IT’s school holiday time again – two weeks of fun and frivolity for the kids, with parents trying to find new ways of keeping them entertained.
So we’ve taken the effort out of it by coming up with a list of great, fun activities all through Perth metro area.
There’s nature-based play, tech camps, story-telling workshops and all manner of other ways to have fun.
So here it is, our take on the best school-holiday events for your children to enjoy.
Available at various schools through the Perth metro area, Codecamp is a course designed to fast track your child’s love of technology. The company behind the program says children can design an iPhone app in just three days – and have heaps of fun while they do it. For bookings and more info, click here.
Discover your hidden talents in science, technology, engineering and maths these spring holidays at the City of Joondalup Libraries. Activities include construction, robotics, electronics, Lego and of course sensational stories. For more info, click here.
This wonderful show reveals the everyday chaos and beauty of a child with Asperger Syndrome. Brisbane teen Ethan Hugh takes centre stage as six performers journey by his side offering guidance. Diagnosed with the developmental disorder at four, Ethan believes the syndrome is feared and misconstrued. For bookings and more information, click here.
Filmbites Screen Academy specialises in teaching acting for the screen and filmmaking, but they’re also running school holiday workshops on video-game creation and animation. For dates, prices and more information click here.
The City of Mandurah has something for everybody these school holidays.Get creative, make new friends, experiment, head outdoors, learn new skills, get active, relax and enjoy… your kids can do it all. For more information, click here.
PAW Patrol at Karrinyup Shopping Centre
Nick Jr.’s PAW Patrol will be visiting Karrinyup these school holidays. For more information about appearance times, visit the Karrinyup website.
AGWA presents My Story My Home, a photography exhibition revealing both the diversity and the commonality within, between and across the Muslim and wider communities. On the last weekend of the School Holidays, visit AGWA for a hands-on art activity related to the exhibition. For more info click here.
The courage of the Roman navy as it tried to save lives in the wake of the devastating Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD is at the centre of a new exhibition opening at the Western Australian Maritime Museum on Friday, September 22. Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue is expected to attract thousands of visitors to Fremantle, boosting the local economy and supporting the creation of jobs. For more information, visit the website.
Head to Cockburn Gateway shopping centre between September 25 and October 8 for some a-mazing fun. Start by exploring your way through the Muddle Maze, located in front of Big W. Complete the activity sheet and drop it into the entry barrel for your chance to win an awesome prize. For more info visit the website.