Here are some ideas for the school holidays in Perth, Western Australia
Shopping Centre Activities
There are always heaps of activities on at our local shopping centres. Little Lego fans will love the free Lego Brick Zone At Garden City Booragoon. There are lego activites, competitions and prizes, there’s even Duplo Lego for the littiler one’s. You can find a list of shopping centre activities this school holidays here.
School Holiday Programs
And if it’s Lego they are into, they will also love the Lego Engineering & Robotics programs being run by St Andrews Grammar in Dianella – they are also running a Mosaics and Who Dunnit? Junior Detectives programs during the October School Holidays. Find lots more school holiday programs here, and if you’ve left it to the last minute find school holiday program vacancies here.
The Perth Royal Show
The biggest show of the year, The Perth Royal Show Claremont is on in the October School holidays from Sept 28th – Oct 5th. There are animal displays, exhibitions, showbags, rides, fireworks and heaps more. You can also find tips from other parents to save you time and money at the show here!
Free and Cheap Things To Do
It can be expensive to take the kids out each day, but there are heaps of free and cheap things to do in Perth in the school holidays. You can have a picnic and watch the planes take off and land at Jandakot Airport or take on the 11 adventure bike challenges at Peachey Park Kewdale. Find out heaps more ideas for free and cheap things to do in Perth in the school holidays!
Your Local Library
Check out your local library to find out what fun activities they are running during the school holidays. Bookings are usually essential and they book out fast so contact them today to book a place. Scitech are coming to Stirling Libraries during the October school holidays, places are limited so book today. . You can find links to your local library here.
Lauren Angove is Mum to 2 boys aged 2 & 6 yrs and runs her own business providing products and information to help make shopping and heading out and about with the kids easier, including her own invention Trollipop ( www.trollipop.com.au ) – designed to help kids independently snack and play while parents shop
Lauren also blogs about things to do and places to go with kids in Perth at www.kids-around-perth.com