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It's time to face the holidays - that's where we come to the rescue with our inspiration in and out of the City, kid-friendly eats, day trips, free stuff and events the whole family will love.

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When it comes to choosing and planning activities and events in Melbourne and you're on a budget (who isn't!), at Little Melbourne we're always seeking out the latest and greatest Victorian destinations and we've found a locally produced book (by a Melbourne Mama) for Melbourne families that delivers big savings when it comes to getting out and about over Melbourne!

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With the cold, wintery days upon us, we're not taking any chances of getting caught out in the rain so we've got some top indoor spots to survive the Winter and sail on through.

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Need a safe haven for your little ones and one that involves food and coffee? Of course you do!

We've scoured Melbourne and found some kid-friendly gems.

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Mister Maker is coming to MELBOURNE!
New show announced! - special twilight show - Sunday June 28 at 6.30pm
 
By popular demand a 6th and final show has been added.

Thanks to Little Melbourne you can get access to pre-sale tickets before they go on sale this Friday May 1st.

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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

sealife melbourne aqaurium bubbleThe Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is PERFECT Winter or rainy day fun. Arrive early and come and explore the aquarium’s amazing array of marine life. Little ones will be mesmerised by all the animals and fish; older kids will love learning more about all the animals and water creatures.

Once you embark the building, you go on a self-guided tour, following the signage. The walk through tunnel that features stingrays, sharks and various fish is one of those 'must see' OMG moments! 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

Veg Out Community Gardens, St Kilda

veg out community gardens muralDig deeper into St Kilda and you'll discover a little mini oasis that is Veg Out Community Gardens. It's a perfect spot to stroll around and a quiet retreat to hang out with the kids in tow even if you don't have a plot.

There's so much more to Veg Out though than just the garden plots. Community working bees are a great way to help out and become involved in what goes on here. There's a VFMA farmer's market happening on the first Saturday of each month. Special events are held with the local community (Easter and Christmas events are popular) and there's a sandpit with toys and bikes for the kids. You'll also find some chickens, bunnies and birds amongst the veggie plots. Read more...

Toddler Friendly Melbourne Activities & Events Guide

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

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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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