Activities Kids Can Do at Home – Fun, Affordable Easy Ideas & Inspiration
Help the kids have fun at home with these easy indoor and outdoor activities using simple household items, pantry staples, recycled materials and a little bit of imagination!
As families stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19, with the cancellation of countless upcoming events […]
Activities Kids Can Do at Home – Fun, Affordable Easy Ideas & Inspiration
During these difficult times of self-isolation, Rainbow Trail is creating a way for kids to be creative and find other’s creations on their walks.
All you have to do is create Rainbow pictures and stick them in your window for children to find on walks especially during this hard time of self isolation.
You can be […]
What’s In Your Backyard?
Costa is asking kids across Australia to grab a camera and snap photos of the flora and fauna in their backyard.
Joining forces with Junior Landcare, the popular TV star and Landcare champion has launched the ‘What’s In Your Backyard?’ campaign to encourage the next generation to get outside and document what’s in their […]
Port Adelaide Library and Greenacres Library will be holding Lego Club monthly drop in sessions on the last Saturday of each month.
All are invited to join in the fun of playing, challenging, constructing and creating at the Port Adelaide & Greenacres Libraries monthly Lego Play sessions.
Drop in sessions – no bookings required.
Port Adelaide Library […]
[ January 13, 2020 to January 24, 2020. ]
Doughnut Decorating fun at Krispy Kreme!**BOOKED OUT**
Krispy Kreme shops at West Croydon and Bolivar are hosting school holiday doughnut decorating for kids.
Each participant gets two Original Glazed Doughnuts to decorate with a range of icing and toppings. Children will also receive a stylish paper hat and delicious soft serve cone. Children will be able to […]
[ January 5, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 1, 2020; April 5, 2020; 4:00 pm; May 3, 2020; 4:00 pm; June 7, 2020; July 5, 2020; September 6, 2020; October 4, 2020; November 1, 2020; December 6, 2020; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia
Enjoy monthly fun-packed days of art, activities and entertainment for families with children aged 3-12 years.
Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children and their families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, Start is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, […]
[ December 14, 2019; ] [caption id="attachment_123067" align="alignnone" width="630"] © Brian Robinson/Mossenson Galleries.[/caption]
Neo On the Horizon
NEO is the Art Gallery of South Australia’s FREE event for teenagers aged 13 to 17.
Neo On the Horizon invites teens to delve deeper into Tarnanthi, and the world of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Creating a space for young people to make some […]
[ December 7, 2019; ]
Decorate a Gingerbread House at TAFE SA
Hey kids, want to spend a fun morning at TAFE SA decorating a gingerbread house for Christmas?
TAFE SA will supply the gingerbread house (25cm high), lots of lollies and your very own icing bag, all you need to do is decorate it and create your own masterpiece ready […]
Adelaide’s First Art Vending Machine
PLEASE NOTE: the vending machine is taking a short break to make way for the opening of Tarnanthi this weekend 19-20 October. It will be back and restocked on Monday 21 October.
The Art Gallery of South Australia welcomes the first Adelaide Art Vending Machine, curated by Art Vending Machines Australia creator […]
[ September 28, 2019; ]
Something on Saturday presents This Show is NOT Rubbish!
Something on Saturday is back with the Trash Can Man in his award winning show, as he turns trash into scientific treasure — that unexpectedly squeaks and screams, squirts and splashes, floats and flies… and then bursts into flames!
What was the last thing you threw away? Could […]
[ September 7, 2019 to September 9, 2019. ]
Threatened Species Bake Off
The Threatened Species Bake Off is an invitation to Australians to bake a dessert in the shape of a threatened species to commemorate Threatened Species Day on 7 September.
The Bake Off aims to build awareness in the community about Australia’s remarkable and unique threatened wildlife that call Australia home. The Threatened Species […]
[ July 15, 2019 to August 30, 2019. ]
National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant Mini Film Competition
This year for the first time, the National Pharmacies Christmas pageant is giving children the opportunity to win ‘A World Full of Wonder’ experience by entering the 2019 Mini Film Competition.
The National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant is calling on the creativity of children aged 6 – 12 years old to […]
[ August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
SALA Festival 2019 & Introducing SALA Parlour
The SALA Festival is an annual celebration of South Australian living visual artists. Held every August, thousands of artists exhibit in hundreds of venues throughout metropolitan and regional South Australia.
The extraordinary range of exhibition venues means that you can find art just about anywhere around SA, from traditional galleries […]
[ July 19, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Japanese Style Card Making Class for Kids
Make cute and cool greeting cards with Origami during the July school holidays.
Learn how to make a couple of origami motifs with origami paper and make your own Japanese style cards. The fee includes origami paper, card stocks and other materials for two greeting cards. This class is for […]
Entries are now open for the 2019 Royal Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts, crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Royal Adelaide Show offers you and YOUR KIDS the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.
Whether you’re artistic, creative, talented or have the greatest pet in the world, the Show has a […]
[ June 1, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Dino-Worlds at Coromandel Valley
Create your own Dinosaur Diorama at the Coromandel Valley Community Centre.
Learn step by step how to bring your own Dino-world to life in this hands-on creative workshop.
All materials are provided and parents are encouraged to stay and create alongside their child.
Cost: $45 per person
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For more information and all […]
[ April 13, 2019 to April 28, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – April 2019
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide Autumn School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some not-so-well-known […]
[ March 23, 2019; 10:00 am; ]
Ancient Jungle Temples Miniature Diorama Workshop
Learn how to make your own miniature diorama set in the misty jungles.
In this creative two hour workshop, participants are guided step-by-step in bringing their own miniature temple scene to life with all materials provided. At the end of the workshop, each participant gets to take home their very own […]
Miniature Worlds Workshop
Learn, build and create in this 8 week course which will delve into the world of miniature and diorama making.
Each participant will undertake a stage-by-stage creative process in which they will build upon their knowledge and skills learnt each week, taking home their very own miniature diorama at the end of the term […]
[ April 6, 2019 to April 14, 2019. ]
Sculptors @ Crystal Lake Sculpting Symposium
Nine sculptors over nine days creating unique stone sculptures.
Watch 9 Australian sculptors transform massive stone into lasting creations of beauty and imagination over 9 days, and support emerging Australian sculptures. There will be a range of family friendly activities and a kids program available at this event. Entry is by […]
[ January 6, 2019; February 3, 2019; March 3, 2019; April 7, 2019; May 5, 2019; June 2, 2019; July 7, 2019; August 4, 2019; September 1, 2019; October 6, 2019; November 3, 2019; December 1, 2019; ]
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.
Each monthly event is themed around current exhibitions or the general collection.
START is recommended for children aged 3-12 years […]
[ January 22, 2019; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Learn how to create your very own totally rad miniature skate park these school holidays.
In this two-hour creative workshop, you will learn how to create your very own super detailed miniature skate park.
Featuring: skate ramp/stairs; rails; mini skate posters and magazines; miniature trash mattress; pallets and all sorts of other cool miniature accessories, PLUS two […]
[ January 15, 2019; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Superhero Diorama Craft Workshop
Learn how to create an awesome action diorama for your favourite Superhero.
In this creative workshop, participants will be shown step-by-step how to create their own highly detailed miniature street scene to display their favourite action figure. Featuring; Battle damaged brick walls, rubble, posters, boxes, trash can, newspapers even street signs and a […]
[ November 10, 2018 to November 11, 2018. November 13, 2018 to November 18, 2018. November 20, 2018 to November 25, 2018. November 27, 2018 to December 2, 2018. December 4, 2018 to December 9, 2018. December 11, 2018 to December 16, 2018. December 18, 2018 to December 24, 2018. ]
A Very Victorian Christmas at Ayers House Museum
Escape from the bustle of Christmas shopping and stress and enjoy a traditional Victorian Christmas in the heart of the East End.
Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 November 2018 until Christmas Eve, children (and adults) can take part in a range of special festive activities along with […]
[ November 15, 2018; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
A Very Victorian Christmas After Hours Tour
Enjoy a magical Christmas-themed evening tour of Ayers House and experience some Victorian era festive traditions in Adelaide’s very own nineteenth century mansion.
Sing carols, play parlour games, hear a Christmas poem in the nursery. Plus finish off the tour by making a decoration for your tree or a Christmas […]
[ October 9, 2018 to October 11, 2018. ]
Lot Fourteen School Holiday Program
There’s plenty of fun to be had down at Lot Fourteen these schools holidays. Join the CREATE │ School Holiday Program where active young minds can keep busy with a variety of workshops.
Create | Pure Chocolate Making
These school holidays, enjoy a fun (and slightly messy!) one hour workshop where you will […]
[ October 3, 2018 to October 4, 2018. October 8, 2018 to October 9, 2018. October 12, 2018; ]
Artist in Residence Louise Flaherty invites kids to join her for a drop in studio session at The Mill this school holidays.
This is your chance to participate in Louise’s project Memorial for Forgotten Plants, kids will be invited to contribute to a wall of drawings in The Mill’s Exhibition Space.
Louise is currently creating a wall […]
[ October 3, 2018 to October 5, 2018. October 7, 2018 to October 12, 2018. ]
Play at the Bay
Play, explore and experience: there is an activity for everyone! Play at the Bay is a program being run from Wednesday 3 to Friday 12 October 2018. The concept encourages children to play, explore and experience by offering workshops for a wide range of ages.
Bookings are essential and places are going fast […]
[ October 2, 2018 to October 4, 2018. October 9, 2018 to October 11, 2018. ]
Carclew’s Explore Arts school holiday program
Carclew’s Explore Arts school holiday program is here and Carclew are so excited to announce that October brings THE BEST OF EXPLORE ARTS. Their team of professional artists present a broad range of inspiring, hands-on experiences for 5-17 year olds that will nurture their inner-artist and allow them to try […]
[ October 2, 2018; October 4, 2018; October 12, 2018; ]
Slime Fest Workshops presented by First Senses
Join First Senses for their slime making workshop, perfect for slime fanatics or beginners, during the October school holidays.
Put away those YouTube videos and create your very own slime batch right here with First Senses. Plus they get to clean up all the mess at the end.
They’ve got the […]
[ August 17, 2018; 11:00 am; ]
The Adelaide Central Market is helping the RSCPA raise awareness of its annual Cupcake Day campaign with a special cooking demo featuring 2018 Masterchef contestant Kristen Sheffield on Friday 17 August.
Kristen will demonstrate how to bake and decorate cupcakes while also sharing other baking tips and tricks at the Community Kitchen in the Gouger Dining Area from 11am.
[ August 18, 2018; ]
Make your own Treasure Island for Book Week 2018!
The theme for Book Week 2018 is ‘Find Your Treasure’, and to celebrate Payneham Library are running some workshops with model makers extraordinaire Miniature Worlds.
These creative workshops will provide children with all the materials and help they need to create their own miniature world of wonder.
Hands on […]
[ August 12, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Artisan on Partridge event will transform historic Partridge House at Glenelg.
The event will feature an indoor exhibition from artists and sculptors, live music and entertainment, interactive arts activities, live art demonstrations and a great selection of food and coffee vans.
The magnificent gardens will also come alive with a bustling arts market featuring an array […]
[ August 5, 2018; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. August 12, 2018; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. August 19, 2018; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. August 26, 2018; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Free interactive arts experience for children aged 3 – 12 and their families
Pop in to the parlour for a special SALA treat. Carclew’s Pom Pom serves a pop-in, pop-up program for families every Sunday of August.
A tasty line up of young contemporary artists are cooking up arts activities for 3 – 12 year olds […]
[ August 11, 2018; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Neo SALA Soiree
Neo returns with a night to celebrate the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival.
Check out Lauren Simeoni’s wonderful wearables in The Studio, take part in local artist workshops, see the 2018 Student, Drawing, Design and Fashion Exhibition and more.
Treats will be available, but please make sure you eat before you come.
Neo is a free […]
Camp Australia is Australia’s leading Holiday Care provider operating sites around the country.
The company started looking after children in holidays over 30 years ago, running a leading sport camp, and has expanded its experiences to include all kinds of fun and educational activities designed to entertain and occupy kids throughout all holiday seasons.
This service has […]
[ July 7, 2018 to July 20, 2018. ]
Jurassic World Immersive Zone & Winter Wool Craft Zone at Westfield West Lakes
In celebration of the release of Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, Westfield West Lakes are excited to bring you the Jurassic World Craft Village these school holidays for loads of FREE dinosaur fun.
Kids will be awed by a set inspired by the film featuring […]
[ July 9, 2018 to July 11, 2018. July 13, 2018; July 16, 2018 to July 20, 2018. ]
Carclew Explore Arts 2018 Winter School Holiday Workshops
Carclew’s Explore Arts school holiday workshop program offers full day and half-day creative activities for kids aged 5 – 17 years in the stunning North Adelaide venue.
A team of professional artists present a broad range of inspiring, hands-on experiences that will nurture your child’s inner-artist and allow them […]
Do you have what it takes to be crowned Australia’s most talented LEGO builder?
Are you obsessed with LEGO Bricks? Do you love to build awesome LEGO creations?
Endemol Shine are looking for the most passionate and creative LEGO builders in the country to take part in a new Television Show: LEGO MASTERS.
They are looking for teams […]
2018 Credit Union Christmas Pageant ‘Design a Mini-Float’ competition
South Australian school children are invited to be creative and participate in the 2018 Credit Union Christmas Pageant ‘Design a Mini-Float’ competition.
Children aged between 5 and 16 are being encouraged to design their own mini-float with the winning design to be built at Stardust Castle and showcased in the […]