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Spring School Holiday Activities Guide 2021

Ah, spring! It has to be our favourite time of the year. The days are getting warmer, yet the evenings are still cosy.

As we rocket through September, that means that it’s almost time for the spring school holidays! (OMG, how quickly did Term 3 go?)

Mums, dads and carers… don’t fret! We’ve gathered together the best spring school holiday activities for kids across the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Brisbane – to keep your little ones entertained and active.

Simply click on your region below to see what’s on in your area. ?

Spring School Holiday Sunshine Coast    Spring School Holidays Brisbane     Spring School Holiday Gold Coast

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Being spring school holidays – that last respite before that crazy rollercoaster of Term 4 into Christmas – we’ve also got plenty of tips for enjoying some down time! If you prefer to stay home and let the kids have some much-needed downtime, we have some great Craft ideas for the non-crafty parent and tips on why boredom is good for kids.

Or, if you want to get out and about across the region these spring school holidays, try these articles:

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Sunshine Coast

Great bushwalks for kids on the Sunshine Coast
Winter weekend getaways on the Sunshine Coast
Where kids eat FREE – Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast’s best bike rides for families


Best bike rides for kids in Brisbane
Weekend winter escapes on Brisbane’s doorstep
Best playgrounds in Brisbane
Kid-friendly Brisbane restaurants
Brisbane’s best bushwalks with kids 

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Gold Coast

11 fun playgrounds on the Gold Coast
Directory of kids swim lessons on the Gold Coast
Gold Coast bike rides for families
The new family friendly jewel on the Gold Coast
Cosy Gold Coast winter weekend escape

Looking beyond school holiday events?  Make sure you check out our What’s On calendar – crammed with activities for kids, shows, workshops, family friendly events… and more!

Even better – why not sign up to our e-news? To have the week’s best activities for kids delivered straight to your inbox. There is a newsletter for every region: Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Brisbane!


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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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