Kids

Kids events, family friendly and activities for children in Sydney

Sydney this week

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    Thu 24 Apr Sydney Observatory has a new nighttime event for the April school holidays, which is especially fun for young families.... More details
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    Thu 24 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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    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 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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    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
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    Sun 27 Apr April's free family fun day includes a fantasy flight through the 19th Biennale of Sydney exhibition and kids can create... More details
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    12-27 Apr Thinkspace is the Powerhouse Museum’s digital learning centre. Learn the essentials of video game design, create your own... More details
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    12-27 Apr Every day during the holidays children can play with building frames, shapes and sculptures at Sydney Opera House in the free... More details
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    12-27 Apr This quirky play tells the story of Henry, who enjoys books so much he eats them instead of reading them! The stage adaption... More details
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    26-27 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 27 Apr Every second and last Sunday of the month, the Art Gallery of New South Wales hosts a free kids' performance relating to an... More details
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    Mon 28 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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    12-28 Apr Waltz around the room like Scott and Fran – or even better, Scott’s little sister Kylie and her partner Luke. The... More details
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    01-30 Apr Challenge your child’s fears and misconceptions about the ocean’s greatest predator in an interactive tour at Sea Life... More details
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    01-30 Apr Introduce children to the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef without leaving Sydney. See more than 75 sharks, sawfish and other... More details
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    01-30 Apr Explore waterfalls and hidden paths, spot the koi carp in the lake, dress up in traditional costumes and finish off the... More details
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    13 Jan-24 Dec Kids, tweens, and teens all have the opportunity to learn tips and techniques as they make, bake and eat cupcakes, cookies and... More details
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    01-30 Apr Challenge your child’s fears and misconceptions about the ocean’s greatest predator in an interactive tour at Sea Life... More details
  • (Kids)

    01-30 Apr Introduce children to the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef without leaving Sydney. See more than 75 sharks, sawfish and other... More details
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    01-30 Apr Explore waterfalls and hidden paths, spot the koi carp in the lake, dress up in traditional costumes and finish off the... More details
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    13 Jan-24 Dec Kids, tweens, and teens all have the opportunity to learn tips and techniques as they make, bake and eat cupcakes, cookies and... More details

Sydney activities for kids

Wannabees Family Play Town

Play at being a fire fighter, a beautician, a doctor or a fashion model

Sydney Royal Easter Show

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

Creative Play

This free play session is just right for budding architects

Childrens classes & Workshops

Drawn to Seeing

It’s not about creating fridge artwork here

Manly Surf School

Get into the big blue this summer

Horse Riding

Hot to trot?

Sydney performances for kids

Pete the Sheep review

Bill Blake, age nine, reviews the brand-new Aussie musical

Babies Proms: Meeting Mozart

Watch as pianist Simon Tedeschi becomes Mozart

Pinocchio review

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

Outdoors for kids in Sydney

Taronga Zoo

What's not to love about the zoo?

Blaxland Riverside Park

The rubber jungle where dreams are made of

Pony Rides

Learn to ride a horse in Sydney’s biggest backyard

Best of Sydney for kids

Fancy dress and costume shops

Sydney's best costume shops

Sydney's best galleries and museums for kids

The city's institutions aren't just for grown ups

Kid-friendly pubs

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



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