Visit Australian Botanic Gardens at Mount Annan These Winter Holidays

  • Mon Jul 08 - Sun Jul 21 2019
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Visit the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan this Winter school holidays for a great, fun and active day out.

Bring the kids, their scooters or bikes and enjoy the 20km of pathways for a walk, ride or scoot and stop for a picnic lunch. They can burn off some energy at the playground while you relax with a coffee at Melaleuca House Cafe.

Eco Art - School Holiday Workshop

If you love plants and animals, are aged between 5 - 12 years and want to explore your creative side, then this art workshop is for you! Children will play some nature based art games working with a range of art mediums and natural materials to make a series of works to either leave in situ (on site) and to take home.

Where:   Bowden Centre, the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
When:    Mon 8 & Thur 18 July, 1pm - 3pm
Ages:     Children 5-12 years (strictly no children under 5 years)
Cost:      $22 (includes GST, booking fee and art resources) 

Weaving class 1 & 11

Learn how to identify native plants and how they are utilised by Aboriginal people of Sydney. Join Shared Knowledge weavers and learn how to weave with grasses sourced from the local area.
Book in for both courses and use the opportunity to weave a bigger piece.

Where:   Bowden Centre, the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
When:    Tue 9 July, Level 1: 10am-12pm; Level 11: 1pm - 3pm
Ages:     Adults & Children 10-12 years
Cost:      $19/child; $25/adult (includes GST, booking fee and art resources) 

Pizza Party In The Bush

Kids will learn all about native Australian plants and how they are used by Aboriginal people. They will put all ingredients together to make your very own yummy pizza, from materials right here in the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan.

Where:   Bowden Centre, the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
When:    Wed 10 & 17 July, 10am-12pm
Ages:     Adults & Children 5-12 years
Cost:      $19/child; $25/adult (includes GST, booking fee and art resources) 

Aboriginal Art Class

Learn contemporary Aboriginal art techniques and culture and tap into your creative talents to paint an Aboriginal art-style souvenir of your own, while gaining an understanding of local Aboriginal culture through the stories of traditional culture and customs.

Where:   Bowden Centre, the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
When:    Wed 10 & 17 July, 1pm
Ages:     Adults & Children 5-12 years
Cost:      $19/child; $25/adult (includes GST, booking fee and art resources) 

King & Queen of Green

The show explores the topic of landfill and the simple things we can all do at home to reduce the amount of waste. The King and Queen then lead a mini recycling workshop to turn junk into crowns and other royally fabulous jewellery.

Where:   Bowden Centre, the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
When:    Thur 11 July, 10-11am
Ages:     5yrs+
Cost:      $16/child (includes GST, booking fee and art resources) 

Kids vs Wild - Shelter

Join the team of Education Rangers for a morning of survival games, animal tracking and trail making. Make a mud map and follow the nature based treasure hunt whilst having an awesome time out in the Garden.

If you want your chidlren to join for a whole day, book the afternoon Eco Art session and we will supervise the lunch break. (BYO Lunch)

Where:    The Bowden Centre, Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
When:     Mon 8 & Thur 18 July 2019, 10am-12pm
Ages:      5-12yrs
Cost:       $22 per child

Science of Stick Engineering

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is an essential part of children’s learning to help them become creative and innovative leaders of our future. In this brand new program, kids will work in teams to solve engineering challenges using only sticks! Who can build the tallest tower? Can you make a floating raft? Join us and find out! 

Where:    The Bowden Centre, Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
When:     Fri 19 July 2019, 10am-12pm
Ages:      5-12yrs
Cost:       $22 per child

Please Note! Bookings for all workshops and activities are essential!

For more information about July school holiday, visit the website.

Click HERE more information on what to do around the Garden.

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