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Kids events, family friendly and activities for children in Sydney

Sydney this week

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    Sun 20 Apr Decorate an Easter egg basket and put it straight to use in the annual Easter egg hunt around the gardens and grounds of the... More details
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    19-20 Apr Children can learn how to ride a horse in Sydney’s biggest backyard with one of Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre’s... More details
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    Sun 20 Apr Enjoy a special Easter breakfast at Wild Life Sydney Zoo with traditional Aussie barbecue food followed by a meet-and-greet... More details
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    18-21 Apr Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is hosting daily egg hunts in Robertson Park over the Easter long weekend. There’ll also be... More details
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    31 Mar-24 Apr Based on Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s Australian picture book, Pete the Sheep tells the story of Shaun the sheep... More details
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    12-23 Apr From dodgem cars to dinosaurs, the Entertainment Quarter is gearing up for 12 days of action-packed family activities at the... More details
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    Mon 21 Apr It’s Easter, 1928. Consuela the Cook has been found dead in the kitchen. Can you solve the mystery? Kids ages seven to 12... More details
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    18-21 Apr Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is hosting daily egg hunts in Robertson Park over the Easter long weekend. There’ll also be... More details
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    12-23 Apr From dodgem cars to dinosaurs, the Entertainment Quarter is gearing up for 12 days of action-packed family activities at the... More details
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    31 Mar-24 Apr Based on Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s Australian picture book, Pete the Sheep tells the story of Shaun the sheep... More details
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    13-24 Apr The Australian Museum’s singing professor is embarking on an exciting journey in search of the world’s most awesome... More details
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    14-24 Apr AFTRS run school holiday courses for kids and teens from ages nine to 17 years old. Each course is taught at the school’s... More details
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    Tue 22 Apr Banksia Buddies is a nature play program for children, ages three to five. Early childhood science educators, the Science... More details
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    Tue 22 Apr Time Out ’s young reporter Bill Blake, nine, says Hyde Park Barrack’s Convict Escapades is really fun for kids. “It... More details
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    Tue 22 Apr Based on the real-life story of rascally butler Joseph Kaye, who stole Mr Wentworth’s silver and tried to escape, the aim of... More details
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    Tue 22 Apr Learn bush survival skills and techniques, like how to make a simple shelter using natural materials, in this two-hour Kids vs... More details
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    Tue 22 Apr Dress up as your favourite fairytale character and take an epic quest through the house and garden at Elizabeth Farm to find a... More details
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    Tue 22 Apr Kids from ages five to 12 years old are invited to Fizzics Education’s whizz-banging show full of banana hammers, exploding... More details
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    Wed 23 Apr Children will have a great time enjoying bush crafts, exploring wildlife and building up their nature knowledge through games,... More details
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    Wed 23 Apr As part of the Sydney Observatory summer holiday program, kids can learn exactly what is like to be an archaeologist on Fort... More details
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    Wed 23 Apr Join a parklands ranger for a fascinating spotlight walk in Centennial Park and see how the park transforms when the sun goes... More details
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    Wed 23 Apr Make a marvelous marble run out of reuse materials that you would normally find in your recycling bin. Watch your marble wind... More details
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    Wed 23 Apr Pack your lunch and bring your family to enjoy a peachy picnic on the paddock, and play carnival sports that were popular in... More details
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    31 Mar-24 Apr Based on Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s Australian picture book, Pete the Sheep tells the story of Shaun the sheep... More details
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    31 Mar-24 Apr Based on Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s Australian picture book, Pete the Sheep tells the story of Shaun the sheep... More details
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    15-24 Apr Every school holidays, art educators Robyn Chiles and Angela Hutchings run art workshops at Addison Road Community Centre.... More details
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    22-24 Apr With activities ranging from a puppet show from Kay Yasugi to creating a  Mini World  terrarium with Stefanie... More details
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    Thu 24 Apr Feed an earthworm, hold a hermit crab or pat a phasmid in Centennial Park’s swamps and ponds. For ages five to 12 years... More details
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    Thu 24 Apr Book ahead for this cosy, read-along storytime at the MCA. All books are specially chosen for children and inspired by... More details
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    Thu 24 Apr Become a chess champ at Dee Why Library’s school holiday chess competition for kids ages eight and up. The event is free but... More details
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    12-27 Apr There's no shortage of excitement for the kids in the 3-D space theatre as they can explore Mars, check out the tiniest... More details
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    12-27 Apr Come with us now on a journey through time and space. This guided tour through the Observatory's many important time pieces... More details
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    12-27 Apr First, visit the Powerhouse Museum’s Game Masters exhibition for inspiration, then make your mark on Powercraft – the... More details
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    12-27 Apr Fly through the air on the flying trapeze rig at Sydney Olympic Park. During the 90-minute lesson, kids will learn to swing,... More details
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    12-27 Apr WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is launching a new attraction for the autumn school holidays, where children can pat, cuddle and learn... More details
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    12-27 Apr Put on your pith helmet, grab your activity book and head off on a seahorse safari. Kids will learn all about these curious... More details

Sydney activities for kids

Reverse Garbage workshops

Make something marvellous these school holidays

Attack of the Pirates

Young buc Bill Blake puts a new pirate ship adventure to the test

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Hooray! It’s fluffy chicks, fairy floss and showbags time

Childrens classes & Workshops

Manly Surf School

Get into the big blue this summer

Horse Riding

Hot to trot?

Drawn to Seeing

It’s not about creating fridge artwork here

Sydney performances for kids

Babies Proms: Meeting Mozart

Watch as pianist Simon Tedeschi becomes Mozart

Yo Gabba Gabba LIVE!

Jump, shake, and shimmy because the gang is coming back in 2014

Pinocchio review

"It's rock ‘n’ roll and I liked it," says our nine-year-old reviewer

Outdoors for kids in Sydney

TreeTop Adventure Park

Monkey around at this all-ages adventure park

Blaxland Riverside Park

The rubber jungle where dreams are made of

Taronga Zoo

What's not to love about the zoo?

Best of Sydney for kids

Sydney Opera House Junior Tours

“One kid said it looked like a billion marshmallows stuck together”

Kid-friendly pubs

Pubs and parenting don't mix. Or do they?

Fancy dress and costume shops

Sydney's best costume shops



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