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winter school holiday activity ideas - mypoppet.com.au

Winter School Holiday Activity Ideas & Free School Holiday Planner

How are you surviving Melbourne’s wintry chill? We’ve been enjoying the unseasonably sunny weekends so far, and making the most of the clear weather to take some long walks along the beach. We usually do fine whilst school is in session, but as soon as the July school holidays hit, I find we get a little ‘stir-crazy’ if I haven’t…

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Parky's Inflatable water park, Yarra Valley Victoria, Australia - mypoppet.com.au

Yarra Valley’s First Inflatable Water Park – Parky’s Healesville

Victoria’s Yarra Valley is not synonymous with aquatic activities, but that’s all about to change now that Park Lane Holiday Park in Healesville has opened its newest attraction, Parky’s Water Park. It’s an inflatable obstacle course that adventurous families will love. A great way for the kids to burn off some energy and a super fun way to cool off…

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ACMI Wallace & Gromit and Friends

Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman at ACMI

It’s not very often that I walk out of an exhibition where my face hurts from smiling too much. There really should be a warning sign at the entrance of ACMI’s latest exhibition Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman clearly stating the risk of facial cramping from the abundant whimsy and delightful displays of artistry that await…

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Melbourne star giveaway - July school holidays

WIN one of 3 Skate & Fly Experiences for the Whole Family (CLOSED)

Winter school holidays are tough! It’s hard to keep the kids active and entertained when it’s cold outside, but I’m here to tell you that two great Melbourne attractions have partnered up to bring you a fantastic school holiday package that the whole family will love – Skate & Fly! Offering two great experiences for one great price, Melbourne Star’s…

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Tennis Fun for Kids – Summer School Holidays Sorted

January in Melbourne can only mean one thing – it’s tennis time! The world’s top tennis players hit the courts, and today they were joined by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, and other Nickelodeon characters and entertainers for some fun on centre court at the Kids Tennis Day Rod Laver Arena Spectacular; A fantastic prequel to the Australian…

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The Ersatz Fantasia Project – An Exhibition for Kids

If you are looking for something magical to entertain and educate the kids these school holidays take a day trip to the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum in Lilydale and be spell bound by The Ersatz Fantasia Project. In this project artist Rachael Hallinan has created a large-scale installation of recycled plastic toys, games and recreational products that might otherwise end…

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