With school holidays only a few days away, there will no doubt be parents frantically trying to find affordable activities to do with the kids.
Living in Melbourne means that there is so much to choose from and always something going on, no matter how old you are.
If you are stuck for inspiration, then it's worth checking out what delights the shopping centres around you have on offer for the little people these school holidays.
I always make a point of taking note of what is happening near me. So, here are some sanity savers for any parents in the east who feel they have missed the boat with organising anything these holidays.