Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Melbourne Tram Trip: Cheap and Simple Outing For Young Kids

by kateG (follow)
I am always on the look-out for low-cost, fun adventures to have with my boys.

One of our favourites is a tram ride. Sounds simple but the kids love it.

Living in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, it is all too easy to throw the kids in the car to get from A to B.

The Geelong Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.
The magical sight of Japan’s famous cherry blossoms will be on show right here in Victoria this September and October in a family-friendly festival, and you could win a family pass!
Every so often, I drive to Burwood One, Maroondah Highway to park the car (3-hour free parking) and jump on the number 75 tram to Camberwell.

Tram map and MyKi


This tram ride is long enough (about 25 minutes) to keep Mr 4 and Mr 2 entertained as they watch on in awe of the comings and goings of a busy tram line.

Here comes the tram!


I try to make the trip as exciting an engaging as possible by ask the kids to tell me when our stop is coming up. This means that they have to listen to the announcements and can also follow the tram line map (these are available on trams).

Their reward is a chocolate milkshake and cookie at a café of their choice when we get to Camberwell junction, which they have to ask for themselves.

You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Fitzroy Gardens.
The magical sight of Japan’s famous cherry blossoms will be on show right here in Victoria this September and October in a family-friendly festival, and you could win a family pass!
On the return trip, I ask them to find the tram stop and see if they can see our tram coming.

It’s a great outing to help give kids confidence in the big wide world and understand that there is more to going out than jumping in the car!

Sometimes it’s the simple things that we take for granted that give kids the most enjoyment.

You might also like to try a train trip or a bus trip. Young kids will love the adventure.
Featured
How would you like to win the ENTIRE range of Childs Farm Australia products available at Coles?
Night Ollie is a bedwetting program that aims to combat bed wetting forever.
From late 2019, families in Thomastown and the surrounding areas can take advantage of Journey Early Learning’s brand new, purpose built and conveniently located early learning facility.
After The Stork is the help you need to get your baby sleeping better and for longer.
The Ggomoosin unique sock-shoe design is perfect for children taking those precious first steps in life. The shoes are comfortable, ergonomic and feature adorable designs that make them fun to wear!
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Fitzroy Gardens.
28 Apr - 8 Sept
The Geelong Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.
Enjoy more play-time in Småland at IKEA Richmond with extended hours from Monday, 29th July!
The magical sight of Japan’s famous cherry blossoms will be on show right here in Victoria this September and October in a family-friendly festival, and you could win a family pass!
26 Sept - 6 Oct
This August, to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August), NUK is giving away a complete collection of Nature Sense products, including the NUK Nature Sense Electric Breast Pump, along with Nature Sense Bottles and Teats.
Join the conversation on the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group


Enjoy affordable family photography from MyFamilyPhoto.com.au

I like this Article - 6
[ print friendly ]
ID: 42926
You and your family are invited to a Photography for Parents Workshop on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Fitzroy Gardens.
Enjoy more play-time in Småland at IKEA Richmond with extended hours from Monday, 29th July!
The magical sight of Japan’s famous cherry blossoms will be on show right here in Victoria this September and October in a family-friendly festival, and you could win a family pass!
This August, to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August), NUK is giving away a complete collection of Nature Sense products, including the NUK Nature Sense Electric Breast Pump, along with Nature Sense Bottles and Teats.
The Geelong Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.
Calendar
Categories
January (109)
February (102)
March (137)
April (102)
May (193)
June (77)
July (89)
August (93)
September (102)
October (107)
December (119)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version