Ahhh school holidays. They stretch almost endlessly before us. Coming up with inspiration every single day can be hard work. Kids can be demanding and there is nothing worse than a bored child.
With this in mind, we have found some school holiday activities for the Easter break. From free to low cost and some more expensive. They span right across Brisbane, so we hope that you find tons of fun ahead of you for you and your family.
During the school holidays there are free activities for kids aged 5-12 years old. Kids can grow their own seedling, kick a soccer ball, create arts and craft masterpieces plus more. Activities are held from 9am-1pm, Thursday to Saturday, during school holidays. There are two classes to choose from on any given day and bookings are not required.
If you have younger kids as well during the school holidays, Kids Collective at Southbank will host free activities for ages 0-5 years. Held on Thursdays from 9am to 1pm, there will be soccer, craft, dancing and more.
The amazing Workshops Rail Museum at Ipswich will include activities in their play section that includes building, engineering and inventing. It is great for kids who love construction and role playing. It is on from 6th April to 2nd June and included with museum entry.
The Brisbane City Council hosts a huge amount of school holiday activities all across Brisbane. From craft workshops at the library, to fishing, skateboarding and video games and plays, you can search on the website here for what is happening near you. Many events are free or very low cost and some need to be booked ahead of time.
Alternatively, the Moreton Bay City Council has a jam packed schedule of events with over 40 ideas of amazing things to do. You can find it here.
If your child loves all things space, head to the museum this school holidays to take part in the space workshops. Build and test paper designs in a flight tunnels that simulate the turbulence of a hostile planet. It is free and running from 9th to 12th and 15th to 18th April. For ages 5 years and older and between 10am to 2pm.
The recently opened Spark Lab is an ideal place to take 6 to 13 year olds for an interactive science experience. There are 40 interactive exhibits across three zones and tickets for kids start at $12.50 and adults $15. Visiting it is timed, and you can book online here.
Do you have any other great ideas you think we should share with the other Brisbane Mums to make the most of these school holidays? Please let us know in the comments below. We would love to hear from you.