School Holiday Fun

Monday 25th September to Friday 6th October 2023

There are plenty of fun activities to keep the kids entertained at Home at Roto House during these school holidays.

Round & Round is set on the lush lawns of the historical Roto House and beside Port Macquarie Koala Hospital.

Surrounded by National Parks grounds, tall trees and birdlife, there’s no better place to enjoy a delicious cuppa with some locally sourced treats.

With plenty of wide open space, easy parking, picnic rugs, tables and seating for everyone, it’s a lovely place to relax in nature with the kids.

Be sure to also check out our holiday programs andย whatโ€™s on for more school holiday inspiration.

“What a beautiful way to spend a morning. Thank you Round & Round for hosting a magical Harry Potter High Tea! So lovely to see so many little ones enjoying themselves, making wands and broomsticks, searching for their golden snitches and playing make-believe in a stunning setting.”
~ Lucy Humphries

School Holiday Fun

Monday 25th September to Friday 6th October 2023

Roto Place
2 Roto Place
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Spring School Holiday Events

Home at Roto House School Holiday Events

Holiday Schedule

Week 1

๐Ÿ“… MONDAY 25th September 2023

Kids Weaving Workshop

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $50.00 per person

Join weaving expert and Dhunguti Artist Gai Gai for an engaging 2-hour weaving workshop. Your child, aged 8 and above, will have the opportunity to learn the art of weaving and create beautiful items to take home. Don’t miss out on this enriching experience! Each ticket includes a seat for a supervising adult. Bookings are required to secure your spot.

๐Ÿ“… TUESDAY 26th September 2023

Board Game, Puzzle + Lego Drop-in Day

Time: All Day
Cost: FREE

Enjoy an entire day of entertainment with engaging board games, challenging puzzles, and creative Lego sets. Whether youโ€™re looking to test your strategic skills, exercise your mind with brain-teasing puzzles, or unleash your imagination with Lego creations, there’s something for everyone.

๐Ÿ“… WEDNESDAY 27th September 2023

Kids Yoga

Time: 9:15am – 10:00am
Cost: $12.00 per person

Book your children into this 45-minute yoga workshop led by Kas from Branches of Yoga. It provides a fun and engaging way for kids to discover the benefits of yoga and mindfulness, fostering self-awareness, self-kindness, and self-regulation skills that will support their growth into healthy, happy adults. Suitable for ages 5 and above. Please bring your own mat or beach towel, and water bottle, and wear comfortable clothes. All activities require adult supervision.

๐Ÿ“… THURSDAY 28th September 2023

Kids Creative Play with Jen Stevens (5+)

Time: 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Cost: $10.00 per person

Immerse children in a 45-minute workshop where they will discover the art of creating a vibrant kaleidoscope using recycled collage pieces sourced from Jen’s art box. This activity ignites curiosity, boosts confidence, and fosters creativity. Please note that all activities require adult supervision.

Kids Creative Play with Jen Stevens (9+)

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: $15.00 per person

An engaging 1-hour workshop where kids aged 9+ will delve into the world of collage art, learning invaluable design techniques and creating their own unique masterpieces. With adult supervision, children can explore these fun activities and unlock their creative potential.

๐Ÿ“… FRIDAY 29th September 2023

Nature Play, Nature Bingo + Hut Building

Time: All Day
Cost: FREE

Nature play, nature bingo, and hut-building activities are available all day, completely free of charge.

Week 2

๐Ÿ“… MONDAY 2nd October 2023

Lawn Games

Time: All Day
Cost: FREE

Lawn Games are available all day and completely free for everyone to enjoy.

๐Ÿ“… TUESDAY 3rd October 2023

Create A Herb Garden at Roto House

Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: FREE

In the Garden with the Lost Plot Community Garden crew, join us for a free event and Create a Herb Garden at Roto House.

๐Ÿ“… WEDNESDAY 4th October 2023

Wordsearch Wednesday

Time: All Day
Cost: FREE

Wordsearch Wednesday offers an array of engaging activities like wordsearches, scavenger hunts, and clue-based games, ensuring an enjoyable experience for all. Join us for this fantastic free event.

๐Ÿ“… THURSDAY 5th October 2023

Storytime: “A Blaze In The Bush” Book Launch + Reading

Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Cost: FREE

Join us for the exciting book launch and reading of “A Blaze In The Bush.” Immerse yourself in an enchanting tale filled with adventure and wonder. This engaging event will transport you to a world of storytelling magic. Don’t miss out on this opportunity, where imagination knows no bounds.

Clay Koala – Decorating + Clay Fun

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: $12.00 per person

Paint your clay koala and take it home with you. Experience the joy of nature stamping wet clay in a fun-filled activity suitable for ages 4 and above. Parental supervision is required to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone involved.

Space Night – Telescope Viewing + Presentation

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cost: $8.50 per person

What’s in our solar system? Join us for the Space Night Presentation and Telescope Viewing, a collaboration with the Observatory, which ensures an unparalleled experience. Explore the wonders of the cosmos with outdoor telescope viewing and engage in a Q&A session to further satisfy your curiosity.

๐Ÿ“… FRIDAY 6th October 2023

Roto’s Got Talent

Time: from 1:00pm

Roto’s Got Talent is the ultimate opportunity to showcase your skills and win amazing prizes. Don’t miss out on the chance to participate – sign-ups are required. For more information, reach out to jess@roundandround.com.au.

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Things To Do

There's also many other things to do on the Mid North Coast of NSW these school holidays, including:

Indoor Activities

Find all the exciting indoor activities available for your family to enjoy on the Mid North Coast. Whether itโ€™s visiting museums, indoor play centers, or attending workshops, there's plenty to keep kids entertained, rain or shine.

Indoor Activities on the Mid North Coast