Theatre
A cheeky new adaptation of the popular folktale, this fun and interactive show is especially for young children aged four to eight years old.
Dogs, Dolphins and Donkeys - Monday 23 January 2017 to Friday 27 January 2017 - Kids & family

Dogs, Dolphins and Donkeys

23 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
This summer visit the Shrine for this hands-on play and making session to explore the world of service and mascot animals.
Limbs to Riddums - Saturday 21 January 2017, 1:30pm to 3pm - Kids & family

Limbs to Riddums

21 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Have fun in a group and express yourself physically as you learn some awesome hip-hop moves with the Limbs to Riddums crew.
Indybindi Design - Friday 20 January 2017, 1:30pm to 3pm - Kids & family

Indybindi Design

20 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Create your own everyday masterpiece using Indian motifs and designs.
Hola Music! - Friday 20 January 2017 to Saturday 21 January 2017 - Kids & family

Hola Music!

20 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Learn about South American culture through stories and music with artist, Oscar Jiminez.
Les Moutons - Thursday 19 January 2017 to Sunday 22 January 2017 - Kids & family

Les Moutons

19 Jan 2017 - 22 Jan 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
Reality meets fantasy in this wordless live installation that recreates a bucolic country scene in a typical urban setting.
Growing the Invisible Garden - Thursday 19 January 2017, 10:30am to noon, 1:30pm to 3pm - Kids & family

Growing the Invisible Garden

19 Jan 2017, ArtPlay
Bring a magical light garden to life using your imagination!
Macdeth - Thursday 19 January 2017 to Saturday 21 January 2017 - Kids & family

Macdeth

19 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
Perfect for young audiences who love the classics with a twist, this is Shakespeare unplugged and re-wired, performed with stupidity and skill!
Babe the Sheep-Pig - Thursday 19 January 2017 to Saturday 28 January 2017 - Kids & family

Babe the Sheep-Pig

19 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017, The Lawler - Southbank Theatre
For some family-friendly, school holiday fun, see the delightful farmyard tale of friendship and high adventure that became the hit movie, Babe.
Honk! Jr. - Wednesday 18 January 2017 to Saturday 28 January 2017 - Kids & family

Honk! Jr.

18 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017, The Lawler - Southbank Theatre
This family-friendly musical comedy, adapted from the Oliver Award-winning West End production, is a heartwarming celebration of being different.

 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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