KIDS EDUCATION AREA

Perth Garden Festival presented by Kleenheat is a fantastic location for your school excursion. The excursion area is free for school groups to attend and is a great half day out of the classroom learning about the garden.

Bookings are essential. Bookings can be made by telephone 08 9226 1233 or email chris.billings@csports.com.au.

NUTRITION FORCE

WEEK DAYS

Nutritional education covering the 5 food groups teaching health eating, cooking and food preparation all from items that can be grown in the garden.

Facilitators – Three university qualified Nutritionists all with Working with Children Cards

WEEKEND

Two workshops on each day for children attending the festival with their parents.  One session in the morning and one session in the afternoon.

Nutritional education covering the 5 food groups teaching health eating, cooking and food preparation all from items that can be grown in the garden.

Facilitators – Three university qualified Nutritionists all with Working with Children Cards

INDIGENOUS TOURS WA

An introduction of the local history and tribal area

A dreamtime or creation story

An artefacts presentation which includes items such as: kangaroo skins, fire lighting sticks, stone axe, stone knife, carrying dishes, emu egg, digging stick,   spear thrower and various bush seeds.

WORM SHED

Bringing masses of wriggling worms for the kids (and parents/teachers) to get up close and personal with.

Each child will get to make their own mini worm farm to keep!

Each session includes information on the worms role in the environment, waste management, recycling and sustainability.

ECO FAERIES

WEEK DAYS

‘Not dirty it’s earthy.’ This is a focus on identifying soils, changing them to suit growing gardens, understanding the ancient stories of soil. We also look at fossils, rocks and shells which children love. The session finishes with children making seed bombs to take home.

WEEKEND

Variety of nature craft activities including terrariums, seed bombs, hero masks and play spaces.

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