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Advice
|8 Jul|3 mins

Actually Fun Things to do These School Holidays

Bye bye boredom
THE ICONIC
8 Jul
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The roar of voices, the thump of extra feet, the toy-strewn floor and the endless sticky fingerprints on the kitchen cupboards can only mean one thing. School holidays are back.

Yep, the holidays have rolled around again, bringing with them the age-old dilemma of how to keep the kids entertained (and worn out) for a couple of weeks. We’ve got just the thing to stave off boredom in every major city. Why not fill up their holiday journal with adventures and leave them wide-eyed with something they’ll be talking about for weeks?

Advice
|8 Jul|3 mins

Actually Fun Things to do These School Holidays

Bye bye boredom
THE ICONIC
8 Jul
Share:

The roar of voices, the thump of extra feet, the toy-strewn floor and the endless sticky fingerprints on the kitchen cupboards can only mean one thing. School holidays are back.

Yep, the holidays have rolled around again, bringing with them the age-old dilemma of how to keep the kids entertained (and worn out) for a couple of weeks. We’ve got just the thing to stave off boredom in every major city. Why not fill up their holiday journal with adventures and leave them wide-eyed with something they’ll be talking about for weeks?

Coco via IMDB

Melbourne - Age 7+

Grab a pillow and settle in to watch the Disney Pixar animation Coco at East Melbourne Library. Inspired by vibrant Mexico, this colourful movie follows 12-year-old Miguel discovering music and enlisting the help of his great-great-grandfather to try and find his way back to his family. Best of all, it’s a free event so get in early!

Brisbane - All ages

Wrestle the various devices from their clutches and load them in the car to burn off some serious energy at Sky Zone Macgregor. If hundreds of interconnecting trampolines that allow you to literally jump off the walls, 21 challenging climbing walls and a laser tag arena don’t wear them out, nothing will. Different deals are on offer each day of the week.

Photographer: Stuart Humphreys via © Australian Museum

Sydney - Age 8-12

Ignite their imagination with a dinosaur-themed theatre workshop at the Australian Museum. Educational as well as wildly fun (tick, tick), your protégés will bring prehistoric beasts back to life through storytelling and the help of Winny, the giant Muttaburrasaurus puppet. Get ready to beam with pride as they perform for parents at the end of the day.

Adelaide - kids over 90cm tall

These holidays, get your exercise in the fun way - hop into an inflatable bubble-suit and play a free game of bubble soccer! Run, bounce, bump into other ‘bubbles’ and score goals. On 12th & 13th, 19th & 20th games start from 11am and all players must be over 90cm in height to join in.

Story time via WA Maritime Museum

Perth - All ages

Brave the WA Maritime Museum Fremantle if you dare! These holidays, to coincide with Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition, the museum will be overrun with swashbuckling pirates, who will teach your fearless little ones to take command of a pirate ship, make their own pirate flag and try out weapons from cutlasses to cannons, as well as learn about ships, the rules of the seven seas and discover the pirate women who were just as tough as the boys. It’s open to all ages, but every Monday and Wednesday at 10am is story time for the under fives, with tales of ships and treasure.

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