Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

School holiday and other kids' activities

The three Gardens have a changing program of hands-on activities designed for children during the school holidays and over summer. Activities are fun for the whole family.


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Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney 

Digital Mini-monsters

Digital Mini-monsters is a fun, hands-on workshop lead by our Garden Educators. Over two hours of discovery, kids will -

  • Learn to take great photos using the Garden's iPads.
  • Explore the Garden to find & photograph mini-monsters!
  • Meet our cool stick-insects. 
  • Use clay and plant material to make a model bug to take home.

Where: Education Centre, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Who: Kids aged 7 - 12 years
When: Monday 28 or Tuesday 29 September 2015
Time: 10.00 am - 12.00 noon 
Cost: $35 plus booking fee per child
Book online now:


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Madame Mulch and The Great Fertilizo

Roll up, roll up… for a magical performance featuring worms, dirt and much much more. 

Join the marvellous Madame Mulch and The Great Fertilizo in the Royal Botanic Garden for a rollicking theatrical experience - fun for the whole family. 

You won’t believe your eyes! Watch in amazement, and join in the hilarity, as this mystical duo perform mulch magic and fertilising feats!

What: An amazing kids outdoor theatre performance
Where: In the beautiful Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Who: Kids and their parents or carers
When: Monday 28 September – Sunday 4 October
Time: 11.00 am - 12.00 noon and 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Cost: $10 plus booking fee. Adults at children's prices
Book online now:

This event is by Eaton Gorge Theatre Company


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