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OOSH Spring Holiday Program 2022

 

Bees, Butterflies and Bugs!

Join us in the Gardens this spring to meet some powerful pollinators!

Kids will journey around the Gardens to learn about the special relationship between butterflies, bees, bugs and flowers. They’ll explore how flowers use colour, perfume and shapes to attract their invertebrate friends and even build their own miniature flower garden to attract their favourite buggy, buzzy buddy!  

Dates: 28th - 30th September, 4th - 7th October | 10:30 - 12:30 & 1:30 - 3:30
Program length: 2 hours
Ages: 5-12 years 
Cost: $16.50 per child
Group size: Minimum 15 children, maximum 27 children
Maximum groups to be booked per timeslot: 3 groups/81 children
Meeting point: Rathborne Lodge, The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Book Bees, Butterflies and Bugs!

Spring Inspired Wattleseed Cupcakes

Join our First Nations educators on a walk around our Garden to observe native flowers blooming and blossoming this spring!

Kids will learn about connection to Country through stories about flowers, animals, and seasonal changes before choosing their own spring flower to inspire their own frosting design on a wattle seed cupcake. Yum!  

Dates: 27th September | 10:30 - 12:30pm & 1:00 - 3:00pm
Program length: 2 hours
Ages: 5-12 years 
Cost: $16.50 per child
Group size: Minimum 15 children, maximum 27 children
Maximum groups to be booked per timeslot: 3 groups/81 children
Meeting point: The Calyx, The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Book Spring Inspired Wattleseed Cupcakes


My Time, Our Place

Our programs contribute to the Framework outcomes:

Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
  • Children feel safe, secure and supported

  • Children develop knowledgeable and confident self-identities

  • Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect.

Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • Children engage with and learn about the natural environment

  • Children learn about the roles plants play in our lives (food, fibre, medicine etc) 

  • Children learn about the interdependence between land, people, plants & animals

  • Children appreciate and care for natural and constructed environments.

Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
  • Children use a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, enquiry, experimentation,  hypothesising, researching and investigating

Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators
  • Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

  • Children collaborate with others, express ideas and make meaning using  a range of media and communication technologies

We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.