Looking for some new ideas to engage virtually during lockdown for these school holidays?

There are many online opportunities for you and your family to explore these school holidays.  Many are free and some have a small ticket cost for participation.

STATE LIBRARY VICTORIA

Explore big ideas and new passions with State Library Victoria’s spring 2021 season featuring a range of events and exhibitions

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SEALIFE

Watch Sea life’s aquarist staff as they interact with these amazing creatures from beneath the deep including Turtles, Sea dragons and Sharks!

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ZOOS VICTORIA

While the Melbourne Zoo may be closed - penguin, snow leopard, giraffe and zebra live streams let you keep an eye on some of the Zoo's most popular residents any time of the day or night

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MUSEUMS VICTORIA

Bringing the best of Museums Victoria to you with interactive online events and activities that you can enjoy from home these Spring school holidays.

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NATIONAL GALLERY VICTORIA

The NGV has just started its latest virtual children’s art classes, so get in quick. Art Club with Bundit Puangthong (October 2, 16 and 30) is inspired by the history of puppet-making in the artist’s family and requires only basic art supplies. Wrangling preschoolers? Settle them in for a Japan and Me session, which includes spotting and guessing games and a simple origami activity (September 21 and 30 and October 7).

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NGV Art Club with Bundit Puangthong

Bookings are recommended for these live events, but there are also anytime options, including downloadable activity sheets and games, and videos such as Making a Possum Skin Cloak with Maree Clarke, Family Meditation with Little Warriors Yoga, and Digital Dance Party with Body Electric.

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ACMI

ACMI is a museum of screen culture. Located in the heart of Melbourne's Fed Square, ACMI (formerly Australian Centre for the Moving Image) celebrates the wonder and power of the world’s most democratic artform – fostering the next generation of makers, players and watchers.  Click below to see their online school program and resources.

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QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET 

Throughout the September school holidays Queen Victoria Market will be hosting FREE online kid’s cooking workshops. Great to keep the kid’s entertained, the workshops will be fun, interactive, and oh so delicious. Each workshop will be run on Zoom, and parental supervision is required.

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CITY OF MELBOURNE

Explore a range of ArtPlay activities at home ranging from puppetry to creative writing, music to drawing – all developed by artists – for a range of ages and interests. 

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VICTORIA TOGETHER

Victoria Together aims to connect and empower Victorian communities through inclusive experiences, to create a sense of belonging for all Victorians.

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