Fun activities and puzzles for kids:
We’ve found the best school holiday events in the region for you and your little ones
Monday Bushland Discovery Walk
WHEN: Today, 10am to 11.30am WHERE: Williams Park, Cecil Crest, Highfields
Join local tour guide Judi Gray from Toowoomba Eco Tours as kids learn about the importance of bushland, as well as the plants and animals that live there and to learn how to spot them.
Each child will be given a Discovery Check-list to tick off during the walk.
Tickets are $10 each and for children aged 4-11.
Tuesday Carnival of Trains
WHEN: Until Sunday, 10am to 4pm
WHERE: Toowoomba Showgrounds, 100 Glenvale Rd Do you have a child who is obsessed with trains? Why not bring them along to the Carnival of Trains?
See the world of model railways where the grass is green and flowers bright and colourful.
Trains run through the beautiful scenery.
Entry is free.
Wednesday Little Green Thumbs
WHEN: Until Saturday WHERE: Toowoomba Plaza, 878 Ruthven St
Let the children enjoy some free school holiday fun during your shopping trip to Toowoomba Plaza.
On daily from 10am to 2pm. Kids can have a hands-on gardening experience and learn how to grow a different veggie everyday!
Cost is free, but limits apply so it may be worth-while checking in prior to the time.
Thursday Whodunit? at Cobb+Co
WHEN: Until next Monday WHERE: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay St
Designed for ages three to 12 years, the whole family can also enjoy following the clues around the Museum on the interactive Whodunit? Trail. Follow the clues around the Museum on a self-guided trail to help solve the case of the disappearing Northern Quoll. Cost is $6.50 per child includes self-guided trail activity book.
Friday Pictures in the Park
WHEN: Today and Saturday, September 23, at 6.30pm
WHERE: Laurel Bank Park Pick a flick and spend a night with the stars at the year’s Pictures in the Park during the Carnival of Flowers.
Bring your blanket, picnic rug or chair and settle in for a relaxing night with friends and family.
Bring the kids out to see Trolls on Friday about 6.30pm and The Lion King on Saturday about 6.30pm.
Weekend Fairy and Flowers Fantasy
WHEN: Until 1pm on Sunday WHERE: Glennie School Hall, 246a Herries St Country Heart Events presents fairy activities and fun for all ages at this three-day event. There will be fairy wing and fairy garden workshops for the kids and adults can enjoy the stalls, fashion and auctions. Cost is free.
It is open from 10am to 5pm on Friday, 7.30am to 5pm on Saturday and 7.30am to 1pm on Sunday.
CHU CHU: If you have a train-enthusiast or Thomas the Tank Engine fan amongst your children, why not take them to the Carnival of Trains?
BRIGHT BLOOMS: Cobb+Co Museum has a program for kids running over the school holidays, so why not take some time to enjoy their Hanging Basket Display as well?