Planning your school holidays is easy with our school holiday guide. Many activities are free (red F) or low cost.

Saturday 30 June

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Sunday 1 July

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Monday 2 July

F Ice Cream sandwich making, Make your own ice cream sandwich to enjoy, 0am – 1pm, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, Not Just Gelato, Kmart Mall

F Winter craft, Sam Merrifield library, 10:30am – 11:30am. Book online or call 8325 1950

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 11am, 1pm, 3pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Tuesday 3 July

F Ice Cream sandwich making, Make your own ice cream sandwich to enjoy, 0am – 1pm, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, Not Just Gelato, Kmart Mall

F Dinosaur craft zone, Westfield Airport West near Aldi, 10am – 1pm

F Winter craft, Niddrie library, 10:30am – 11:30am.  Book online or call 8325 1925

Kids fitness, Listen to your body East Keilor, 9:15am and 10am, $15 per child. Parents can train with another trainer while the kids have their session, or leave the kids. Bookings essential eastkeilor@listentoyourbody.com.au

Japanese calligraphy Incinerator Gallery, $17.50 per child, 10:30am – 12pm 5-7 year olds (sold out) and 1pm – 3pm 7 – 14 year olds, bookings essential

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Wednesday 4 July

F Ice Cream sandwich making, Make your own ice cream sandwich to enjoy, 0am – 1pm, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, Not Just Gelato, Kmart Mall

F Dinosaur craft zone, Westfield Airport West near Aldi, 10am – 1pm

F Winter craft, Avondale Heights library, 10:30am – 11:30am. *** sold out

Ice Age (G), Movies at the Clocktower Centre, $8per ticket. 11am. Bookings essential

Kids fitness, Listen to your body East Keilor, 9:15am and 10am, $15 per child. Parents can train with another trainer while the kids have their session, or leave the kids. Bookings essential eastkeilor@listentoyourbody.com.au

Winter workshop Incinerator Gallery, $17.50 per child, 10:30am – 12pm 5-7 year olds and 1pm – 3pm 7 – 14 year olds, bookings essential

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Thursday 5 July

F Ice Cream sandwich making, Make your own ice cream sandwich to enjoy, 0am – 1pm, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, Not Just Gelato, Kmart Mall

F Dinosaur craft zone, Westfield Airport West near Aldi, 10am – 1pm

F Winter craft, Ascot Vale library, 10:30am – 11:30am.  Book online or call 8325 1990

F Winter craft, Flemington library, 10:30am – 11:30am.  Book online or call 8325 1975

Brazilian martial arts, Flemington Community Centre, 1pm – 2:30pm. $4 per child, bookings essential 8325 1800 or fcc@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Ceramic messages to the future Incinerator Gallery, $17.50 per child, 10:30am – 12pm 5-7 year olds (sold out) and 1pm – 3pm 7 – 14 year olds, bookings essential

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Friday 6 July

F Ice Cream sandwich making, Make your own ice cream sandwich to enjoy, 0am – 1pm, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, Not Just Gelato, Kmart Mall

F Dinosaur craft zone, Westfield Airport West near Aldi, 10am – 1pm

Winter workshop Incinerator Gallery, $17.50 per child, 10:30am – 12pm 5-7 year olds and 1pm – 3pm 7 – 14 year olds, bookings essential

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Saturday 7 July

The complete magic workshop, Crown Street Stables 10:30am – 12pm. Bookings essential via 9243 8748.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Monday 9 July

F Winter warmer craft, make your own beanie, snow globes and other crafts, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, 10am –  1pm, Coles Mall.

F NAIDOC week, Art experience and storytelling, Westfield Airport West, 11am – 2pm opposite Aldi

Carp Productions children’s show: Snow party, Take part in a story about a cranky bear who is in a state – because he can’t go to sleep and hibernate! Sam Merrifield library, 10:30am – 11:30am. $4.30 per child. Book online or call 8325 1950

Carp Productions children’s show: Snow party, Take part in a story about a cranky bear who is in a state – because he can’t go to sleep and hibernate! Avondale Heights library, 2pm – 3pm. $4.30 per child. Book online or call 8325 1940

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Tuesday 10 July

F Winter warmer craft, make your own beanie, snow globes and other crafts, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, 10am –  1pm, Coles Mall.

Carp Productions children’s show: Snow party, Take part in a story about a cranky bear who is in a state – because he can’t go to sleep and hibernate! Niddrie library, 10:30am – 11:30am. $4.30 per child.Book online or call 8325 1925

Vintage photograph painting, Incinerator Gallery, $17.50 per child, 10:30am – 12pm 4-8 year olds, bookings essential and 1pm – 3pm 9 – 14 year olds, bookings essential

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Wednesday 11 July

F Winter warmer craft, make your own beanie, snow globes and other craftsMoonee Ponds Shopping Centre, 10am –  1pm, Coles Mall.

Build-A-Bear workshop, Westfield Airport West, 11am and 12:30pm, $5 per child (max 25 children per session). Bookings will open on Monday 18 June at www.westfield.com.au/airportwest.

The Goonies (PG), Movies at the Clocktower Centre, $8 per ticket. 11am. Bookings essential

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Thursday 12 July

F Winter warmer craft, make your own beanie, snow globes and other crafts, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, 10am –  1pm, Coles Mall.

F Movie: Happy Feet (PG), Avondale Heights library, 2pm – 4pm Book online or call 8325 1940

F Movie: Happy Feet (PG), Flemington library, 2pm – 4pm  Book online or call 8325 1975

Carp Productions children’s show: Snow party, Take part in a story about a cranky bear who is in a state – because he can’t go to sleep and hibernate! Ascot Vale library, 10:30am – 11:30am. $4.30 per child. Book online or call 8325 1990

Build-A-Bear workshop, Westfield Airport West, 11am and 12:30pm, $5 per child (max 25 children per session). Bookings will open on Monday 18 June at www.westfield.com.au/airportwest.

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

Friday 13 July

F Winter warmer craft, make your own beanie, snow globes and other crafts, Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre, 10am –  1pm, Coles Mall.

Build-A-Bear workshop, Westfield Airport West, 11am and 12:30pm, $5 per child (max 25 children per session). Bookings will open on Monday 18 June at www.westfield.com.au/airportwest.

Carp Productions children’s show: Snow party, Take part in a story about a cranky bear who is in a state – because he can’t go to sleep and hibernate! Flemington library, 10:30am – 11:30am. $4.30 per child. Book online or call 8325 1975

Ninja bootcamp. Fighting Lyons North Essendon, 9am, 11am, 1pm. $25 per child. Bookings essential info@fightinglyons.com.au or 9374 2440.

Ice Skating, Pratt St Moonee Ponds 10am – 8pm, bookings essential

ALL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Junior Rangers program kids can explore and discover plants and animals in Queens Park or Napier Park. Kids can either download and print a guide at home and use their own equipment, or visit Sam Merrifield library to collect a kit which includes map, binoculars and magnifying glass. Visit the website for more information.

Parks Visit one of the many parks within Moonee Valley. Read about our favourite parks.

Essendon Traffic School 2 sessions each day, 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm. Kids aged 2 – 6 only on Monday, Weds and Friday during 10am – 12pm sessions. Kids aged 2 – 10 all other times. Visit the website for more information.

YMCA school holiday program, Strathmore Daily activities including Bounce, slot car racing, rock concert, movies, cooking and more. Visit the website for more information.

YMCA school holiday program, Moonee Ponds Daily activities including art, Dizzy’s Castle, rollerskating, cooking and more. Visit the website for more information.

YMCA school holiday program, Niddrie Daily activities including Funfields, carnival day, wave pool, animals and more. Visit the website for more information.

Essendon Keilor Gymnastics Academy Daily activities including gymnastics plus clowing, pirate party, wild west, meditation and more. Visit the website for more information.

Bounce Inc lots of different bounce packages, including for kids aged 3 and over, and under 110cm in height Visit the website for more information.

Moonee Valley Toy Library Opened Tuesdays to Saturday. Join the toy library and gain access to over 2,000 toys. Visit the website for more information.

The Tiny Chef daily cooking classes including pasta, cookies,desserts, and more. Visit the website for more information. 

East Keilor Leisure Centre indoor and outdoor pool, with separate learners and toddler pool, waterslide. Visit the website for more information.

Ascot Vale Leisure Centre indoor pool, with a splash area. Visit the website for more information.

Village Cinema Airport West The Incredibles 2, Hotely Transylvania 3, Visit the website for session times.

Tickity Boo Indoor play centre, visit the website for more information.