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 for some.

You can find out more information about previous events and when future events as they are available via the EnviroEd Eventbrite page or council's Facebook Events page.

Kids Go Wild

Council is taking steps to decrease the risk of COVID-19 and protect the community. As part of these measures, the Kids Go WIld June-July 2020 school holiday program will offer online activities.

Be sure to observe social distancing guidelines and adhere to government directives when participating in these activities.


From 10am Monday 22 June I ONLINE ACTIVITY

TerrariumMini World with Plot Australia

We have sold out of our limited number of free Mini World Packs but you can still make one with us! All of the materials and instructions are below.

A video tutorial with Plot Australia will be released at 10am on Thursday 9 July. You will be able to watch it on the Ipswich City Council Instagram or YouTube.

Make sure to share your creations with #enviroedipswich! We can't wait to see your Mini Worlds.


9am Monday 29 June - 11.59pm Sunday 12 July I COMPETITION

Yellow flower Nature Hunt challenge

See how many items from the Nature Hunt challenge sheet you can find in your backyard or on a walk of your local Ipswich neighbourhood.

Simply take pictures of your Nature Hunt finds and share on Instagram using #enviroedipswich or direct message @ipswichcitycouncil between Monday 29 June and Sunday 12 July.

Your family could win a great prize pack - we have four to give away in random draws!


10am Monday 29 June I LIVE DEMONSTRATION

Bearded dragonBackyard buddies with Wildcall Wildlife Shows

Join us for a special Instagram Live native wildlife presentation all about our "backyard buddies" with Wildcall Wildlife Shows.

You will learn about diets, habitats and special behaviours of a range of wildlife native to the local area including lizards, snakes, possums and more.

Just go to the Ipswich City Council Instagram page to see the video that was livestreamed on Monday 29 June!


5pm-7pm Various dates I GUIDED BUSHWALK

BushwalkNature at Night with Experience Nature

Join Jody from Experience Nature as the sun sets and nature transitions from day to night. Who knows what cool, new wildlife we might encounter on this two-hour adventure?

This activity has been adapted to ensure compliance with Chief Health Officer Public Health Directions. Council has developed a COVID safe plan for this activity.

Suited for children aged 4-10 and their parents/guardians. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL.


10am Friday 3 July I STORY TIME

koala displayIpswich Libraries Story Time

We have a special Kids Go Wild themed Story Time for you!

Filmed at the Queens Park Environmental Education Centre we will do songs and read stories that have a wild theme.

Perfect for ages 0-5.

Visit Ipswich Libraries website to join in the fun!


3.30pm Monday 6 July I LIVE DEMONSTRATION

possumCreatures of the Night with Wildcall Wildlife Shows

Did you see the full moon on Sunday night? Join us for a special Instagram Live and learn about our unique nocturnal animals in this native wildlife presentation.

You will learn about diets, habitats and special behaviours of animals that like to come out after dark with Wildcall Wildlife Shows.

You can watch the video of our Livestream from 6 July on Ipswich City Council Instagram page.