Happy Campers Workshops – School Holidays at Eastland

Eastland School Holiday Wellness Hub

Having happy and healthy children is of the utmost importance to me as a Mum and that’s why I’m really excited to be teaming up with Eastland to help spread word of their wonderful Happy Campers Workshops these School Holidays.

Eastland is a recently renovated shopping centre located in Ringwood, around 25 minutes drive from the city. It’s one of my favourite centres to shop because of the great range of retailers and their wonderful Town Square alfresco dining space, on the top level. If you haven’t had the chance to visit, the next fortnight is the perfect time, you can get your shop on while the kids are having the time of their lives at a school holiday workshop!

Their range of wellness activities will have kids feeling good inside and out. The holiday fun kicked off this week and will run until Sunday 28 January, so check out what I got up to today with my son Jack, and then head over to the Eastland website to book your little tackers into one of their wonderful sessions… which include yoga, circus training, silent disco dancing, cooking and fitness bootcamp.

Read on for a full run down of some of my top activity picks…


Happy Campers School Holiday Workshops at Eastland

Workshops at Eastland School Holiday Wellness Hub

Creative Colouring at Eastland School Holiday Wellness Hub

Kids Wellness Workshops at Eastland these School Holidays


Eastland School Holidays

Happy Campers Workshops


Rise & Shine Yoga Class

Calling all mini yogis! Little Warriors will lead kids through a fun, physical yoga class that does that little bit extra for your child’s wellbeing. Yoga helps children develop body awareness, manage stress through breathing and meditation, as well as improving concentration levels.


Performance at Play Circus Class

The ace coaches from Ruccis Circus are here these holidays to demonstrate a range of super-cool tricks including juggling, spinning plates, ribbon, hula-hoops and diabolo… So much fun, even the adults will want to give it a try when they get home!


Silent Disco Dance Class

Kids can dance around and feel the music while wearing silent disco headsets, with an experienced dance instructor. Silent discos are awesome and your little tackers will LOVE this class!


Healthy Bites Cooking Class

Kids can make fun and healthy snacks by learning to roll their own bliss balls with Gourmet Kids. Bliss Balls are easy to make with less than 5 ingredients that kids can then easily make at home. They will also get to take home their little creations to share with their families.



Kids can ‘get their move on‘ with these fun bootcamp and circuit style workouts, run by a qualified instructor from the Fitnessworx crew. It’s a great thing for kids to get the blood pumping and enjoying some active play with other kids!


Ruccis Circus Workshop - Eastland Melbourne

Having fun with Ruccis Circus - Eastland School Holiday Wellness Hub

Getting ready to Juggle at Eastland School Holiday Wellness Hub

Happy Campers - Eastland School Holiday Wellness Hub


All Wellness Hub workshops are being held in the Central Mall on Level 1 (near Commonwealth Bank).

There is a $5 booking fee for each workshop (per participant) with all profits going to a wonderful local charity – The Alannah and Madeline Foundation. When you arrive at the workshop, you’ll receive a complimentary coffee card* and an additional hour of free parking.

Be quick to book your spot (here), because workshops are sure to fill up fast and places are limited.


Toy Shopping at Eastland

Hart and Co Kids - Eastland Shopping Centre Melbourne

Dymocks Bookshop - Eastland Melbourne


BUT WAIT… There’s more School Holiday fun at Eastland


Cupcake Workshops by Cupcake Central
Monday 15 – Friday 19 January
1pm and 2pm Daily
Outside H&M, Level 2


Skate Lessons by Street Machine
Thursday 18 – Saturday 27 January
(Thurs, Fri, Sat only)
10am, 11.30 am and 1:30pm
Melbourne Street, near Town Square


Kids Burger Masterclass by Huxtaburger
20 – 21 January and 27 – 28 January
9am, 10am and 11am
Huxtaburger, Town Square


There’s also lots of wonderful shops for you to splurge on the kids. My favourites include Cotton On Kids, Toy World, Hart & Co Kids and Dymocks Books.


WELLNESS HUB - School Holiday Workshops


There are heaps more happenings throughout the month and the year at Eastland, stay up to date on their Events Page.

Be sure to shout out below what your favourite school holiday workshops were!




This post is brought to you by Kate & Co and Eastland.






















Emily Collie is Founder and Editor of well-known Australian travel blog, Melbourne Girl. Emily has written travel articles for Expedia, eHarmony, Amex Shop Small Blogger Series and Racing.com, and has been featured on many Australian websites including Mimco Mimzine and Bonds Australia Blog, and was invited on behalf of the VRC and Myer, to judge the Myer Fashions on the Field competition on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day.

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