School Holidays Sorted!

A series of events and content to keep your children curious, active and entertained these school holidays.

After an extended period of learning online, the school holidays are finally here!

But after all that learning, it can sometimes be hard to come up with activities to fill the free time.

Luckily, we've put some ideas together for you below to help spark creativity!

Greater Dandenong Children's Festival

Calling all Little World Explorers to be part of City of Greater Dandenong’s 10th annual Children’s Festival. We invite all mini adventurers and their families to join us for two weeks of fun onlin...

See the full program of events
Image of performer Dr Hubble blowing a bubble

Learn to draw with the legendary Leigh Hobbs!

Children's author and Illustrator Leigh Hobbs breaks down his famous characters and shows how you can draw them too!

View all episodes
Image of children's author and illustratot Leigh Hobbs in his workshop, holding a painting and a book of character Old Tom.

Sharpen those AFL skills!

Join the Western Bulldogs AFL players Taylor Duryea, Ed Richards and Bonnie Toogood for a series of 90-second training sessions aimed to help kids improve their AFL skills.

Catch the whole series here
Bonnie Toogood handballing training

Explore the natural world with the Victorian Nature Festival!

With more than 80 virtual events and experiences, the Victoria Nature Festival returns for its second year full of creative ways to connect with and act for nature from home.

Events for anyone at any age
Overhead image of landscape, trees, open country and housing blocks.

Learn a new skill with ACMI's Stop-Motion Animation tutorial!

Try your hand at making a stop motion animation step by step with ACMI. 

Animation is the process where artificial movement is created by capturing a series of drawings or movements one by one.

Small changes in the position of the drawing or object, recorded frame by frame, create the illusion of movement.

Head to the tutorial here


Don't forget to dance!

Learn hip-hop dance moves from Melbourne’s most charismatic dance instructor! Dagogo speaks to us about his dancing philosophy and why it's his greatest passion.

Dance with Dagogo Obogo
Hip-Hop for Teens with Dagogo Obogo in workshop