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.
KidsCo Virtual School Holiday Program
Virtual homeschooling and school holiday program from KidsCo.
The Little Food Festival
Join in an online celebration of all things food and fun!
Grand adventures for kids at home, using only a mobile device.
Zoo Education Online
The zoo comes to you with learning activities, resources, webinars and live stream animals.
Melbourne Libraries' Online Storytimes
Join fun story and song sessions online.
Melbourne Libraries' Online Storytimes: IDAHOBIT
Recorded for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia.
Live Stream: Sea Life Melbourne
Watch the sea creatures at Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium play and feed on live stream.
NGV Kids Online Resources
Interactive games for kids to promote active thinking and creativity.
Melbourne Libraries' Online Storytimes: Hindi Storytime
Namaste! Enjoy a Hindi bilingual storytime with Ritu.
Join a fun, interactive session of stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 18 months and under.
Choose Your Own Adventure: Dino Dig
Calling all budding archaeologists, explorers and dinosaur experts to join in a fun dinosaur craft.
Share stories, songs, play and craft activities with your pre-schooler.
Paper Mache Piggy
Create your own papier mache piggy (or animal of your choice) in this online craft activity.
School Holidays with State Library
Join the Library these school holidays for a smorgasbord of free online programs and activities.
Unleash your inner artist with this fun shiny foil craft.
Mark Your Place
Mark your place with style with this online bookmark craft.
ACMI Kids: Online Learning
Take part in ACMI's free, fun, online learning activities for active screen time.
Wheeler Kids: Take Heart, Take Action
Kids author and illustrator Beci Orpin talks about her new book, Take Heart, Take Action.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium: Virtual Holiday Camps
Enjoy virtual school holiday activities from SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.
We talk to kids about their stories – then bring them to life with amazing actors, music and sound.
STEM Learning Lab
STEM Learning with Lego Education host virtual workshops for kids these school holidays.
Duff, Duff, Duff: House Music
Turn pots, pans, cans and rubber bands into something that makes beautiful music.
Melbourne Libraries' Online Storytimes: Father's Day
Join Ben for a 'Father’s (and important guys) Day storytime' any day of the year.
Art, music and storytelling combine to create unique experiences for you and your family.
Kids' Home Publishing
A six-week DIY book publishing workshop series for kids 2–102.
Grow Your Own (Crystal) Rainbow
Make your own (crystal) rainbow with this online craft activity.
Online Holiday Class: Learn Engineering in Minecraft
Learn how to create a Minecraft amusement park filled with rollercoasters and games.
Sign up to What's On weekly
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.