THINGS TO DO OVER THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Melbourne Museum

Children can join in activities involving bugs which links well to the Science units they have studied this year.  Children can visit the Bug Lab to make a bug, investigate bug super powers and watching a free performance by Polygot Theatre’s Ants.

 

Immigration Museum

The Chinese Moon Festival will be celebrated over the school holidays.  Children can participate in craft, storytelling and other activities thought to bring happiness and luck to families.  The Moon Festival is the second biggest event on the Asian calendar.

 

Scienceworks

Scienceworks has school holiday programs involving Sphero robotics activities called Ready Steady Rollbot and also a show in their amphitheatre call Trick of Light.  Children have learned about Earth & Space Science this year and our older children especially might like to visit a planetarium show. 

 

Frankston, Carrum Downs and Seaford Library

Our local libraries have many holiday activities that are free or of very low cost.  Please follow the link below to browse the events.  Be aware you may have to book in ahead of time to go to the activities.

https://library.frankston.vic.gov.au/Kids_and_Teens/Kids_Page/6-12_years

 

Lego Club at Frankston and Carrum Downs Library

Frankston Library has a Lego Club between 4pm-5pm on the following dates.  Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

libraryenquiries@frankston.vic.gov.au

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Wednesday 08 November 2017

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Wednesday 06 December 2017

 

Kids 6-11 Years Kitchen-garden Cooking Class - $43.07 Tuesday 26th Sep between 12pm and 2pm.

Kids 4-8 Years Kitchen-garden Cooking Class - $43.07 Tuesday 3rd Oct between 12pm and 2pm.

This is a 100% hands on class for children that involves gardening, talking about healthy eating, exploring a variety of fruit and vegetables.  The menu varies as a result of the seasonal produce and can include making fritters, savoury veggie muffins, salad, energy ball, fruit, chai and yoghurt pods.

24 Chesterfield Rd

Somerville, VIC 3912

 

Frankston City Council Guided Ranger Walks and Junior Explorer Activities

http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Things_To_Do/School_Holiday_Activities_In_Frankston_City

P: 1300 322 842

Visit a range of places on the Peninsula learning about our bushland and waterways and the plants and animals that call these areas home.  Bookings and warm clothing are essential.

 

Zoos Victoria

Children under the age of 16 years will receive free admission to Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo, and Werribee Open Range Zoo during weekends and the Victorian School Holidays.  Browse the website below to find out what each of these properties are offering during the holidays:

https://www.zoo.org.au/whats-on

 

Children’s Festival – Little Day Out (Sunday 1st October between 11am-4pm at Ross Reserve in Noble Park)

This is a free family event and includes workshops, entertainment, games and sports.  Families will be able to have camel rides and participate in circus play, pat animals in a small “farm”, get involved in story time and other interactive activities.  See the website below for more information:

http://greaterdandenong.com/events/4415/children-s-festival-little-day-out/16165