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Fun things to do on the school holidays
The winter school holidays are just around the corner, running from Saturday 5th July to Sunday 20th July, 2014. As always, there are lots of free activities on offer at local shopping centres, to keep kids happy and entertained. Why not check out a few of these?
Week one has 'Sport' themed activities, from Monday 7th to Friday 11th July, 2014. Week two has 'Forest Friends' themed activities, from Tuesday 15th to Friday 18th July, 2014. Both weeks feature a great range of different, fun, crafty activities that kids will love.
Come along to the Garden City Shopping Centre, in Booragoon, and have fun at the 'Viking Craft Activity Village', plus you can meet Toothless the Dragon, from the movie 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'. These free activities will be held between 11am and 2pm from Monday 7th July to Sunday 20th July, 2014.
Over at the Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre there will be plenty of free school holiday fun between 11am and 2pm each day.
During Week One (Monday 7th to Friday 11 July, 2014) children can enjoy the Moshi Monsters Interactive Zone, playing Glump Bowling, visiting the Gross-ery Store, decorate Poppet and Katsuma masks or take part in Moshi Monsters colouring-in activities.
The Octonauts Live Stage Show will be on during Week Two, Monday 14th July to Friday 18th July, 2014, at 10am , 11am and 1pm each day. The Octonauts are on a mission and ready to explore, in this musical, magical under the sea adventure with Captain Barnacles.
Head on down to the Ocean Keys Shopping Centre, in Clarkson, for lots of free fun this school holidays. Kids can take part in the Winter Warmers Craft Workshop, from Monday 7th to Saturday 12th July, 2014, between 11am and 2pm each day. Then from Monday 14th to Saturday 19th July, 2014, kids can get crafty and design their very own money box.
If your kids love dinosaurs, bring them along to the Dinosaur Discovery Workshops at the Westfield Whitford City Shopping Centre, in Hillarys. From Monday 7th July until Friday 11th July, 2014, between 11am and 2pm each day, children can chip away at rocks to find dinosaur fossils. Sessions will run for twenty-five minutes each.
Visit Snowland in the City of Perth, in Forrest Place, from Monday 7th July until Saturday 19th July, 2014, between 10.30am until 3.30pm each day. Children between three and twelve years of age can experience real snow and enjoy a wonderland of free, snow filled fun. Snow adventures are held in thirty minute sessions and tickets are available from the City Playground Pass marquee in the Murray Street Mall.
The Phoenix Park Shopping Centre, in Spearwood, brings you Dora the Explorer in Dora's Dance Party Live Stage Show. This live show will be performed on one day only, Saturday 12th July, 2014, at 11am and 1pm.
Also at Phoenix Park, from Monday 7th July till Friday 11th July, 2014, see Bubbles the Bear in 'Hugs N Kisses – A Pirate Adventure', a fun live show held at at 10am daily.
These are just some of the free, fun activities available during the school holidays. Check out your local shopping centre and see what's going on near you.