School Holiday Fun


School holidays, loved by some and dreaded by many.

If the words ‘Mum, I’m bored’ have you reaching for your earplugs, fear not, here’s some school holiday activities that could help fill a day or two.

-Head outdoors

Take a day trip to Bribie and head for the beach or enjoy a picnic in one of the many parks across the region.

Hit the bike paths with some pedal power or grab a fishing rod and tackle the creeks, rivers and other waterways across our great region.

-Library School Holiday Activities

Loads of activities for kids big and small, some require bookings

Program dates - December 15, 2014-January 23, 2015

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-Head along to the Abbey Museum in Caboolture and get lost in a world of history.

- SHAFT (School Holiday Activities for Teenagers) is a program introduced by Moreton Bay Regional Council for students who reside in or attend high school in the Moreton Bay region. The exciting range of activities are subsidised by council, making them more affordable and accessible for students. So if you're attending high school in 2014 and live or attend high school in the Moreton Bay Region you can participate in any of the SHAFT holiday activities.

Program dates: January 12 - 23, 2015

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-Water play

Take your pick from the beautiful beaches of Bribe Island, swimming pools, the Redcliffe Lagoon or even South Bank Parklands.

-Get in touch with the animal kingdom

Head along to Australia Zoo and check out animals from far and wide including the big crocs.

- Active Kids Park Sessions

Come along and have some fun in the Active Kids School Holiday Park Sessions. These activities have been designed to encourage children to get outside and active in their local parks. The sessions are completely free with no prior bookings required, run in a non-competitive atmosphere with a focus on fun games for everyone to enjoy.

Program dates: January 12-23, 2015

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-Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art

Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room is just one of many exhibitions that will keep your kids entertained these school holidays.

-On the Stage at QPAC

Take your pick of entertaining shows including Giggle and Hoot and Friends. Jimmy Giggle, Hoot and Hootabelle who will be setting off on a giggle-icious live stage adventure with their friends the Bananas in Pyjamas and Hoopla Doopla's Zap, Mimi and Jango.

-For those rainy or super hot days the movies could be another option

-Theme Parks

There’s Aussie World, Underwater World, Dreamworld, Movieworld, Seaworld, you get the picture.

-But if staying at home is more your thing…

Get crafty and make cards, paint pictures, write stories or even record family movies together, the only thing that will limit you is your imagination.

Enjoy the school holidays and may the time before the start of term one pass in a whirlwind of fun and good times!

If you have any suggestions on other fun-filled school holiday activities, feel free to add them…..

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