Term 2 Activities | Early Start Discovery Space

Term 2 Activities

Weekend Workshops

Clay Creations
Construct three creative bowl-like vessels using different shaping and joining techniques in this guided clay workshop!
Please bring a shoebox or container to transport your creations home easily.
Dates: Saturday 15, 22 & 29 June
Time: 10.30am
Ages: 5 years+
Price: $7.50 members / $10 non-members per child (after entry)

LEGO Robotics
Learn to build and code a LEGO® robot! With our LEGO® WeDo sets you can build and code your own robots to solve all sorts of problems!
Dates: Sunday 16, 23, 30 June
Time: 10.30am
Ages: 5 years+
$7.50 members / $10 non-members per child (after entry)


Happy Handz
Come learn about the fascinating world of germs from our friends at HappyHandz as we prepare ourselves for winter. Sing songs and get your hands messy with hands-on experiments that demonstrate correct hand washing techniques.
Dates: Tuesday 4 & 18 June
Time: 10.30am – 11am
Free after entry, no bookings required


Term 2 is all about using your hands. Each of the nine categories below has several different activities that may be on, so there’s always something new to do, no matter how many days you come to play.
Download a printable version of Term 2 Calendar.

Animal Encounters – 9.30am
Join us as we show you the amazing creatures that call the Discovery Space home, you could be helping feed our fish or learning all about our masters of disguise, phasmids (stick insects).
Suggested ages: 2 to 10 years

Storytime – 10am & 12pm
Because we’re talking about using your hands, our Storytime books will all explore this theme with added activities to get our listeners involved.
Suggested ages: all ages

Art – 10am – 2pm
We’ll be keeping little hands busy all term with amazing colour creations, paper bag puppets and fabulous finger painting. Each activity is designed to inspire the mind and excite the sensors.
Suggested ages: 1 to 10 years

Mini & Me – 10.30am
Join us in a special parent and baby bonding session where they practise their fine motor skills, improve their dexterity and develop their hand-eye coordination through play and songs.
Suggested ages: Birth to 2 years

Out & About – 11am
It’s time to get some fresh air! Step outside and be guided through an activity that use your inquiry skills, including digging for Egyptian artefacts and using your senses in the Discovery Garden.
Suggested ages: 2 to 10 years

Thinking & Making – 11.30
It’s time to let your imagination take the lead in a range of activities designed to develop creative thinking and cooperation. Learn how to work together as we create new worlds – large and small.
Suggested ages: 3 to 10 years

Explorers – 1.30pm
Who doesn’t love a good adventure? You could be taking a close look at the wildlife or insects we may find in our gardens or joining the gold rush and searching for gold nuggets in our cave.
Suggested ages: 2 to 10 years

Time to Perform – 2pm
From the very LOUD to the very quiet, we explore what it takes to put on a show. Can you capture the crowd without making a sound, use your body as an instrument or make the perfect drum beat?
Suggested ages: 2 to 10 years

Get Active – 2.30pm
Whether it’s starting the day with some stretchy yoga, jumping through a trail of colours and shapes or playing a coordination game with a ball and dice, these activities are sure to get you moving.
Suggested ages: 2 to 10 years