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Kids Go Wild School Holiday Program

Join in the fun over the school holidays by getting out and getting wild in Ipswich!

Our 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.

Activities are FREE but bookings are essential. View upcoming events or make your booking by visiting Council's EnviroEd KGW Eventbrite page.

Eco Photography

Presented by Bazil Grumble

Date: Monday, 8 April
Time: 9:30 am – 11.00 am
Location: Queens Park Environmental Education Centre
Maximum number: 20
Ages: 8+ years

Bring along your smart phone to this eco-photography workshop 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. A creative and fun session that will get you moving and observing. This is suitable for adults and children 8 years and over. All materials included however participants need to bring their own: smart phone/iPad/camera, hat, sunscreen, water bottle and comfortable walking shoes.

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Nature at Night

Presented by Ipswich City Council

Date: Session 1 - Tuesday, 9 April | Session 2 - Wednesday, 17 April
Time: 5.30 pm – 8.00 pm
Location: White Rock Conservation Estate
Maximum number: 20
Ages: 4-8

Experience the world of nature by night… Join Jody as the sun sets and experience nature as it transitions from day to night. Discover the different sights and sound of the bush after dark - who knows what cool, new wildlife we might encounter?

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Nature's Rainbow

Presented by Tamsin Scott

Date: Tuesday, 12 April
Time: 9.00 am – 11.00 am
Location: Queens Park Environmental Education Centre
Maximum number: 25
Ages: 5-12 years

Have you ever stopped to think about how much the Australian landscape is filled with the most amazing array of colours? Bold, rich, brilliant or mysterious, and often, very subtle too! Step into this gentle, colourful forest adventure and find out more about nature’s astonishing art palette. Experience the outdoors art lab and notice colour variation and the amazing textural variety of Mother Nature. Gather swatches and develop colour combinations and patterned sequences. Then bring this all together and create a marvellous Nature’s Rainbow art installation amongst the trees for all to admire! Creative, fun, eco-arts experience for everyone!

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The Recycleman Show

Presented by Recycleman

Date: Tuesday, 16 April
Time: 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Location: Queens Park Environmental Education Centre
Maximum number: 25
Ages: 2-6 years

The Recycleman educates children on the importance of recycling and ongoing sustainability. Children gain environmental awareness and learn how our recycling bin system works and what they can do every day to help. The passion and excitement expressed by Recycleman - along with the costumes, games and visual aids - keeps the children engaged throughout the 30-minute sustainability show.

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