Fun ac­tiv­i­ties and puz­zles for kids:

We’ve found the best school hol­i­day events in the re­gion for you and your lit­tle ones

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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?

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