What’s on in Melbourne for families and under 5s – Friday 8 August to Thursday 14 August

Get busy during these frosty days with fun events for the whole family! Photo from our visit to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie’s Hot Chocolate Festival. CBD / DOCKLANDS National Bookshop Day at Dymocks Melbourne (Sat 9 Aug) – Meet your favourite book and comic characters with cosplayers from The Melbourne Costume Group, enjoy a visit from […]

HOT: Artea Art Studio and Cafe, 9A Raglan St, Port Melbourne

Artea is an art school and an open studio in Port Melbourne all about celebrating creativity and art for all ages. Their primary focus is on children’s programs, parties and events though they also have a range of programs for adults. The lovely owner Helen (and art teacher) invited us to visit Artea and try […]

HOT: Dinosaur Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Birdwood Ave, South Yarra

During the July school holidays the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne has been taken over by dinosaurs! On Thursday 3 July and Tuesday 8 July RBG are holding a special kids program for 3-5 year olds called ‘Dinosaur Gardens‘. The sessions are sold out but there is a waiting list so you may be lucky. When we booked […]

HOT: July School Holidays at Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St, Melbourne

For the July school holidays the Immigration Museum is holding a series of activities called Toys and Games from Many Cultures. We took along Lady AB because by coincidence she is really interested in babushkas and kites at the moment, but left Baby 2.0 at home as he is too young to sit still and […]

HOT: Little Creatures Collective, Level 1, 99 Buckley St (enter via Admiral St), Seddon

Little Creatures Collective is a children’s art space and studio in Seddon, on the border of Footscray. Little Creatures Collective were running pop up art and craft sessions in local parks last year and now they have a dedicated space to run casual art classes for 1 -2 year olds and 2-5 year olds, weekly […]

HOT: When Moon Dust Falls, ArtPlay, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Our latest trip to ArtPlay was for ‘When Moon Dust Falls’, doctor sickness an interactive workshop run in conjunction with Victorian Opera. Victorian Opera are writing a new opera just for children and they ran the workshop to engage children with ideas inspired by the themes of the  moon, sleeping and dreaming. Firstly the kids were […]

HOT: Fashion Detective – Come into the Parlour, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Federation Square, Melbourne

HOT: Pastello – Draw Act, Children’s Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

Pastello – Draw Act by Mathery Studio is the National Gallery of Victoria’s newest immersive kids space at NGV International. It’s been designed by young Melbourne-based Italian duo Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli and they have turned the act of drawing on its head…or its feet…or its hands. It’s a full-body experience and is as […]

Melbourne Activities and Events for Families and Kids – Easter Edition Friday 18 April – Thursday 24 April

Easter is this weekend and there are so many Easter egg hunts happening around the city I can’t keep up! Here’s a list of what’s on around Melbourne and its surrounds for Easter. CBD / Docklands Monski Mouse Baby Disco Dance Hall (Friday 18 April – Sun 20 April) – bop to pop hits and cool […]

HOT: Sticks and Stones, Artplay, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Our most recent invitation to Artplay was to join Melbourne artist Tai Snaith for a drawing/making workshop called Sticks and Stones. Tai Snaith is the author of The Family Hour in Australia, a book all about Australian animals and their habitats and family units. It’s a beautifully illustrated and educational work and is the only […]

Page 10 of 14« First...89101112...Last »

Featuring Recent Posts Wordpress Widget development by YD