10 THINGS TO DO WITH THE KIDS ON RAINY DAYS [CAIRNS]
10 things to do on a rainy school holiday day!
1. Inflatable Kingdom
Inflatable Kingdom provides a high-energy, action-packed environment with inflatables of all shapes and sizes.
Open every day of the school holidays from 9.00am to 4.00pm.
2. Cairns Central
Dance into the school holidays this month with a series of fantastic Backstreet Dance performances! Discover local
talent and get your dance on at this fun, free activity.
When: 25 – 29 September, 11.30am – 1.30pm daily
Where: Centre Court
Afterwards, why not enjoy a game at iPlay Australia, a meal at Jamaica Blue or a movie at Event Cinemas?
3. Jump Mania
A 1,000 square metre airconditioned warehouse with wall-to-wall trampolines making backyard trampolining a thing of the past.
4. Cairns Libraries
Build LEGO robots, make your own kaleidoscope, learn about robotics and coding, make crafts, create your own library bag, decorate a plant pot, or learn about creative writing or oral health.
5. Smithfield Shopping Centre
Get out of the rain and check out all that’s happening these school holidays at Smithfield Shopping Centre!
Despicable Me 3 Activity Centre
Free school holiday activities!
When: 24 – 30 September, 10.00am – 1.00pm
DreamWorks Trolls Craft Village
Free activities and a meet and greet with Branch and Poppy!
When: 1 – 7 October, 10.00am – 1.00pm
6. Cairns Art Gallery
From 24 September – 5 October, kids can enjoy workshops on puppet making, dioramas, assemblage, tapestry, portrait drawing, mask making, and portraiture. Kids will learn about the world of art or further their skills.
Bookings are essential.
7. The Pier
FREE knitting classes for kids happening these school holidays at The Pier. Each session is designed to expand creativity, concentration, and coordination skills, and all kids are welcome to come along and give it a try!
When: Tuesday 25-28 September, Tuesday 2-5 October
8. Mount Sheridan Plaza
Decorate your own Trick or Treat bag and enjoy magic tricks with Flip Ripley!
When: 24-28 September, 10.00am to 2.00pm (Flip Ripley from 10.00am to 12.00pm)
Decorate a range of delicious cookies and donuts!
When: 2-6 October, 10.00am to 2.00 pm
9. DFO Cairns
3D Pen Workshop – learn how to use the wonderful tool that is the 3D pen to build your own quirky creations.
When: 24-28 September, 10.00am to 1.00m daily
Bookings required via the Facebook page.
Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farm – Come and cuddle farm animals
When: 2-6 October, 10.00am to 4.00pm daily
10. Art by Louise Broadbent
Louise Broadbent’s Children’s Art for Wellness classes focus on a child’s individual needs through the expression of his or her feelings through their imagination.
Visual art can benefit children struggling with learning disabilities, speech and language problems, anxiety, and much more.
Cost: $30 for 2 hours, all materials included.
Just because it’s raining doesn’t mean the day has to be wasted. What are you up to these school holidays? Post your photo or tell us where you’ve been to get out of the rain for your chance to win movie tickets via our Facebook page!
For more events and activities, pick up your free September issue from shopping centres, childcare centres, IGA, and libraries. You’ve still got a chance to win a Jimu Robot!