Summer school holidays on the Mornington Peninsula

Well let me start by giving you a round of applause for making it through the first week of January after the frivolities and festivities are finished. It won’t be long before the kids are keen to get out and get busy with some activities. Sounds like a great plan to me! The kids are entertained and have the chance to catch up with some friends + parents get the opportunity to go to the shops, tidy the house, meet a friend for lunch…who am I kidding? I’ll probably scroll through Instagram in peace and quiet then maybe nap on the couch. I love spending some quality time with my kids when the routine of school + work is removed but sometimes, just sometimes, we all need a break.

Whether your kids are big or little, like to make it or move it, there’s something for them on the Mornington Peninsula these holidays!


Make it

‘Hot Arts for Cool Kids’ @ Frankston Arts Centre, Cube 37

Monday 7th January – Friday 11th January

‘Hands on, interactive, creative, diverse art + craft workshop’…my kids love it!!!

ALSO … check out the Frankston Arts Centre website for lots of school holiday performances such as Alice in Wonderland, Knights Acting School Holidays workshop, Circus Fun workshops and Deadly 60 Down Under!

Creative Kids Club School Holiday Program @ Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington

Monday 7th January – Friday 25th January | 10am – 12pm daily

$25 per class or $100 for the week | Students 5 – 12 yrs | Check website for full schedule.

Kids Pottery Workshop @ Mount Eliza Pottery Studio

Monday 14th January – Friday 18th January | 9:30am – 12:30pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm

3hr sessions | $55 all inclusive

Open Day @ Creative Makes, Hastings

Saturday 12th January | 10am – 2pm

ALSO – workshops for all ages Tuesday 15th January – Friday 25th January including printmaking, marbled clay pinch pots + painting inspired by the greats!

Art’n’craft program for kids @ Robyn’s Room, Mornington

Robyn provides children with the opportunity to step out of the traditional art class setting + throw caution to the wind to find their true creative inner self.

Workshops until January 25th | 2.5hr morning or afternoon sessions

Create a Mandala @ Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Wednesday 9th January | 10am – 12pm | Ages 5-8

Tuesday 15th January + Wednesday | 10 – 12pm

Move it!

Zumba for Kids with Julia @ Mornington

Thursday 10th, Thursday 17th + Thursday 24th January

Classes for 6-9yr olds + 9-13yr olds | $35 for the course of 3 classes

Acro Kids School Holiday Workshops @ Mount Eliza + Cranbourne

Let your kids bounce, tumble and cartwheel their way through the school holidays in Acro Kids workshops.

7th – 22nd January | 2 hr workshops or full day program | $30 – $75

Loco-motion creative moving for kids – Summer Program @ Mount Martha

Tuesday 8th January – Friday 25th January

Presenting |Creative Ballet + Creative Movement – catering for toddlers and preschoolers 18 months – 5 years AND Make a Dance Music Video – suitable for school aged kids.

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