Kids Go Wild!

Join the fun over the school holidays - even from home. Our Kids Go Wild program is filled with a range of fun activities that encourage kids to get involved in our local environment and learn about ways to become more sustainable. All activities are FREE but bookings are essential.

You can find out more information about our upcoming sessions and make bookings via the EnviroEd Eventbrite page or council's Facebook Events page. Email enviroed@ipswich.qld.gov.au for more information on the Kids Go Wild program.

June - July school holidays

In celebration of 25 years of the Enviroplan initiative, the Kids Go Wild program will be outdoors in natural areas. Please ensure you bring hats, sun protective clothing and waterbottles to each activity.


BeeThe Buzz About Bees - Presented by Wildlings Forest School

Monday 28 June, 10am-11am

Kholo Gardens, Riverside Drive, Muirlea

Ages 4-12

Have fun learning 'bee speak' and using scent to find your way around. Learn about the importance of bees and the role they play in our ecosystem and pollination processes. Build a bee hotel for your backyard.

Bookings available in June 2021 via EnviroEd Eventbrite


Worm farmWicked Worms and Organic Food Gardening - Presented by Natura Education

Tuesday 29 June, 10-11am

Colleges Crossing , Bobby Auld Drive, Chuwar

Ages 5-11

Learn what composting is and how to create your own compost at home using everyday affordable items. Learn about the importance of organic food gardening, natural companion planting and integrating the use of compost tea in their garden. Create individual mini seed gardens to take home.

Bookings available in June 2021 via EnviroEd Eventbrite


Eco photograhpyNature Photography Workshop - Presented by Bazil Grumble

Friday 2 July, 2.30pm - 3.45pm

Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich

Ages 9+

Bring along your smart phone and see nature through a new lens. Seek inspiration from the trees, look high, look low, and look closely at all the patterns Mother Nature creates naturally. On an adventure walk we'll take photos and collect some natural materials to create some ephemeral artwork which will also be photographed.

Bookings available in June 2021 via EnviroEd Eventbrite


Small CreekUnderwater Investigators - Presented by Wildings Forest School

Monday 5 July, 10am-11am

Poplar Street Park, Poplar Street, Raceview

Ages 4-12

A special on-site activity at Small Creek explores the impact of single-use plastics on our waterways and animals such as platypus. Have fun with a ‘fishing’ activity and learn how changing our habits can have a positive effect on the environment.

Bookings available in June/July 2021 via EnviroEd Eventbrite


Child artBric-a-Brac Art Attack - Presented by Natura Education

Thursday 8 July, 10am-11am

Hardings Paddock, Carmichaels Road, Purga

Ages 5-11

Use recycled materials to create artworks in teams or as individuals. We incorporate the importance of recycling, reusing and reducing waste. A focus will be placed on the effects of how much waste we accumulate and create on a daily basis and how we can implement positive changes in this area.

Bookings available in June/July 2021 via EnviroEd Eventbrite


Eco photograhpyNature Photography Workshop - Presented by Bazil Grumble

Friday 9 July, 2.30pm - 3.45pm

Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich

Ages 9+

Bring along your smart phone and see nature through a new lens. Seek inspiration from the trees, look high, look low, and look closely at all the patterns Mother Nature creates naturally. On an adventure walk we'll take photos and collect some natural materials to create some ephemeral artwork which will also be photographed.

Bookings available in June/July 2021 via EnviroEd Eventbrite