School Holiday Ideas

Physics Observatory

After the excitement of Christmas has faded and toys have been played with, you and your Brisbane kids will likely be looking for something different to do in January. As a parent, you might think of physics as that hard... Read More


School Holiday Entertainment at Capalaba Central | January 2017

If you are looking for some entertaining and creative activities for your Brisbane Kids during the Summer school holidays then look no further than Capalaba Central this January. The Centre is running a two-week holiday program that is sure to entertain your littlies featuring none other than Poppy and Branch from the DreamWorks Movie, Trolls. …

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Physics Observatory at QUT The Cube – Summer Holiday Program | Brisbane January 2017

Explore and experiment with everyday physics during the fun and hands-on Physics Observatory at QUT The Cube – a Summer Holiday Program running from 6th – 15th January 2017. Physics Observatory at QUT The Cube: Physics Fun Day Kicking off the school holiday program at Physics Observatory at QUT The Cube is an exciting day …

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Summer holiday programs with Griffith Sport Active Kids

Keeping the kids active these school holidays is easy, thanks to Griffith University’s Griffith Sport Active Kids’ school holiday program! Kids between five and 13 years of age can make use of the university’s extensive facilities in a fun-filled sporting program that will teach children new skills, improve their coordination and motor skills, and provide …

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Equipment Hire at Enoggera Reservoir | Walkabout Creek Adventures in Brisbane

Walkabout Creek at Enoggera Reservoir has long been a beautiful place to visit with kids, for getting out into nature, going on bushwalks, spotting wildlife, playing on the sandy shores of the reservoir and even having a swim in the cool waters. But did you know that you can now hire a whole range of …

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Virtual Reality And Interactive Cinema In Redcliffe

There are a number of 3D and 4D cinemas in the Brisbane area, but now Redcliffe can boast about its newly opened 7D cinema – Redcliffe Dimensions! Local family, the Thompsons, have brought the 7D cinematic experience to the peninsula after discovering the concept in California when on a family holiday. What can I expect from …

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School Holiday Code Camp

Do your kids enjoy playing computer games? Do you want them to be a part of the digital revolution? Children can have fun learning to programme computers by building their first computer game. Create and explore digital technology, create digital art and make an animation movie. Learning to code is a creative and productive holiday …

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Eco Fair @ Skygate | Brisbane September 2016

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED.  Get ready to have some ‘green’ fun with gardening, Kokedama ball making, animal displays, craft workshops and more as Skygate launches its first ever Eco Fair from the 26th – 30th September 2016, with lots of exciting free events planed for the second week of the school holidays. Skygate Eco …

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School Holiday FUN at The Inflatable Factory

The Inflatable Factory is back these school holidays at MacGregor Netball Association, 162 Granadilla St, MacGregor. Mon 26th June to Sun 9th July, 9am-4pm Daily. Spectators FREE, 4 and Under $7, 5 and Over/Adults $17. 2 hours of Unlimited FUN! Group Discounts and Kids Parties also available upon request! Everything you need to know about The …

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June /July 2016 School Holiday Activities in Brisbane

PLEASE NOTE THESE EVENTS HAVE NOW FINISHED.  The Complete List of Winter School Holiday Activities in Brisbane There are so many kids’ Winter Holiday events in Brisbane this year!  We have gathered the most exciting school holiday events in Brisbane and put them in one list divided by suburbs for your convenience. While most events on …

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Paint Your Own Pottery Classes Kids in Brisbane

Colour My Pot is a great paint your own pottery studio located in the Brisbane Bayside suburb of Cleveland. With a huge range of pottery pieces including fairies, mermaids, skate boards and skull boxes, there are lots of options for girls and boys to paint. There are also plenty of pieces for the adults as …

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Climbing Mount Coolum With Kids

Take a drive to Coolum on the Sunshine Coast, and you can’t miss the imposing Mount Coolum, rising 208m from the grounds of the Mount Coolum National Park. There is an established track leading to the top, where climbers are rewarded with 360 degree views over the coast and the hinterland. Here’s everything you need to …

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School Camps and Holiday Camps for Kids by School Camps Qld

School Camps Qld believes that all kids should have the opportunity to experience outdoor play, and provides the opportunity to experience that through their camps. Based at Lake Moogerah, just an hour and a half from Brisbane, School Camps Qld provides a venue for school-aged children, university students, youth groups and disadvantaged children to get …

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Story Lab at State Library of Queensland – Holiday Workshops for kids aged 8-16 years

THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED. School holidays for Brisbane Kids aged 8-16 years of age just got a little more exciting with the release of the ever-popular school holiday workshops – Story Lab at State Library of Queensland. These amazing workshops combine the creativity of storytelling with technology to create unique and interesting workshops that …

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YMCA Camp Warrawee Adventure Vacation Care

YMCA Camp Warrawee is an approved vacation care provider and offers adventure vacation care at Camp Warrawee each school holidays for children aged six (6) to thirteen (13) years of age. YMCA Camp Warrawee is owned and managed by YMCA Brisbane. YMCA Brisbane are Queensland’s leading provider of childcare, fitness, camping, education, hospitality, youth, recreation, …

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Performing Arts Classes for Brisbane Kids with NIDA Open

School Holiday Classes and Term Performing Arts Workshops Are you looking for an exciting activity to keep the kids entertained and engaged this school holiday period or during term time? Do you want them to have fun with friends and try something new? Or perhaps they’re looking to build their confidence or get serious with …

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Summer Bucket List

I know in my home it’s a challenge to keep my kids away from the ipads, tv’s, wiis, playstations blah blah blah. . What if you work from home and the holidays represents the ultimate challenge like it does for me? This list is for all of you and for me and for everyone else …

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School holiday camps in Brisbane — What are your options?

Keeping the kids occupied and entertained during the school holidays is always a battle, but with school holiday camps the hard work is done for you. Kids love school holiday camps because they’re exciting and fun, they get to socialise with others of the same age and make loads of new friends. For parents, there’s …

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How to choose which Gold Coast theme park is right for you and your family

So you are all geared up and ready to have a day of fun with your family.  The theme parks are beckoning and seeing as though we live in the Theme Park Capital of Australia it seems you are spoilt for choice as to all the wonderful places you could go.  Almost too spoilt in …

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Opal Fossicking for Brisbane Kids at Opals Downunder

Gem fossicking is a wonderful and exciting way to introduce children to the wonders of geology as well as a fun and rewarding hobby.  Recently we visited Opals Down Under to experience fossicking for the first time.  This is a great way to start as the rocks are abundant and easy to find. Check out …

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School Holiday Care Options for Brisbane Kids | YMCA OSHC

YMCA OSHC (Outside School Hours Care) not only provides care for school aged children before and after school, but has a fantastic school holiday care program that kids just love! For over two decades in Brisbane, the YMCA has been running engaging, educational and fun activities for school aged children in a caring environment. It …

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Pick Your Own Strawberries Queensland

Bring the family for a beautiful day out on the farm and pick your own delicious Queensland strawberries at Strawberry Fields! Beautiful strawberries that couldn’t get any fresher, a tractor playground, haystacks to climb, picnic tables and benches to sit and relax….and it’s easily accessible from the Bruce Highway. Strawberry Fields is a Pick Your …

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More Things to do for under $10- ABC Radio Interview

More things to do for under $10 in Brisbane- ABC RADIO INTERVIEW This follows on from our previous list of things to do in Brisbane for under $10. Because getting out with your kids shouldn’t have to cost a lot of money. Our favourite activity for under $10 is always heading to a Brisbane Playground …

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Maleny Dairies Farm Tours, Factory Tours and Tractor Rides

Maleny Dairies is a family owned business situated in the beautiful hills of Maleny in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The dairy is committed to producing premium quality dairy products and connecting the public with the origins of their food. Their goal is to continually work on making dairy farming sustainable and passing on the profits …

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