School Holiday Program

July 2015

The Botanic Gardens of South Australia will run school holiday activities suitable for 5-12 year olds from 6th to 17th July, 2015. Activities are designed to promote fun, hands-on learning about plants, people and the environment. To book a place telephone 08 8222 9311.

Nature Masks and Crowns (5–12yrs, 1 hr) $10

Using a combination of colourful materials and autumnal foliage found in the Botanic Gardens, you’ll be making a fantastic nature mask or crown to take home. Will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building. Bookings essential.

Twigz (5–12yrs, 1 hr) $10

Come along to the Botanic Garden to make a spirit stick to bring you good luck, or perhaps a magical mobile to hang inside or out. We’ll use twigs, leaves, stones and lots of colourful string to make the magic happen! Will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building. Bookings essential.

Compost Critters (5–12yrs, 1 hr) $5

Explore compost and what lives in it, and find out how to make compost at home. Will be held on the Kitchen Garden Lawn – if it's raining it will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building. Bookings essential.

Salad Bucket (5–12yrs, 1 hr) $20

Plant up a bucket with tasty winter salad items to take home. Will be held on Kitchen Garden Lawn – if it's raining it will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building. Bookings essential.

Making Fire, Making Glue (1 hr) FREE

Learn how Aboriginal people make fire using just what's around them in the Australian bush. Make your own glue from plants! Meet on the Schomburgk Pavilion if it's raining it will be held in the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building, Adelaide Botanic Garden – no bookings required.

Dreaming Story Telling (1 hr) FREE

Listen to Aboriginal Dreaming stories and understand what they can teach us about life. Learn how to identify tracks and traces in the environment. Meet at the Lecture Theatre of the Goodman Building, Adelaide Botanic Garden - no bookings required.

Please ensure you download and complete the Consent Form and bring it with you on the day. 

Program


Date

10.30am -11.30am

11am - 12pm

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Monday 6 July


Nature Masks & Crowns

Twigz

Tuesday 7 July

 

 

Making Fire, Making Glue

Wednesday 8 July

Salad Bucket

 

Dreaming Story Telling

Friday 10 July

Compost Critters

 


Monday 13 July

 

Twigz

Nature Masks & Crowns

Tuesday 14 July

Compost Critters

 

 

Wednesday 15 July


 

 Dreaming Story Telling

Thursday 16 July Salad Bucket

Friday 17 July Making Fire, Making Glue    

To book your place call 08 8222 9311