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January 2019

Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 6 tickets left

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for younger children, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands with one of our Rangers. Learn about the creatures of the wetlands, while getting fresh air and exercise! Meet Tucker the turtle and explore our Discovery table. Walking tracks are pram accessible and babies and parents/carers are free. Healthy fruit break provided.   1.5 hours $8 per child aged 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Floral lizard

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 5 tickets left

Get into nature these school holidays! Young artists will be given wooden lizards to embellish using paints and pigments. Kids will find inspiration in the many lizards inhabiting the wetlands. Tickets: $20 per child Age Suitability: 8 -15 years. Children may be dropped off and left. Please note younger siblings cannot attend art workshops. (If you have younger children, Wetland Treasures is running in the next room at the same time. To book click here).

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Art meets Science – school holiday activity

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 8 tickets left

Series of 4 nature play based learning activities for kids these school holidays. This workshop we are focussing on NESTS! How do birds make a nest? Come and explore different types of birds nests. Explore the wetlands to find nests and look at how they are made, then we will make our own nest from natural materials. Everyone will take home a blown quail egg for their nature collection. Age suitability 5-13. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult.…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 8 tickets left

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for younger children, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands with one of our Rangers. Learn about the creatures of the wetlands, while getting fresh air and exercise! Meet Tucker the turtle and explore our Discovery table. Walking tracks are pram accessible and babies and parents/carers are free. Healthy fruit break provided.   1.5 hours $8 per child aged 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Arachnid Sculptures

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 16 tickets left

Get into nature these school holidays! Investigate the 3D world of eight-legged creatures. This workshop explores 3D mixed media techniques using simple and everyday materials. Create your own imaginary spiders inspired by a nature walk through the Wetlands. Tickets: $20 per child Age Suitability: 8 -15 years. Children may be dropped off and left. Please note younger siblings cannot attend art workshops. (If you have younger children, Wetland Treasures is running in the next room at the same time. To…

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How to Milk a Tarantula

January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 18 tickets left

“Will you walk into my parlour?” said the Spider to the Fly, 'Tis the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy; The way into my parlour is up a winding stair, And I've a many curious things to show when you are there.” Join us at the wetlands to understand the anatomy and science behind spider venom with our spider expert Andrew. Watch as he milks the spider venom as they would for the deadly funnel-web spider to use for…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 15 tickets left

Join a Ranger to explore and be playful in nature   Designed for younger children, this activity will engage all the senses while they explore the Jerrabomberra Wetlands with one of our Rangers. Learn about the creatures of the wetlands, while getting fresh air and exercise! Meet Tucker the turtle and explore our Discovery table. Walking tracks are pram accessible and babies and parents/carers are free. Healthy fruit break provided.   1.5 hours $8 per child aged 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Puppets

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 16 tickets left

Get into nature this school holidays! This workshop begins with a walk through the Wetlands, absorbing the sights and sounds of the birdlife. Young creatives will return to the art room to create bird inspired puppets decorated with natural pigments made from ground stones. Tickets: $20 per child Age Suitability: 8 -15 years. Children may be dropped off and left. Please note younger siblings cannot attend art workshops. (If you have younger children, Wetland Treasures is running in the next…

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Art meets Science – school holiday activity

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 17 tickets left

Series of 4 nature play based learning activities for kids these school holidays. This workshop we are focussing on TRACKS! Whose track is that? Learn the 3 common tracks you'll find at the wetlands and how those animals impact the ecosystem. Kids will paint three animal track moulds to replicate a real print found in the mud. Everyone will take home a Koala scat sample for their nature collection. Age suitability 5-13 years. Please note children must be accompanied by…

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Bush and Waterbug Detectives – School holiday program

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$12 12 tickets left

Put on your detective hat, and by piecing together the clues, discover what animals live at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands. Peer into the under water world of Waterbugs and learn how these important critters can teach us how to look after the rivers and waterways near our homes. Age suitability: 5-13. Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult - ticket price includes 1 adult. Light healthy refreshments provided.

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