HOT: Messy Me, 5th Brunswick Scout Hall, 213A Weston St, East Brunswick

Messy Me offers unstructured messy play classes for under 5s in Hoppers Crossing, Brunswick and Hadfield.   For an hour you and your child can enjoy a relaxed creative and sensory play experience especially designed for kids aged 18 months to 5 years. Every session has different theme and the eight activities change, but every […]

HOT: Let’s Move with Mozart Baby, Artplay, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

As new parents we tend to stick to a new thing when we find it works for us so we excitedly return to ArtPlay for Let’s Move with Mozart, Baby! Baby Explorer is going through a leap around the time of this session so it’s comforting to know that ArtPlay‘s location on Birrarung Marr makes […]

HOT: Mess Matters, Factory 4, 3 Exley Drive Moorabbin

Do your kids love messy play but you hate mess? Then book in to visit Mess Matters which offers term-based and casual classes for art, craft and messy play in Moorabbin. Mess Matters is about providing a creative and sensory play experience for toddlers and preschoolers. During each 45 minute session kids have fun playing with […]

HOT: Beam Me Up Baby, Artplay, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

For our first outing for TOT: HOT OR NOT, Baby Explorer and I jump on a tram to visit ArtPlay for Beam Me Up, Baby! presented by Emma Salzano. In the foyer we are greeted by Emma and Benji who point out the family-friendly facilities and ample pram parking before opening the session with a Welcome to […]

HOT: Craft and Caffeine, 16 A Herbert Ave, Hoppers Crossing

Craft and Caffeine is a tucked away shop in suburban Hoppers Crossing that offers exactly what it says – crafty activities for the kids and caffeine for the tired adults! The space is set up with kids in mind and it’s a relaxing location for a cold or rainy day adventure. The room filled with a range […]

HOT: Beci Orpin Spring Studio, Eastland, 171-175 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood

    Sponsored by Eastland For every day of the September school holidays at Eastland, kids will be entertained by Beci Orpin (Melbourne author and crafter) and her guest teachers for FREE arts and craft workshops as part of the Beci Orpin Spring Studio. The workshops are inspired by all things spring, outdoors and nature to […]

The HOT List: Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017 for Families

Melbourne Fringe Festival returns for the 35th year between Thursday 14 September – Sunday 1 October 2017 with lots of imaginative and creative children and family programming. Here are my Top 25 events of Melbourne Fringe Festival for kids, with events suitable for babies right up to teens. 1.Only A Year A delightful and poignant […]

The HOT List: Top 12 places to go for Open House Melbourne Weekend 2017

Open House Melbourne Weekend is on Saturday 29 July and Sunday 30 July once again to give Melburnians the opportunity to access and experience great design and architecture. There are houses, buildings, infrastructure and landscapes to visit over two days and it can be hard to make a plan – so I’ve done the research […]

HOT: The Big Freeze, Westfield Fountain Gate Shopping Centre, Cnr Brechin Drive & Princes Highway

The Big Freeze is a family-friendly Melbourne winter festival set up under the Big Top at Westfield Fountain Gate Shopping Centre from 1 July – 9 July. The Big Freeze features an affordable snow play experience plus heaps of other wintery activities that will keep the kids amused while sheltered under cover. This year there’s […]

HOT: The Little Art Yurt, Yarraville

The Little Art Yurt is a gorgeous American-built yurt (Mongolian style bell tent) art studio tucked away in the sunny Yarraville backyard of Melbourne artist Dawn Tan. After an laborious flat-pack building process by Dawn and her husband (Dawn described it as Extreme IKEA),  The Little Art Yurt is now open for school holiday art […]

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