We’ve been waiting the entire year for summer and now it’s here! The kids are on school holidays for six weeks and we’ve got some fun-filled activities to keep the kids entertained in December and January. There are creative craft workshops, games, movies and more. And best of all, they’re really affordable and some are even free!
Come along and enjoy our exciting school holiday events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where kids can create a bot, experiment with Minecraft, watch a show and relax in front of a movie. Find out more and book.
Some library activity highlights include:
Build a better world through acts of kindness and of course – craft! Craft lovely little beads and badge projects in this session to decorate your world or to gift to others and make them smile. All materials supplied.
Parents are invited to spend an hour with their child to explore the world of mini robotics. Specially prepared kits, instruction sheets and activities will be provided for you to complete a coding challenge together.
Experience how even the smallest of creatures can make a difference in this fun family flick. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto the Super-Dog must convince a rag-tag shelter pack to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.
Friday 13 January 2023, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.
Get into coding and creativity in this 2 hour Minecraft – Build a Better World workshop. Lead by the experts at World of Minecraft, take part in building virtual worlds and overcoming a variety of build challenges using the Minecraft platform. Participants will receive a goody bag for participating in this session.
Wednesday 18 January 2023, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.
Enjoy the Paw Patrol TV series? Watch your favourite characters in their biggest adventure yet! When Humdigger becomes mayor and causes havoc in Adventure City, Ryder and everyone’s favourite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge. Armed with exciting new gadgets the PAW Patrol joins forces to save the citizens of Adventure City.
Friday 20 January 2023, 1:30pm-3:30pm, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.
Build a better world with the help of Patti the Pig and Jenny as they tackle recycling. Learn about which rubbish goes in which bin and the important role we can play in looking after our environment.
Monday 23 January 2023, 10:30am-11:20am, Woollahra Library at Double Bay Book now.
Drop by Woollahra Library at Double Bay to play a range of board games, card games and video games.
Monday 19 December 2022 to 29 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay, Paddington Library, and Watsons Bay Library
On Weekdays, 9:00am-7:00pm – Monday 19 December 2022 to 27 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay
On Weekends, 10:00am-3:00pm – Saturday 7 January 2023 to 29 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay
On Weekdays, 9:00am-7:00pm – Thursday 19 January to Sunday 29 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay
On Weekends, 10:00am-3:00pm – Saturday 14 January 2023 to Sunday 22 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay
On Tuesdays, 2:00pm-3:30pm – 10 January 2023 to 24 January 2023, Woollahra Library at Double Bay
Other school holiday activities
With programs suitable for all needs, there’s something for everyone these Summer holidays at Centennial Parklands. The action-packed schedule includes eco-art, park science, bush rangers, fairy escapades and more. Visit the Centennial Parklands website for more information.
Calling all kids who are keen to learn more about skateboarding. SKATE NOW is offering their popular Kids Skate program again, suitable for children 5-13 yrs. This kids skate holiday program is based on gradated learning, skill development and fun! There will be two 50-minute beginner sessions at 9am and 10:15am.
Cost: $35 (for children 5-13yrs)
Monday 16 January 2023 , 9am-10am and 10:15am-11:15am: Lyne Park basketball court, 550 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, More details.