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by Kerenza Korostovetz (subscribe)
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Published September 3rd 2018
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With an increasing number of children spending hours playing video games, it is even more important to encourage time appreciating the outdoors. The following school holiday events are suitable for primary school aged children, in and around the Brisbane area. They are all free of charge.

Wildlife Friendly Garden for Kids
22 September 22, 10:00-11:30am, Karawatha Forest Park
49 Acacia Road, Karawatha, Q 4117


Make your own wicking pot to plant in your garden at home. Explore the surrounding reserve and visit the onsite educational facilities.

Suitable for children over 5 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings required, call Roman 0434 824 870.

Attendees must bring a 2L milk container with a lid.

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Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council


Orienteering Adventure
23 September, 9:30-11:30am, Karawatha Forest Park
49 Acacia Road, Karawatha, Q 4117


Use a bushwalker's GPS and map to find clues and solve puzzles. Suitable for children over 10 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings required, call 0403 293 533.

Wildlife at the Wetlands
23 September, 10:00-11:00am, Boondall Wetlands
31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall, Q 4034


Meet some live native animals usually found in the wetlands, bush and some backyards. Learn from a wildlife expert about snakes, frogs, birds, lizards and more.

Suitable for children of all ages with a supervising adult. Bookings not required.

Nature Rangers: Night Adventures
26 September, 6:15 7:45pm, Downfall Creek Bushland Centre
815 Rode Road, McDowall, Q 4053


Enjoy a two kilometre guided night-walk and discover the wonders of Raven Street Reserve in the dark!

Suitable for children over 10 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings required, email naturerangers@brisbane.qld.gov.au.

Adventure Walk at Forest Lake
26 September, 2:00-4:00pm, Forest Lake Parklands
7 Blue Lake Court, Forest Lake, Q 4078


Walkthrough the Forest Lake Parklands and identify key features.

Suitable for children of all ages and their grandparents. Bookings required, complete online form.

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Image courtesy of Bazil Grumble website


Wildlife Friendly Garden for Kids
28 September, 10:00-11:30am, Boondall Wetlands
31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall, Q 4034


Make your own wicking pot to plant in your garden at home. Explore the surrounding reserve and visit the onsite educational facilities.

Suitable for children over 5 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings required, call Roman 0434 824 870.

Attendees must bring a 2L milk container with a lid.

Active Explorers Create
29 September, 10:00am-12:00pm, Karawatha Forest Park
49 Acacia Road, Karawatha, Q 4117


Enjoy an adventure walk and observe interesting finds through a magnifying glass.

Suitable for children over 4 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings required, call Bazil Grumble 0411 246 487.

Meet Ocean Creatures
30 September, 10:00am-12:00pm, Boondall Wetlands
31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall, Q 4034


Meet live animals that dwell beneath the sea and learn fascinating facts that make them important to Boondall Wetlands.

Suitable for children over 5 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings not required.

Orienteering Adventure
2 October, 9:30-11:30am, Downfall Creek Bushland Centre
815 Rode Road, McDowall, Q 4053


Use a bushwalker's GPS and map to find clues and solve puzzles. Suitable for children over 10 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings required, call 0403 293 533.

Active Explorers Create
4 October, 10:00am-12:00pm, Karawatha Forest Park
49 Acacia Road, Karawatha, Q 4117


Enjoy an adventure walk and observe interesting finds through a magnifying glass.

Suitable for children over 4 years of age with a supervising adult. Bookings required, call Bazil Grumble 0411 246 487.

Under the Trees at Mayes
5 October, 10:30am-1:30pm, Mayes Cottage
20 Mawarra Street, Kingston, Q 4114


Visit Mayes Cottage to create and connect with nature. Dance with Aboriginal musician and entertainer Lucas Proudfoot, get up close to native wildlife and join in hands-on activities under the trees.

Suitable for children of all ages with a supervising adult. Bookings required, complete online form.

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Image courtesy of Logan City Council


Night Creatures
6 October, 5:30-8:00pm, Berrinba Wetlands
Wayne Goss Drive, Browns Plains, Q 4118


Join Geckoes Wildlife on a spotlighting adventure will you be able to spot any nocturnal critters?

Suitable for children of all ages with a supervising adult. Bookings via online form.
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Why? To learn about, and appreciate nature
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free
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