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Holiday Program | Goldfields Library Corporation

School Holiday Program  

Kids - join in our fun, free holiday activities! 

We love to have fun with you in the library, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun online too. Our staff have created some awesome holiday activities that you can do at home. Have a look below. We’ll be adding more to this page in the coming days, so check back for more holiday fun!

Make sure to share your creations with us, we’d love to see what you come up with! Email us at programs@ncgrl.vic.gov.au

Nature Weaving

Use autumn and your backyard as inspiration to create a woven artwork. 

DIY footpath paint

Make some non-toxic footpath paint using just four ingredients you can find at home.

Papercraft Easter Basket

Just in time for Easter! Create your very own basket for goodies with just paper, glue and sticky tape.


Nature Drawing with Trace Balla

Castlemaine-based writer and illustrator Trace Balla talks about the process of drawing the things you find in nature. For primary school-aged kids.

Walking Maps with Trace Balla

A fun activity to do after your daily walk. Author and illustrator Trace Balla talks about her new book Landing With Wings and guides you through some fun diary-mapping.


Tree Tracing with Trace Balla

Castlemaine-based writer and illustrator Trace Balla shows us her new book, Landing With Wings, and then shows us some ideas for drawing trees. For primary school-aged kids.


30 Day Lego Play Challenge

Everyone loves Lego, so why not take on the 30 Day Lego Challenge? 



Lego game

The rules are simple:

  1. Each player starts with 2 Lego blocks – one on top of the other.
  2. Roll a dice and move your blocks the number of squares you rolled and follow the instructions.
  3. The person with the largest Lego tower at the end wins!