Oktoberfest Brisbane is back for its tenth year, and it's not just for the grown ups! Our young family of six visited yesterday for a good dose of German culture. Although all the days are child-friendly, Sundays are especially fun because each child who visits gets two free rides. There was also a pretty cool… Continue reading Oktoberfest Brisbane for Kids!
Yesterday, Luke and I took our three kids into Southbank Parkland's (The Courier Mail Piazza) to visit the SNOW4KIDS PARK. This is an annual event but it was our first visit. Blaire's now heading for two and we thought they are all now at good ages to enjoy some snow play. We can't go on… Continue reading Outing review: Snow 4 Kids Brisbane
If you've been following from the start, you'll know that my little family are regular patrons of The Workshops Rail Museum at Ipswich. I wrote my very first outing review for The Workshops Day Out With Thomas exhibition. Check it out here. The midyear school holidays have arrived and so has HEIST, The Workshops newest display just… Continue reading Outing Review: The Workshops, HEIST
Day two of the 2014 Out of the Box Festival was some kind of glorious. Brisbane's renowned for its mild winters, and today's clear blue sky and warm wintry sun were the perfect setting for Out of the Box's outdoor activities. I almost had to drag my little boys off of that sunshine-drenched, white-tent village… Continue reading Outing Review: Circa’s Carnival of the Animals, QPAC
source: supplied The circus is in town! There's something about a big top that just makes your heart race. We've been preparing for our circus visit with lots of play-based learning at home, which you can find here. Well, today was the big day! And let me tell you, having visited Weber's Circus this afternoon,… Continue reading Outing Review: Weber’s Circus!
All Aboard! Do you have a mini (or full-sized) train enthusiast in your family? The Workshops Rail Museum is a colourful and exciting outing for children, and it's only a 40 minute drive from the Brisbane CBD (it's located in Ipswich, view map here). I love this place. It's one of the BEST outings we've… Continue reading Outing Review: The Workshops Rail Museum, Ipswich
The Queensland Art Gallery's Gallery of Modern Art (I'll call it GOMA for short) is located in Stanley Place, South Brisbane. It opened back in 2006 and focuses on art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. I checked out the GOMA webpage before we hit the streets, and was pleased to see there are currently two… Continue reading Outing Review: QAGOMA (Gallery of Modern Art) for kids, South Bank
This is an amazing facility which we regularly visit. We love this park. We love it so much we held our sons' joint birthday party there in October 2013. Many of our friends are familiar with this place but those who weren't sung its praises on party day! I want to share with you why… Continue reading Outing Review: Calamvale District Park