Entries are now open for the 2017 Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts & crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Adelaide Show offers you the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories. Make showtime YOUR time!
Whether you’re artistic, creative, talented or have the greatest pet in the world, the Royal Adelaide Show […]
Entries are now open for the 2017 Adelaide Show competitions!
[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Visit the South Australian Maritime Museum on Sunday 21 May and discover the lost art of vintage photography – the way our world was captured before the advent of the smartphone.
On offer as part of South Australia’s History Festival, this unique family day is jam-packed with all things analogue―vintage studio sets and free photo booths, […]
[ May 13, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
Give Mum a beautiful gift this Mother’s Day.
Westfield West Lakes in collaboration with Bella in Bloom is excited to bring to life this free kids event!
Get creative and design your very own posy to give to Mum for Mother’s Day!
All flowers and items will be provided. This event is designed for children aged 7 years […]
[ May 1, 2017 to May 10, 2017. ]
Help raise awareness about migratory birds and you could win a 12 month unlimited Zoos South Australia Membership!
World Migratory Bird Day is on 10 May 2017 and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary has decided to celebrate with a colouring competition.
World Migratory Bird Day is an annual global celebration of the incredible journey across hundreds of thousands […]
[ May 7, 2017; June 4, 2017; July 2, 2017; August 6, 2017; September 3, 2017; October 1, 2017; November 5, 2017; December 3, 2017; ]
START at the Gallery
START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for children and families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, START is free and includes art activities, tours, live performance and entertainment. START is recommended for children aged 3-12 years and parent/carer supervision is required. No bookings are necessary.
[ May 8, 2017 to May 12, 2017. May 15, 2017 to May 19, 2017. ]
Formerly known as Tell Me a Story, Young explorers is a program designed especially for 3-5 year olds.
Young Explorers is a free program for 3-5 year old children and their families to enjoy an interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces of the South Australian Museum.
Just like us, our ancestors needed […]
[ June 2, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Get ready for a wild night as Neo welcomes the Art Gallery’s inaugural Ramsay Art Prize!
Go along and check out the exhibition and create your own prize-winning works of art with local artists. Join film-guru Liam Somerville of Capital Waste pictures and become a green-screen superstar, try traditional and avant-garde drawing techniques with Thomas Readett and […]
Sometimes we all need a little bit of magic in our lives….
Does your child love fairies? Do you love seeing a child’s eyes light up with happiness when they believe that something magical has happened?
Your child may have been extremely good and deserves a little reward or perhaps they have had a bad day, feeling unwell […]
[ April 18, 2017 to April 29, 2017. ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes for Kids
Autumn Holiday Classes Ready To Book Now
Now that mad March is over it’s time to get some cooking activities booked in for the kids. At Scoffed they’re travelling round the world this holidays with visits to France, Mexico, USA, Italy, Japan, Thailand and home in Australia!
There will be heaps […]
[ April 15, 2017 4:00 pm to April 30, 2017 4:00 pm. ]
Autumn Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the April School Holidays.
Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older but there […]
[ April 14, 2017 to April 30, 2017. April 14, 2017 to April 30, 2017. ]
ArtVenture Kids Art Classes Online
Simply set them up and watch them create artworks all by themselves
Artventure – Kids Art Classes Online. 33% off!
As a parent, you want to encourage your kids to develop their skills, but you don’t always have the time to help!
Artventure has you covered when it comes to teaching them to draw […]
[ April 18, 2017 to April 22, 2017. ]
Elmo & Cookie Monster LIVE at Westfield West Lakes
Westfield West Lakes welcomes Elmo and Cookie Monster to the centre these April School Holidays. Explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities with this live singing and dancing stage show. Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family.
Shows run for […]
[ April 15, 2017; April 16, 2017; 12:00 pm; April 17, 2017; 12:00 pm; April 19, 2017; 12:00 pm; April 21, 2017; 12:00 pm; April 22, 2017 12:00 pm to April 23, 2017 12:00 pm. April 26, 2017; 12:00 pm; April 28, 2017; 12:00 pm; ]
See what’s on at IKEA these school holidays
These school holidays, IKEA is the perfect place to get some great meal deals or find some creative activities for the kids while you also get to have a day out shopping!
Kids Eat Free
These school holidays, the kids can eat for free at IKEA! Receive up to 3 […]
[ March 31, 2017; 5:30 pm; ]
In a Gallery first, Neo is celebrating National Youth Week by throwing an exclusive and free festival just for teens!
At the one-night-only Teen Takeover, get a VIP look at the Gallery after hours as it comes alive with performance, film, music, dancing, theatre, circus and more! Bring old friends and make new ones, as you […]
Kids’ Weekend at Adelaide Writers’ Week | Review | 9 March 2017
I took the children to Kids’ Weekend at the Adelaide Writers’ Week on Sunday and they had a blast. There was plenty to see and do and it’s such a great location with all those lovely shady trees, bunting strung up everywhere and books […]
Kid & Hub Review
Kid & Hub opened in Maylands on Monday 6 February 2017. It’s been described as a unique place for parents, offering activities to foster children’s creativity and a whole lot more. There is coffee and a play hub that you can drop into anytime, as well as formal pre-booked activity sessions.
[ March 4, 2017 to March 5, 2017. ]
Kids’ Weekend | Adelaide Writers’ Week 2017
The magic is back with the Adelaide Writers’ Week Kids’ Weekend – two days of stories, songs, parades and some pretty amazing creatures.
Come along and spend some time with singer/songwriter Holly Throsby, local theatre company Story Trove, Evelyn Roth’s Nylon Zoo and the ever wonderful Nest Studios. There will be […]
[ February 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 8, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 15, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Creative Road Art Project on Jetty Street
The City of Charles Sturt are keen to work with local kids in developing designs which will be painted on the road as part of an alternative traffic calming project.
The colourful roadway works to slow local traffic and increase pedestrian safety in the area.
The designs will be developed in […]
[ January 28, 2017; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]
30 Minute Art Classes for Outdoorsy Kids
The Beach Studio is a fun pop-up outdoor art class developed specifically for creative outdoorsy kids. The 30-minute sessions adopt a step-by-step style approach to painting an original artist inspired masterpiece.
Whilst parents enjoy watching from the sidelines, each child learns the steps to creating a copy of a famous […]
[ February 6, 2017; ]
Kid & Hub is a new creative activity hub for Adelaide families with pre-school children.
Editor’s Note 9 February 2017: Read our Play & Go Review of Kid & Hub here
Opening 6 February 2017 on Magill Road, Maylands, it will be a unique place for parents, offering activities to foster children’s creativity and a whole lot […]
Join GooRoo Animation for a series of 8 action-packed workshops over Term 1 2017 at The Hut Community Centre in Aldgate or at the Findon Community Centre.
Participants will try their hand at a whole range of animation techniques including claymation, mixed media, flipbooks, whiteboard, pixilation and skittles animation. Each week their short films will be […]
[ February 18, 2017; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Neo: Printmaking Mania is program for 13-17 year olds at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Neo makes a big return in 2017 with a fun-filled afternoon of all things print! Join the Art Gallery of South Australia for the official launch of Yewth magazine’s February edition and learn about independent publishing. Then, inspired by the […]
[ January 19, 2017; 9:30 am; January 20, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 23, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. January 25, 2017; 9:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 27, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids
This summer come and learn how to cook something different every day at Scoffed.
School Holiday Cooking Classes for all ages
Whether you want to make edible gifts or decorations in one of our Christmas treat classes or come to one of their more traditional classes in January, they have a fantastic program for […]
[ January 13, 2017; January 19, 2017; January 21, 2017; ]
For some school holiday fun, try Cathy Gray’s children’s art classes.
Cathy Gray is an Adelaide artist whose work is all hand drawn in archival ink. The delicacy is reminiscent of an embroiderer’s needlework and in particular, lace. Her intricate and finely detailed works demonstrate a radial balance, drawing our gaze from the centre point.
Cathy is offering some […]
[ January 13, 2017; 10:30 am; January 17, 2017; 10:30 am; January 25, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
These two National Trust holiday programs both involve tours of the beautiful Ayers House Museum and interesting craft activities.
Shadow Play – Make your own shadow puppet theatre | 13, 17 & 25 Jan
For kids who love making things and putting on shows.
Ayers House Museum is a beautiful Victorian-era mansion located on North Terrace. From its gloomy basement to […]