The Ultimate April School Holiday Guide to Perth!

As per the last twelve months, I feel like this first term of 2021 has been a blur. It has flown by and here we are, approaching Easter and the first term school holidays.

If like me you love the holidays to create special memories with your kids, I have found my favourite ideas and spots for you and your little ones. As always I have looked across the whole of Perth so our entire community are feeling the love.

If you have any events or ideas we have missed – drop them in the comments below as we want to help everyone find their happy place these school holidays!

FREMANTLE

MISS LILY’S FABULOUS FEATHER BOA

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre are continuosly one of our absolute favourite go-tos for school holiday fun. I love opening up a new world to my kids and allowing their imaginations to be engaged and run wild. Miss Lily’s Fabulous Feather Boa looks to be the ultimate in no-screentime fun!

“…Irreverent and hilarious, the ending literally garners an audible ‘awww.’”– ★★★★ – The Australia Times

Something so fabulous just has to be magic…

The guests at Miss Lily’s Tropical Holiday House enjoy relaxing days and cheerful company – and no one needs it more than the lonely Last Potoroo.

When Miss Lily takes to the stage with her fabulous feather boa the timid Potoroo is filled with the feeling that she could do anything, if only the feather boa could be hers. Soon a plan is set in motion with very unexpected consequences.

Rambunctious families of koalas and wombats share the stage with the Potoroo and a dancing crocodile of incomparable glamour in this uplifting story that celebrates kindness, courage and a little marsupial pride!

Duration: 45 mins

Perfect for 5+ but suitable for everyone!

Book in to engage your little one’s imaginations here.

PERTH CBD

ELIZABETH QUAY FUN FAIR

Now I don’t know about you, but the idea of a Fun Fair was always high on my list of bucketlist activities as a kid. I think perhaps it was simply that pink fairy floss.. No matter what your carnival or fun fair dreams were, the Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair looks like it will be fun for kids, big and small alike. With nine different rides from small ferris wheel to the cup and saucer experience, the thrill seeking kiddies are taken care of and there are showbags and a side show alley.

Set to go book your tickets? Head here for session times and availability.

DATES: Saturday the 3rd to Wednesday the 7th of April 2021

TIMES: From 9:30 am to 5:30 pm throughout the day- subject to availability.

COOGEE

FAMILY DIRECTED PAINTING SESSION

Trying to think of creative ways you can bring out the creativity in your tweens? I love the idea of a guided art class where you take home a piece that you created as a family. Imagine hanging it on the wall and knowing you made it together.

The class by Cabernet and Canvas is specifically designed for family participation and includes everything you need including you canvas, paint and your apron. It is important to note however that this is not a drop and leave class. Adults are required to book in and participate with their children.

Is creativity exactly what you’re looking for? Head here to book your spot!

CLAREMONT

RELICS – BRICKS OF THE NEW WORLD

Ever stood on a piece of lego and thought- yes I want to go and see an exhibition full of some amazing Lego builds? Ok, so maybe not when you’ve just encountered one of life’s most intense pains, but a world full of Lego, created by the one and only WA Lego Masters Duo- it’s a no brainer!

The year is 2530. Humans have long since left planet Earth. After mistreating the natural environment for centuries, they were forced to seek a new home beyond the stars. What remains is little more than an abandoned pile of decaying infrastructure, appliances, and a scattered population of LEGO minifigs.

In a prologue to their annual event in May, Scribblers Festival presents RELICS: Bricks of the New World, an immersive exhibition by Jackson Harvey and Alex Towler, winners of Channel 9’s LEGO Masters 2020. The exhibition opens to the public tomorrow 26 February and will be on diplay at The Goods Shed until 30 May.

If, like me, your inner nerd is screaming “Who even needs to take the kids- I want to see the Lego world myself” then click here to find out all the details and get your diary ready.

WANNEROO

THE KIDS BIG CARNIVAL

Source: The Big Kids Carnival Facebook Page

These school holidays are definitely going to be big for kids all around Perth! As a northern suburbs girl myself I know how fun (and busy) the Wanneroo Showgrounds can get. This event is perfect for those parents all the way up to Yanchep!

The Wanneroo Showgrounds will burst into a fun-filled atmosphere when the Kids Big Carnival springs into action in the April school holidays. All the fun kids rides will be operating in full force and are included in your entry fee! Most rides are suited for kids between the ages of 3 and 12. There will be incredible creatures, roving entertainers and lots of other fun kid-friendly entertainment and activities. 

The best part is you don’t have to say ‘no’ when your kids want to try their favourite ride for the 5th time- All rides are included free!

Start the group chat with your other Mum friends and book your session in here.

BULLSBROOK

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT AT OUTBACK SPLASH

It wouldn’t be the Easter school holidays without an Easter Egg Hunt right?

Head to Outback Splash all Easter long weekend for an Easter Hunt Challenge, FREE Raffle for all guests with the major prize from Whistlers Chocolate Co in the Swan Valley.

What we’re most excited about is the Egg and Spoon Amazing Race!

Bring your bathers and your sunscreen and be ready for a fantastic family day out. For more info click here.

Here you have it Perth- my highlight reel of what’s on in Perth these April School Holidays.

Let us know your go to for the Perth school holidays below and don’t forget to tag us #perthhappenings on Instagram so we can check out your adventures!

Some listings in this guide are sponsored.

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