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At-home school holiday activities in Melbourne for 2020

Our top picks for things to do during the school holidays in Melbourne.

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The school holidays are right around the corner, and if you're stuck on how you're going to keep the little ones entertained in Melbourne, we've got you covered with this guide that will give you major inspiration for the school holiday break.

With the current stage four restrictions in place in Melbourne, kids will not be able to go out and about during the September school holidays. Instead, we're found great alternatives and ideas that are sure to keep your kids entertained in the comfort of their own home.


Top things to do during the September school holidays in Melbourne

Book a virtual activity

Keep your kids' minds active with an abundance of online activities hosted by RedBalloon. From virtually meeting critters to expanding their computer skills, keep them learning even while they're on break.

Online Birds and Critters Experience for Kids
Online Birds and Critters Experience for Kids

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Online Private Coding and Minecraft Modding Lesson for Kids
Online Private Coding and Minecraft Modding Lesson for Kids

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Learn a new skill

Keep them active these school holidays with an abundance of fun indoor lessons that can be taken online. No matter what their interests are, there's sure to be something that catches their eye.

Online Private Roblox Game Lesson for Kids
Online Private Roblox Game Lesson for Kids

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Online Private Coding and Minecraft Modding Lesson for Kids
Online Private Coding and Minecraft Modding Lesson for Kids

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Get creative in the kitchen

Roll up your sleeves for a cooking session during the school holidays. Kids love hands-on activities and learning how to cook is a great skill to pick up. Purchasing a children's baking kit is a good place to start if your little ones are cooking for the first time. If your kids have had some cooking experience, there are plenty of kids cookbooks available so your mini chefs can take the reins in the kitchen.

Set up puzzles and board games

There are plenty of fun puzzles and board games to keep your children entertained and their minds active while spending time indoors these school holidays. Not only will it pass time, they'll feel a sense of accomplishment when completing a puzzle or winning a board game.

Turn your living room into an art studio

Let your child's creativity run wild with an online art class. A pre-recorded video will be sent your way, along with a materials list so your child can release their inner Picasso in no time.

Sleep under the stars on a camping trip

Set up a tent in the backyard for the little ones to enjoy during the day.

Have fun in the backyard

You don't have to go far for lots of fun. Get all of their energy out with some good old fashioned backyard games. Not only will they be entertained for hours, but it will keep them up and moving.


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Free school holiday activities in Melbourne

  • Discover SEA LIFE Melbourne's Marine Mindfulness
  • Have a picnic in the backyard
  • Make an indoor obstacle course
  • Learn origami
  • Go stargazing in your backyard
  • Write a story
  • Draw a picture
  • Read a book

Need more ideas? Check out our 50 free activities to keep the kids busy these school holidays.


School holiday events in Melbourne for the September school holidays

  • STEM Punks School Holiday Online Classes - 21 September - 2 October. Keep your kids' minds active with award-winning fun and interactive classes run by teachers.
  • 100 Story Holidays - 22 September - 30 September. The perfect creative school holiday workshop filled with visual and writing tasks for a budding author.

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