Well, it’s almost Easter-Eve, so (most) of us are preparing for some sort of break, whilst some of us with school-aged children may also be on holidays. Here in Sydney, we are so blessed with so much to do on our doorstep, it doesn’t matter if you can’t get away on holidays, you can have a fabulous ‘Staycation’ at home!
Below is just a short list of some holiday activities you might want to participate in.
- Sydney Royal Easter Show – after last year’s COVID cancellation, it’s back from April 1 to April 12 and there really is something for all ages to enjoy. Click on eastershow.com.au to find out more.
- Crocs Playcentre Marsden Park (9am – 5pm, 0 – 12 yrs)
Crocs Playcentre Marsden Park brings a unique indoor play experience that is stimulating and heaps of fun. The parents have the bonus of relaxing in Muffin Break cafe over a fresh muffin along with quality coffee and a variety of food options to choose from. Click on crocsplaycentre.com.au/marsden-park/
- The Little Wooden Hut (Arts and Crafts, all ages)
Fun-based Holiday Art classes (no prior experience of Art is necessary), exploring a variety of mediums such as glass painting, resin art, clay art, canvas painting, doodling, collage art and many more. Click on littlewoodenhut.com.au
- Little Plaster House (Arts and Crafts, 4 – 18 yrs)
Book a party or walk-in during the week for a casual plaster painting visit. Click on littleplasterhouse.com.au
- Youthlink Adventure & Recreation Services (7 – 18 yrs)
Monday: Low ropes, high ropes, team challenges @ Youthlink Sargent’s Challenge Centre
Tuesday: Bush walking and swimming @ Glenbrook National Park
Wednesday: Canoeing @ Nepean River
Thursday: Rock Climbing @ Blue Mountains National Park
Friday: Abseiling @ Mt portal Lookout, Glenbrook National Park
- Colonial Golf and Foot Golf Course (7 – 18 yrs)
The Colonial Golf Course in Werrington is great for the golf novice, for junior golfers, for families and groups of casual social golfers, and for anyone who just wants to play a fast game with zero stress. Click on britryan4.wixsite.com/colonialgolfcourse
In addition to the above there’s also the cinema – with heaps of good children’s movies being released including Peter Rabbit 2; a day at the beach; bushwalking in one of our national parks or state forests; or just chilling at home with a book, a jigsaw puzzle or some Netflix!
Whatever you choose to do, stay safe on the roads, be patient, be kind. Enjoy.