Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities. There's plenty of free, low-cost and virtual events and family attractions to choose from.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The autumn school holiday dates in Victoria are Saturday 19 September to Sunday 4 October.

24 Apr - 31 Dec

KidsCo Virtual School Holiday Program

Virtual homeschooling and school holiday program from KidsCo.

30 Sep

The Little Food Festival

Join in an online celebration of all things food and fun!

10 Aug - 31 Mar


Grand adventures for kids at home, using only a mobile device.

8 Apr - 30 Sep

Zoo Education Online

The zoo comes to you with learning activities, resources, webinars and live stream animals.

5 Apr - 31 Dec

Melbourne Libraries' Online Storytimes: IDAHOBIT

Recorded for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia.

11 Jul - 30 Sep

Live Stream: Sea Life Melbourne

Watch the sea creatures at Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium play and feed on live stream.

25 Mar - 30 Sep

NGV Kids Online Resources

Interactive games for kids to promote active thinking and creativity.

6 Jan - 18 Dec

Baby Bounce

Join a fun, interactive session of stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 18 months and under.

18 Sep - 11 Oct

Choose Your Own Adventure: Dino Dig

Calling all budding archaeologists, explorers and dinosaur experts to join in a fun dinosaur craft.

6 Jan - 18 Dec


Share stories, songs, play and craft activities with your pre-schooler.

18 Sep - 11 Oct

Paper Mache Piggy

Create your own papier mache piggy (or animal of your choice) in this online craft activity.

16 Sep - 30 Sep

School Holidays with State Library

Join the Library these school holidays for a smorgasbord of free online programs and activities.

18 Sep - 11 Oct

Foil Craft

Unleash your inner artist with this fun shiny foil craft.

18 Sep - 11 Oct

Mark Your Place

Mark your place with style with this online bookmark craft.

26 Mar - 30 Sep

ACMI Kids: Online Learning

Take part in ACMI's free, fun, online learning activities for active screen time.

30 Sep

Wheeler Kids: Take Heart, Take Action

Kids author and illustrator Beci Orpin talks about her new book, Take Heart, Take Action.

21 Sep - 2 Oct

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium: Virtual Holiday Camps

Enjoy virtual school holiday activities from SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

9 Jun - 31 Oct


We talk to kids about their stories – then bring them to life with amazing actors, music and sound.

22 Sep - 8 Oct

STEM Learning Lab

STEM Learning with Lego Education host virtual workshops for kids these school holidays.

18 Sep - 11 Oct

Duff, Duff, Duff: House Music

Turn pots, pans, cans and rubber bands into something that makes beautiful music.

16 Sep - 31 Dec

Melbourne Libraries' Online Storytimes: Father's Day

Join Ben for a 'Father’s (and important guys) Day storytime' any day of the year.

31 Jul - 1 Jan

Playable Web

Art, music and storytelling combine to create unique experiences for you and your family.

23 Jun - 20 Sep

Kids' Home Publishing

A six-week DIY book publishing workshop series for kids 2–102.

18 Sep - 11 Oct

Grow Your Own (Crystal) Rainbow

Make your own (crystal) rainbow with this online craft activity.

28 Sep - 1 Oct

Online Holiday Class: Learn Engineering in Minecraft

Learn how to create a Minecraft amusement park filled with rollercoasters and games.

18 Sep - 11 Oct

Catch Some Beautiful Dreams

Create a dream catcher with the City of Melbourne Libraries' team.

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A creative arts centre for children to share unique experiences with professional artists.

Riverslide Skate Park

The city's biggest skate park, overlooking the Yarra River and Birrarung Marr.


Delivering an immersive movie experience on the world's largest screen.

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Discover thousands of aquatic animals in four enchanting worlds at this top Melbourne attraction.