With the spring school holidays just around the corner (17th September - 2nd October), it's time to start planning events and activities to keep your brood occupied.
1. Peppa Pig Live! Big Splash
The ever-popular Peppa Pig is returning to Melbourne on Saturday 17th September with a beautiful live theatrical show. Catch Peppa, along with George, Mummy and Daddy Pig, Danny Dog, Pedro Pony and Suzy Sheep at The Drum Theatre in Dandenong. Tickets are available here.
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 9th September 2018 at Fitzroy Gardens.
Mr Snot bottom is a deeesgusting kids comedian brimming with all the yucky, gooey silly things they love: boogers, bottoms, stinks and smells!
With hilarious audio-visual effects and a cast of bizarre characters, Mr Snot bottom is guaranteed to make children and their parents groan, gasp and howl with delight. Shows will run from Tuesday 20th - Saturday 24th September at Gasworks Art Park. Tickets are available here
4. Barbie You Can Be Anything High Tea
The Barbie, 'You Can Be Anything High Tea' at The Langham has one simple, inspiring message for kids. Spread your wings and dream big!
Being held for an entire fortnight from Monday 19th September, everyone is welcome at this pink infused High Tea where the emphasis is on food and fun. For more information see here
5. The Adventures of Broer & Zus
The Adventures of Broer & Zus is the perfect theatre activity for young children.
This story can be seen at the Arts Centre Melbourne from Tuesday 27th September to Saturday 1st October. For more information see here.
6. Dinosaur Day Out
Pencil in a day trip to the Old Cheese Factory in Berwick on Wednesday 21st September for an event aimed especially at kids - Dinosaur Day Out.
Bring your family and friends for an afternoon of music, fun and family friendly activities. Entry is by gold coin donation only. For more information see here.
7. Super Hero Day Out
The Old Cheese Factory is also hosting a Super Hero Day Out on Wednesday 28th September.
Capes and masks, magic lassos, shields and even bad guys are invited to come save or change the world. For more information see here.
8. Craft Workshop - Wreath Making
Get the kids outdoors for some in-the-garden type fun in the Royal Botanical Gardens on Wednesday 28th September.
In this workshop, they will learn how to create their very own wreath using vines and pods and whatever else can be found naturally around the gardens.
This activity is suitable to children aged 10 to 14 years and bookings are essential. For more information see here.
Based in Clifton Hill, Louella Kennedy is a creative artist and educator with a special interest in using art for wellbeing. Louella runs a variety of art classes for different age groups and interests.