Activities tagged: Metro & Greater Adelaide

Anstey’s Nature Adventure Kits

Hosted By: Tea Tree Gully Library

Are you an adventurer or a discoverer? Our library mascot Anstey loves seeing children discovering the library, so we have put together a discovery kit full of all the tools you will need to go on an adventure, look for clues and find all the answers to our Anstey's Adventure Quiz! Kits are on loan for a maximum of two hours. Kids must be checked out and checked back in inside the library.

Cost: Free

Target Audience: 5 - 10 years

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: Tea Tree Gully Library

When: Daily throughout the festival period.

Registration Required:

www.cttg.sa.gov.au/ansteyadventure

For further information:

Michelle Elliot 08 8397 7449 [email protected]

Kid’s Nature Challenge

Hosted By: DEW: Cleland Wildlife Park

Explore the nature of Cleland Wildlife Park! Get active, have an adventure of discovery on the kid's nature challenge. Fun activities include: Nature mud art, create a cubby, nature hunt and find your favourite Cleland place.

Cost: Family $61 (2A + 2C) (1A + 3C), Adults $25.50, Child (aged 4-15inc) $12, Concession $20, Free entry for carers. All activities are free with park entry

Target Audience: Families

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: Cleland Wildlife Park

When: Daily throughout the festival period.

Registration Required:

No Booking Required

For further information:

Cleland Wildlife Park  08 8339 2444 / Andrea Smith 08 8339 2769   [email protected]

www.clelandwildlifepark.sa.gov.au

TimberNook October School Holiday Programs

Hosted By: TimberNook SA

TimberNook is an innovative nature-based programs combine a health and educational curriculum to bring children outdoors in sensory-rich experiences that inspire, restore, and challenge the mind and the body. Our October School Holiday kids-only programs will see unique play experiences ranging from a life sized-car wash, to digging for dinosaur bones, to playing with colour and creativity on a grand scale, or building a water run in the woods, followed by hours of free play in the beautiful surrounds of the Douglas Scrub camp site.

Cost: $55.00

Target Audience: 4 - 7 years

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: Girl Guides SA Douglas Scrub camp site

When: Sunday 9 October

Registration Required:

https://timbernook-australia.sharetribe.com/en/elissa_pearson

 

For further information:

Elissa Person 0408 849 141 [email protected]

Making Fire, Making Glue

Hosted By: Adelaide Botanic Garden

Learn how Aboriginal people make fire using just what is around them in the Australian bush. How they make glue from plants!

Cost: Free

Target Audience: All ages

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: Meet at the Schomburgk Pavilion unless itÍs raining, in which case it will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building

When: Sunday 9 October

Registration Required:

No Bookings Required

For further information:

Website: botanicgardens.sa.gov.au Phone: 8222 9311

Nature Play in Bentley

Hosted By: City of Tea Tree Gully

Mud Pies, mud pit, nature weaving, rock pets, carpetry for little hands. Shallow skate bowl, playground, disability access swing & doggy park. Outdoor fun at its best. The program is in collaboration with the Avenues Childrens Centre, Holden Hill Kindergarten.

Cost: $5.00

Target Audience: 2 - 5 years

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: Bentley Reserve - Holden Hill. Access from Bently Avenue

When: Monday 10 October

Registration Required:

https://www.teatreegully.sa.gov.au/Events_and_places/Events_programs_and_activities

For further information:

Jackie Hallam

[email protected]

08 83977 425

Grassland Field Trip

Hosted By: Adelaide City Council

Your kids will love the blend of art and science in this nature discovery event, where they will learn about the exciting life that exists in one of AdelaideÍs most unique natural areas in the heart of the city.æA program of five fun and educational guided activities will encourage curiosity, imagination, exploration and discovery.æExperience a Kaurna smoking ceremony, peer through a microscope to discover specimens from the South Australian Museum and maybe even spot the rare Chequered Copper Butterfly on our new biodiversity trail! Bookings are essential as only 50 places are available (for children).

Cost: Free

Target Audience: 5-12 years with parents/caregivers

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi Biodiversity Site. This area is encircled by a wooden fence. Keep an eye out for the geodesic dome!

When: Wednesday 5 October

Registration Required:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/grasslands-field-trip-tickets-49413227293

For further information:

Bec Taylor- Sustainability Coordinator, the City of Adelaide 08 8203 7913 [email protected]

Kids Only Nature Play Day

Hosted By: Wild Imagination

You can expect a whole lot of outdoor fun including mud play, nature craft, loose parts play, water play, bush cubby building, potion making, tree climbing, tyre swings and lots more fun and games. We will also be making seed bombs with flowering natives for the children to take home.Bring a change of clothes and bag for your muddy clothes. We have a warm shower available for those cooler Spring days! This is a drop and go style event, where parents can drop off and pick up anytime between 8:15am and 5:15pm. Think of it as a waaaay better version of Vacation Care! The area is large, but fully fenced and secure, so you don't have to worry about your little ones escaping. Staffed by qualified and experienced educational professionals with 1:10 ratio.

Cost: $65/Child

Target Audience: 4 - 12 years

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: The beautiful olive grove in the Park Lands on East Terrace, corner of Halifax Street, Adelaide. Lots of free parking available on East Terrace and surrounding streets.

When: Wednesday 5 October

Registration Required:

wildimagination.com.au/kids-only

For further information:

Brooke Davis 0404 233 731 [email protected]

Family Fun Nature Play Session

Hosted By: Wild Imagination

You can expect a whole lot of outdoor fun including mud play, nature craft, loose parts play, water play, bush cubby building, potion making, tree climbing, tyre swings and lots more fun and games. We will also be making seed bombs with flowering natives for the children to take home. Bring a change of clothes and bag for your muddy items. We have a warm shower available for those cooler spring days! Children of all ages and capabilities are invited to join us, along with their grown ups. We cap the sessions at 200 people, this is to ensure an enjoyable experience and so that there is no line up for activities or toilets. Location is fully fenced and secure with toilets and coffee van inside.

Cost: $25 per Child + $5 Adult

Target Audience: 1 - 12 years and their grown ups

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: The beautiful olive grove in the Park Lands on East Terrace, corner of Halifax Street, Adelaide. Lots of free parking available on East Terrace and surrounding streets.

When: Thursday 6 October

Registration Required:

wildimagination.com.au/family

For further information:

Brooke Davis 0404 233 731 [email protected]

Twig & Stick Childrens Nature Club

Hosted By: Twig & Stick Holiday Drop & Go Program

Join us these spring holidays at Twig & Stick Children's Nature Club where children aged 4 to 8 years can explore nature art and play at "The Old School Community Garden" in Stirling. Each day we will have a series of nature art and play activities available for children to participate in. Our activities are focused on engaging children in nature and encouraging a love and respect for our natural world. Children will have the opportunity to partake in weaving, whittling, cubby building, garden and habitat education, stick fairy and wand making, carving journey sticks and lots of time for exploring and play.

Cost: $55 Half day $70 Full day

Target Audience: 4 - 8 years

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: 100 Old Mount Barker Road Stirling

When: Monday 3 October

Registration Required:

www.twigandstick.com.au/twig-stick-holiday-programs

For further information:

Zoe Locke Twig & Stick Children’s Nature Club 0433 670 752 [email protected]

SpringFest 2018

Hosted By: Flinders University

Come and Explore the Flinders Way at SpringFest.
Flinders University is calling all explorers to experience our spring garden fun, education and entertainment!

Held during the school holidays, we've partnered with Nature Play SA to cultivate a packed program of free activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.

Come and be amazed by the weird, wacky and exciting wonders of science live on stage, construct your own cubby house overlooking our picturesque lake, or create a seasonal seed bomb to take home to your gardenƒ..SpringFest is a great day out for all kids big and small!

Cost: Free

Target Audience: Family Event

Region: Metro and Greater Adelaide

Where: Flinders University, Sturt Road, Bedford Park

When: Thursday 6 October

Registration Required:

https://flinders-university-springfest-2018-nature-play-sa.eventbrite.com.au

For further information:

Bec Lever 8201 3415 [email protected]