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Apr 21
Dinosaurs have arrived at Zoos Victoria – Dinos at the Zoo

Attention all dinosaur enthusiasts in Melbourne! Get ready for the ultimate Dinosaur experience – ‘DINOS AT THE ZOO’! Dinosaurs have made their grand entrance at Zoos Victoria, offering an exciting adventure across four locations: Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary, and Kyabram Fauna Park. More than 60 dinosaurs are roaming within natural habitats, […]

Nov 27
Summer School Holiday Guide for Melbourne 2024

Discover our top picks for Melbourne’s Summer School Holidays in 2024! Enjoy family fun with shows like Erth’s Prehistoric World and Circus 1903 at Arts Centre Melbourne. Dive into ACMI’s summer program, explore the Jean Jillian exhibition for kids at NGV Triennial 2023, enjoy the NGV Kids Summer Festival , Dog Man the Musical and […]

Sep 11
Bounce into the Top Trampoline Parks in Melbourne

If you’re seeking heart-pounding excitement and a unique way to stay active, why not bounce into these top Trampoline Parks in Melbourne? These parks are more than just places to bounce around; they’re hubs of pure adventure and fun. Besides the sheer joy, trampolining offers incredible health benefits, from improving cardiovascular fitness to boosting balance […]

Feb 27
Family-friendly Moomba Festival 2023

The Moomba Festival will return to the banks of the Yarra River for five days of music, entertainment, watersports, Moomba Parade, and of course the famous Birdman Rally. The Moomba Festival will run from 9 – 13 March 2023, with a jam-packed program of FREE family-friendly events. Advertisement Image: Moomba Carnival Moomba Carnival The Moomba […]

Feb 03
Family fun at the 2023 St Kilda Festival

St Kilda Festival is back with a celebration of summer and local music, set against the spectacular natural beauty of the St Kilda foreshore. The free festival will take place from 18 – 19 February 2023 and will showcase a huge line-up of family-friendly entertainment and activities.  Advertisement Image: Christine Anu Day 1 – First […]

Aug 01
Experience The LUME Melbourne with Kids

The LUME Melbourne is a unique digital art experience the whole family can enjoy. The permanent 3,000+ Sq m immersive gallery space at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre is four storeys high and projects powerful imagery from 150 state-of-the-art projectors onto the walls and floor. The LUME Melbourne brings to life the works of Vincent van […]

Feb 14
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show returns in 2022

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show have announced its return to Carlton Gardens and Royal Exhibition Building in 2022. Running from Wednesday 30th March through to Sunday 3rd April 2022, the show will be featuring never-before-seen floral and landscape designs, educational talks and hands-on workshops the kids are sure to love. Advertisement The Show Gardens […]

Dec 15
The NGV Kids Summer Festival returns in 2022

The NGV Kids Summer Festival returns to NGV International and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia in 2022 with nine days of FREE artist-led activities, events, performances and dance workshops created for kids, teens and their families. The festival will run from 15 – 23 January 2022. Advertisement Reflecting the festival’s theme ‘Art for the whole […]

Aug 15
13 places kids can see animals in Melbourne

Spending time with animals is a fun and valuable way for kids to build confidence, empathy and lasting memories. There are many fabulous places both on land and in water where kids can see animals in Melbourne. Advertisement Image: The Big Goose The Big Goose The Big Goose is a working farm an hour south […]

Jul 28
Where to find kid-friendly Mini Golf courses in Melbourne

Looking for the best kid-friendly mini golf courses in Melbourne? Mini golf, also known as putt-putt golf, is a beloved activity for families, offering not just entertainment but also opportunities for kids to enhance their hand-eye coordination, ball control, and even math skills. But with so many options available, where can you find the most […]

Sep 12
State Library Victoria has free online programs for kids

As Victorian families face another school holiday in lockdown, State Library Victoria has launched free online programs for kids. The free online programs are designed to inspire creativity, imagination and interactive play, bringing fun to lounge rooms and connecting families across the state. Activities include craft workshops, online puzzles, games, story talks and more. Advertisement […]

Aug 16
Tips for getting kids into the Garden

I’ve always loved spending time in the garden with my boys. It’s incredible to see nature through their eyes – they’re so inquisitive and show appreciation for things that many of us including myself can find tedious. It’s so important that kids connect with nature and get their hands dirty. You don’t need a big […]