I'm BORED Mum!! ....Well, no longer.... Here are loads of free kids activities in Melbourne......
Keep them amused in the school holidays or at weekends......
......Impress your neighbours with your creativity in finding these fun new places!.......
......save yourself a fortune on those horrible things called 'entrance fees'!!
This list is not in any particular order by the way - I've been to them all with my daughter and they're all good fun.
Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
The Ian Potter Centre has a Kids Corner with all sorts of fun kids things to do.
Your children will love this park.
Ian Potter Foundation Childrens Garden
This is another superb place for Melbourne kids.
Free monthly story sessions.
Prahran market is a nice place to spend a few hours anyway but there are also free kids things to do.
Watch lollipop making.
Kids trails and other entertainment.
A children's art centre.
Riverslide Skate Park
A great day out for the kids with their bikes, scooters or skateboards.
A really good city centre playground.
Crown Entertainment Complex
There's a few good free things to see here.
State Library of Victoria
So much more than books - kid friendly computers, games consoles, storytimes, colouring in, watching DVD's, playing chess, listening to music and probably other kids activities too!
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Computer games, consoles and free movies.
Check out all the planes here and don't miss the flying display.
An historic ship.
Summer by the Sea
300 free events around Port Phillip Bay every summer.
St Kilda Penguins
Watch these cute creatures coming home to bed.
Discover Sailing Day
Take the kids for a free sail.
Forget the stalls, check out the circus performers, magicians etc.
St Kilda Adventure Playground
This is the best playground I've ever been to........Don't miss it!
Myer Christmas Window Display
This is a famous annual Melbourne event. Over one million people saw it last year.
This is where you'll find those famous colourful bathing boxes. Your kids will love them!
More storytime and song sessions for the younger kids to enjoy.
AFL Football Family Day Events
Check out these great Family Day events held by the AFL football clubs every February/March time just before the start of the season.