Spring Bushland Holiday Program at Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden

Spring Bushland Holiday Program at Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden

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Posted 2023-09-12 by Elainefollow

Tue 19 Sep 2023 - Sat 23 Sep 2023

Spring is in the air and it's time to celebrate our stunning surrounds - Image: www.eventbrite.com.au


Spring is in the air, the rains have arrived to clear away all the cobwebs of winter, flowers are in bloom, and the days are getting longer and warmer - signalling the perfect time to celebrate the Sunshine Coast’s beautiful environment with the ever-popular Bushland Holiday Program at Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden.

Children and families will absolutely love these seasonally-inspired activities, presented by leading nature play facilitators. Held in the beautiful bushland of the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens, children will have the opportunity to connect with nature through imaginative play and immersive learning.

Fairy Doors is suitable for ages 3 to 7 - Image: www.events.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au


Please read workshop dates, descriptions and age suitability carefully when selecting tickets.

TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER : FAIRY DOORS, 9.00am to 12.00noon
SUITABLE FOR AGES 3 to 7
FACILITATOR: ABBIE FROM SACRED BOWL
TICKETS ARE $10 AND MAY BE PURCHASED ONLINE HERE

Children will get to design and build their very own fairy door for the fairies at the Botanic Garden. Creative hands and hearts will be guided to transform cardboard, sticks, pebbles, paint, moss and leaves into teeny tiny doors. Take your fairy door home and bring some magic into your garden.
  • Caregivers must be present.


  • Capture the energy of spring by making a sun catcher - Image: www.events.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au


    TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER : SUNCATCHERS, 1.00pm to 4.00pm
    SUITABLE FOR OLDER CHILDREN, 7 to 15 YEARS
    FACILITATOR: ABBIE FROM SACRED BOWL
    TICKETS ARE $10 AND MAY BE PURCHASED ONLINE HERE

    Spring is in the air … embrace and capture the seasonal energy of spring by making a suncatcher. Participants will choose leaves, seeds, flowers and feathers to decorate their suncatcher with texture and colour. Children will learn how to do knots and bind to enhance their springtime suncatcher, which they will be able to take home.
  • Caregivers must be present.

  • Make your very own hula hoop - Image: www.events.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au


    THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER : NATURE HULA HOOPS, 10.00am to 12.00noon
    SUITABLE FOR AGES, 5 to 12
    FACILITATOR: LISA FROM NATUREWEAVERS
    TICKETS ARE $10 AND MAY BE PURCHASED ONLINE HERE

    How exciting! Learn how to make your very own hula hoop using native vine and bamboo. Participants will get to decorate their hula hoops with recycled fabric and markers, before giving them a twirl and taking them home for continued practising.
  • Caregivers must be present.

  • Flower Press has SOLD OUT! Image: www.events.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au


    FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER : FLOWER PRESS, 10.00am to 12.00noon
    SUITABLE FOR AGES, 5 to 15
    FACILITATOR: CARLY FROM NATUREWEAVERS
    SOLD OUT!!

    SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER : SARAH & PONGO’S HABITAT ADVENTURE, 10.00am to 11.00am
    ARTS & ECOLOGY CENTRE
    TICKETS ARE $10 TO SARAH AND PONGO AND MAY BE PURCHASED ONLINE HERE

    Come along to meet Dr Sarah and her sidekick, Pongo - Image: www.eventbrite.com.au


    Spring has sprung and habitats like the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden is buzzing with busy-ness and action.

    On the 23 September come along to meet award-winning author, Dr Sarah Pye and her puppet sidekick, Pongo, the Orangutan. This fabulous duo will share amazing stories of tiny rainforest heroes and accomplished architects.

    Children will be thrilled to learn from Pongo about how animals survive in the forest and the roles animals play in keeping the ecosystems healthy. Participants will have an opportunity to have a go at building their own nests from natural materials and Pongo will try them out for size.

    Kids will leave Sarah’s workshop feeling a sense of wonderment; an enhanced love of nature and equipped to make a difference.

    Make sure to register today, as this workshop will definitely sell out as everyone will definitely want to meet Pongo!

    Get in early, the spring school holidays are a hop and a skip away and these awesome workshops are going to be a sure-fire hit for families and their children, all keen on imaginative play and immersive learning.

    Venue location: Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, 51 Palm Creek Road, Tanawha

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