Need some free activities to help entertain the kids these school holidays? You’re in luck! We’ve done some searching and have found some great free events and activities coming up in December.
20th anniversary of Harry Potter
Hard to believe, but it’s true! It’s been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was released and Brisbane kids can join in on the celebrations with Professor Frankie Falconette! This activity is suited to children aged 9 years +, who are also keen readers of the Harry Potter series! It’s all happening on Wednesday the 13th of December at the Brisbane Square Library and at Wynnum library. For more information click here (city) or here (Wynnum)
Learn to draw shapes with Illustrator, Kerry Argent
In Ashgrove, kids aged 5-12 years can join Illustrator, Kerry Argent, in a fun drawing workshop. What a great way to practise important fine motor skills while also getting to be creative and help kids to express themselves. For more information, click here.
Street Science workshops
Look out Brisbane! The scientists will be taking over the streets of Holland Park, Carina and Brisbane city. Kids aged 6-12 can get hands on and marvel at the wonders of science (minus the mess at your place!).
Make instant snow and slime in Holland park! (info here)
Go wild for science in Carina! (info here)
Make glowing bouncing balls in the city! (info here)
Learn to draw cartoons with “Cartoon Dave”
In Carindale, budding artists can learn cartooning skills with “Cartoon Dave”. This workshop is for kids aged 6 – 12 years and sounds like heaps of fun! For more information, click here.
And there’s more!
There are story telling sessions for younger children aged 3-8 years across libraries including New Farm, Everton Park, Inala and Garden City. Check out the many other events here.
For kids under 5 there are pop up libraries providing story time session in some fantastic parks around Brisbane. Pop up libraries will be visiting parks in Chermside, Wynnum, Milton, Kuraby, Seventeen Mile Rocks and Ashgrove. Kids can play at the park, check out some new books and listen to a story. For more details regarding the pop up libraries, click here.
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