The Ultimate School Holiday Experience: Top 5 Hobbies to Dive Into

A Blog by Justin Ponti

As school holidays approach, parents and children alike seek engaging activities to fill their time and make lasting memories. Fortunately, there's no shortage of hobbies to explore, catering to various interests and age groups. 

Hobbyco has you covered with a plethora of options to keep boredom at bay during the break. Keep reading to learn more.

Model Building

Model building is where intricate details and precision craftsmanship await. From classic car models to futuristic spacecraft, there's a model kit for every enthusiast. Spend hours meticulously assembling and painting your masterpiece, honing your skills, and unleashing your creativity along the way. 

With a wide selection of model kits available at Hobbyco, you'll find the perfect project to captivate your imagination.

Board Games

Gather the family for some quality bonding time with board games. From timeless classics like Chess and Scrabble to modern favourites like Catan and Ticket to Ride, there's a game to suit every taste and skill level. Engage in friendly competition, strategise your moves, and enjoy countless hours of laughter and fun. 

With Hobbyco's extensive collection of board games, you'll never run out of options for game night entertainment.


Ignite a passion for creativity and exploration with Okto's innovative DIY craft kits. Unleash your artistic expression as you mold, shape, and design your own masterpieces. Whether it's crafting with air clay, creating succulent gardens, or painting vibrant scenes, Okto offers a diverse range of activities to inspire imagination and hands-on learning. 

With Okto, every project becomes an opportunity to unleash your creativity and bring your ideas to life.


Challenge your mind and sharpen your problem-solving skills with an assortment of puzzles for all ages. From jigsaw puzzles to 3D puzzles, there's a puzzle to satisfy every craving for mental stimulation. 

With Hobbyco’s extensive collection, you can get lost in the thrill of piecing together intricate designs, all while enjoying the satisfaction of completing a puzzle masterpiece.

Model Trains

The model train hobby continues to captivate generations. Set up elaborate layouts, complete with realistic landscapes, buildings, and railway systems, and watch as your imagination comes to life before your eyes. 

With Hobbyco's extensive range of model trains and accessories, you can create your own railway empire and embark on endless adventures.

Elevate Your School Holiday Experience with Hobbyco

There is a wide array of hobbies to explore, and school holidays offer the perfect opportunity to indulge in your passions, learn new skills, and create lasting memories with loved ones. 

Hobbyco provides everything you need to make the most of your school holiday and embark on exciting adventures that will inspire and entertain for years to come.

With locations conveniently located throughout Metro Sydney, finding the perfect hobby shop near you has never been easier. Experience the excitement of exploring our vast selection of products, expert advice, and exceptional customer service. Discover why Hobbyco is the number one hobby shop in Australia.

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