School Holiday Activities Winter 2020

As restrictions ease in time for the Winter break, we have put together a list of some the free and low-cost activities you can do with the kids in Greater Springfield (and beyond) these school holidays:

Learn How To Paint Jellyfish (Teens Workshop)- The Coffee Club, Orion Springfield Central
Keep your TEEN or TWEEN busy this school holidays with The Coffee Club’s super popular school holiday workshops! Similar to the adult sip and paint version, the older kids can enjoy a meal, drink and step by step learn to paint class!
This class is designed for high school-aged children but is also suitable for those who show promise in art or are enthusiastic to learn (prep students have completed this class without an issue). Provided your Tween, Teen or Child can follow directions easily and maintain concentration this class is for them.
$35 Includes: Meal, Cold Drink, Teacher, All Equipment, All Materials and step by step guided learn to paint class Wed, 1st July
Bookings are essential and can be made here:—jellyfish

Picnic in the park, Robelle Domain
What better way to bask in the delicious Winter sun than by getting the family together for an outdoor picnic in the park. Surrounded by beautiful, natural bushland, Robelle Domain boasts more 480 hectares of parklands and has a range of picnic and BBQ facilities for small or larger groups of people to enjoy. There is also plenty of space to sprawl out on the grass with your picnic rug and enjoy nature, while maintaining the social distance requirements in safety.

Kids Go Wild, Ipswich City Council School Holiday Programs
Ipswich City Council is taking steps to decrease the risk of COVID-19 and protect the community. As part of these measures, the Kids Go Wild June-July 2020 school holiday program will offer online activities.

Join the fun over the school holidays – even from home!
The Kids Go Wild program is filled with a range of fun activities including a Nature Hunt challenge, virtual workshops and lots more, which encourage kids to get involved in their local environment and learn about ways to become more sustainable. All activities are FREE however bookings are essential for some.
You can find out more information about previous events and when future events as they are available via the EnviroEd Eventbrite page or council’s Facebook Events page:

White Rock Warriors Walking Group, White Rock-Spring Mountain Conservation Estate
Every Tuesday, 9:30-10:30am.
Winter is the perfect time to get out on the beaten track and enjoy the natural wonders which lying right on our doorstep. White Rock is renowned for its natural beauty and easily accessible walking paths, with a variety of bushwalks catering for the beginner to the seasoned hiker.
The walking group caters for everyone who wants to get out and be active and is child, pram and dog friendly.
Walking group meets at the Willow Road Carpark (Behind the SES compound).
To register, visit: or email:

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mount Coot-tha
Thomas Brisbane Planetarium shows this weekend (Saturday 27 June) and as part of the reopening, will be offering reduced show prices for the entire family. Admission for adults will be $10 and children (3-14 years) $6, with Saturday Afternoon Live sessions priced slightly higher at $12 for adults and $8 for children.

Learn how our planet supports all its ecosystems, as well as human life, with a brand new 13-metre exhibition, Earth, Our Blue Oasis or catch a show at the venue’s giant 12.5-metre Cosmic Skydome. With five kids’ shows each day and two new shows on offer – Europe to the Stars and The Sun: Our Living Star – you’ll be spoilt for choice these holidays.
To ensure the safety of staff and residents and to abide by State Government regulations only 20 people will be permitted inside the Planetarium at any one time.
Entry to the venue is to attend a show only, with the Galaxy Gift Shop and mini theatre temporarily closed.
Bookings must be made by: phoning the booking office on 07 3403 2578.
For more information visit: Discover More