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Growing Green Thumbs Spring School Holiday Program

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by EricaL (subscribe)
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Nature play workshops in Bonbeach
Bonbeach Primary School's renowned Growing Green Thumbs program in Melbourne's South East will host exciting nature play spring school holiday activities, and your kids are invited.

The Growing Green Thumbs programs are offered by Amy & Jade, two enthusiastic Mums of children at Bonbeach Primary School who offer extra-curricular gardening activities to all kids and parents involved with the school.

This Spring will be the first time the Growing Green Thumbs program will expand to the wider community, offering public workshops to anyone with an interest in nature play, sustainability and the environment.

The full Growing Green Thumbs Spring School Holiday Program includes:

D.I.Y EDIBLE GARDEN
When: ​Tuesday 20 September 2016 10am - 1pm ​
Cost: $60.00 per family (2 adults & 3 kids)

D.I.Y Edible Garden
D.I.Y Edible Garden - Green Thumbs website


A comprehensive workshop for the family to plant your very own edible produce box to take home. Learn the basics of growing your own veggies at home, so you can continue cultivating your garden for years to come. There's nothing better than feasting on organic veggies you've grown yourself, right?

SEED BOMB MAKING
When: Thursday 22 September 10am - 12pm
Cost: $20.00 per child (all ages welcome)

Seed Bomb Making
Seed Bomb Making - Green Thumbs website


This is an opportunity for your kids to get muddy, and for a great reason. Little fingers will be put to work to create little seed bombs to take home and fling into the garden! Muddy bombs will be made with herb or flower seeds, just in time for Spring.

BUG HOTELS
When: Saturday 24 September 10am - 12pm
Cost: $20.00 per child (all ages)

Bug Hotel
Bug Hotel - Green Thumbs website


Is your child fascinated by little critters? Well they'll love the Bug Hotel session, making a little home for all the bugs, lizards,and beetles found in the garden. Your kids will go home with their very own Bug Hotel, using a frame and organic matter, all the while learning how to attract and protect nature.

FAIRY CROWNS & WIZARD WANDS
When: Wednesday 28 September 10am - 12pm
Cost: $20 per child (all ages)

Fairy wands
Fairy wands and nature crowns - Green Thumbs website


Find a little fairy magic in the garden and build a fun crown and fairy wand, with nature's materials! Let your kid's imagination run wild as they explore the garden to collect bits and pieces to craft a nature crown and magic nature wand.

Book your child's place on Growing Green Thumbs Spring School Holiday Program this September for a fun and educational opportunity to connect with nature. Book online HERE.
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Why? Outdoor fun for the Spring school holidays
When: Various dates, see article for details
Where: Bonbeach Primary School, 29-63 Breeze Street, Bonbeach (Garden with entrance on Cirrus street)
Cost: From $20 per child
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