School Holiday Program

April School Holidays 2014

Join us these school holidays to enjoy activities designed to promote fun, hands on learning about plants, people and the environment. Activities are suitable for children between the ages of five and 12.

To book phone, 08 8222 9311.

Paint a Pot/Garden Gnome/Plant Marker
From $6 – bookings not required

Fill your garden with colour and creativity, inspired by the SA Water Mediterranean Garden. Paint a pot (various sizes) and plant some seeds or take a bit more time and paint one of our ‘Little Mess’ Gnomes or Plant Markers.

Bonsai
$25 – bookings essential

Discover the ancient art of Bonsai and create a plant that just might last a life time. You’ll learn how to select, trim, shape and pot your bonsai then we’ll share some tips and tricks about how to look after it when you take it home!

Plant Heads
$10 – bookings essential

Plant heads are a great way to get growing – and eating! You’ll love creating these cool plant heads that will sprout real, live, edible hair!! Yummmm!

Fake Fossils
$10 – bookings essential

You might not know it but our botanic gardens are full of dinosaurs! Come on a journey through time as we introduce you to some of the dinosaur plants that covered Gondwana land. Discover how dinosaurs changed our planet then excavate your own fake fossil block and take home the fossils you find.

Aboriginal Plant Use
Free – bookings not required

Learn how Aboriginal people use the plants of the Australian bush to provide food, shelter and medicine. Meet on the Schomburgk Pavilion, Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Date 10am 11am 1pm 3pm

Mon 14 April 

Fake Fossils

Paint a pot/garden gnome/plant marker 11am -  2pm

Bonsai

Tues 15 April

 

 

Aboriginal Plant Use

Wed 16 April

Fake Fossils

Paint a pot/garden gnome/plant marker 12pm - 3pm

Tues 22 April

 

 

Aboriginal Plant Use

Wed 23 April

 

Bonsai

Plant Heads

Thurs 24 April

Plant Heads

Paint a pot/garden gnome/plant marker  11am - 2pm

 

Cancellation Policy

In the event of extreme heat or rain sessions that are not pre-booked and free activities will be automatically cancelled. All other sessions have access to indoor facilities and will go ahead as scheduled. If in doubt, please contact the Botanic Gardens on 8222 9311 the morning of the activity.

Note to parents

Pre Booked Activities are available to all school-aged children only. Numbers per group are strictly limited. Vacation care groups can make discounted group bookings by contacting the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide on 8222 9311.

Please ensure you complete the school holiday program consent form (32kb pdf) before your first class.