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Little Day Out is a curated list of fun things to do for kids in Sydney. We save you time by selecting just six weekend activities we think are the best of what's on

Alexandria - The Grounds, Spring Holidays, From 9am, From $22.19, Age: All

Alexandria - The Grounds, Spring Holidays, From 9am, From $22.19, Age: All

KIDS SPRING SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
These school holidays, we’re celebrating the little ones with two weeks packed with activities to keep their growing minds entertained and wowed.

We’re bringing back our Green Thumbs workshop with resident horticulturalist, Greg, who will be teaching your little ones all about fresh produce and how to plant their own mini gardens. We’re also introducing a new workshop from our friends at Maya Sunny Honey where kids can learn all about beets and how to extract honeycomb to make their own honey to take home. We’re also bringing back Pizza Making in the garden, Cupcake & Cookie decorating and Bricks 4 Kids lego workshops throughout the two weeks.

Browse the classes and dates below and book a spot for your little one. For more info, check out the official website here

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THE GROUNDS CHILDREN INTRODUCTION TO YOGA (OCTOBER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)

Kids Yoga is a fun and incredibly beneficial activity for children of all ages. Classes comprise of movement with an emphasis on games, partner exercises and short meditations help them to develop coordination, flexibility and strength as well as still their minds. They may also experience better sleep, an improvement in concentration, attitude, respect and consideration for others, and the ability to self-manage their emotions through breathing techniques. 

When: Tuesday, 2nd Oct 2018 and Tuesday, 9th Oct 2018
9am - 9.45am
Price: $15, Tickets available here.

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GREEN THUMB WORKSHOPS

Our Green Thumb Workshop is designed to share our expertise with children in a fun and engaging way. During this workshop, children will be taken through an introduction on horticulture and will get their hands dirty planting a selection of seedlings to grow their very own garden. They’ll learn about fresh product and seasonality, and about different types of fruit and veg seedlings before they prepare and plant their own miniature garden to take home. 

When: Tuesday, 2nd Oct 2018 and Tuesday, 9th Oct 2018
9am - 10am
Price: $20, please Book here.

CUPCAKE AND COOKIE DECORATING WORKSHOPS
The Grounds’ Cookie & Cupcake Decorating Workshops are the perfect balance of yumminess and education! Little ones will receive their own aprons and chefs hats to decorate, as they learn difference icing tips and tricks to decorate cupcakes and sugar cookies. They’ll each take home their own box of decorated cookies and cupcakes alongside a certificate to say they completed the class. 

When: Wednesday, 3rd Oct 2018, Monday, 8th Oct 2018 and Wednesday 10th Oct 2018
Three sessions each day, 1 hour duration classes 9am, 11am and 1pm
Price:$20, please Book here.

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BRICKS FOR KIDS LEGO WORKSHOP

The BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Lego Workshop is designed to introduce motorised model building to children in a fun and engaging way. Over one hour, the kids will engage with specially-created motorised BRICKS 4 KIDZ® models designed by engineers and architects, interact with LEGO® games, and have plenty of time for creative play.

When: Thursday, 4th Oct 2018 and Friday, 12th Oct 2018
Three sessions each day, 1 hour duration classes 9am, 11am, and 1pm
Price:$20, please Book here.

HONEY MAKING WORKSHOP
This is a  hands-on workshop with the founder of Maya Sunny Honey, Andrew, as he shares his knowledge about Bees, the importance of Bees and their Hives. During the one hour session, Andrew will share his passion and inspiration for bees that started at a very young age in the country-side of Poland, where he would learn and help his parents on the apiarist farm. Kids will learn how to identify a bee, a drone and  a queen bee; build a honeycomb frame; and how to extract the honeycomb from the frame to make honey.

When: Wednesday, 10th Oct 2018
9:30am - 10:15am
Price: $20, please Book here.

PIZZA MAKING WORKSHOP
Join us in The Garden for our kids wood fired oven pizza-making workshops. Our experienced team will bring the fun teaching the children how to make their own pizza where they’ll learn about the ingredients that go into making pizza (and where they come from) and how to stretch their pizza dough. They’ll get creative making their favourite savoury pizza to take home and work as a team to create a yummy dessert pizza to share

When: Friday, 5th Oct 2018 and Thursday, 11th Oct 2018
Two sessions 11am and 1pm
Price: $20, please Book here.

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Ages: Suitable for all ages, young person to be accompanied by an adult.

Where: The Grounds of Alexandria, Building 7A, 2 Huntley St, Alexandria, NSW 2015

Parking: Enter via 2 Huntley Street or 41 – 43 Bourke Rd and speak with one of our friendly Grounds Rangers who will be able to help you out. Alternatively, the suburb of Alexandria offers all-day and timed street parking; be sure to obey all parking signs

Nearby food and awesome coffee: The Grounds of AlexandriaThe Potting ShedThe Garden

Crows Nest - Crows Nest Festival, 10am - 5pm, Free, Age: All

Crows Nest - Crows Nest Festival, 10am - 5pm, Free, Age: All

Watsons Bay - Spring School Holidays, 10am - 3pm, Free, Age: All

Watsons Bay - Spring School Holidays, 10am - 3pm, Free, Age: All