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Discover the wonders of our local waterways


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.

Boondall Birds
Come and meet the Boondall Birds


Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre Workshops:

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.

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Touch Table at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre


Downfall Creek Bushland Centre Workshops:

Thursday, 18th December - 9.30am - 11am: Where the Wild Things Are. Take a short walk through the bush, listen to the story and then play at being "wild things." Children aged 2 - 6 years.

Friday, 21st December - 9 - 10.30am: Recycled Christmas Cards. Design and make several collage based cards. Children aged 6 - 12 years.

Tuesday, 8th January - 9.30am - 11am: Bugging Around. Discover the amazing world of insects. Children aged 3-6 years.

Friday, 11th January - 9.30am - 11.30 am: Let's Go Batty. Meet these flying mammals and learn how they help the planet. Children aged 6 and over.

Monday, 14th January - 9.30am - 11.30am. Invader Rangers. Hands on discovery of the Raven Street Reserve. Children aged 7-14 years.

Wednesday, 16th January - 9.30am - 11am: Creek Creatures. Create your own creature using clay and natural materials. Children 4-11 years.

Thursday, 17th January - 9am - 10.30am: Nature Walk. Learn about Indigenous medicine, shelter, foods and learn some traditional bushcrafts. Children aged 7-15 years.

Tuesday, 22nd January - 9.30am - 11.30am: Creek Connections. Discover the wonders of our creeks in Raven Street Reserve. Children aged 7 - 13 years.

Friday, 25th January - 9.30 - 11.30am: Nature Journal Discovery. Take a walk through the bushland and learn how to document your findings. All material provided. Children aged 6-12 years.
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Why? Get kids into their environment
When: Summer School Holidays 2012-13
Phone: 3403 8888
Where: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre and Downfall Creek Bushland Centre
Cost: Free
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There are a lot of interesting activities there.
by Bryony Harrison (score: 4|12398) 2428 days ago
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