Summer Holiday Activities

Get creative and arty this summer with activities from the National Gallery of Victoria plus an online workshop with illustrator Isobel Knowles! Get moving with Sean Murphy's comedy show. Meet a Seeing Eye Dog online with Vision Australia! 

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A collage artwork of a whale underwater by Isobel Knowles

Collage workshop with Isobel Knowles

Tuesday 5 January 10am

Get ready for this great workshop with the artist who created the mural in Point Cook library children’s area. Before we start, collect different types of paper with a variety of textures and colours as well as leaves and other natural materials. Isobel will guide you in making your own underwater scene, with the materials you have collected.

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Close up on the face of a black labrador dog

Vision Australia Meet a Seeing Eye Dog Q&A

Tuesday 12 Jan 10am

Meet storytellers, Sarah and Jamie, from Vision Australia's Feelix Library and a very special Seeing Eye Dog. Got a question about Seeing Eye Dogs? Ask us!

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Comedian Sean Murphy is holding a camera and patting his head

Sean Murphy Comedy Show

Tuesday 19 January 10am.

Take part in the world's greatest and funniest playground games with comedian Sean Murphy's show, Commonwealth of Games. Sean is guaranteed to make you laugh out loud and give you some great ideas to keep you busy for the rest of the holidays.

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National Gallery of Victoria: Kids on Tour

Check out some great activities and online workshops from artists Alice Oehr, Kenny Pittock, Misaki Kawai and Troy Emery. See the NGV website for more between January 9 to the 17th. 

You can pick up your free NGV activities from your local branch from Monday 4 January. Maximum 3 activities per child.

An initiative of the National Gallery of Victoria, NGV Kids on Tour is generously supported by The Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust, managed by Equity Trustees, the Packer Family and Crown Resorts Foundations.

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Wyndham Together

Check out what Wyndham Together has to offer for kids

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Art and Craft Links

Art for Kids Hub

Step by step videos on how to draw cartoons

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Wimpy Kid You Tube

Videos about the books and writing tips from the author

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Active Videos

Gymnastics Victoria

Aerobics for kids

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Mini Movers

Active videos for kids

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Mini Monstars

Sport and music videos to keep kids active.  

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FUSE

FUSE has put together a list of active videos for kids. Check these out

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Sport Australia

Sporty challenges

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STEAM

Kids Music Café

Learn about brass instruments from the Sydney Youth Orchestras

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Dirt Girl World

Fun gardening and recycling activities and information

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The Exploratorium

Science activities from the Exploratorium Laboratory

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Winter Holidays 2020

Did you miss out on these ideas last holidays? You can still try them out!

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Kids Club Online

Join Kids Club Online at Wyndham Libraries. New activities every week.  

National Gallery of Victoria

NGV Kids at Home offer many different art and play activities  

Scholastic

Scholastic has many different activities for kids based on their favourite books.

Dav Pilkey at Home

Videos of Dav drawing characters from his books.

Draw Everyday with JJK

Jarrett J. Krosoczka draws characters from his books, like Lunch Lady and Star Wars Jedi Academy characters.

Ursula Dubosarsky

Australian children's author. Fun craft activities relating to her books.

Workshop with Tai Snaith 

Author/Illustrator Tai Snaith shows you how to create your own landscape using watercolour paint.

Red Ted Art

A YouTube channel with many activities and crafts for kids

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