Kids beating winter and school holiday blues with free activities throughout the region

Zuri Matthews and Ruby Jefferson at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Ebony Jefferson at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Kate Spencer making wearable art at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Pelin Ayyildiz at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Gabby Giffen at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Hriday and Adhvay Puran at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Sharp Richmond at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Francine Tugbac at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Emma Davey at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Kids had fun at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Kids had fun at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Ruby Jefferson, Mya Anthony and Amelie Eaton at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Eliza Eaton and Elle Anthony at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Ryder Lack, Hamish Eaton and Cade Anthony. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Marais Hunt at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt
Zuri Matthews and Ruby Jefferson at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Ebony Jefferson at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Kate Spencer making wearable art at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Pelin Ayyildiz at Forrestfield Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Gabby Giffen at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Hriday and Adhvay Puran at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Sharp Richmond at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Francine Tugbac at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Emma Davey at the Scitech workshop for kids at Midland Library. Picture: Bruce Hunt Kids had fun at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt Kids had fun at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt Ruby Jefferson, Mya Anthony and Amelie Eaton at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt Eliza Eaton and Elle Anthony at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt Ryder Lack, Hamish Eaton and Cade Anthony. Picture: Bruce Hunt Marais Hunt at Kalamunda History Village. Picture: Bruce Hunt

WITH the cold weather moving in for the school holidays children across the region are beating boredom with free activities at their public libraries and community hubs.

The Gazette joined young creators at the Forrestfield Library last Thursday where they designed their own wearable art.

Children aged six to 12 were invited to attend and craft their own “wearable wonders”.

The Midland Library hosted an interactive and exciting learning environment for children on Tuesday with developing minds able to learn through play.

The early childhood workshop with Scitech encouraged participants to play, explore and discover.

It fostered their natural curiosity and encouraged them to ask why, how and what if?

Children at the Kalamunda Historic Village were able to have fun the old-fashioned way as part of its school holiday program.

Activities included making a gumnut family chain, an apple slinky and faces, pin wheels and sundials while learning fun dance steps and games.

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