HOT: Dinosaur Time Machine, Wonderland Spiegeltent, 699 La Trobe St, Docklands

Dinosaur Time Machine is an award-winning children’s theatre show that gives dinosaur lovers a fun and educational experience combining science with circus, puppetry and narrative. It arrives as part of Melbourne Fringe in the relaxed environment of the Wonderland Spiegeltent. Kids are invited to sit on the floor while the adults sit around the semi-circle […]

HOT: Horrible Harriet Live on Stage, Melbourne

Horrible Harriet is a character from a series of children’s books by Australian Children’s Laureate and author/illustrator Leigh Hobbs. The humorous tale of a wicked, wild and wonderful girl has now been adapted for theatre by CDP Kids Productions and is touring nationally, landing in Melbourne these September school holidays.  I bought tickets to the performance […]

HOT: The Footy District, Harbour Town Melbourne, 440 Docklands Drive, Docklands

Footy Finals Fever has hit Melbourne and Harbour Town and the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel are hosting The Footy District school holiday program in Docklands. Every day between 12-4pm  kids can test their footy skills in the AFL super game zone. All activities are free and include interactive inflatable goals, training drills, a handball target […]

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 […]

HOT: Resource Rescue, 1/42 Burgess Rd, Bayswater North

Resource Rescue is a big warehouse in Bayswater North filled with all sort of recycled arts and craft supplies so you can create your own masterpieces. It’s a particularly useful resource for teachers, kindergartens and child care centres but crafty individuals are also welcome to visit. Resource Rescue reclaim rejects, seconds and factory offcuts in order […]

Silvers Circus in Maribyrnong – Giveaway!

Silvers Circus are pitching their tents in Maribyrnong these September school holidays and you could be in the crowd cheering on the acts! Silvers Circus is a household name has been touring Australia for almost 40 years with their brand of family entertainment and fun. Their latest 2 hour show features artists from around the […]

Horrible Harriet at Arts Centre Melbourne – Giveaway!

Horrible Harriet is a wickedly funny theatre adaptation of Australian Children’s Laureate Leigh Hobbs’ much loved book and it is playing at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse during the September school holidays from Wednesday 27 Sepember – Saturday 30 September. Families are invited to join Harriet’s search for identity and friendship, with songs, humour and mischievous fun. […]

Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain – Giveaway!

Horrible Histories is a British sketch comedy television series, part of the children’s history franchise of the same name based on the books written by Terry Deary.  Dreary himself has a background in theatre and has helped write and produce the TV shows.  It’s aired here on ABC Me and is very well loved and viewed. The special one-hour theatre production of Horrible Histories […]

Fizzy Kids at Gasworks Arts Park – Giveaway!

Fizzy Kids! is a warm, physical and joyful new comedy theatre experience for children (ages 4 to 12) at Gasworks Arts Park this September school holidays as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival. In Fizzy Kids!, multi-award winning comedian Isabel Angus (EDGE!, PRIME!, BLISS!) and theatre-maker Harley Hefford introduce Izzy and Dizzy, ‘identical’ adult twins who are worn […]

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 […]

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