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Get set to climb, run, bike, scoot, scramble, swing and of course, sweat!

We've covered some of our very favourite playgrounds in Melbourne in one handy guide making it easy to pick and choose next time you need to get out!

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Your hot. It's sticky. So what are you going to do with your little ball of energy? Head out and get wet of course!

If it’s looking like another hot one pack up the kiddies and head to one of our fantastic reco’s for a splashing good time!

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keep cool melbourne summerHello, Sunshine. Embrace the heat with some fun and colourful ways to spend the days so you're not going bonkers.

Hit some playful destinations for when the heat has run you out of your house, home or apartment — and mind.

But don't despair if you're staying in. We've got cool home ideas covered too.

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What's new at the NGV International...

ngv international gold carousel carsten hollerGot to love the NGV International and the latest installments will suit the family down to the ground. Apart from the two exhibits we visited on the weekend the upcoming Express Yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids commences on the 17th October that sees art and fashion come together.

Step into the NGV International Forecourt and be mesmerized by the Carsten Höller Golden Mirror Carousel that will take you on a slow spin that patrons can hop on and off at their pace. This golden delight is a joy to cruise as it's the reflections from every angle that capture the beauty of the carousel plus it's free to ride. Read more...

Our Top Event of the Week

We love the Collingwood Children's Farm

collingwood farm goats cowsThe Collingwood Children's Farm is a little slice of country life right in the heart of Melbourne and only 4 kilometres from the CBD. 

It's a magical adventure for city kids to delight in farm life, hang out with the ducks, pat the goats, bottle feed the baby lambs and milk the cows.

It's our favourite place to hang out with our friends and little ones.

 

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Our Top Activity of the Week

“The Island Bird” by Ernesto Neto at the NGV International

the Island Bird by Ernesto NetoA giant, interactive ‘nest’ has been unveiled at the NGV, and kids and adults alike are invited to climb through its labyrinthine, tunnel-like structures of crocheted rope. Created by renowned Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto, the sculpture is vibrantly coloured and almost 10m across, hovering several feet above the ground.
 
Looking out through a mesh of tropical colours — oranges and grays, greens and purples, blues and yellows—the works allows visitors to experience the gallery space from inside of the artwork itself and offers a place to slow down, relax, and rest. Read more...

Toddler Friendly Melbourne Activities & Events Guide

collingwood farm toddlersIn need of a new activity for your baby or toddler before you both start climbing the walls?

Having a toddler ourselves these are some of our favourite hangouts when the park just won't do it anymore!

Some of them are free, some of them are reasonably priced but none of them should break the bank. Read more...

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