HOT: Children’s playground, Box Hill Central Shopping Centre, 1 Main Street, Box Hill

Box Hill Central shopping centre has undergone a major redevelopment and in the new North precinct they have created a cool indoor play space for kids with a space theme. We were invited to see it first hand and were there for almost 2 hours! Little astronauts will love the rocket ship (that lights up) with […]

HOT: Christmas Wunderland, Highpoint Shopping Centre, Level 1, 120-200 Rosamond Rd, Maribyrnong

This Christmas Highpoint Shopping Centre is doing something a little different beyond the Santa photos and candy canes. Christmas Wunderland is an interactive festive experience that engages all your senses in a fun and quirky way. We were invited to preview the experience before it opens to the public and can guarantee that young and […]

HOT: Gingerbread Village by EPICURE, Melbourne Town Hall, cnr Little Collins & Swanston Streets, Melbourne

Day 1 of the TOT Christmas Activity Advent Calendar is the Gingerbread Village by EPICURE! This popular display is open at Melbourne Town Hall from Thursday 1 December to Saturday 24 December and it’s an event not to be missed. The village takes EPICURE’s Executive Pastry Chef Deniz Karaca plus three chefs working full time for three months to build. […]

HOT: Gasworks Spring Sundays, Gasworks Arts Park, 21 Graham St, Albert Park

On three Sundays in November (13, 20 and 27 November) Gasworks Arts Park are hosting a free family-friendly event called ‘Gasworks Spring Sundays‘. The program is chock full of arty and creative experience for families plus food trucks, wine tasting and live music. During our visit on the first Sunday 13 November we try our hand at coppersmithing with […]

The HOT List: Christmas in Melbourne 2016 – Free Christmas events and activities

City of Melbourne always puts on a crackerload of Christmas events, activities and market (pun intended)  so here’s a list of 28 free Christmas events and attractions in 2016 in date order. Save, print and read this post later! Click here to get the pdf guide to Christmas in Melbourne now.   Myer Christmas Windows Sun 6 Nov […]

HOT: Book Swap Bike’s Little Big Ideas, Think West Children’s Day, VU at Metrowest, Footscray

Think West is a new festival of philosophy and culture across Melbourne’s inner west produced by The School of Life and Highpoint Shopping Centre from 6-20 November. The program features more than 40 workshops, tours, classes and special events produced in association with a broad range of organisations with a connection to Melbourne’s inner west. I’m excited to […]

HOT: Myer Christmas Windows 2016 – One Christmas Eve by Corinne Fenton and Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

The Myer Christmas windows 2016 are back for their 61st year with another dazzling display of a very Melbourne, very Australian-style Christmas. The 2015 Myer Christmas Windows were based on the picture book ‘Little Dog and the Christmas Wish‘ by Melburnians Corinne Fenton and Robin Cowcher and this year’s windows are based on another picture book written by Corinne […]

The HOT List: Cooking Classes in Melbourne for kids

I think that cooking is a life skill that every person should learn. And the earlier you can foster a love of good food and cooking the better! In my experience kids love to cook and getting them in the kitchen helps them appreciate where their food comes from and the effort required to cook […]

HOT: Atelier: Viktor&Rolf for Kids, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

The National Gallery of Victoria’s newest FREE kids exhibition Atelier: Viktor&Rolf for Kids is opening tomorrow Friday 21 October to coincide with the main exhibition Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists. The exhibition encourages children to explore their creativity through interactive multimedia activities and paper craft and we got a sneak peek today. The entrance is dominated by […]

The HOT List: Family friendly Halloween Melbourne events

Boo! Halloween is a fun event in Melbourne for kids (and the young at heart) and this year it falls on the Melbourne Cup long weekend. Here’s a list of the family-friendly Halloween events happening all over Melbourne. Check your local library for Halloween related story-time and events too.   CBD Shocktoberfest Kids’ Sunday (Sun 30 […]

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