School holidays

Creatively Capture Christmas Lights with Chris

Creatively Capture Christmas Lights with Chris

10 December, 2014

Ever wondered "How can I make Christmas Lights look good in a Photograph?" Wonder no more. Take a guided tour around decorated streets. Creatively Capture Christmas lights, under the guide of a professional photographer. Use the photos for gifts, cards or to decorate your home. All you need is some basic knowledge of your digital camera.

Where: Mosman High School, Mosman NSW.
When: 7pm – 9pm, Wednesday 10 December, 2014.
Cost: $30.00.
Click here for more info.

Nature-Journal

How to: Create your own Nature Journal

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Keeping a nature journal fosters scientific inquiry and aesthetic observation, and can also encourage a sense of wellbeing and personal healing for both kids and adults alike!

DIY-paint-story

DIY watercolour paint

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Give your, or your kids’, creativity a spin with these non-toxic, completely safe (so safe they’re edible) homemade watercolours!

staycation

Let’s take a staycation

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Travel most often conjures up thoughts of destinations far and mysterious, but when it comes to an escape of relaxation and exploration can having a holiday at home be as good as the real thing?

Back-to-school-items

Back to school goodies

Monday, 23 January 2012

It’s that time again, so make sure you set your child a good example with these green back to school eco-items.

Kids holidays

Top Ten: School holiday activities

Friday, 15 April 2011

G's favourite kid-friendly eco-fun activities to keep the kids entertained in the school holidays.

Yates Junior Landcare Watermelon Challenge

Yates Junior Landcare Watermelon Challenge

Register before September 25, 2011

Can you grow Australia’s heaviest watermelon? As part of the Yates Junior Landcare Watermelon Challenge, a free packet of Yates Candy Red Watermelon seeds will be sent to everyone who registers on the challenge website by Sunday, September 25th. The challenge is open to all children aged 16 years and under and living in Australia.

Where: Across Australia.
When: Registrations close on Sunday, September 25th. The free seeds will be sent out in October and can be planted anytime from October through to December.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.

Meerkats at Taronga

Taronga's 'Zoo Adventures' Program

9:30am - 3:30pm weekdays from January 4 to January 21.

Taronga Zoo will keep the kids entertained with a different theme each day. Listen to the Tiger Keepers as they tell some tales; look into the new home for the Tasmanian Devils; learn more about the zoo's baby elephants; study similarities between humans and chimps; help build a Meerkat maze and mansion; take some play items into the lion enclosure; and learn how to be a zoo keeper of a zoo vet for a day.

Where: Taronga Zoo, Mosman, Sydney, NSW.
Cost: $55 per day per child. Additional supervision is available from 8am to 5.30pm and costs a further $22 per day per child.
Click here for more information or to make a booking.

kids on the coast

'Kids on the Coast' - school holiday activities

10 - 27 January

The Coastal Environment Centre is an award-winning environmental learning centre teaching people how to value and care for our natural environment. These holidays they have some great activities that children will love! The program is aimed at kids aged between 5-12 years old, and combines a mix of outdoor adventure, discovery and learning, fun and games, art and craft: all with an emphasis on the plants and animals that make up our coastal environment.

Where: Pelican Path, Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen, NSW.
Cost: Single 2hr session $20 per child (standard activity), Full day $55 per child (10am-3pm for standard activities, includes lunchtime supervision, BYO lunch), Fishing Clinic $40 per child (age 8-14 yrs), SEA Surf Safety $49.50 per child.
Click here for more information.

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