We’ve partnered with local businesses to bring you our 2023 Summer Holiday Activity Guide, filled with kids classes and activities.

Use the quick links below for more info – we have some fantastic special offers!

Keep checking back, as we’ll be adding more to the guide as the holidays get closer!

If you’d like to be a part of the guide, contact us at hello@melvillemums.com.au for more info.

Ayana Yoga (Ardross)

Little Yogi’s Retreat

WHEN: Wednesday 10 January, 2:00 – 4:00pm
WHERE: Shirley Strickland Pavilion, 100 Coogee Road, Ardross
WHO: Suitable for primary school aged kids
WHAT: A yoga retreat for the kids! (And perhaps time off for the parents)

We will explore:
• Fun meditation & breathing exercises
• Yoga shapes
• Snack & sharing circle
• Yoga games
• Mindful activities
• Yoga Nidra relaxation

Take home goodie bag, healthy snack, yoga mat & props provided.

Spaces limited. $55 per child or $95 for two.

Parents are welcome to stay or drop & run!

WHY: Your kids will not only have a fun day but they will learn valuable skills to use in everyday life. Breathing techniques to regulate their nervous system, affirmations to change to a positive mindset, relaxation practices to find calm throughout the day and different ways to move the body releasing stagnant energy.

If you have any questions, please contact us via hello@ayanayoga.au or 0415 321 219.

SPECIAL OFFER: Use discount code “MELMUM”

Hire For Baby Perth Southern

Let Hire for Baby help you with all your baby equipment hire needs for a day, a week, or a few months with our friendly, professional service. Here at Hire for Baby, we offer high-quality baby equipment rental services at great prices. We stock a wide range of products from car capsules and car seats, to breast pumps and porta cots.

You and your baby deserve the best, so hire baby equipment from one of our 75 branches all around Australia. From Perth, Darwin, and Adelaide, and with baby equipment branches located all along the East Coast from Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne. All of our baby equipment for hire is purchased brand new, carefully cleaned & safety checked to ensure it is in the best possible condition for your use.
Our restraint fitters who are trained, provide complimentary fitting of hired baby capsules and car seats (when you collect) so that you can rest assured of your baby’s safety. Save your time, money, and storage space by hiring for home – capsules, bassinettes, hammocks, strollers, swings, entertainers and much more. We also stock baby twin prams and baby twin strollers.

For holidays, reduce stress, excess baggage fees (and potential damage to your baby’s equipment in transit) by having prams, porta cots, and car seats waiting for you on arrival. Hiring makes sense for a stress-free holiday! Prices vary according to the item & length of hire, so email us or ring your nearest branch today for a quote!

BOOKINGS – To find out more about the services we provide, call us on 1300 363 755/ 9467 2311 
Or email at perthsouthern@hireforbaby.com

GymbaROO Booragoon

GymbaROO Booragoon is running a 2 week taster program in January!
Monday 8th + 15th January, get a head start on Term 1. Just $50 for the 2 weeks.
With classes available for 6 weeks – 3 years old, parents, grandparents, and nannies can learn the essential skills to practise at home to further their child’s neurological development.
Give your child the opportunity to bond with you while having fun and learning in a safe environment.
Those dates not work for you? We also have casual play days available! Just $10 for an hour of equipment time.

Bookings: Bookings essential through the website link below

Babysitters On Demand

Summer school holidays are here! Are you wondering how you’ll manage your busy schedule and keep your little ones engaged? Worry no more! At Babysitters On Demand, we understand the challenges of balancing work, life, and the endless energy of children on holiday.

That’s why we offer Melville Mums and their families a convenient, reliable solution: professional, compassionate babysitters ready to step in when you need them. Whether it’s for a couple of hours or full-day care, our vetted and experienced babysitters are here to provide your children with fun, educational, and safe experiences.

Booking is a breeze with our user-friendly website, giving you more time to focus on what truly matters. Plus, with flexible options to suit every family’s needs, you’re sure to find the perfect match for your little ones.

Don’t let the summer be a juggle of tasks and responsibilities. Let Babysitters On Demand be your partner in making this holiday season enjoyable for both you and your children. Visit us at www.babysittersondemand.com.au to secure your peace of mind and your child’s

SPECIAL OFFER – 50% off the booking fee! Code Melvillemums in the comment section

Bookings: Bookings essential through the website link below

Mandarin Stars Perth South

Dive into a Mandarin Stars Adventure this School Holidays! 

Get ready for three days of non-stop fun and learning from Tuesday, 9/1/2024 to Thursday, 11/1/2024! We’ve lined up a spectacular array of activities that will whisk your kids away on a journey through Chinese culture and cuisine. From mastering the art of Chinese tea to unleashing creativity through calligraphy and crafts, it’s an adventure packed with excitement!

But that’s not all! Ever wondered how to order in Mandarin at a Chinese restaurant? Your little ones will get hands-on practice and then savor a delightful hot pot, mini yum cha, and even toss their own CNY yee sang (salad)! We’ll also cover essential table manners, like how to wield chopsticks like a pro. 

And guess what? No prior Mandarin exposure is needed! We welcome kids from Kindy and above for an unforgettable experience.


Tuesday 9/1/2023 – Little Masterchef + Mini Yum Cha

Wednesday 10/1/2024 – Chinese Zodiac/Yoga + Hotpot

Thursday 11/1/2024 – All About Chinese New Year + Yee Sang

Mix and match or go for the full three-day extravaganza! Just click on the links for any one-day session ($128) and you’ll be whisked away to ENROLMY for a seamless booking. If you’re up for the whole three days of awesomeness (at a special rate of $338.00), simply shoot us an email at perthsouth@mandarinstars.com.au, and we’ll handle the booking with your discount applied!

Brian Mackie’s Karate Melville

Brian Mackie’s Karate Melville has been teaching Karate in Perth’s southern suburbs since 1999.

Improve your child’s focus, respect, coordination , confidence and fitness with our Junior Karate Lessons.

Au and Daniel have are (Australian Karate Federation) affiliated instructors with a combined 50 years of experienced.

Our lessons are Monday and Wednesday’s from 4:00pm for beginners and we’re based at the Girl Guides Hall, Cnr Stock road &, Kitchener Rd, Melville.

SPECIAL OFFER – Please use the code “melvillemums” for a 10% discount on term 1, 2024.

Bookings: Please e-mail daniel@karatewa.com or phone 0412 832 945.

Circus WA (Fremantle)

Welcome to the Freo Big Top! Our Holiday programs are designed to introduce kids through to adults to the joy and wonder of circus, inspiring everyone to try something new, build strength and resilience and learn some awesome new tricks.

Bookings: Full holiday program and how to book can be found on our website at the book now link below:

SPECIAL OFFER – Use code MM10 for 10% off.

Therapy For Kids Perth

Our school holidays programs for Dec/Jan
at our existing clinics. 

Art and Emotions 4-9yrs or 9-14 yrs 
Communicate and Connect – 6yrs – 8yrs 
Communicate and Connect – 9yrs – 13yrs 
Handwriting 10yrs – 13yrs 
Handwriting 4yrs – 9yrs 
Lego Masters 5-12yrs 
Literacy and Language 5-8yrs 
Sensory Integration 4-9yrs 
Social Skills 5-9yrs 
Strength and Coordination 6-12yrs 

Exciting news! Our new Beckenham clinic opening in Jan 2024, We are taking bookings now and offering:
-Speech pathology 
-exercise physiology
-occupational therapy 

We also have a new Therapy Hub 
Our new group therapy- revolutionising the way therapy is run in WA. 
New-group membership program launching 2024!
Our new group membership includes the following groups:

1. Social skills
2. Connect and communicate
3. handwriting/fine motor skills 
4. Sensorimotor therapy 
5. Sensory integration 
6. Mind gym 
7. Language and literacy
8. Self-regulation
9. Art and emotions 

These classes will be scheduled throughout the week. Our foundation memberships allow children to have access to affordable therapy, with funding stretching further! 
Foundation memberships are $75, pay for 1 class, attend up to 4 FREE OF EXTRA CHARGE!

Bookings: Book now via the link below.

OR contact us to book directly

Email: admin@therapyforkidsperth.com.au

PH: (08) 6507 2966

SPECIAL OFFER – 10% discount to all melville mum members with code melvillemums23

For even more kids activities and classes, make sure to check out our local business directory. You can also head to our What’s On calendar to browse events happening in the local area.

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