The winter school holidays are here, which means the cold weather activities are, too!
We’ve gathered a few free family activities across Perth to kickstart your school holidays.
1. Winter World (free activities)
This year’s Winter World has a big focus on kids’ fun. Head on down to the pines in Fremantle to enjoy arts and crafts, kids’ books by the fire, circus performances and more.
Head’s up: skating on the ice rink isn’t free, but the kids’ activities at the event are!
When: 23 June–15 July
About: Winter World
2. Family NAIDOC week celebrations
“Because of her, we can.”
NAIDOC celebrations happen all over the country, but some of the bigger events in Perth are happening in Northbridge, Midland, Booragoon and Joondalup.
NAIDOC week is a great time to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life.
When: 8–15 July
About: NAIDOC Week events
3. Lake Claremont Nature Playspaces opening
Two new nature playspaces are opening in Claremont – and everyone’s invited!
To celebrate, local playgroups are hosting free, nature-based craft activities, including building flower crowns and getting crafty with nature collages. One space is specially designed for toddlers and the other for children aged 8-12.
When: 4 July
About: Lake Claremont Nature Playspaces
4. Dino World
Get your stomp on! Stockland Riverton is hosting an interactive dinosaur exhibition for the little prehistoric buffs in your life. Dino World is complete with a list of special challenges and a dedicated Park Ranger to guide you.
When: 2-14 July
About: Dino World
5. Nyoongar Dreaming Stories
Bundle up and get ready for an afternoon of dreamtime stories at the City of Perth library. Real artefacts will be on hand for your children to touch and explore.
The team at Bindi Bindi Dreaming will even teach your little ones some Nyoongar words to keep in their toolkit. Nyoongar Dreaming Stories is suitable for children aged 2-6.
When: 3 July
About: Nyoongar Dreaming Stories
Ngala supports parents, families and communities to enhance the wellbeing and development of children and young people.
Discover our free parenting workshops these school holidays.