September School Holidays | Early Start Discovery Space

February Workshops


Hotel for Insects
Ever wondered how to attract beneficial insects into your garden? Make your very own mini insect hotel structure and find out what materials different insects love.
Saturday 9, 16, & 23 February and Saturday 2 March
10.30am – 11.30am
6 years and older
12 per workshop

Green Thumbs
It’s time to get dirty as we transform our Circle Garden into an eye-catching oasis. This is guaranteed to be a true sensory experience full of different colours, textures and smells. Learn how to care for plants and create some garden decorations too.
Date: Sunday 10, 17 & 24 February and Sunday 3 March
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am
Age: 6 years and older
Places: 12 per workshop

Bush Tucker Tour
Come on a tour of the UOW campus and learn about local bush tucker plants and how to use them. See how many different native animals you can see and find out the plants they eat and the places they hide in.
Date: Thursday 21 February
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am
Age: 3 years and older
Places: 15

Rangers on the Run – Butterfly House
Come and see butterflies up close and learn about how they feed, grow and undergo metamorphosis in this large butterfly house.
Date: Tuesday 19 February
Time: 10am – 12pm
Age: All ages
No bookings required but places are limited

Nan Tien Temple – Mindfulness for Children
Learn different ways to relax, stay calm and enjoy life through mindful games for children and adults.
Date: Tuesday 26 February
Time: 10.30 – 11.30am
Age: All ages
No bookings required but places are limited

Traditional Weaving
Learn different weaving techniques with Ally from Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation and create your very own piece to take home.
Date: Wednesday 27 February
Time: 10am – 11am
Age: All ages
No bookings required but places are limited

Quest to Save Teddy Bear Garden Puppet Show
Learn about the importance of living sustainably as the teddies of Teddy Bear Garden band together to save the jelly bean trees before it is too late!
Date: Tuesday 5 February – Sunday 3 March
Time: 10am
Age: All ages
No bookings required but places are limited

All workshops require parental supervision and are free after entry.