Storytime at the Wetlands – School Holiday Program

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June 2019

Birdwatching Tour

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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Get your ticket to the fad that is sweeping the nation. Our Avian expert will take you journeying through this novel ecosystem in search of the 200+ bird species that call Jerrabomberra Wetlands home. This walk is suitable for ages 12 and up. Please bring: hat, water bottle, suitable walking shoes and binoculars (if you have them, we have some if you don’t).   WARNING: joining this tour may invoke a crippling addiction to spotting birds and spending time in…

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July 2019

Art Workshop: Articulated Cardboard Platypus

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$20 20 tickets left

Come and learn about the most unusual and secretive resident of the Jerrabomberra wetlands, the platypus. Using recycled cardboard and paint, kids will construct their own platypus informed by its sleek, furry body, flat bill and webbed feet. The platypus teaches us to be aware of our own uniqueness, so come along to see what you can create! Ages: 8 to 12 Tickets $20

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 16 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 12mths  - 7…

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Bush and Waterbug Detectives – School holiday program

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 16 tickets left

Put on your detective hat, and by piecing together clues, find out what animals live at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands. Back at the education centre we'll use the microscope to identify waterbugs and discover how these important critters teach us to look after rivers and waterways. Age suitability: 5-13. $15 - per child (ticket includes 1 adult, extra adults will need to purchase an additional ticket) Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult. Light healthy…

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Storytime at the Wetlands – School Holiday Program

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 16 tickets left

Join us for a unique Storytime session at the Wetlands! Our newest school holiday program is a fantastic opportunity to explore the hidden beauty of the wetlands through children's picture books. We'll take a walk through the Jerrabomberra wetlands reading from a selection of themed children's books, while gathering materials for an arts and craft activity. Discover some wonderful Australian authors while learning about the animals and birds that live at the wetlands. Children must be accompanied by an adult,…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$8 14 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 12mths  - 7…

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Bush and Waterbug Detectives – School holiday program

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 16 tickets left

Put on your detective hat, and by piecing together clues, find out what animals live at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands. Back at the education centre we'll use the microscope to identify waterbugs and discover how these important critters teach us to look after rivers and waterways. Age suitability: 5-13. $15 - per child (ticket includes 1 adult, extra adults will need to purchase an additional ticket) Kids will need sturdy shoes, hat, water bottle and be accompanied by an adult. Light healthy…

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Art Workshop: Eco Dye Snipe

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$20 20 tickets left

Visually explore this migratory visitor to the Wetlands. Kids will construct their own free-standing soft sculpture Snipe inspired by their Japanese winter home. They will decorate their fabric Snipes using natural dyes from non-toxic gathered berries, leaves, teas and spices reconnecting them with the natural world. Ages: 8 to 12 Tickets $20    

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Storytime at the Wetlands – School Holiday Program

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 12 tickets left

Join us for a unique Storytime session at the Wetlands! Our newest school holiday program is a fantastic opportunity to explore the hidden beauty of the wetlands through children's picture books. We'll take a walk through the Jerrabomberra wetlands reading from a selection of themed children's books, while gathering materials for an arts and craft activity. Discover some wonderful Australian authors while learning about the animals and birds that live at the wetlands. Children must be accompanied by an adult,…

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