Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

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Jerrabomberra Wetlands

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2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
0439030058 www.jerrabomberrawetlands.org.au

Follow Dairy Rd past the two entrances of the Wetland Foreshores Development until you get to the gate and green mail box on the left. Contact: Lori Gould on 0439 030 058

December 2018

Arachnid Adventures by Twilight

December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$15 13 tickets left

Come along and discover the fantastic world of spiders. Join spider expert Andrew and learn all about our furry friends as we trek into the night to see how many different types we can find! Search the wetlands for these 8 legged hunters of the night and meet some of Andrew's collection. Meeting place is 2 Dairy Rd Fyshwick, past the Wetland Foreshores Development, through the traffic calming devices until you get to a green mail box, gate and sign on…

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January 2019

Art meets Science – school holiday activity

January 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 20 tickets left

Series of 4 nature play based learning activities for kids these school holidays. This workshop we are focussing on RANGERS! Do you actually know what Rangers do all day? Come along to discover the wetlands and find out what a Ranger does to look after the natural environment. Using natural resources, such as wood and corks, we are going to make a Ranger Rover! Everyone will take home a collection box to hold their nature collection items. Age suitability 5-13. Please…

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Bush Tucker – School Holiday Activity

January 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 14 tickets left

Come and join us for an exciting morning with Wiradjuri man Adam Shipp, who will show us a range of different plants found around the region and their use as food and medicine by the traditional owners of the land. Take a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT. Age suitability: 4 years and up. Tickets: $20 per child. Accompanying adults free!

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 10, 2019 @ 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 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Nature Paintbrushes

January 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 18 tickets left

Get into nature these school holidays! Take a short walk through the Wetlands to collect materials to incorporate into their hand made paint brushes.  Back in the art room the kids will make their own unique paint brushes and explore the marks that their bespoke tools can make! 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…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 11, 2019 @ 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 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Theatrical Butterflies

January 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 18 tickets left

Get into nature these school holidays! Inspired by the migratory butterflies and moths that visit the Wetlands - young artists will create unique puppets made from mixed media and their imagination. These theatrical butterflies come to life when activated by their two handles.   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 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 19 tickets left

Series of 4 nature play based learning activities for kids these school holidays. This workshop we are focussing on LEAF LITTER! Explore and discover what is hiding in leaf litter. Put on your detective hats and use microscopes and hand lenses to identify signs of life amongst the leaf litter. Make a collage using textured papers and naturally found objects to recreate a leaf litter artwork. You'll get to take home something you found hiding in leaf litter for your…

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Bush Tucker – School Holiday Activity

January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 16 tickets left

Come and join us for an exciting morning with Wiradjuri man Adam Shipp, who will show us a range of different plants found around the region and their use as food and medicine by the traditional owners of the land. Take a tour of this novel ecosystem as you sample a range of bush tucker found in the ACT. Age suitability: 4 years and up. Tickets: $20 per child. Accompanying adults free!

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 17, 2019 @ 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 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Hand made clay owls

January 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 18 tickets left

Get into nature this school holidays! This workshop is for young artists who are inspired by nature. The workshop will focus on hand building techniques and will use the Wetlands natural objects like leaves, seeds and sticks. 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…

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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 18, 2019 @ 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 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Floral lizard

January 18, 2019 @ 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! 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, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 20 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, 2019 @ 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 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Arachnid Sculptures

January 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 18 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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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 25, 2019 @ 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 18mths  - 7…

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Art with Mariana – Puppets

January 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 20 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, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 20 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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Art with Mariana – Creatures and the Pinch Pot

January 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Dairy Road
Fyshwick, ACT 2609 Australia
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$20 20 tickets left

Get into nature these school holidays! Learning traditional ceramic pinch pot techniques young creatives will mould their own mythical creature pots inspired by the animals of the Wetlands. Discover creative ways to work with clay. 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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Wetland Treasures – School holiday program

January 31, 2019 @ 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 18mths  - 7…

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