April School Holidays
Saturday 13 April, 2024 – Sunday 28 April, 2024

There are LOADS of activities, events, things to do and places to see in the April School Holidays in Adelaide.

Make the most of Adelaide’s beautiful Autumn weather. Lots of these either free or low cost there is something for every kid, and every budget! Make sure you book in quickly though because they fill up fast!

April School Holiday Programs in Adelaide

Big Brains Tiny Hands™ Kids & Teens Holiday Classes at Urth Clay Studio

Big Brain Tiny Hands is Urth Clay Studio’s one-off pottery classes prioritize experimentation and muddy fun over seeking perfection.

Unlike traditional approaches, we encourage kids to freely explore shapes and textures, fostering a sense of joy in the creative process while introducing a step to step guidnes sometimes to teach how to create a strong piece, The therapeutic experience of working with clay provides a meditative environment for kids to de-stress and express themselves artistically. With hands-on, tactile engagement, our classes offer a break from screens, allowing children to immerse themselves in the sensory pleasure of clay.

Expert guidance, rather than strict rules, empowers kids to bring their unique visions to life, creating an atmosphere of liberating creativity. Join us for a memorable, screen-free experience that celebrates the joy of pottery and inspires the young artist in every child.

April, 18, 19, 20 , 24, 25
10:30 am to 12:45 pm.

click here to book online

School Holidays UNPLUGGED @ Woodhouse Adventure Park

Woodhouse Adventure Park’s UNPLUGGED ‘kids only’ Drop & Go Day Camps offer thoughtfully programmed adventures specifically designed with age-appropriate activities guaranteed to keep primary school kids aged 5 to 12 scree-free, active and entertained for the whole day… just 10 minutes up the South Eastern freeway on a magnificent 54-hectare natural wonderland at Piccadilly in the Adelaide Hills!

The autumn UNPLUGGED program runs weekdays 15 April to 26 April (excluding ANZAC Day) with each day featuring a different creative theme so you can book your kids in for just one day or every day knowing there is always something different to keep them excited and engaged.

The kids will be enjoying outdoor laser skirmish and ‘wheelies’ (think mountain scooters, mountain boards and billy carts!). They’ll journey through time for Prehistoric Playground, Medieval Mayhem and 1980s Retro Rewind. There will be plenty of sporting fun at the Woodhouse Olympics, with loads to learn on the Reptile Rendezvous day. Days of sensory discovery (Come to Your Senses) and airborne adventures (Sky High) round out the program.

There really is something for every kind of kid … from nature lovers and arty types through to sports fans and adrenaline seekers! Plus every day includes time on Challenge Hill obstacle course and a private Tube Slide session (weather permitting).

JUST $75 PER DAY (Scout Members save 20%) covers programmed activities and full facilitation (1:9 staff to child ratio) from 9am (drop off between 8:30am and 8:50am) to 5pm.


Code Camp Coding and Creative Holiday Camps

Let Code Camp inspire your children to get creative with technology these holidays, learn some valuable new skills, have fun and make new friends. With a wide range of in-person camps and online programs available, there really is something for everyone. Choose from beginner to advanced coding camps, robotics, stop-motion animation, DJing, video production and so much more!

Not sure where to start?

Code Camp’s flagship coding programs are the perfect way to begin your child’s Code Camp journey. Choose Little Coders for ages 5-7 to take their first steps into the world of coding and Spark for ages 7-12 to use drag & drop coding to create an awesome arcade-style game.

Plus, their most popular creative camps are back this season including Minecraft Engineers, Roblox Legends, Robotics Camp, and YouTube Creators, offering the coolest few days of STEM learning and fun.

For more information and bookings head to the Code Camp website: www.codecamp.com.au

Cirkidz April School Holiday Program

Roll up, roll up! Looking for a unique and exciting way to get your child moving? Enter Cirkidz: a vibrant circus hub in Bowden, offering classes designed to build strong brains and bodies! From mastering trampoline skills, Parkour moves, or to conquering the trapeze, children of all skill levels can challenge themselves to explore their creativity, take safe risks, build confidence, and have the best fun ever. 

Drop your kid at Cirkidz for a half day or whole day session and the fun, friendly and experienced circus professionals at Cirkidz will teach them seriously awesome take-home skills. Choose a session that specialises in a circus discipline (like acrobatics or Aerial arts), or come for a session where they can try it all!

Cirkidz invites all kids to step into the spotlight and become the star of their own circus adventure. It’s a chance to unleash their inner performer and experience the magic of the circus firsthand. Join in on the fun these holidays at Cirkidz!

Monday 15th April to Friday 26th April (no session ANZAC Day)
Morning session: 8:30am-12pm
Afternoon session: 12:30pm-4pm
Cost: Half days $55, Full days $100

Booking online at www.cirkidz.org.au/holiday-programs
Cirkidz, 27 Fifth St, Bowden SA

Adelaide Uni School Holiday Sports Program


The Adelaide University Sport and Fitness School Holiday Program returns these Autumn holidays, filled with action packed days to keep your children active over the break. Experienced coaches will assist in developing new sporting skills, whilst building social skill and physical literacy.

Your children can train like a pro, while taking on unique sports they may have never tried before! They will stay active and fit over the break, while also developing relationships with others. Your child can take on some of the best elite sports at Adelaide University Sport and Fitness’ School Holiday Program. Coached by some of the university’s elite athletes, they will learn the fundamentals of sports such as AFL, Soccer, Judo, Gymnastics and more.

The School Holiday Program will help develop attitudes and feelings towards interactions with others, while building motivation to stay fit and healthy over the holiday break.

Get excited and register today!

Monday 15 April 2024 until Wednesday 24 April 2024

Book here: https://bit.ly/ausf-shp

On Stage School Holiday Program

On Stage performing arts school holiday program is on again this April. Join industry professional in a safe and supported environment for some fun, confidence building adventures with a Physical Theatre and Acro 5-day Intensive or a Character and Story Development 2 Day Theatre Workshop.

Physical Theatre and Acro 5-day Intensive

15 to 19 April 2024 | Ages 10 to 17 years

Roll into the Physical Theatre and Acro 5-day Intensive presented in association with Gravity & Other Myths, where kids aged 10-17 will gain a toolbox of physical acrobatics skills to draw upon in the creative development sessions.

Character and Story Development 2-day Theatre Workshop

16 & 17 April 2024 | Ages 8 to 13 years

Flex those acting muscles with the Character and Story Development 2-day Theatre Workshop, designed for ages 10-13 to engage with a myriad of theatre activities that guide you to the heart of a story, delving into the world it’s set in, and the intricacies of the characters within it.

No prior experience necessary for either program.

click here to book online

Wirraway Homestead

The ultimate outdoor adventure awaits at Baptist Care SA’s Wirraway Homestead, nestled in the beautiful Strathalbyn, Adelaide Hills.

We’re famous for our School Holiday Musters – outdoor camping adventures where kids to challenge themselves, build lifelong friendships, and develop positive communication skills. From mustering sheep, conquering the escape room and shelter building, your child won’t want to leave.

It wouldn’t be an adventure at Wirraway Homestead without getting to ride our horses. We have a fantastic horse-riding arena on-site, or trail rides on offer.

At Wirraway Homestead, you’ll have an amazing time while making unforgettable memories. Join our autumn school holiday programs today.

Register and book here

Barça Academy Camps

The Barça Academy Camps are a unique football opportunity for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 17 to learn about the Barça methodology and the Club values: respect, effort, ambition, teamwork and humility.
Use code kidsinadelaide for $150 off!

These 5-days camps offers comprehensive training to its players replicating the game model used in the FC Barcelona coaching teams: the “Barça style” while providing a fun and safe environment for them to learn and grow as football players.

The program, carefully crafted by Barcelona-based coaches, is adapted to all ages and levels, ensuring every player finds moments of challenge and inspiration. It is an occasion that promises to be a unique football experience, meeting new friendships and having fond memories.

Book online at campsaustralia.barcaacademy.com
(use code ‘kidsinadelaide’ for $150 off!)

City of Burnside’s Youth School Holiday Program

Join an incredible April school holiday program packed with diverse activities for kids of all ages. From a magical outdoor movie night beneath the stars to creative workshops like “Design Your Own Music Album with Canva” and the engaging “Print Making Scientist Workshop,” there’s something for every young mind to explore and enjoy.

For the aspiring chefs, our “Barista Food and Safety Course” offers hands-on experience in crafting delicious treats while learning about food safety. And for the fantasy enthusiasts, dive into an epic quest with our “Dungeons and Dragons Adventure.” To cap off the excitement, we’re hosting a special screening of the beloved “Kung Fu Panda,” complete with panda-themed activities and surprises. Don’t miss this chance to create lasting memories with us!

Save the date, secure your spot, and let the adventure begin!

For inquiries and bookings, head to

City of Charles Sturt School Holiday Sports Program

Kids of all abilities, aged from 3-17 years, are welcome to book their spot in the ever-popular FREE City of Charles Sturt School Holiday Sports Program. Held at various locations throughout the school holidays (Friday, 12 April to Sunday, 28 April 2024), local sports providers will be offering activity sessions across the City, including karate, soccer, tennis and much more.

Join us to try a new or different sport, learn about creating a healthy lifestyle through sport and recreation, boost self-confidence plus you might make a new friend.

Bookings are essential at www.charlessturt.sa.gov.au/holidaysports

SA Sports Camps

SA Sports Camps offer a wide range of sports to their athletes. Each camp is specifically tailored to their needs and their daily improvement. They are constantly expanding their services through their sports.

The camps promote the development of new skills and ensure a fun and engaging environment for your child’s overall growth and enjoyment.

SA Sports Camps offer the following:

3 days of coaching from 8:45am to 3:15pm
A group coach who stays with the same group over the program
An age specific and structured coaching program
A free group photograph and report for every attendee
A free bucket hat upon arrival at the camp

Tom and Brett were born and raised in South Australia. They are two passionate teachers, dedicated to enhancing children’s game awareness and skill development through the power of sports.

Get 10% off and pay only $270 for three days.
Held at Reynella East College.

Book at: www.sasportscamps.com.au/book-1

Train Like a Crow

Train Like a Crow school holiday clinics return!
Whether a 5 to 12 year old wants to try footy for the first time or finesse their skills, Train Like a Crow is the place to play footy and have fun these school holidays.

Participants will be joined by Crows players on April 15 & 16 for an unforgettable experience!

Book Now at https://weflyas.one/3xgyd80

School Holiday Workshops at Star Academy

Star Academy is running some exciting workshops for aspiring performers these school holidays!

Performing Arts Holiday Workshop
Star Academy is hosting an amazing  experience for children aged 5 – 8 years old in the April school holidays on Monday the 22nd of April from 9.00am to 4.30pm.
Calling all future stars! Spend a day learning to sing, dance and perform finishing with a special display for family and friends! Your day will include dance class, singing class, acrobatics workshop and more!  From 4.00pm parents are invited to watch a short display. 


Prince and Princess Holiday Camp
From the team that brought you “Princess Day Out” we are excited to offer a full day experience in the April school holidays for children 5 – 8 years old… the Prince and Princess Holiday Camp!
Spend a day learning to sing, dance, act, talk and dress like a Princess! With special guest appearances from your favourite Princess, experience a magical day of activities finishing with a special performance for your family and friends!


NumberWorks’n Words Norwood and Unley

Looking for a fantastic way to keep your child engaged and learning this April holiday break?

Look no further! Join NumberWorks’n Words Norwood and Unley centres for their very popular April Holiday Program!
Located on The Parade, Norwoodand Unley Road, Unley. The maths and English tuition centres led by owner, Stella, and her experienced team, is designed to make learning maths and English a blast for students while ensuring they stay sharp during the break.

With over a decade of experience, these centres have perfected the art of making learning enjoyable for students of all levels. From 5 years old to 16, they offer individualised programs for every student based on their learning needs. During the April Holiday Program, your child will enjoy three days filled with exciting activities, snack breaks, and engaging learning games. It’s the perfect blend of fun and education!

The April Holiday Program will be running over 3 days at both Norwood and Unley centres from Monday 22nd April to Wednesday 24th April from 10.00am-12.00pm and/or 12.30pm-2.30pm

Ready to give your child’s learning a boost? Contact Stella today on 8333 2121 to schedule your child’s free assessment and secure their spot in the April Holiday Program. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make learning an adventure for your child! 🚀✨’

Book Norwood at – numberworksnwords.com/au/our-locations/australia/norwood
Book Unley at – numberworksnwords.com/au/our-locations/australia/unley

Little Sprouts Garden Club at The Garden Depot Mt Barker

School holidays sessions are now available to book!

Little Sprouts is a kids’ club that cultivates curiosity, creativity and wonder, nurturing appreciation for the environment.
A kids’ club that cultivates curiosity, creativity and wonder in children, nurturing appreciation for the environment.
Through hands-on activities and exploration, it fosters a sense of care for the environment, allowing a passion for nature to blossom.

April 17th and April 24th
9 – 9:30am for ages 2.5 – 4
10 – 11am for ages 5 – 10

$15 per person each session with a take home surprise.

Limited spots available.
Call 8391 6262 to secure your spot

School Holiday Playgroup at Nazareth Catholic Community School

Looking for a fun-filled activity for your little ones these school holidays? 🧸🚀🌻🧩🎈
Join Nazareth Catholic Community’s School Holiday Playgroup, perfect for kids aged 0-5, with older siblings welcome too.

📅 Wednesday 17 April, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, at the Nazareth Findon Campus
💰 Cost is only $5 per family, payable on the day
☕ Enjoy the onsite café and nature-play playground
🖱️ Register online at: www.nazareth.org.au/holiday-playgroup

Bay Discovery Centre Activity Program

Open daily, 10am-4pm throughout the April School Holiday’s, Glenelg’s Bay Discovery Centre is located in the heart of Glenelg’s Moseley Square.

Celebrating the cultural heritage of South Australia, wander through our galleries to discover the stories of the Kaurna People of the Adelaide Plains, South Australia’s Proclamation and settlement, the evolution of beach culture, and some of our State’s most loved identities.

The Centre’s FREE activity program is in full swing this April:

Seashell Creations
Using any of the materials provided, create your own unique seashell to be added to our hanging seashell mobile. All Ages.

Under the Sea Mural
What interesting creatures lurk at the bottom of the ocean? Choose your favourite creature, decorate and find the perfect home on our under the sea mural. All Ages.

Bay Discovery Centre | Glenelg Town Hall
Entry is by donation.


Adelaide Golf Studio

Looking for an unforgettable adventure these school holidays? Why not give golf a go at Adelaide Golf Studio, a brand-new indoor facility boasting two cutting-edge simulators guaranteed to spark joy!

These sessions will be led by PGA professional Sarah King, who has extensive experience in junior golf coaching, our sessions cover everything from putting to full swing and chipping. Built into the session will be the use of some fun and interactive games on the simulators to enhance your child’s learning experience, promising endless excitement and laughter.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity these holidays to improve skills, make new friends and have loads of fun. With two separate sessions tailored to different skill levels, whether your junior has never played golf before or is experienced with regular on-course play – we have something for everyone. 

Limited spots available. Please bring your own golf clubs if you have them. If you are unsure of which session would be suited to your child please reach out to Adelaide Golf Studio.

Monday 15th April
7-12 years. All skill levels welcome
Booking link: adelaidegolfstudio.gymmasteronline.com/portal/book/class/981616

Wednesday 17th April
9-16 years. Juniors with experience and on-course experience such as a handicap
Booking link: adelaidegolfstudio.gymmasteronline.com/portal/book/class/981620

Adelaide Golf Studio 42 Port Road, Alberton

Volleyball School Holiday clinics

Time is running out for the volleyball school holiday clinics in April! Parents, secure a spot for your children now, as next week marks the final chance to participate before school returns. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn one of the fastest-growing sports in the world – sign up today!

click here to register

Places to Visit/Things to Do in the April School Holidays

Treeclimb Adelaide and Kuitpo Forest

April is going to be HUGE at Treeclimb Adelaide and Kuitpo Forest – BOOK NOW to avoid missing out! TWO PARKS TO CHOOSE FROM! Conquer challenges, face fears and connect with each other amongst the treetops. For climbers 135cm or taller the Grand Course is for you! Over 100 challenges split across both parks, including a Zip-Loop at either location. For the littlies under 135cm and over 100cm, you’ll be booking them on the Kids Course. Compiled of 5 Courses across two locations, with over 45 obstacles including zip-lines! Remember, adults are unable to climb the Kids Course, you’ll be supporting your brave little climbers from the ground. For the experienced Kids Course climbers, not quite tall enough for the Grand Course but ready to give it a go, try out our highly requested Family Experience. Specifically designed for adventurous littlies. Children must be at least 125cm and must be climbing with an adult at least 18 years or older. And of course, South Australia’s FIRST Nets Adventure! Exclusive to TreeClimb Kuitpo Forest, this course is perfect for our littlest climbers who aren’t quite tall enough for our Kids Course OR for those who want to add a little more to their TreeClimb experience! Recommended but not restricted to ages 2 – 10 years old. Put the screens away, pack a picnic and take full advantage of the Autumn sun! Bookings are available for BOTH VENUES and we HIGHLY recommend pre-booking as sessions do sell out! click here to book online

Escape Hunt

When you’re searching for ways to keep the kids entertained during the holidays, Escape Hunt is an activity that the kids are guaranteed to still be buzzing about when the new term starts. The added bonus? It’s super fun for the adults as well! With exciting themes like the Alice in Wonderland-inspired, Down the Rabbit Hole, or their brand new outdoor adventures Return to Wonderland and Time Cops, there is something for all families to enjoy.
Book in an escape for a truly brain-bending family outing.

Be sure to include some Escape Hunt fun in your school holiday schedule!

Beerenberg Farm

The perfect activity for kids of all ages! There’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly picked strawberries and Beerenberg have got the best strawberries on earth. Juicy, ripe, and packed with sweetness and flavour, these strawberries are nothing like any you’ve tasted before.

Beerenberg’s Strawberry Patch is open almost every day from November to April each year, but sometimes they have to close the strawberry patch for a few days. Always check whether our patch is open by visiting our website the same day before visiting.

After you’ve picked your strawberries, why not visit the Beerenberg Farm Café where you enjoy a selection of family favourites featuring fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced produce.

When you’re done with lunch indulge yourself at their delightful ice creamery, The Dairy for the perfect summer treat. They have a number of delightful flavours to choose from, and their ice cream and gelati is made with freshly churned local milk and the highest quality fruit, chocolate, and other delicious ingredients. Choose their Strawberry which is packed with their very own juicy strawberries. Or go wild and delve into one of their yummy Berry Choc Pots, fresh Beerenberg Strawberries drenched in melted chocolate – this mouth-watering treat is only available on Saturdays from midday until sold out.

Before you leave, make sure you visit their Farm Shop – the perfect place to stock up on your favourite Beerenberg products. In fact, there are over 100 jams, chutneys, sauces, dressings and more to choose from. If you’re lucky, they may even be serving samples of their delicious, NEW, 30-minute meal bases!

It’s truly the perfect day out for family and friends to enjoy; breathing in the fresh air of the patch and hunting for that perfect strawberry.


Discounted Movie Tickets at Capri

Kids can see KUNG FU PANDA 4, THE TIGER’S APPRENTICE or RICHARD THE STORK AND THE MYSTERY OF THE GREAT JEWEL at the Capri over the School Holidays for only $7 a ticket!
Adults are $11 and a family of 4 is $35! You also get $1 off popcorn!!

Go on a Wednesday or Thursday and catch the mighty WurliTzer theatre organ play before the movie for a bit of added spectacle.
Don’t forget, they also have Haigh’s Chocolates available in the Candy Bar.

Get your tickets exclusively from the Scoopon here
(deal not available from the Capri box office)

Bioactive Terrariums for Kids

Helen’s Mini Worlds is running a few kids terrarium-making workshops this school holidays. In this one-hour workshop, you will design and create a tiny, living, bioactive terrarium complete with a figurine of your choice. Along the way, Helen, who has a science degree and a passion for nature, will teach you about the science behind terrariums and why we call them tiny, bioactive ecosystems!

You will not only take home your very own bioactive terrarium world, but also all the information you need to care for it and a wealth of new knowledge about the natural world.
The perfect mix of science and creativity, creating an experience like no other.

This workshop is suitable for ages 7-17. It provides an introduction to terrariums and ecosystem science. No prior knowledge or experience is required.

Limited spots available, head to www.helensminiworlds.com/workshops to book your ticket(s).
Can’t make the dates listed? Our terrarium-making station is open all school holidays

Catch the Mix102.3 Giant Wheel before it’s gone

The Mix102.3 Giant Wheel powered by Lumo Energy is BACK down at Glenelg for another summer and we couldn’t be more excited!
Head down there for a spin, enjoy the views of the coastline and back up Jetty Road, then hang around for a play at the Glenelg Foreshore Playground.
Open daily from 10am – 9:30pm.

Find out more & grab you tickets at kidsinadelaide.com.au/event/mix102-3-giant-wheel

Wild beginnings at Adelaide Zoo

These school holidays, explore the wild world of baby animals!

Did you know that giraffe calves can stand and walk within just a few hours of being born, or that Sumatran Tigers are born with a special covering over their eyes, kind of a like a blanket, to protect them?
Learn how different species at the zoo embark on their first adventures and what it takes for them to grow big and strong
. Bring little adventurers to meet a keeper and ask all their baby animal questions and twirl in costume before listening to a story in a giant inflatable echidna!

Click here to find out more

Wild beginnings at Monarto Safari Park

These school holidays, explore the wild world of baby animals!

Did you know that baby hyenas communicate using special whooping calls that are unique to each cub, or that lion cubs are born with spots that help them hide in tall grass?
Learn how different species at the park embark on their first adventures and what it takes for them to grow big and strong with free animal art classes and daily keeper talks.

Click here to find out more

Mega Fast Karts Richmond

Prepare for an unforgettable experience at Mega Fast Karts Richmond these school holidays!

For just $40 per person, enjoy two hours of non-stop excitement with unlimited access to laser skirmish, arcade games, and dodgem cars.

Here’s how it works: pre-bookings are essential as spots fill up quickly, gather your crew of at least four people, and secure your spot with a deposit payment either by phone at 08 8443 9755 or by visiting them in store.
Choose from available session times: 10 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 3 pm, or 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
For those seeking an evening thrill, sessions are available on Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 8pm.

Want to elevate the excitement?
Add go-karting to your experience for an additional cost, subject to availability and age/height requirements.

Don’t miss out on the action-packed adventure at Mega Fast Karts Richmond. Book your spot now and create lasting memories!

Visit www.megafastkarts.com.au for more details

Bazinga Trading Cards, Collectibles & Arcade is THE PLACE TO BE these school holidays!

Head to Bazinga Cards, Collectibles & Arcade these school holidays to have a ton of arcade game fun and browse their range of sports memorabilia, pop culture collectables and other must have for any pop culture fans!
Play on their arcade games, win prizes or even get a group together and book their party room at Munno Para!


Adelaide Oval Kids Trail and Stadium Tours

Get the whole family together for the ultimate fun-filled Adelaide Oval kids adventure.

Follow your Adelaide Oval Ambassador as they guide you around the famous stadium telling tall tales from the past, and fun-facts from the present. Stop for interactive activities designed to get the kids thinking and walking in the footsteps of famous sporting heroes.

Experience all things cricket and football behind the scenes and have some fun with our interactive challenges along the way.

An experience for the whole family, this will have both kids and parents learning and laughing all the way round the iconic Adelaide Oval.



DoughBalls have their Autumn Specials available all school holidays! The Hot Dawg Pizza which has frankfurt’s, gherkins, red onion, mozzarella, ketchup, mustard and crispy shallots on a tomato base which is such a fun and YUM pizza! They also have the best dessert to end a meal on – a Fishbowl Brownie Sundae which has layers of chocolate fudge sauce, brownies, chocolate icecream, vanilla icecream, strawberries and whipped cream. This is the perfect dessert to share (or not, no judgement!)

As always, they have their infamous $12.90 three course kid’s meal available all day, every day! Glenelg is open every day from 11am on Weekdays and 10am on Weekends. Their pop up at Paxton Wines is also operating every weekend for some wood fired goodness!

Keep an eye on socials for updates on a NEW DoughBalls location. They will have some exciting news and a competition to help celebrate the launch of the new restaurant so keep your eyes peeled for some fun developments.

Facebook: /DoughballsAU
Instagram: /doughballsau

Apple Mini Sessions at @Lenswood Pick Your Own

If it’s been awhile since you had any professional family photos taken or you need a gift idea for Mother’s Day, you NEED to book an Apple Mini Photography Session with Fable & Fig Photography at @Lenswood Pick Your Own these school holidays. We recently had a photoshoot at the apple farm with Jade and the results were STUNNING.

This experience includes :

A Photography Mini Session : Spend 15 minutes with a Fable and Fig pro, and get 5 stunning digital photos.
Family Pass to the Orchard: Wander around, soak up the beauty, and yes, pick some delicious apples.
Take-Home Goodies: Not just memories, but you get to take home 2kg of apples too.
Use code KIDSINADELAIDE at booking checkout for $45 off your session!

It’s no secret we love @Lenswood PYO and we are huge fans of Fable & Fig – Jade makes the whole family feel at ease and encourages you all to have a bit of fun during your photoshoot to get the best candid shots of the whole family! After your session you are welcome to stay at the farm for more apple picking, giant games, tractors and their onsite café – make a day of it!

Book your session here: fableandfig.com.au/appleminisessions
Use code KIDSINADELAIDE at booking checkout for $45 off your session!

SHANX Mini Golf

At SHANX Mini Golf, families and friends are drawn to its vibrant atmosphere and engaging courses, making it the perfect destination for fun and laughter during the school holidays. As word spreads about the delightful experiences to be had at SHANX, more and more families are choosing it as their go-to destination during the school holidays. Whether it’s a friendly competition between siblings or a leisurely day out with friends, SHANX promises entertainment and joy for everyone. With its dedication to customer satisfaction and commitment to providing a welcoming atmosphere, SHANX mini golf stands out as the ultimate place to be during the school holidays.

Visitors to SHANX Mini Golf can expect refreshing drinks and snacks to recharge after a round of golf. The friendly staff members are always on hand to offer guidance and ensure that every guest has a memorable experience. With its convenient location and affordable prices, SHANX has become a popular choice for school holiday outings, providing a safe and enjoyable environment for families to bond and create lasting memories.

SHANX mini golf stands out as the ideal venue for hosting children’s birthday parties. Beyond the captivating courses, SHANX mini golf pampers party guests with convenient party packages and friendly staff members who ensure that every aspect of the celebration runs smoothly. From personalized party decorations to tasty treats and refreshments, SHANX takes the stress out of party planning for parents, allowing them to relax and enjoy the festivities. With its commitment to providing a safe, entertaining, and hassle-free environment. SHANX Mini Golf has established itself as the premier choice for hosting vibrant and memorable children’s birthday parties.

For SHANX bookings visit shanxminigolf.com.au
For more information, date enquiries or to book please contact our events team; events@shanxminigolf.com.au

Australian Space Discovery Centre

Launch into School Holidays at the Australian Space Discovery Centre this April! As well as free entry from 11 AM to 5 PM every day from 13 April to 28 April we have daily activities to inspire budding space explorers and innovators of all ages.

Find your place in space these school holidays with:

The Student Cadet Rocket Adventure Program (SCRAP) Challenge (ages 7-14) challenges aspiring rocket scientists to create an air-puff-powered paper rocket that flies as high and accurately as possible.
Operation: Plants in Space (ages 7-14) asks budding botanists to consider how we can grow plants for food and comfort as we explore beyond our planet and challenges them to design a space habitat for plants.
Operation: Storytime (ages 3-8), invites little astronauts to join us for a space story book reading, followed by the opportunity to explore the Space Gallery.
So Many Satellites! (ages 5-12) explores the many types of machines orbiting our planet, and investigates the different jobs they can do.
Solar System Explorers (ages 5-12) asks what it takes to survive away from the Earth, and challenges young space engineers to invent a way to explore another planet.
Robogals Presents… (ages 8-15) challenges young space engineers to work in small teams to program a robot, with the support of the Robogals Adelaide education team.

Tickets are required for special activities.

For more information about special activities and to book your tickets, please visit www.trybooking.com/eventlist/asdc
For more information and to plan your visit, please go to www.space.gov.au

AFL Max is the place to play these school holidays!

They are sharing the fun with 20% off all 2-hour Group Passes. With access to all zones, competitions every hour and more!

Use code SHARETHEFUN20 at the checkout.

With trampolines, inflatables, rock-climbing, footys and heaps more… AFL Max has something for everyone, rain, hail, or shine!

Book your General Admission Session at: https://bit.ly/3PWZ3IE

Hahndorf Farm Barn

Open from 10am-4pm everyday

Hahndorf Farm Barn is a unique blend of a children’s farmyard and wildlife park. You can hold, touch and feed most of the animals in complete safety and at your own comfort level. Find out how animals are born, grow and live on a farm. A visit to Adelaide’s Hahndorf Farm Barn is not just about family fun activities or keeping the kids entertained – it’s educational as well!
There are many activities for kids at the farm and you can easily spend hours here enjoying quality time with your family

  • Cow milking shows 11am and 2:30 everyday
  • Reptile shows 12:30 on weekends, school holidays and public holidays
  • Pony and tractor rides on weekends, school holidays and public holidays
  • Animal feeding, bottle feeding and interactions all days
  • Giant sandpit and playground.
  • And make sure you check out the new diggers and ride on tractors!


Adelaide Planetarium

Visit the Adelaide Planetarium and venture into outer space these April 2024 school holidays for an awe-inspiring experience!

Embark on a captivating journey and experience the wonders of our universe up close. Guided by astronomers, travel through space to learn about the solar system, constellations, and mysteries of the cosmos. Marvel at projections of the sun, moon, planets and over 5,000 stars from the comfort of your seat.

For their school holiday program, the Planetarium offers a variety of sessions to keep the whole family entertained including fulldome movies such as Tycho to the Moon, and Phantom of the Universe – The Hunt for Dark Matter. You can also opt for an Advanced Planetarium Experience which includes telescope viewing, or extend your knowledge in a Journey through the Solar System, where you’ll get to see the sun, planets, moons, asteroids and comets up close.

The Adelaide Planetarium is located on Level 2, Building P, UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus.

To make a booking for the school holiday program or for more information
visit: www.unisa.edu.au/planetarium

Step into history at the Odeon Star Cinema in Semaphore!

Since 1920, this beloved family-owned spot has been delighting Adelaide with affordable entertainment for everyone. Enjoy a movie for just $10 per ticket, every single day.

Unlike other cinemas, it’s great to have an affordable spot where the family can enjoy the latest movies without breaking the bank. Their candy bar also offers reasonably priced treats, like their in-house made Choc-Tops boasting various flavours—a local crowd favourite, so don’t miss out!

Located amidst Semaphore’s bustling scene, this cinema adds a touch of entertainment to your day trip. After the movie, explore the area’s diverse cafes and eateries, making your visit a complete delight for the whole family. Come, be a part of their cinematic world and create unforgettable memories in Semaphore.

Book tickets online at www.odeonstar.com.au

Flipside Barcade

Looking for a great way to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays?
Well look no further then the Flipside this April. They have the goods for the whole family!

– Over 20 x pinball and arcade machines
– Extended trading hours (12PM onwards Tue-Sun)
– Kids food specials (Get 5 Nuggets, fries & a soft drink or juice for only $12)
– Fully licensed so mum & dad can enjoy a drink while the kids play

What more could you want!
For groups of 4 or more we recommend making a booking either through messenger or over the phone on 08 7006 5799

April School Holiday Events in Adelaide

After Dark is back at BOUNCE Marleston and Greenacres!

From 6pm, the lights go down, and the music starts pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun at After Dark. Our live DJ & BOUNCE Hosts will make it a great night for everyone with dance parties, games and prizes to be won. 

The perfect event for school-aged kids and teens to celebrate the end of term, book your friends in for a night of awesomeness and come party at BOUNCE. Choose from a jump-only ticket, or upgrade to a meal and drink combo for only $10 extra.

Book for the April 12th event online at www.bounceinc.com.au/after-dark 

Adelaide Youth Theatre are bringing two wonderful family shows to families these school holidays

Thursday 25th-Friday 26th April – 7pm
Saturday 27th April 3pm and 7.30pm
School of Rock is a two-hour, two-act musical (plus intermission), based on the hit movie. The tuner follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. But can he get them to the Battle of the Bands without their parents and the school’s headmistress finding out?

The stage musical on Broadway and in the West End is produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, who has also composed 14 new songs for the show, which additionally features all of the original songs from the movie. The composer’s numbers “You’re in the Band” and “Stick it to the Man” are well on their way to becoming rock solid standards, while the finale with “Teacher’s Pet” brings audiences to their feet, eight shows a week.

School of Rock, with its sensational live kids’ rock band, is a loving testimony to the transforming power of music. May the spirit of rock be with the schools and community theatres who pledge allegiance to Lloyd Webber’s newest hit!

Saturday 27th April 10am and 12.00noon – 60 Minute Show
Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance.

In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home – and her fins – behind and live in the world above. But first, she’ll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.

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Bring the family to see Port Adelaide Football Club live

Special family pass offer from $50 – save $100!
Round up the family and immerse yourself in the best game day experience in the AFL!
With entertainment for the whole family including a newly revamped kids zone, secure your tickets now for an unforgettable experience.

Port Adelaide v Fremantle
Saturday 13 April, 7pm at Adelaide Oval

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Friday night footy at Adelaide Oval

See Port Adelaide take on St Kilda live at Adelaide Oval these school holidays.
Round up the family and immerse yourself in the best game day experience in the AFL! With entertainment for the whole family including a newly revamped kids zone, secure your tickets now for an unforgettable experience.

Port Adelaide v St Kilda
Friday 26 April, 7.10pm at Adelaide Oval

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April School Holiday Adventures

Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak Tours

Have fun and experience the wonder of nature together as a family these school holidays.

Join this family friendly kayak where you have the opportunity to view resident dolphins and paddle your way through calm and peaceful creeks lined with mangroves that have been there for over 10,000 years. There is also the opportunity to paddle past some spectacular shipwrecks, relics of a bygone era and see migratory sea birds along the way. All this and only 30 minutes from Adelaide CBD.
Our knowledgeable guides ensure a safe and informative tour, sharing insights about the dolphins and other marine life that frequent the area as well as the history of this unique and beautiful part of South Australia. It is a family experience you will treasure forever.

Participants don’t need any prior kayaking experience and it is all done at a comfortable pace – children do need to be 9 years and older to participate and will need to be in a double kayak with an adult. Gift vouchers are available.

Facebook:  @dolphinsanctuarykayaktours
Instagram: @dolphinsanctuarykayaktours

School Holidays @ Woodhouse Adventure Park

Get ready for school holiday adventures at Woodhouse this autumn! Whether you’re visiting for the day or settling in for an overnight stay, you can expect memorable screen-free fun for the whole family… just 10 minutes up the South Eastern freeway on a 54-hectare nature wonderland at Piccadilly in the Adelaide Hills. Woodhouse is open every day, even public holidays!

Take the day pass option for unlimited access to the site from 9am to 5pm where you will climb, crawl, swing and splash your way through more than 30 obstacles on Challenge Hill, tackle a giant split-level maze, slide down two epic Tube Slides (running weekends and public holidays except Good Friday and Christmas Day), conquer the ultimate multi-dimensional outdoor bouldering challenge, negotiate an orienteering or photo hunt course, or have a round of disc golf (think golf with a frisbee).

For even more fun, pitch your tent (or pull up your van) at one of the unpowered sites (no minimum number of nights even on long weekends) or stay in one of the glamping bell tents or family chalets with all day activities included from 9am on your day of arrival to 5pm on your day of departure.

Woodhouse also has fully-facilitated ‘Drop and Go’ day camps in the school holidays from 9am (drop-off from 8:30am) to 5pm with thoughtfully programmed adventures specifically designed with age-appropriate activities guaranteed to keep primary school kids aged 5 to 12 screen-free, active and entertained for the whole day. The UNPLUGGED program runs every school holidays with each day including time on Challenge Hill obstacle course and a private Tube Slide session (weather permitting) – plus different special themed activities daily.


Wilderness Escape’s Holiday Programs

Wilderness Escape’s Holiday Programs are a fantastic choice for your kids.

For over 33 years, Wilderness Escape has been running fun, educational programs for kids aged 5 to 17. As the leading outdoor education provider in South Australia, parents can rest easy knowing their child is having a great, fun filled day supervised by fully qualified & highly experienced staff. Their seasoned team ensures that safety comes first, giving parents peace of mind while their children embark on exciting adventures.

Wilderness Escape offers a wide array of activities, from the calm waters of kayaking and the underwater wonders of snorkelling to the exhilarating challenges of surfing, rock climbing and more. And the best part? No prior experience is needed, and we supply all the necessary equipment for the adventures ahead!

Wilderness Escape’s holiday programs are more than just a way to keep kids occupied during the school break. They’re a gateway to adventure, learning, and personal growth. If you’re looking for a meaningful and exciting way for your child to spend their holidays, look no further than Wilderness Escape.

Book online at wildernessescape.com.au/school-holiday-programs

Phone: 08 8165 2022

April School Holidays for Free!

FREE School Holiday fun at Unley Shopping Centre

Give your kids the green thumb at Unley Shopping Centre

Looking for an activity to entertain the kids these school holidays? Look no further than Unley Shopping Centre. There’s something about getting your hands dirty. Give the kids a green thumb with our plants and potters workshop.

  • Each Child receives a gorgeous ceramic planter, Plastic or Bio pot to paint and decorate and take home.
  • Children choose their flower, add soil and then start gardening.

WHEN: April 15-18th 10am – 1pm
WHERE: Unley Shopping Centre, opposite Tony & Marks

Bookings are essential

Decorate Donuts at Northpark Shopping Centre

Looking for an activity to entertain the kids these school holidays? Look no further than Northpark Shopping Centre. Watch as your kids get creative in the kitchen by decorating and enjoying a delicious donut. They also receive a complimentary Chefs Hat to wear at home.

WHEN: April 22-26th 10am – 1pm (excluding April 25th)
WHERE: Northpark Shopping Centre, opposite Brumbys

Bookings are essential.

Come build at Churchill Centre these school holidays with Bricks 4 Kidz Building Workshops!

10am – 1pm, Wednesday 17th, Thursday 18th and Friday 19th April
Build and drive multiple trains on a giant train track, build famous buildings to create a hustling and bustling city complete with remote control cars, trains and of course the odd superhero! 

10am – 1pm, Monday 22nd, Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th April  
Build a giant amusement park complete with giant motorised mega roller coaster – come along for the ride!!
Bricks 4 Kidz Building Workshops are suitable for ages 5-12. No bookings required. Queueing system/first in first served basis.

Book at: churchillcentre.com.au

Gilles Plains Animal Farm

Join an unforgettable experience at the Gilles Plains Animal Farm, during their exciting April School Holiday in-centre activation!

Mark your calendars for the 26th and 27th of April, when we’ll be offering FREE fun for everyone!

Bring the whole family to marvel at a delightful array of farm animals, guided by the wonderful Farmer Darcy. From fluffy sheep to adorable chickens, and even charming guinea pigs, there will be plenty of friendly animals for the kids to meet and greet.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

Friday 26th and Saturday 27th April
Within Gilles Plains Shopping Centre, conveniently situated near Woolworths.

No bookings necessary – simply come along and enjoy the festivities!

Superhero School at the Myer Centre

Hey all you amazing superheroes! Guess what?
This school holidays, the Myer Centre centre is transforming into a bustling superhero school on level 2, jam-packed with exciting activities and workshops that will unleash your inner hero! From thrilling adventures to super-powered crafts, there’s something for everyone.

Workshops & Activities include:

  • Superhero Maskmaking
  • Colour your own cape
  • Storytime with Adelaide City Library
  • Face Painting
  • Bricks 4 Kids
  • Build a Bear
  • Plater Fun House
  • Spiderman Appearance

Come dressed in your favourite superhero costume to recieve a special gift (only while stocks last).
But here’s the scoop: spots are filling up fast, so make sure you secure your place pronto to guarantee a heroic time!

click here for more info and to book your session

Unleash your inner warrior at our Kung Fu Panda Meet & Greet this school holidays!

Meet the legendary Kung Fu Panda and enjoy panda crafts, activities & free fairy floss.
Date – Thursday 18 – Friday 19 April
Time – 11am-2pm
Location – Near Terry White Chemmart

More info at www.portadelaideplaza.com.au/event-and-offers/Meet-Greet-with-Kung-Fu-Panda

Code Camp Free Tech Activities

Code Camp, is thrilled to introduce a series of online tech-centric activities, free of cost, in the lead up to the upcoming school holidays.
True to Code Camp’s mission of inclusivity and accessibility, these initiatives are designed to eliminate the barriers and deliver tech-based and creative learning to every Australian child.

Activities include Minecraft Parkour Course, Trivia Parties, Coding and Introduction to AI.

The schedule is available at www.codecamp.com.au/offers/free-events-schedule
(available to sign up to from March 13)

Bay Discovery Centre Activity Program

Open daily, 10am-4pm throughout the April School Holiday’s, Glenelg’s Bay Discovery Centre is located in the heart of Glenelg’s Moseley Square.

Celebrating the cultural heritage of South Australia, wander through our galleries to discover the stories of the Kaurna People of the Adelaide Plains, South Australia’s Proclamation and settlement, the evolution of beach culture, and some of our State’s most loved identities.

The Centre’s FREE activity program is in full swing this April:

Seashell Creations
Using any of the materials provided, create your own unique seashell to be added to our hanging seashell mobile. All Ages.

Under the Sea Mural
What interesting creatures lurk at the bottom of the ocean? Choose your favourite creature, decorate and find the perfect home on our under the sea mural. All Ages.

Bay Discovery Centre | Glenelg Town Hall
Entry is by donation.



Enjoy a family friendly school holiday event!
Learn about emergency service vehicles and how they work.
Play, climb, interact, and explore the trucks and vehicles.
Connect with amazing emergency workers and volunteers in our community.


• Sensory tent available for those seeking a low-sensory space and sensory toys
• Food trucks
• FREE face painting and glitter tattoos
• Sandpit for free play – BYO toys and trucks

WHEN: Saturday 20 April 2024
TIME: 10am – 2pm
WHERE: Mount Barker Showgrounds (access via Alexandrina Road)

add this to your calendar


Glenelg Sand Sculpture Competition

​Check out the Glenelg Sand Sculpture Competition this April 13 and 14 with world champion Sand sculptor Dennis Massoud, who will be giving away major secrets to creating a masterpiece in Sand.

Each session will receive a 30 minute workshop, where Dennis will reveal all his secrets and then you will have 1 hour to team up with your friends and family to create your own master piece with prizes to won!

Get your tickets today to this FREE event as it will BOOK OUT!

Free School Holiday Programs at Adelaide City Libraries

Adelaide City Libraries will be providing FREE programs across three centres this school holidays for a variety of ages and interests, spanning from Saturday the 13th to Sunday the 28th of April:

  • Graphic Novel Workshop: How to Draw Manga
  • Science Club: Fun with Energy
  • Crafternoon: Paper Fish
  • LEGO Club
  • Something @ City Library
  • Micro:bit Codig for Kids – Beginner Basics
  • Micro:bit Coding for Kids – Practical Project
  • Storytime at Tynte Street

Check out the full calendar of school holiday events at

Touch a Truck Modbury

Monday 22 April | 10 am – 3 pm

Calling all families who want to get up close and personal with trucks, heavy machinery and all things motor at Touch a Truck.
Kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks, heavy machinery and all things motor to see how they work.

The event will be held on Civic Park, Modbury and feature City of Tea Tree Gully vehicles, garbage trucks, emergency vehicles, historic cars and lots more for the kids to see and ‘touch’.

Food vendors will be at the event to cater to your lunch and snack needs. Parking is available in the Council and library car parks.

This is a free event, registration or tickets are not required, just go along.

April School Holidays at the Museums

National Motor Museum

The Autumn School Holidays are just around the bend and it’s a great time to visit the beautiful Adelaide Hills. Get ready for a wheelie good time at the National Motor Museum. There’s a boot load of cool things happening these holidays so come along for the ride!

Marvellous Motoring Adventures LEGO Trail | 13-28 APRIL 10am to 5pm

Are you ready for an adventure? The LEGO trail is back! Discover some of the amazing adventures that our vehicles have been on in our brand-new Marvellous Motoring Adventures LEGO trail. Find all the LEGO and clues hidden in the museum and reveal the secret word.  Enter to win one of three great LEGO prizes. Free with museum entry.

Build a Model T Ford | 25-28 APRIL 11am to 2pm

Enter the National Motor Museum car factory and build your very own Model T Ford. Then get your creative hat on and decorate your car with dazzling stickers. Free with museum entry.

VROOM VROOM Trail | 10am – 5pm daily

Great news for our littlest visitors. We have a brand-new museum trail for you, the Vroom-Vroom Trail! Look out for the Vtech toy cars hidden around the museum. Find them all and collect your free sticker! Free every day with museum admission.

click here for more info

SA Maritime Museum

Lego Trail: Creature Quest

Explore the South Australian Maritime Museum with our April school holiday Creature Quest LEGO® Trail!

You’ll be amazed to learn how many different animals feature in our maritime exhibits. From a sheep to a shark and a cat to a kangaroo, can you find all the LEGO® minifigures hidden amongst the collection? They’re each guarding a letter that makes up our secret word. Write the secret word on your entry form to go in the draw to win an awesome LEGO® prize!

Two great prize draws to choose from:

Prize draw 1:
1st prize: LEGO® Friends™ Beach Amusement Park 41737 (12+), RRP $169.99
2nd prize: LEGO® Creator 3-in-1 Sea Animals 31158 (8+), RRP $49.99

Prize draw 2:
1st prize: LEGO® DUPLO™ 3in1 Treehouse 10993 (3+), RRP $149.99
2nd prize: LEGO® DUPLO™ Caring for Animals at the Farm 10416 (2+), RRP $99.99

Participation in the LEGO® trail is included in the museum admission price.

Dates: 6-28 April
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Free with admission

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Beehive hangs at the Museum

11.00 am – 12.00 pm | 22 and 23 April

Make a bee-line to the South Australian Museum these school holidays for a hands-on workshop all about North Terrace’s buzziest residents.

You’ll be able to study the Museum’s 90-year-old live-in bee colony through the see-through walls of our observation beehive and create your own bee-themed plant pot to take home and encourage pollination in your own backyard. You will also get the chance to try on some beekeeping gear and grab a taste of honey straight from the hive!

To find out more, and book visit samuseum.sa.gov.au

Sensory friendly evening at the South Australian Museum

5 – 7pm |  24 April

A quiet, sensory friendly evening for visitors of all ages, their families, friends, and support workers.

Visitors with sensory and/or accessibility needs can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum out of hours. This is a chance to see all the permanent galleries, the latest exhibitions, and maybe discover something you’ve never noticed before.

While everyone is always welcome at the Museum, sometimes the crowds and noise make visits harder for our neurodivergent visitors and those living with a disability. Some of the screens, lights and sounds around the Museum will be altered for the evening to make it a more sensory friendly experience.

Attendees can enjoy the Museum’s galleries and exhibitions and sensory backpacks will be available to borrow free of charge.

This is a ticketed event for people with sensory and/or accessibility needs and their accompanying family, friends, and support workers. Please purchase a ticket for all attendees when you book, as numbers are limited to ensure a quiet environment.


The Shadow Initiation

Race against the clock in a digital adventure game to see the Museum like never before. Part escape room, part scavenger hunt, part behind-the-scenes Museum tour, this game provides a Museum experience like no other. With one hour on the clock and over 40 puzzles to attempt, this is your chance to unlock the secrets of the Museum.

The aim of the game is to earn as many points as you can within an hour and attempt to prove that you are worthy of joining a mysterious, top-secret society: The Secret Order of Quill & Compass.

The Shadow Initiation is an adventure game that is facilitated by a tablet and can be played by up to 4 people per tablet. While this activity is designed for a broad audience, it supports student learning and aligns with the Australian Curriculum in the areas of developing critical and creative thinking skills and building personal and social capability. It is recommended for students from year 7 to work independently, and for students in years 5 and 6 with supervision

To find out more, and book in go visit www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/event/the-shadow-initiation

Fun with Fossils at the South Australian Museum

11.00 am – 12.00 pm | 15 and 16 April

Dig into the fossilised past these school holidays with a hands-on workshop exploring the ancient oceans that once covered our own backyard.
Join palaeontologist and artist Riley in the Discovery Centre and explore fascinating fossil specimens that lived, died, and sunk to the ocean floor at different stages of the distant past, from ammonites and crinoids to corals.

You’ll be able to assemble your own unique aquatic fossil creature, which will then be cast in plaster for you to take home!

To find out more, and book visit samuseum.sa.gov.au

Migration Museum

April LEGO Trail

Join in the fun at Migration Museum for another fabulous LEGO Trail. Find all the LEGO figures hidden inside the Museum, unscramble the matching letters and spell out the winning word. Enter the competition to win one of two fantastic prizes.

1st Prize: LEGO City Street Skatepark (RRP $84.99)
2nd Prize: LEGO City Explorer Diving Boat (RRP $52.99)
Dates: Saturday 13 April – Sunday 28 April
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Earth Day Mobile Sculptures

Help us celebrate Earth Day by making a mobile sculpture using natural materials such as twigs and dried leaves, and a range of interesting, recycled objects. Children will create their very own hanging mobile sculpture that can be proudly displayed in their home. A great opportunity to develop artistic skills under the guidance of an experienced instructor. All materials will be supplied, but children can bring some of their own materials to use if they wish.

Contact the workshop facilitator for suggestions on materials to bring.
Facilitator contact: Lizzy Emery eemery@history.sa.gov.au

Dates: Friday 19 April and Monday 22 April
Time: 11am – 12.30pm
Ages: Children 5+
Workshop capacity: 10 children per session

click here for info

GooRoo Animation

Once again, the team from GooRoo Animation will be offering the experience of some movie making fun at the Museums these holidays!

Are you the next Steven Spielberg or Greta Gerwig? Visit us at the SA Maritime Museum or the National Motor Museum to create your very own movies and find out! You’ll learn all about what goes into making animation, giving you a behind the scenes glimpse into producing an animated movie at a professional level.

Lego Animation at the National Motor Museum
19 to 21 April
11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm and 2:00pm sessions – free with museum entry
Shannon Street, Birdwood, SA 5234

Claymation Animation at the SA Maritime Museum
23 to 25 April
11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm and 2:00pm sessions – free with museum entry
126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide, SA 5015

Brainy Games at SA Museum

18th, 19th, 20th April | Drop in, 10.00am – 5.00pm

Ever wondered about your amazing brain and how it helps you to understand the world? Ever wanted to see what a research scientist does? Adelaide University School of Psychology is at the South Australian Museum these school holidays with fun, interactive games that are part of their scientific research.

Children and adults are invited to play games which cover a wide range of topics including understanding how we use logic to think, how we show our emotions, how we recognise other people (even when they look different), and how we use someone’s appearance to make decisions about them.
This is a free activity.

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