School Holiday Ideas

September 18, 2015

Looking for something to do during the school holidays?

~ TheBallaratBucketListCaz Filmer has compiled The Ballarat Bucket List, a collection of activities that families can do together in Ballarat. She is hoping to make a list of 100 activities, so you might be able offer your own suggestions. A lot of us have enjoyed St Georges Lake at Lady Stradbroke and GLO camps, but did you know there is a waterfall there?


~ The City of Ballarat has organised some activities for kids during the September-October school holiday period.  These are held at various public venues, including our libraries, art gallery and the Botanical Gardens.  These holiday activities include:

  • Techno Fun
  • Story time
  • Electronics
  • Car racing
  • Sneaker decorating
  • Lego
  • Boardgames
  • Pirate day
  • Playdough
  • Tree art
  • Minecraft
  • Nature sculpture
  • Fancy dress
  • Bonsai display
  • Tree climbing demonstration ………

heaps for the kids to do.

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