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Drainpipe Dragsters | Dock 2 Port Adelaide | 22 Aug 2021

[ August 22, 2021; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Make your own Drainpipe Dragsters at Dock 2, Port Adelaide
Construct your own small battery-or-solar powered car (kits supplied), and compete against others on the multi-lane drainpipe drag-strip at Shed 13.
Trim your car for optimum performance, aligning axles and lubricating wheel bearings. Initial heats will be held in the large Shed 13 using battery power, and […]

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Infinite Monster | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149390" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Peter Matthew[/caption]
Infinite Monster – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Three tents. Three participants. Two minutes to draw, scribble or scrawl your contribution to an ever-changing monster projected in real time on a gigantic tower of LCD screens.
In this extra-special version of the classic game, everyone is invited to draw the head, legs […]

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Create Your Own Ice Cream Flavour with Golden North | Closes 28 Apr 2021

Create Your Own Ice Cream Flavour with Golden North
Golden North is giving kids a fun task these school holidays, to create their very own ice cream flavour.
The weird, the wonderful, the creative – they want to see it all!
Open to kids 5 to 10 years old, the Golden North judging panel will pick the best […]

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Adelaide 48 Hour Film Project | 30 Apr – 2 May 2021

[ April 30, 2021 to May 2, 2021. ]
48 Hour Film Project
The world’s largest timed filmmaking competition is returning to Adelaide. Over the weekend of 30 April  – 2 May, hundreds of Adelaide filmmakers will race to produce a film in just 48 hours. 
The 48 Hour Film Project started as a local film challenge among friends in the U.S. in 2001. Since then, […]

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BRIXPO | Event for LEGO® Fans | Adelaide | 3 & 4 Jul 2021

[ July 3, 2021 to July 4, 2021. ]
The Adelaide BRIXPO event for LEGO® Fans is back in 2021
Mark the dates in your calendar to visit BRIXPO during the first weekend of the July school holidays.
BRIXPO will set up in a bigger venue in 2021 – the St Clair Recreation Centre in Woodville. With six full size basketball courts to fill with their fabulous original […]

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Free Activities for Kids at Home Online | Scouts SA | Mar 2021

FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA 
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home. 
There are new activities every month and it’s easy and free to sign up.
The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a […]

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Free Activities for Kids at Home Online | Scouts SA | Feb 2021

FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA 
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home. 
There are new activities every month and it’s easy and free to sign up.
The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a […]

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Neo: Colourverse | Art Gallery of SA | 20 Feb 2021

[ February 20, 2021; ]
Neo: Colourverse
Neo is where young people can kick back and hang out with friends while joining in artist-led workshops, listening to local live music and taking part in performances and activities.
Held at the Art Gallery of SA, there are various activities, including karaoke, poetry and photobooths. Teens are able to meet new friends and attend […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | 2021

[ February 7, 2021; March 4, 2021; May 2, 2021; June 6, 2021; July 4, 2021; August 1, 2021; November 7, 2021; December 5, 2021; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia 
Enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery – an exciting introduction to art for children and their families.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South Australia on […]

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Confucius Institute Cultural Workshops | Adelaide Festival Centre | 13 Feb 2021

[ February 13, 2021; ]
Confucius Institute Cultural Workshops
Celebrating the 2021 Lunar New Year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide will be presenting 3 workshops for you to immerse yourself in traditional Chinese culture and art.
Experience the beauty of the brush stroke as their artists compose the characters of Chinese calligraphy with your Chinese name, take the opportunity […]

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Waterhouse School Holiday Program | SA Museum | Jan 2021

[ January 4, 2021 to January 8, 2021. January 11, 2021 to January 15, 2021. January 18, 2021 to January 22, 2021. ]
Waterhouse School Holiday Program
These school holidays there’s plenty to see and do at the Museum.
Be inspired by this year’s Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition and go along for a self-guided trail through the Museum or take part in four exciting makers workshops.
Draw! Recycle! Explore! | 4 – 8 January 2021, 11am – 12pm or […]

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Christmas Activities for Kids | Babysits

 
Fun Christmas Activities for Kids
Christmas is just around the corner, so it’s time to whip out the tinsel and get in the festive spirit! But with all the cooking, shopping, organising and wrapping that comes with Christmas, we know it isn’t always easy to keep the kids entertained at the same time. So to keep […]

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Countdown to Christmas | Santa Beard Advent Calendar

Countdown to Christmas Printable Santa Beard for Kids
As Christmas day draws near children will often ask “How many days until Christmas?”
There are some gorgeous advent calendars on the market, from wooden trees to felt wall hangings, but there are also loads of homemade versions you can make at home for very minimal cost.
This Santa’s Beard […]

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Does your child want to be on Play School? | Video Submissions Close 7 Dec 2020

[ November 23, 2020 to December 7, 2020. ]
Does your child want to be featured on ABC’s Play School?
Play School are going ‘Through The Windows’ with kids across Australia. Share your home videos with them and they might appear on their TV show. 
The Play School team are looking for 3–6 year olds to show them a slice of their life for an upcoming series […]

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Gratitude Jar – Mindfulness Activity for Kids | Babysits

 
Gratitude Jar – Mindfulness Activity for Kids
This gratitude jar is a great mindfulness activity to get kids practising gratitude daily. It’s easy to get caught up in feeling like we’ve not got enough, instead of focusing on what we do have and what we’re thankful for. Take a look at these simple instructions and […]

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Lantern Making Workshop | OzAsia Talks | 23 Oct 2020

[ October 23, 2020; 11:00 am; ]
Lantern Making Workshop
OzAsia Festival’s Moon Lantern Parade has a very important history, founded in the traditions of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Each year, tens of thousands of people to come together in one magnificent day-long celebration that culminates in Australia’s largest lantern parade. This year, OzAsia Festival will present an online lantern making workshop on Friday […]

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Free Fun – Home Delivered | Free Family Activities by Scouts SA

FREE FUN – Home Delivered by Scouts SA
FREE FUN – Home Delivered is an action-packed program of free, activities available online and delivered via email to families at home. The program is an initiative of Scouts SA and is being offered as a Community Service for South Australians.
Aimed at kids aged 4-11 and their families, […]

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Nature Crafts at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park | 26 Sep – 11 Oct 2020

Nature Crafts at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park
Get outdoors and get crafty these school holidays at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park!
Your little ones will have a wild time exploring the animals on their Nature Crafts adventure trail, collecting items as they go to build their own Wild Animals.  You can even submit a […]

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Free October School Holiday Activities at Churchill Centre | Sep-Oct 2020

[ September 30, 2020 to October 4, 2020. October 7, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
Free October School Holiday Activities at Churchill Centre 
Spring has Sprung at Churchill Centre these school holidays with FREE activities. Kids can decorate a bug catcher during the first week of school holidays and decorate a flower pot during the second week.
Week 1: Decorate a Bug Catcher

Wednesday 30 September – Saturday 3 October 2020 | […]

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UNBOXED: Adventures in Cardboard | Book Presale | 2020

[ August 23, 2020 to September 7, 2020. ]
UNBOXED: Adventures in Cardboard
UNBOXED: Adventures in Cardboard is a new book all about the creative adventures you can have with cardboard boxes using what you have at home to create something new.
Kids will be inspired to use cardboard boxes to make cool creations. The book will be hardback, beautifully designed and printed on sustainably sourced […]

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Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked

Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked | 1-30 Sep 2020

[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked
Hahndorf will celebrate their rich linage of artisan culture, over a month-long festival in September called Hahndorf. Handmade. Handcrafted. Handpicked. 
The festival will include more than 250 intimate events and experiences in and around the Main Street of Hahndorf. The program is filled with bespoke experiences for all ages and tastes. Uncover the […]

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SALA at City Library Workshop Series: I am AWE-tistic | Until 30 Sep 2020

James Coulter, Parmi Dog, Fish Finger Shark, acrylic on canvas
SALA at City Library Workshop Series: I am AWE-tistic
Join the curator and artists of ‘I am AWE-istic’ for a series of inclusive, welcoming and FREE artistic workshops.
Each week there will be a different theme to help participants get creative and explore themselves through art. Suitable for […]

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Pom Pom Art Space | Carclew | Davoren Park | Reopening 1 Aug 2020

Carclew’s Pom Pom returns in Term 3!
Carclew are delighted to advise that our treasured Pom Pom studio will re-open for face-to-face delivery on Saturday 1 August 2020.
Pom Pom is a contemporary art space dedicated to engaging children (up to 12 years) and their families. Located in Davoren Park in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, Pom Pom offers hands-on creative workshops delivered by leading […]

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Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft

 
Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft
Kids are often fascinated by all things related to outer space and astronomy. Help teach your kids about the Moon with this cool Moon phase activity, complete with a Moon phase worksheet!
This activity involves creating a ‘moon phase slider’. You’ll be able to move the slider to expose different […]

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SALA Festival | August 2020

South Australian Living Artists Festival 2020
The 23rd South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival celebrates South Australia’s visual artists throughout August. The 2020 program is a dynamic mix of exhibitions with over 5500 artists participating in over 500 exhibitions across Adelaide, throughout regional SA and online.
Australia’s largest community based open access visual arts festival will run […]

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Your Wild Child Book | Wild Imagination | Presale Dates 19 Jul – 8 Sep 2020

[ July 24, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Your Wild Child Book Presale – More Nature Play Activities for Kids
Following on from the success of the first book by Brooke Davis, Your Wild Imagination, comes Your Wild Child – a new book for families to enjoy. 
Full of new and interesting nature based activities for children aged 2-12 years, this practical and easy to […]

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Neo Home Game Free & Online | Art Gallery of South Australia | 15 Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020; ]
Log on for a huge night of all things teen-led and local at Neo Home Game.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its third digital event. Home Game, presenting a program of teen talks, creative online labs, and artworks in their first ever exhibition, all in celebration of the South […]

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Paint with Peppa | Online Art Class | 25 Jul 2020

[ July 25, 2020; 9:30 am; ]

Paint with Peppa Pig Online
Learn to paint Peppa Pig jumping in muddy puddles during a live online class via zoom.

Paint with Peppa is a live online painting session hosted by Cork & Chroma. Little piggies can look forward to an hour and a half of snorts and giggles on July 25 as they learn to […]

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A Forest In My Pocket | Augmented Reality Adventure | 1 Jul – 31 Aug 2020

[ July 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
A Forest In My Pocket is a magical, augmented reality adventure for children.
Created by illustrator and animator Helena Papageorgiou and narrated by Mischa Long.

A Forest In My Pocket leads kids and families on a trail of discovery to find magic in their homes and little worlds in their backyards.

Print-at-home images come to life via […]

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Chalkin’ Around – Free chalk sessions | Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi | Adelaide | 9, 14, 16 & 17 Jul 2020

   
Chalkin’ Around – Free chalk sessions
Let your little ones’ imaginations run wild in the fresh air at the City of Adelaide’s free chalk space in Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi these school holidays.
There’ll be three activity zones for them to chalk up their colourful creations:

Free draw zone – With all the colours of the rainbow […]

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Wonkie Clay Pots School Holiday Workshop | City of Charles Sturt | 15 Jul 2020

[ July 15, 2020; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Wonkie Clay Pot Creatures Workshop
Learn how to create pinch pots using traditional techniques at the Wonkie Clay Pots Workshop these School Holidays.
During this workshop, you will learn the techniques of pinch pots, coils, slip and score. You will use these techniques to create a creature of your choice, in which you can place a plant […]

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School Holiday Jewellery Workshop with artist Nikki Carabetta-Baugh | City of Charles Sturt | 13 Jul 2020

[ July 13, 2020; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Jewellery Workshop
These July school holidays children can participate in a Jewellery Workshop using gum nuts and quandong seeds to hand-make either a necklace, bracelet or earrings.
The workshop is best suited to children aged between 7-14 years old.
Cost: $5 per child. Bookings are essential and places are limited.

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Aboriginal Basket Weaving School Holiday Workshop | City of Charles Sturt | 15 Jul 2020

[ July 15, 2020; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
 Traditional Basket Weaving with Nikki Carabetta-Baugh
Children can learn how to use traditional Aboriginal methods to weave a basket these July school holidays at the Findon Community Centre.
The workshop is best suited to children aged between 7-14 years old.
Please be aware that safe Hygiene practises will apply and there will be restrictions on numbers in line […]

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Textile Arts Workshop – Jewellery from Jeans | St Clair | 14 Jul 2020

[ July 14, 2020; ]
Learn what you can turn your old jeans into at this textile arts workshop.
The City of Charles Sturt will host a Textile Arts Workshop at the Brocas Youth Centre during the July school holidays.
This workshop is suitable for ages 12-20 years.
Please be aware that safe hygiene practises will apply and there will be restictions on […]

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Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Competition | Closes 12 Jul 2020

[ June 9, 2020 to July 12, 2020. ]
The Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Competition
The hunt is officially on for the 2021 Adelaide Fringe poster design.  Professional artists, budding illustrators, designers, students and everyone in between are encouraged to submit their entry to the Adelaide Fringe 2021 Poster Competition, proudly supported by their Principal Partner, BankSA.

The Adelaide Fringe Poster Competition is as iconic as […]

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Neo Shapeshifters | Online Teen Event | Art Gallery of SA | 6 Jun 2020

[ June 6, 2020; ]
Neo Shapeshifters | AGSA
AGSA delivers their second virtual teen-led event with Neo Shapeshifters.
Neo, the Art Gallery of South Australia’s dedicated program for teens, is launching its second free digital event, Neo Shapeshifters. While the Gallery is reopening its doors to the public on Friday 5 June following updated guidelines from the South Australian Government, AGSA […]

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Junior Ranger Activity – Autumn Diaries | Parks SA | Until 8 Jun 2020

[ May 7, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
Junior Rangers – Autumn Diaries
South Australia’s National Parks and Wildlife Service has a new Junior Ranger nature journaling activity that will get kids excited about spending time in nature this autumn. There is also a great competition too.
Designed to spark curious minds, ‘Autumn Diaries’ is a great way to take the classroom outside and get […]

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PATCH Theatre Educational Activities | 2020

[ May 28, 2020 to June 10, 2020. ]
Educational Activities by Patch
Here are some of Patch Theatre’s favourite fun (and educational) activities to try at home or school.
Enjoy storytime, create shadow puppets, make a rainbow light, build a paper city, colour in ZOOM alien characters, make a bird fly around the room or create your own mini galaxy in a jar.

See all the […]

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Something on Saturday at Home | Adelaide Festival Centre | 2020

[ May 30, 2020; June 6, 2020; June 13, 2020; June 20, 2020; ]
Something on Saturday at Home
Free craft activities for kids from the Adelaide Festival Centre.
The Adelaide Festival Centre misses hearing the laughter and the smiles of families in their theatres and creating fun, lasting memories when you visit.
They have created a range of free educational and hands-on activities to keep your little and big ones entertained […]

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Crayola “Colors of the World” Crayon Range

 
Crayola Crayons – New Skin Colour Tones Range
Crayola’s new skin colour toned crayons are designed to represent over 40 global skin tones across the world which will allow children to “accurately colour themselves into the world.”
The packs include descriptive colour names such as “light almond,” “deep rose” and “medium golden.” Each crayon label also lists […]

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