Kids activities

We will have lots of fun, FREE and exciting kids’ activities at this year’s festival.

  • Imagination Playground

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM – November 13, 2016
    • Sustainable Living Festival, Hobart Waterfront

    Let your imagination soar with the City of Hobart Imagination playground at the Festival all weekend.

    What amazing structures can you build using the giant blue blocks? Have fun creating and playing, your imagination knows no limits!

  • Reuse Flower Spiral

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM – November 13, 2016
    • Prince's Wharf 1, Hobart Waterfront

    Explore this beautiful installation of paper flowers made from repurposed paper waste depicting our vision for a creative, sustainable future.

    This is a collaborative project, with materials available for you to add to the field over the festival weekend.  Presented by artist Bec Williams, Resource Work Cooperative and Sustainable Living Tasmania with support from NRM South.

  • MONA Kids

    Sustainable Living event

    MONA will showcase curated learning opportunities in the Kids Activity Area with special guests Theatre of the Roaming Trees.

    Activities will focus on our 4 learning pathways: creative arts, culinary arts, science and sustainability:

    • People powered bike-blended smoothies: delicious, pleasurable food that’s good for you and for the planet!
    • Crafting seed bombs to take home, gift or exchange: literally reseeding the earth with our dreams, hopes and edible greens!
    • 101 things that carrots can do: A range of activities from designing super-hero carrot-capes, to microscopy and print-making – all using our namesake and favourite vegetable!
    • Make your own newspaper origami pots and plant some giant sunflowers.
    • Plus lots more surprises and fun learning opportunities at our stall.

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    Loosen Up cater to all levels and offers a broad range of yoga styles to suit all individuals.

  • Bright Sparks

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM – November 13, 2016
    • Sustainable Living Festival, Prince's Wharf # 1

    Get colouring in, learn about safety and have the chance to win a prize!

    TasNetworks will be hosting a colouring competition based around the characters from the  Bright Sparks education program, which aims to teach kids about the dangers associated with electricity and encourages safe and responsible practice. A prize will be awarded to the most creative entry at the end of each day.

  • Paper Art with Maree

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM
    • Sustainable Living Festival, Hobart Waterfront

    Join Maree to make your own beautiful paper from scraps.

    Maree Baker works at the Environment Protection Authority and is an avid crafter.

  • From Trash to Treasure

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM – November 13, 2016
    • Sustainable Living Festival, Hobart Waterfront

    There will be jewellery making, hair accessory making , sculpture building, library bag making, painting, customizing old clothes.. really anything that can be thought of!

    Come along for a crafternoon style reuse of ‘trash’.

  • Hobart Bike Kitchen

    Sustainable Living event

    Bring your bike along for a tune-up tutorial, or score yourself a flash new pre-loved ride by checking out their very popular bike auction held from 12:40-1pm on Sunday 1 November.

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  • 'Rapping Rocks'

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM – November 13, 2016
    • Sustainable Living Festival, Hobart Waterfront
    Come and learn an old art of knotless netting, and 'Rap a Rock' while your there.  Rocks and fibres supplied. 
    Workshops running at 11am and 2pm both Saturday and Sunday.
  • Circus Workshops

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM
    • Sustainable Living Festival, Hobart Waterfront

    Join Christian from Social Circus Tasmania between 11-2pm on Saturday to try your hand at juggling, diablo, hula hooping and more.

  • Slow Clothing Show

    Sustainable Living event
    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 12:25 PM
    • Sustainable Living Festival, Hobart Waterfront

    An absolute highlight of every festival, celebrating sustainable clothing.

    It’s about reclaiming, recycling, upcycling, repurposing, value adding and creating garments which delight and inspire the wearer. The parade will  feature unusual instruments and stunning outfits interacting with the delightful sculptures of Scott Fletcher from the Recovery Shop at the Glenorchy Tip.