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Published March 26th 2018
Entertain the children for free
There is no need to "break the bank," entertaining the children these upcoming school holidays. There are numerous free activities and events, below are ten recommendations within Brisbane and Logan City.
Parkour Performances 3-15 April, 11:15am (Mondays - Wednesdays and Fridays - Sundays) and 7:35pm Thursdays (closed 9 April), Westfield Garden City
See the Parkour Twins, Dylan and Brodie Pawson perform daily. Watch them run, jump, flip and climb the Centre's custom-made parkour tower.
Enter the Discovery Dome and be transported into the underground realm, where you can unearth your very own crystals to take home! The children will learn about crystal formation during an educational animated presentation. Each child will then take a unique container of gemstones from the miniature mineshaft, and use the light tables to discover the crystals inside. Suitable for children 3 14 years, bookings not required.
Step back in time and learn all about when dinosaurs roamed the earth at the Dinosaur Adventures activity zone. Complete with 2 animatronic dinosaurs, kids can see these prehistoric creatures in their natural forest environment before digging for fossils at the workshops.
Children can express themselves creatively and enjoy:
Free build zone with a huge collection of LEGO pieces
LEGO Height Challenge
Accuracy Challenge (rebuild an object from memory)
LEGO city iPad games
Meet and greets with LEGO City Policeman
(20 minute sessions from 10am, 10.40am, 11.20am, 12pm and 12.40pm daily)
Bookings not required.
Discover the amazing world of under the sea with interactive touch tanks and stage shows. Get up close to a baby bamboo shark, sea stars, urchins and more sea creatures and let your little ones learn all about their favourite sea animals.
Daily presentations include: Human Impact (11am) and Shark Discovery (1pm).
Bookings not required.
Enjoy a guided night walk and discover the wonders of the Raven Street Reserve after dark! Participants will walk 2 kms. The activity will continue in light rain.
Suitable for children 6 years and older (must be accompanied by an adult). Bookings via Eventbrite.
From 9:00am to 11:30am, the little ones can get creative and decorate their own superhero colouring in. Then, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, join Bricks 4 Kidz to bring to life their particular superhero build.
Bookings required via link above.
Botanic Games 5 April, 10am-2pm, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Come and tackle the obstacle course and test your athletic skills in the Botanical Games at the Fruit Orchard.
Suitable for children 5 years and older, bookings not required.
Explore the History of Circus maze to complete a new circus craft activity each day:
Make your own juggling balls
Have your face painted
Make a swinging trapeze artist
Bend balloons into an animal
Make a clown tie or hat
Make a twirling ribbon wand