School holiday fun in Gosnells

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The holidays are here! That means it’s time to come up with some boredom busting ideas that will keep the kids happy during the school holidays in Gosnells without busting your budget.

Fun, free or cheap entertainment these school holidays in Gosnells

Free and creative library fun

Check out the awesome free kid’s activities hosted by City of Gosnells Libraries.

  • With locations at Gosnells, Thornlie, Kenwick and Amherst, there’s a huge range of activities to choose from.
  • School holiday workshops include creative writing, acting, Japanese Manga, storytime, Wii games and a flourishing flowers workshop.
  • Check out the program for full details and bookings for all of these great school holiday activities.

Awesome fun

The City of Gosnells runs a fun Awesome Antics school holiday program for older kids.

  • Kids aged from 10 to 16 can enjoy a wide range of fun and adventurous activities and make new friends.
  • The antics happen at Thornlie Community Centre from Tuesday to Friday, kicking off at 8.30am and running through to 4.30pm.
  • The cost is kept low and meals are provided.
  • Check the website for full details and to book.

Get arty!

Budding Picassos can get creative at the Midland Junction Arts Centre these school holidays in Gosnells.

  • Kids activities and workshops include printmaking, screen printing, acrylic painting, and a funky steampunk top hat decorating session.
  • Check the website for full details and to book.

Be in the centre of the action

There’s many Children’s Centres around the Midland area who run affordable Vacation Care programs for primary school aged kids.

Hit the park

It doesn’t get much simpler – or cheaper! – than heading to your local park for hours of fun!

  • Parks are a free, fun way to get the kids off your back and work off all of that excess energy!
  • Throw some snacks and scooters into the car and get exploring – why not use the City of Gosnells parks directory to venture to a new spot?
  • Don’t forget to pack yourself a picnic rug and a book – if you’re lucky, you might even get a few moments peace to relax and enjoy the sunshine!

On your bike!

Once the kids have had enough of the park and are ready for a change of scene, hit the bike path!

Go shopping

Check out what’s happening at your local shopping centre these holidays.

  • There’s loads of fun craft, gardening and face painting activities for the kids at Maddington Central. Spring into Spring with lots of gardening themed fun including birdhouse art, grass heads and herb seedling planting.
  • Many other centres offer free and fun activities for the kids, including crafts, face painting, shows, craft and entertainment.
  • Just remember to leave your wallet at home so you’re not tempted to bust your holiday budget on some unexpected shopping!