Brisbane City Council is offering some inspiring educational courses over the Summer School holidays at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre and Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. From meeting bats to creating nature journals to catching wiggly worms, any children aged between 4 - 15 years will really enjoy these workshops with a difference. Be sure to book for these popular, free workshops on 3403 8888.
Saturday, 15th December - 9.30am - 11.30am: Wildlife Waste and Waterways. How do we keep our waterways clean? Make a pledge not to dump rubbish and learn about joining the "Plastic Pollution Revolution". Children over 8 years only.
Thursday, 20th December - 9am - 10.30am: Nature Walk. Learn about Indigenous medicine, shelter, foods and learn some traditional bushcrafts. Children aged 7 - 15 years.
Thursday, 10th January - 9.30am - 11.30am: Nature Journal Discovery. Take a fun walk around the wetlands and learn how to document your findings. All material provided. Children aged 6 - 12 years.
Tuesday, 15th January - 9.30am - 11.30am: Wonderful Worms. Learn how to make your own worm farm using recycled materials. Children aged 3-12 years.
Monday, 21st January - 9.30am - 11am: Boondall Birds. Join the rangers in the bird hide and learn to make your own bird and nest to take home. Children aged 4 - 8 years.
Thursday, 24th January - 9.30am - 11.30am: Rainstick Stories. Learn to make your own rain stick using rice and materials from the wetlands. Children aged 6 - 12 years.