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Entertaining the kids during the winter school holiday break can be difficult due to the cold, rainy weather.

If you are fearing the constant cries of ‘I’m bored’, then be sure to check out some of these fun events being held in Geelong over the school holiday period…

 

Tuesday 10 July – Saturday 14 July

PJ Masks live shows

Everyone’s favourite crime fighting superhero team PJ Masks is coming to Westfield Geelong for the July School Holidays! Children can learn what it takes to be a hero and a member of the PJ Masks team.

Live shows daily: 10am, 11am and 12pm.

Westfield, Geelong

Visit ww.westfield.com.au/geelong

 

30 June – 15 July

Central Geelong school holiday fun

Food and Fun themed program with more than 100 indoor activities to keep the kids busy and fill their bellies. Activities include cooking classes, food crafts, arts and crafts, gaming and technology workshops, live shows, theatre and storytelling, exhibitions, special offers and competitions. There is even a colourful pop-up play experience celebrating all things unicorn.

Central Geelong

Download your copy of the fun guide at www.centralgeelong.com.au/school-holiday

 

2, 3, 4 July

Drop in Woolly Fun

Inspired by the Spidergoat & the Insect Electro installation, create woolly cocoons and silky spider webs

Kids free with a paying adult

10am-12pm daily

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Visit www.nwm.vic.gov.au or call 5272 4701

 

2-13 July

A child-size pretend play town

Do you have an aspiring doctor, firefighter, gardener or barista at home?

The Village Green – a child-size pretend play town – is coming to Market Square these school holidays. The Village is the perfect place for your baby barista to master the perfect latte or for your aspiring educator to run their very own daycare centre.

Your child can let their imagination run wild in a world designed just for them, a world where small people can play big!

Daily from Monday to Friday

Market Square Shopping Centre, Geelong

Visit www.marketsquaregeelong.com.au

 

2 – 13 July

Very Hungry Caterpillar Scavenger Hunt

Can you find the Caterpillar’s hiding spots? Collect your scavenger hunt sheet and start hunting!

11am to 2pm daily (excluding weekends)

Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre, outside Target

Visit www.waurnpondssc.com.au

 

2 – 13 July

Decorate your own crepe paper caterpillar

A crafty caterpillar activity the kids are sure to love.

11am to 2pm daily (excl. weekends)

Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre, outside Target

Visit www.waurnpondssc.com.au

 

2 – 13 July

Storytime

Listen to a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

11am and 1pm daily (excl. weekends)

Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre, outside Target

Visit www.waurnpondssc.com.au

 

3 & 10 July

Magic Show & Workshop

Join Dazzling Dan the Magic Man for a magical experience the kids will not forget. Dan’s workshop theme will be a treasure hunt! It’s perfect for parents and grandparents with children who love to watch and learn about and perform magic.

Visit www.bellarinerailway.com.au or phone 5258 2069

4 July

Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band – 10th Birthday Party

Come and party with the stars of ABC Kids Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band!

10am, Geelong West Town Hall

$26.50 (children 12 months & under admitted free)

Phone 1300 788 028 or visit www.lah-lah.com/tickets

 

6 July

Cocoon Cacophony

Visit Spidergoat & the Insect Electro, and make cocoons and other spidery things with artist Kathy Holowko.

Kids free with a paying adult

10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Visit www.nwm.vic.gov.au or phone 5272 4701

 

8 July

Mister Maker Returns

Get ready mini-makers – your favourite arty party man is coming back to Oz!

Mister Maker will be live on stage with his famous sidekicks The Shapes, as well as the Mister Maker dancers.

Costa Hall, Geelong

For bookings visit www.mistermakertour.com.au

 

9 & 10 July

Landscape Collages

Create your own beautiful artwork inspired by Scarf Festival 2018

Kids free with a paying adult

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Visit www.nwm.vic.gov.au or call 5272 4701

 

10-12 July

Art Classes – Holiday Club

Does your child want to have some arty craft fun during the holidays? For kids and teens aged 6-14 years of age.

Classes are held at Artskool – 1/20 Everist Rd, Ocean Grove

Book online at www.artskool.com.au or phone 0437 582772

 

11 July

Crazy Knitting with … lollies!

Experience this unique drop-in workshop where you get to make your own edible crafty fabric.

Kids free with a paying adult

10am – 12pm

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Visit www.nwm.vic.gov.au or call 5272 4701

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