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Published July 2nd 2015
Fun things to do on the school holidays
Are you looking for ways to keep the kids occupied during the school holidays? The winter school holidays run from Saturday 4th July to Sunday 19th July, 2015, and as always local shopping centres will be organising plenty of free activities to keep your kids happy and entertained. Why not check out some of these?
Enjoy a whole range of 'Winter Wonderland' themed activities, from Monday 6th to Friday 10th July, 2014. (week one), and from Monday 13th to Friday 17th July, 2014, (week two). Both weeks feature a variety of different, fun, crafty activities that kids will love.
Members of the popular childrens show Hi-5 will be appearing at Westfield Carousel and Westfield Whitford City performing a song from their live show 'Hi-5 House of Dreams'. Bring the kids along to Carousel on Saturday 11th July, 2015, from 2pm till 3.30pm, or to Whitford City on Saturday 11th July, 2015, from 11am to 12.30pm.
Come along to the Garden City Shopping Centre, in Booragoon, and have fun at the Zoo Safari. Through the magic of animatronics technology, kids can get up close to wild animals including zebras, giraffes and lions. Join in with lots of free activities, arts and crafts. The Zoo Safari will run from Monday 6th July to Sunday 19th July, 2015, between 11am and 4pm each day, (11am to 4pm on Sundays).
A whole host of lovable Disney characters will be on show at the Karrinyup Shopping Centre during these school holidays. The very popular Elsa and Anna, from Frozen, will be making a live appearance in the centre for a fun meet and greet. Bring your little ones along on Saturday 11th July and Sunday 12th July, 2015, check the website for session times. There are lots more free activities throughout the shopping centre, featuring Monsters University, Toy Story, Planes, Cinderella, and of course Frozen.
The Belmont Forum Shopping Centre is holding Cooking Crew School Holiday Fun between 10am and 1pm each day of the school holidays. On week one (Monday 6th to Friday10th July) have fun making Pizzas, then on week two (Monday 13th to Friday 17th July), try your hand at Tortillas. Each child can receive free Tomato and Basil seeds to grown their own Pizza toppings at home. Sessions run for thirty minutes, check the website for session times to avoid disappointment.
Lakeside Joondalup has loads of free holiday fun planned for the kids. Come along for the Ben and Holly Live Stage Show, between Monday 6th and Friday 10th July, 2015, and a fun meet and greet. There are four shows each day, check out the website for session and meet and greet times.
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.