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April school holiday fun in Docklands

30 Mar 2017

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There’s so much to do in Docklands this school holidays, you’d be crazy not to bring the kids down.

Here’s a list of some of what’s available:

Young filmmaker workshop

Children interested in filmmaking can join the five-day Young Filmmaker School Holiday Workshop at Docklands Studios to learn to write, film and edit a short film under the guidance of experienced producers. Twelve places are available.

Monday, April 3 – Friday, April 7

Docklands Studios

$480 per person.

ArtVo

The interactive 3D art gallery has built a reputation at Harbour Town. Visitors can see, touch and photograph the artwork and create their own amazing illusions. Children can also learn about optical illusions and the technology behind 3D art.

Everyday 10am-6pm

Harbour Town

$15-25 per person. Family packages available.

Games Adventure at Harbour Town

Try the jumping castle, Hasbro life-size games and the Nerf obstacle course for starters. The Melbourne Star is offering free flights for children. There will also be an Easter egg hunt on April 15.

Monday, April 3 – Monday, April 17

Harbour Town

Free.

Sand art

Sand art is returning to Harbour Town in April for children with a creative heart. They can play with the colourful sand and create their own sand sculptures in Wharf St.

Monday, April 1 – Monday, April 17

11am-5pm

Harbour Town

Free.

The Backlot Rooftop Drive-in

Located on the top floor of the multi-deck car park, the drive-in cinema also offers seats for walk-ins. It shows classic blockbusters nightly. There are PG-rated films available and it is also pet-friendly.

Everyday from 8pm.

Harbour Town

$40 per car and $20 on Tuesdays.

 

Mbots balloon popping challenge

How many balloons can you pop with your self-engineered popping device attached to an Mbot robot? Children can learn more about robot technology and sharpen their handcrafting skills through this fun and interactive science class.

Wednesday, April 5 3.30-4.30pm

Library at The Dock

Free.

 

Wild backyard zoo

Young children can get up close to some amazing Australian native animals and learn about native animals that live in their backyard. It is part of the Grow and Learn school holiday program brought by Melbourne Library Services.

Thursday, April 13 10.30am-11.30am

Library at The Dock

Free.

 

LEGO Education Workshops

Are you LEGO smart? The LEGO workshops help children to build knowledge and express themselves creatively. Children can develop spatial awareness, creativity and mathematical concepts of symmetry, shape and geometry through building their own LEGO mini-sculptures.

LEGO Education Learning Centre, 5/439 Docklands Drive.

Monday, April 3 – Thursday, April 13

$40.

 

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