toddler outings Archive

Ice Skating @ O’Brien Group Arena, Docklands

Thanks to Frozen, my 3.5-year-old has been dying to ice skate. Of course, she had no idea how hard it was going to be. And I don't think my husband was quite prepared for the challenge of

Toddler Outings: Play Central, Port Melbourne

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

Winter Activities @ Docklands

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

The Big Freeze Festival, Cranbourne

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,

Winter Solstice Bonfire @ Collingwood Children’s Farm

For the last decade and a half, Collingwood Children's Farm has been celebrating the shortest day of the year (the winter solstice) with a huge bonfire in the evening. It is a fun little family event. Before the

Toddler Outings: Melbourne Museum

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

Toddler Outings: Inflatable World, Maribyrnong/Footscray

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

Toddler Outings: Ron Barassi Snr Park, Docklands

There is a new park/playground named after Ron Barassi Snr that just opened last month (October 2015) at the Harbour Town side of Docklands. It's located at the end of Docklands Drive, past the Harbour Town Shopping Centre.

Toddler Outings: Inflatable World, Oakleigh

During weekends and school holidays, the Oakleigh Indoor Sports centre (4 Railway Road, Oakleigh VIC) turns into a crazy crazy place called Inflatable World. Inflatable castles, slides, gladiator rings, and all kinds of things to bounce, climb and

Toddler Outings: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Open House Tromarama for Kids

Photo from NGV website Entertaining the kids during winter can be a bit of a challenge. In summer it’s easy just to head out to a park and playground but you have to be resourceful in finding indoor

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