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Nature Activities at DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2017

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by The wanderer (subscribe)
Outdoor,photography,coffee, nature, food and culture lover; seeker of life's simple pleasures.
Published March 30th 2017
A more sustainable approach to everyday kids games
As part of the 2017 Dream Big Festival, kids will be delighted with a great programme of activities. If you would like your children to become more aware of nature and their environment, keep on reading to find out Nature play activities, all held on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of May (Part of the Big Family Weekend).

Mud play, loose parts play and cubby building with climbing tree Recommended for ages 0 to 10; this activity allows kids to get dirty playing with mud, rocks and building with all sorts of objects from nature. This highly sensorial and creative activity will captivate children. Come prepared for the grubbiest hands and biggest smiles. Held from 10am to 3:30pm at the front of SA Museum and Art Gallery on North Terrace. No bookings required!

Paper planet Presented by Polyglot Theatre; this environment installation will offer 2x2 hour sessions: 10am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 3:30pm. During each session kids will create a paper installation. There are no rules as to what you have to create, just let your imagination run wild and design your own little paper world with your kids. Recommended for ages 3, held at the Main Hall in Freemasons Hall on North Terrace. No bookings required!

McNirt Hates Dirt This theatrical experience is held at an earth inspired tent at Adelaide Botanic Garden. McNirt Hates Dirt is an immersive performance involving children in a more organic world of worms, dirt, digging and music! Ages 3-5, to book a ticket please click here.

Honk! pop up play We all know how important play is to children, but what if kids could design and build their own toys from recycled or natural materials? Kids will love this pop-up play, where they can explore, create and play outdoors with unusual objects. 10am to 3:30pm in the courtyard between Bonython Hall and Adelaide Law School Building. No bookings required!

Dig a Dino ages 4-10. These wooden flat pack dinosaurs are the perfect way to spend some time looking for the bones in a ball pit. Think of a way to put the giant coloured pieces together and recreate a dinosaur like a true palaeontologist! Held at the lawns of SA Museum. No bookings required!
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Why? Because your kids love nature play
When: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of May, 10am to 330pm
Where: Adelaide CBD,various locations
Cost: Free entry on most events
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