The place we'll be taking OUR kids this school holidays in Brisbane

Yay! The fabulous Kids Collective school holiday program returns to Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane this winter school holiday. It’s at the top of our tribe’s activity list!

From yoga to soccer, nature play to interactive art, there is a great program of activities to keep little ones entertained. If you were wondering how to keep the kids entertained during the June-July school holidays, look no further!

The Kids Collective school holiday program runs Wednesday to Friday, both weeks of the winter school holiday. The more popular sessions often book out, so jump online and grab the spots you want as soon as bookings open, so you don’t miss out.

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What’s in store at Kids Collective Roma Street Parkland

Wednesday, June 29: Interactive play and craft

Be entertained with fun, exciting and interactive games, as well as songs and dancing.

Kids can also learn how to make a winter warmer recipe out of items in the fridge and fight the war on waste with Oz Harvest.

Thursday, June 30: Soccer fun and gardening

Ginger Sport brings its huge inflatable soccer field to Kids Collective. Get the kids moving and having fun with a morning of inflatable games!

Or kids can get their hands dirty with an immersive gardening session. They will plant their own seedlings to take home!

Friday, July 1: Circus fun and interactive craft

Skipping ropes, hula hoops, spinning plates and jumping sack races — there will be lots to keep the kiddies busy at this fun circus fun morning. Or get creative with a wonderful winter wonderland of penguin-themed craft.

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Wednesday, July 6: Sport and dance

Learn the basics of touch football in a fun and positive way. Or get your groove on with a hip hop and funk dance class.

Thursday, July 7: Yoga and craft

Little ones can find their inner zen and experience yoga in a format that’s fun for kids. Or warm up those hands with the Kids Collective pom pom making session!

Friday, July 8: Gardening and craft

Get back to nature and make your own living friend with a Grass Head workshop. Or celebrate the wonderful world of polar bears with winter-themed craft.

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4 reasons we love the Kids Collective school holiday program

Kids Collective has to be one of our favourite activities for kids in Brisbane. Here’s why:

  • Its free! Yes. Totally free.
  • It has a relaxed, drop-in vibe. Thanks to easing COVID-19 restrictions, the sessions are back to being drop-in rather than allotted times slots. Hooray! Bookings are still required, but once you’ve scored your spot you can come at anytime during that morning. We love this, as we all know how hard it is to be on time when the kids are involved.
  • The inclusive range of activities. We find the activities are perfect for those with either several kids to entertain, or kids that just need to do something different. It’s an opportunity for kids to try soccer, craft, circus tricks and gardening. There’s no pressure, no expectation to do ‘well’, just lots of fun things to share and do.
  • The location. Roma Street Parkland is gorgeous and it’s the ideal destination for kids that need to get out of the house. Once there, take advantage of playground, throw down a rug for a picnic, or just enjoy being outdoors in the fresh air.

Fast facts

As with anything at the moment, the program above is subject to change. Check with Kids Collective before attending to ensure specific activities are still running.

Sessions run all morning, from 9am to 1pm. All activities designed for kids aged five to 12.

All workshops are free, but bookings are required via the Kids Collective page. Book here!

Don’t forget to use the hashtags @romastreetparkland #romastreetparkland

We’ll see you there!

Do you have kids aged 0-5 years? There are free workshops suited to this particular age group every Thursday morning at South Bank Parklands during term time. Details of what’s on and links to register are available on the Kids Collective South Bank page.


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Written by Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City

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