School holiday Boredom Busters

IT’S time to plan your winter school holiday activities! From workshops to events, take-home activities and fun days out – there is plenty on offer to keep the kids busy.

Pack a picnic and join the Story Seat Adventure
Make your way to Muller Park Bli Bli and join the Story Seat adventure. There will be games, story time and lots of fun. Be sure to pack a blanket, morning tea and a hat.
When: Wednesday, June 29, 9.30-11am
Where: Muller Park, David Low Way, Bli Bli
This activity is FREE and suitable for children up to five years old.

Dog Safety Week
Come and meet Sunny the mascot and enjoy an interactive reading of the children’s book, When Sammy Met Sunny. This activity is FREE and suitable for children all ages. Registration is essential.
When: From Tuesday, June 28 to Friday July 1, 9.30-10am
Where: Various Sunshine Coast Libraries

Build it up with your imagination
These holidays enjoy the free ‘Drop in Build’ sessions at your local library and construct cool and colourful designs with Magnetic tiles, Crystal Climbers and Lego bricks.
This activity is FREE and suitable for children six to 12 years. No registration required.
When: From Tuesday, June 28, to Friday July 8, 9.30 -11.30am
Where: Various Sunshine Coast Libraries

Go Beyond the Pouch at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
The world of marsupials awaits your discovery at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Uncover the unique characteristics of marsupial creatures that call Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve home. On now at the Rainforest Discovery Centre, open daily between 9.30am-3.30pm.

Go back in time at Bankfoot House
Step back in time into Sunshine Coast history at Bankfoot House – open throughout the holidays with free tours, virtual reality to see what life was like for people on the Sunshine Coast 150 years ago, plus much more.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-3pm
Where: 1998 Old Gympie Road, Glass House Mountains.

Celebrate the new Northern Parkland at the Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival
When: Saturday July 2, from 10am-9pm
Where: Mooloolaba Esplanade, from the new Northern Parkland to Main Beach

Try the great botanic race
If you’ve got older kids, head to the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden to try the great botanic race. Grab a map and explore the gardens on this self-guided orienteering challenge. Kids will need to find mapped points to solve the puzzle along the way. Great for ages ten and older. The garden is open from 7am to 5pm, seven days a week.
Where: Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden, 51 Palm Creek Road, Tanawha
Details: Grab a map at the entrance to the gardens.

Try a new trail on Adventure Sunshine Coast
Adventure Sunshine Coast has more than 200 free adventures covering walking, cycling, paddling and riding trails right across the region!