What's on for kids


NAIDOC Storytime 

NAIDOC storytime – celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture

Celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people pre-NAIDOC Week with indigenous stories, songs and craft. Presented by Rebecca from the Wurundjeri Tribal Land Council. A gold coin donation for the Aboriginal Literacy Foundation is appreciated. Suitable for 3-5 year olds. No bookings required.

Avondale Heights
Wednesday 28 June,
10.30am-11.30pm

 
Paper clay animals 

Paper clay animals

Sculpt a paper clay animal with renowned children’s author Ann James. Drawing inspiration from The Hush Treasure Book,
children will create a unique animal sculpture to keep. Suitable for 8-12 year olds. $4.10, bookings necessary.

Ascot Vale
Wednesday 5 July, 11am-12pm
Book online or call 8328 1990

Avondale Heights
Thursday 6 July, 11am-12pm and
1.30pm-2.30pm
Book online or call 8328 1940
11am session
1.30pm session

Flemington
Wednesday 5 July, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Book online or call 8328 1975

Niddrie
Thursday 6 July, 9.30am-10.30am
Book online or call 8328 1925

Sam Merrifield
Wednesday 5 July, 9.30am-10.30am
Book online or call 8328 1950

 
Pet parade 

Pet parade

Use your imagination and recycled material to make the perfect pet. Aim for “best in show” with your upcycled animal! Suitable for primary school aged children. Free, bookings necessary.

Ascot Vale
Thursday 13 July, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1990

Avondale Heights
Wednesday 12 July, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1940

Flemington
Friday 14 July, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1975

Niddrie
Tuesday 11 July, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1925

Sam Merrifield
Monday 10 July, 10.30am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1950

 
National Tree Day 

National Tree Day storytime

Bring your kids along to this special storytime celebrating National Tree Day. Do something good for the environment, find out how to reconnect yourself and your kids with nature. A take home bag will provide good ideas and something for you and your child to plant! Sponsored by Bunnings warehouse. Free, no bookings required.

Flemington
Friday 28 July, 10.30am-11.15am

 
Makey Makey 

Make your art sing with a Makey Makey

Turn your drawings into musical pieces of art by using the coding language Scratch and a Makey Makey. Suitable for 8-13 year olds. $4.10, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Thursday 10 August, 4pm-5.30pm
Book online or call 8325 1940

Sam Merrifield
Thursday 13 July, 10am-11.30am
Book online or call 8325 1950

 
Leigh Hobbs 

Leigh Hobbs – celebrating Children’s Book Week

Leigh Hobbs, the Australian Children’s Laureate leads this fantastic drawing workshop! Join us and learn how to draw Mr Chicken, Mr Badger and more! Collins Booksellers will be selling Leigh’s books after the session. Suitable for Primary school aged children, parents welcome to participate. Free, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Thursday 24 August, 4pm-5pm
Book online or call 8325 1940

 

Coding for kids 

Coding for kids

Learn how to program your own animations, games and stories using Scratch. A great activity for kids aged 8-11. Participants will need to attend all 4 sessions. Total cost $20. Bookings necessary.

Sam Merrifield
Commencing
Thursday 31 August, 4pm-5.30pm
Book online or 8325 1950

 

 

Last updated: Monday, 29 May 2017, 4:37 AM