Parenting

Toddler Outings: Play Central, Port Melbourne

PC3

At 37-53 Crockford Street in Port Melbourne is a really nice play centre called Play Central. Entry is $15 for above 4s, $10 for 1-3, free for under 1s, and $2.50 for adults. There is also a membership option.  This is the main play area above. There is a ball pit, trampoline and air cannons on the ground level. Thankfully Miss…

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Parenting

Winter Activities @ Docklands

Fireworks

I love living in Melbourne city because there are always so many family-friendly events and places to take the kids to! Case in point: There are always lots of good things to do in Docklands during winter! Fireworks In July and August, Docklands puts on a 10-minute firework display every Friday at 7.30pm. There is some entertainment on before and after as…

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Parenting

The Big Freeze Festival, Cranbourne

Anna and Elsa

In the beginning of July, my husband took Miss A to The Big Freeze Festival at Cranbourne Racecourse with some friends. There were lots of different activities for the kids- snow pits, slides, all kinds of workshops, arts and crafts etc. It was an indoor event. There was also a reenactment of Frozen with Elsa and Anna which Miss A…

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Parenting

Toddler Outings: Melbourne Museum

Children's Gallery

One of my 3-year-old’s favourite places to visit is the Melbourne Museum. Apparently it’s going to be refurbished in the near future, but as it is it’s pretty entertaining for the little ones. Miss A loves the dinosaur fossils (in the Science and Life Gallery), the Mind and Body Gallery (anything to do with the digestive system and pooping is…

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Parenting

Toddler Outings: Inflatable World, Maribyrnong/Footscray

Inflatable World, Maribyrnong

Last year we took Miss A to Inflatable World at Oakleigh. It was very crowded and noisy and she really didn't handle the chaos very well at 2+ years of age. This year we headed to a different direction and took her to Inflatable World at Maribyrnong. Prices have increased slightly as of 2016. At this branch, 5s and over are $15, 4s…

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