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Perth Summer School Holiday Guide

Saturday 7th of December to Sunday 26th of April
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The school holidays are in full swing, so get along to these fantastic summer holiday events happening around Perth.

The summer school holidays are upon us. If you are struggling to think of ways to keep the kids entertained, Perth has a huge number of fantastic school holiday events happening in December and January, and we have found some of the best!

Remember to always check the website before you go, just in case the details have changed.

Crochet for Kids, Mandurah

A small class during school holidays for kids aged 7 - 12 interested in learning crochet! Kids will make a cute bookmark with googly eyes. Class includes materials, drink and a chocolate treat!

WHEN: Monday, 6th January and Tuesday, 8th January
WHERE: Maylands and Kingsley
AGE GROUP: Ages 7-12 years
COST: $79 per person
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Roald Dahlís Fantastic Mr Fox

Roald Dahlís classic Fantastic Mr Fox is brought to life in Perth these summer school holidays. See the story of Mr Fox pitted against the three greedy farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean Ė one fat, one short, one lean. When they try to outfox him, Mr Fox needs to save his family and friends and heíll go to any lengths to outwit these three mean humans.

Packed with packed with Roald Dahlís signature mischief, mayhem and laughs,†Fantastic Mr Fox is unmissable theatre for all ages.

WHEN: Wednesday, 22nd January to Sunday, 26th January
WHERE: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, 174-176 William Street, Perth
AGE GROUP:All ages
COST: Tickets from $32
For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Things for Kids Activity Directory

Do you find yourself struggling to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays? What if you could easily find activities suitable for their age and interests, without trawling the internet for hours?

Things For Kids is an activity directory that makes searching for school holiday activities easy, and far less time consuming for busy parents. Woo-hoo! All you need to do is enter your postcode and you're taken to an easy-to-use, interactive map showing all the activities in your area. If you feel like venturing a bit further out, you can easily find something new and different.

Parents can then filter according to day of the week, activity category, age range and postcode. You can even view quality photos of parks and playgrounds, meaning it couldn't be easier to find everything you need to keep your children happy, engaged and occupied while learning through play.

With more and more postcodes frequently added to the directory and a dedication to the user experience, Things For Kids provides the most up-to-date activities and information around.

So check it out these school holidays! Stop wasting time trawling the internet looking for things to do and take a look at Things For Kids.

Room on the Broom - Live in Perth!

Fresh from its recent sell-out tour, the team who brought you The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child return to Perth for the summer holidays with songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups.

Join the witch, her cat, a dog, a bird, a frog and a hungry dragon on this classic adventure for your little ones.

WHEN: Tuesday, 28th January to Sunday, 2nd February 2020
WHERE: State Theatre Centre of WA, 174-176 William Street, Perth
AGE GROUP: Ages 3 and over
COST: Tickets from $29, children under 12 months are free if sitting in parentís lap
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Freedom Fairies at Fringe

You are never too old for a bit of fairy magic! Step inside the Freedom Fairy garden, where magic and wonder grow, where all manner of wishes they weave and bestow.

There is nothing they can't do, from face painting to Henna, Glitter and Hair braiding, available at the small price of 5 pieces of treasure! Tickets not required.

WHEN: Daily from Saturday, 18th January to Sunday, 16th February 2020 from 2pm-5:30pm
WHERE: The Woodside Pleasure Garden, Russell Square, Northbridge
AGE GROUP: All ages
COST: 5 pieces of treasure
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Itís a Pirate Attack at EFYC!

Arrggghhhh, me hearties! The Duyfken will attack East Fremantle Yacht Club these school holidays. Those who fail to surrender will walk the plank!

Put on your best pirate gear and enjoy a fun-filled day that will include a bouncy castle, games, the St Ayles Skiffs, Navy Cadets and much more for the kids throughout the afternoon. This is a free event open to both members and non-members.

WHEN: Sunday, 12th January 2020 9am-1pm
WHERE: East Fremantle Yacht Club, East Fremantle
AGE GROUP: All ages
COST: Free
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Faeries, Mermaids and Pixies - an Unfairy Tale Fringe Show

This Fringe World event is a full musical theatre production for families with singing, dancing, interactive theatre and a storyline to treasure. Youíll hear your favourite Eco Faerie songs performed live. Come along and dance and sing along with them!

WHEN: Saturday, 18th and Thursday, 30th January at 10am
WHERE: Big Top at Sunset Veranda, Brighton Reserve, 204 The Esplanade, Scarborough
AGE GROUP: All ages
COST: Tickets $12.50
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Scitech at North Perth Common

Scitech brings the science to North Perth these school holidays! At 10am, learn about Burning, Melting and Saving, and ponder if there are other ways to make fuel. Then at 11am, use experiments, and a bit of research to solve some of lifeís everyday problems...from the quirky, to the interesting, to the downright stinky.

WHEN: Saturday, 11th January at 10am and 11am
WHERE: North Perth Common, View Street, North Perth
AGE GROUP: All ages
COST: See event website
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Summer School Holiday Workshops with LEGO Bricks

Kids love LEGO? Take them along to the perfect school holiday workshop throughout Perth! There are workshops held north and south and for children aged from 5 years and over. Head to the website for more information and to book.

WHEN: Throughout January
WHERE: Throughout Perth
AGE GROUP: Ages 5 and over
COST: Costs vary between events
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers at the Maritime Museum

Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers is a family-friendly exhibition featuring carefully reconstructed replica machines that reflect one of the most technologically significant times in the human history. This exhibition includes models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, busts, and much more, with plenty of things to touch. We also have some fun dress-ups and a photo wall - will you be a goddess or a gladiator?

Ancient Rome is best suited to primary school aged children though the entire family will enjoy learning about this fascinating era.

WHEN: From now until Sunday, 26th April 2020 9:30am-5pm
WHERE: WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle
AGE GROUP: All ages
COST: Tickets $17.50 for adults, $10 concessions, kids 5-15 years $7.50, children 0-4 are free
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

Nature Detectives Holiday Program, Perry Lakes

Spend the day outside with the popular Nature Detectives Holiday Program! Children will take part in cubby building, bug hunts, nature crafts, outdoor games, climbing trees and Mini Beasts meet and greet!

WHEN: Wednesday 15th to Friday 18th January from 9am-3pm
WHERE: Cambridge Scout Hall, Perry Lakes Reserve
AGE GROUP: Ages 5-10 years
COST: $80 per child
More Information For more information or to purchase tickets, check out the website

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