Spring school holiday activities and events

​Keep your child entertained and engaged over the spring school holidays with these fun, free virtual activities and events.

With options for children from birth to teenage years, there's something for everyone!

Fun at home

The Department's FUSE website has a huge range of fun, stimulating activities, challenges and competitions that children of all ages can complete by themselves or with their parents. Check them out at Fun at home FUSE

Victoria Nature Festival

With over 80 virtual events and experiences, the Victoria Nature Festival is the perfect way to explore and learn more about the great outdoors at home! Discover activities available for all ages and interests at Victoria Nature Festival

Animals at Home, Zoos Victoria

Bring Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and the Werribee Open Range Zoo to life with live cams, Keeper Talks and other virtual updates at Animals at Home

Live Penguin TV

Stream Phillip Island's Little Penguins into your homes. Tune in from 6pm AEST to watch Live Penguine TV

Arts Centre Melbourne

Come together with your family to watch a theatre performance, listen to music and podcasts, explore stories or dive into a creative activity at home at Arts Centre Melbourne

School holiday events and activities, City of Melbourne

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with child-friendly events and activities from the City of Melbourne. See them all at School holiday events and activities 

We encourage families to also check what events and activities may also be happening in your local area - your local Council website is a great starting point.

School Holiday activities, Museums Victoria

Bringing the best of Victoria's museums to you and your family with interactive online events and activities that you can enjoy from home these Spring school holidays. Explore the range at School Holiday activities

Scienceworks at Home

Can't make it to Scienceworks? Take a virtual tour of our exhibitions, hear from a museum expert, dive into learning resources or get inspired by a range of family-friendly activities at Scienceworks at Home 

NGV Kids events

Japan and me

Discover artworks from the NGV with your child in these online sessions designed for children aged 2 to 5 years old. 
Japan and me

NGV Kids at Home: Art club with Bundit Puangthong

45-minute artist-led virtual activities use everyday art supplies and encourage creative thinking.

Children are welcome to participate on their own or with the whole family.
NGV Kids at Home: Art club with Bundit Puangthong

ACMI School Holiday activity ideas

Help your children have fund and keep busy over the school holidays with these creative activity ideas from ACMI. Whether your child loves to write, draw, act or code check out the activities at ACMI School Holiday activity ideas 

Activity guides: ideas for play & wellbeing, raisingchildren.net.au

These fun, low-cost ideas for play activities that help children of all ages learn and grow. Families can do these exercises together with their children, see the range at Activity guides: ideas for play & wellbeing 

State Library of Victoria Storytime and Playdate

Storytime

Join families across Victoria in Storytime where you can engage with Library personalities from the comfort of your home, every Monday at 11am. Plus, each Storytime session will end with an engaging activity for you to try at home.
Storytime

 State Library Playdate

Join the State Library every Wednesday morning for a free and invigorating learning sessions! Over the school holidays, our resident host will be Science for Preschoolers. Join the experts to explore the wonderful world of science, with mind-boggling experiments and ideas for further investigations at home. Delving deeper into physical chemistry and life sciences, this is the perfect program for inquisitive minds!
State Library Playdate

Holiday activities at the Melbourne Aquarium

Families can find a range of free activity sheets, craft activities and downloadable content for to use while staying home. Join for free live streams with Bird Keepers, Aquarists and star sea creatures. Find out more at Melbourne Aquarium 

Holiday Heroes at Legoland Discovery Centre

Legoland Discovery Centre has a range of free activities for families over the school holidays. Join your holiday heroes for live streams, story time, fun activities and more awesome things from the 18 September to 3 October! Find out more at Holiday Heroes at Legoland Discovery Centre 

Heide at Home

Feel the creative inspiration wherever you are with Heide at Home. Find creative activities for adults and kids alike at Heide at Home 

Bendigo Discovery Centre

Bendigo Discovery Centre brings you Curious Kids, a series of experiments you can do at home hosted by Early Years Program Developer, Dana Twycross. Discover the activities at Bendigo Discovery Centre

Museum Victoria Mindfulness meditation

Stuck indoors? Let this video specifically designed for kids take you to the Otways National Park just off the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. This mindfulness video is an adaptation of an immersive experience in Museums Victoria's new Learning Lab, which you'll be able to enjoy in full once they re-open. See the video at Museum Victoria Mindfulness meditation