Our FAVE school holiday activities on the Sunshine Coast Winter 2020

Stuck for ideas to keep the kids entertained this winter school holiday? Thankfully there’s stacks of things to do with the kids this winter school holiday! From outdoor, small group workshops to live streams and more, everything on offer meets COVID-safe requirements… so you can rest easy that your munchkins are safe.

Here are our favourite school holiday activities on the Sunshine Coast for Winter 2020!

Agents of Discovery at the Gardens and Wetlands
19 June 2020
Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden
51 Palm Creek Road Tanawha

Sunshine Coast Council School Holiday Program

Get outdoors these school holidays and explore nature with the Agents of Discovery app.
Kids will love this digital game which uses GPS technology to unlock a self-guided bushland or wetland adventure. The Missions goes live on 19 June, so get set, get out and play!

Immanuel Lutheran College Winter Vacation Care
22 Jun 2020 to 10 Jul 2020
Immanuel Lutheran College, 126-142 Wises Rd, Buderim

Students Enjoying Vacation Care at Immanuel Lutheran College

Join the holiday adventures at Immanuel Lutheran College OSHC – open for all Sunny Coast kids and their families.

Surrounded by a beautiful forest, Immanuel Lutheran has been implementing an amazing Forest School Program for the last 4 years. The vacation care program also has access to the College’s stunning grounds, for a variety of sport, nature and team-orientated activities.

Pay a visit to the penguins at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast
27 June to 12 July 2020
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba
Sea Life Sunshine Coast Little Blue Penguins

Take the kids on an underwater adventure at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast during the winter school holidays!

The indoor attraction is home to the Sunshine Coast’s only colony of Little Blue Penguins, who have settled nicely into their new home since arriving late last year. For those looking to take their knowledge of penguins to the next level, you can now step inside the Little Blue Penguins’ habitat for a Penguin Encounter! The exciting experience allows guests aged 5+ to meet the charming little birds up close, hand feed them a fishy feast, go on a behind the scenes tour and discover how the dedicated team of keepers care for each of the penguins.

The Hot 91 Skyline Ferris Wheel
26 June to 16 August 2020
Bulcock Beach Car Park, The Esplanade, Caloundra

Skyline Attractions is thrilled to be coming back to Caloundra for the second year.

For a limited 7.5 weeks you can take a ride 35 metres in the air on the HOT 91 Skyline Ferris Wheel at the Bulcock Beach car park. Spectacular 360 degree views of Caloundra and surrounds are simply breath-taking.

Inventors Week
29 June to 4 July 2020

Inventors Week has been designed to show students how they can design, create and invent from anywhere in the world as they learn how to design robots, build products, design apps and bring their ideas to life.

As a collaboration between BOP Industries and Robotics Playground, Inventors week will feature online classes run over the course of the week for primary and high school students.

Kid’s Magic Workshops at Noosa Civic July School Holidays
Monday 29th June to Friday 3rd July daily
Monday 6th July to Friday 10th July daily
Noosa Civic Shopping Centre, Noosaville

Noosa Civic School Holidays

Be entertained by Nickleby the Magician and learn some magic tricks in the process, where kids can take home their own Magic Starter Kit. Book your session online.

Glitter & Gloop School Holiday Workshops
29 June to 10 July
Glitter & Goop, Shop 7/12 Kelly Ct Buderim


Glitter Goop School Holiday Workshops

Glitter & Goop is a fun, creative, hands-on, messy, experimental, relaxed, all-inclusive space for people to enjoy and create some amazing artwork. People of all ages will have the opportunity to get creative at their own pace. It’s a welcoming space where all ages can experiment with different crafts, gain confidence and enjoy their creative self.

Forest in my Pocket – Horizon Festival
1 July to 30 September 2020


Horizon Festival has teamed up with illustrator and animator Helena Papageorgiou to create a magical, augmented reality adventure for children – A Forest in My Pocket.

A Forest in My Pocket uses print-at-home images that come to life via augmented reality using the EyeJack app. Simply print the series of three images, place them around the house and use the app to guide your child through this magical adventure.

Crayola free preschool activities

STEM Camp July 2020
6 to 10 July 2020

Become a Robot Designer these winter school holidays! Learn how to use 3D Design Tools and create your own awesome robot design.


Noosa Council

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By Claire Gilligan
WITH A FIFO HUSBAND WHO WORKS AWAY WEEKS AT A TIME, CLAIRE ENJOYS FINDING FUN, LOCAL THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT TO OCCUPY HER AND HER TWO GIRLS' TIME. ORIGINALLY FROM SYDNEY, CLAIRE AND HER FAMILY LOVE ALL THE THINGS THE SUNSHINE COAST HAS TO OFFER AND ENJOY SHOWING IT OFF TO VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Kids on the Coast is 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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