Spring School Holidays Ideas

Are you looking for some ideas or activities for your child/children these upcoming Spring school holidays? We have come up with a few ideas to make the school holidays lots of fun for all.  

Royal Melbourne show

The Royal Melbourne Show is always fun for the whole family. Enjoy unmissable entertainment including Paw patrol live, Cosentino the illusionist. Visit the animals or enjoy one of the rides and of course you can’t leave the show without a showbag or a few!

Saturday 21st September – Tuesday 1st October
Open 9:30am – 9:00pm daily.

For ticket pricing, shows and more information visit:

Kids Can Cook – Under the Sea

Little Collins St Kitchen’s chefs will take the little ones off your hands while you indulge. Kids Can Cook – Under the Sea will keep them busy decorating cakes in nautical themes. Plus an Aquarium discount voucher is included, so that’s a whole day sorted!

For more information visit:

Origami – School Holiday Craft Workshop

As if you needed another reason to visit the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens during spring. The Origami School Holiday Craft Workshop in the gardens’ Plant Craft Cottage is for 7 to 13 year olds, with all materials supplied. Children will love transforming a piece of paper into a 3D butterfly or giraffe just with their hands. See, magic can happen without a screen!

For more information click here.

Springfree Trampoline Jump Hub

The District Docklands is encouraging kids to jump for joy these school holidays at the Springfree Trampoline Jump Hub. For four days only, they can bounce, hop, flip and flop on four trampolines, and maybe win their own. There’s also face painting, blue fairy floss, pop-up entertainment and a selfie station.

Have a berry fun time this school holidays!

Over the September school holidays, Sunny Ridge is running two exciting programs each weekday from Monday 23rd September – Friday 4th October (excluding Grand Final Eve – Friday, 27th September).

Decorate your own Sunny Ridge strawberries in delicious Belgian chocolate with yummy sprinkles.


  • Sunny Ridge strawberries to dip
  • Belgian Chocolate & decorative sprinkles
  • Farm talk and tour
  • A colouring sheet

Time: 10.30am Monday – Friday (no program on Grand Final Eve – Friday, 27th of September).
Location: 244 Shands Road, Main Ridge VIC 3928
Cost: $15.00 per child
Timeframe: 1 hour

Program Two: Little Farmers

Decorate your own ceramic pot and plant your very own strawberry plant to take home.


  • Terra cotta pot and washable non – toxic poster paint
  • Strawberry plant and soil
  • Farm talk and tour
  • Top tips for growing your strawberries
  • A colouring sheet

This activity will be undercover in an outdoor area, please ensure your children are dressed appropriately for the weather conditions and activity. It is advisable to BYO old clothes, art smocks, gumboots, warm clothing, etc.

Time: 1.30pm Monday – Friday (no program on Grand Final Eve – Friday, 27th of September).
Location: 244 Shands Road, Main Ridge VIC 3928
Cost: $16.00 per child
Timeframe: 1.5 hours

Please note:

  • Bookings are essential.
  • Parental supervision is required at all times.
  • Please contact Sunny Ridge on 03 5989 4504 or [email protected] if you have any questions or allergen concerns.


School Holidays just got even better!


Skating, games, prizes and more
*Some conditions apply. Visit for more details.

Hot Arts for Cool Kids

A creative and diverse art and craft program for 4-12 year olds and their families. Created by artists and art therapists, the program and activities encourage family engagement through the arts.

10am – 12.30pm
Monday 1 July, Tuesday 2 July, Thursday 4 July and Friday 5 July
At Cube 37 – Next to the Frankston Arts Centre
4 – 12 years (must be accompanied by an adult)
$15 per child, adults free

Book Online or 03 9784 1060
For more information click here.

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