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Published June 30th 2012
The school holidays are almost here again and there are plenty of free activities planned at your local shopping centre to help keep the kids happy. Lots of entertainment in store so take the kids along and join in the fun.
Westfield Whitford City Shopping Centre
Loads of school holiday fun at Westfield Whitford City Shopping Centre. The ABC Activity Centre has three areas where kids can explore the world of the ABC and its characters. Daily for the first week of the school holidays 9th to 13th July, 2012, from 10am to 1pm.
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During the second week of school holidays why not take your kids to the Puss In Boots Interactive Zone where they can make their own Puss In Boots pencil case. Daily from 16th to 20th July, 2012,10am to 1pm.
There are plenty of Winter Craft Activities being held during the school holidays at the Lakes Shopping Centre in Southlake. Free Craft Activities are held daily between 10am and 1pm – make such things as winter mugs, animal keyrings, mosaic mug coasters and wind chimes - make something different every day.
Phoenix Shopping Centre
The Phoenix Shopping Centre in Spearwood presents Project Talent Time, daily at 10am. Hear Perth's young entertainers perform popular classic songs and top 40 hits of today.
The Spearwood Glee Club will perform all your favourite hits from the TV show 'Glee' every day at 12 noon.
There is also fun free face painting every Saturday between 9am and 12 noon.
Rockingham Shopping Centre
Elmo is coming to Rockingham Shopping Centre. On Thursday the 19th July, 2012 Elmo will be walking the malls between 11am and 2pm. See if you can find him.
9th to 13th July, 2012 - kids can learn all about herbs and vegetables by growing their very own plants at this free fun school holiday activity. Kids will learn how to plant herbs and vegetables, then take their plant home and watch it grow. Places for this fun event are limited and bookings are essential.
Garden City Shopping Centre
The Garden City Shopping Centre has loads of free fun for the school holidays and during the rest of July. Between 10am and 2pm every day there are great craft activities including:
Mask Making - 9th to 12th July, 2012 - use a range of different materials to create a fun mask.
Grass Heads - 13th to 17th July, 2012 - create and decorate your very own grass head. The fun can continue at home as the kids take care of the grass head and watch it grow.
Puppet Workshops – 18th to 21st July, 2012 - create and decorate your very own puppet creation.
Westfield Carousel Shopping Centre
At Westfield Carousel Shopping Centre the kids can see their favourite Looney Tunes characters in a free live stage show. Looney Tunes Live Shows will perform twice daily at 11am and 1pm. Don't forget to stay around after the show and meet Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck & Tweety Bird.