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Every Wed | 3 NOV - 15 DEC

Seedlings Nature School

Seedlings Nature School is back for Term 4!

Join experienced Early Years Nature Educators from the Garden who will facilitate play-based activities and nature experiences with you and your little one.

This special program aims to help children grow and develop with and in nature. Children will climb, dig, explore, build, engage their senses, discover and play! Each week’s program is a combination of nature-based activities, games and stories, combined with supervised free-play time in the Garden’s nature play area.

Children must be accompanied by an adult carer. 

"The staff and the activities really hit the right mark! Perfect length, variety, and I loooved encouraging an appreciation and respect for nature. My daughter was really engaged and interested, and she had a wonderful time! Such a great morning, thank you so much!" - Seedlings parent

Do you want to know more about Seedlings and the theory behind nature play? Then head to our Education section for resources, information about the program and a look at the talented education staff behind Seedlings.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Safeguarding the health and safety of our visitors and staff is core to what we do at the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan.

To help us maintain social distancing practices and maximum group sizes:

  • Seedlings Nature School can accommodate a maximum of 10 children and their supervising adult. 

  • Online bookings are highly recommended. Walk ups may not be able to be accommodated on the day if group capacities have already been met.

For programs taking place prior to 1 December, all attendees are required to sign into the program via the QR code provided and all attendees aged 16 and over are required to show proof of vaccination (two doses) or proof of medical exemption, as per NSW Government guidelines - https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/easing-covid-19-restrictions
 
Masks are not required, but are strongly recommended.
 
It is the attendee’s responsibility to ensure that all people associated with this booking have not:

  • Currently have an active COVID-19 infection

  • Been in contact with someone diagnosed or suspected of having COVID-19 in the last 14 days or are under instruction from NSW Health to isolate

  • Been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting test results

  • Shown any symptoms related to COVID-19

Help plant the seed of hope in our Gardens – Will you support us?

The Gardens is a Not-For-Profit. Over 50% of our funding is self-generated. By attending this event and making a donation, you are ensuring that the Botanic Gardens remain places of outstanding horticultural beauty, our scientific institute continues to be at the forefront of research, and our education and learning experiences are accessible to all. Our work is vital to addressing some of the most critical environmental challenges facing the world today.

When

Every Wed | 3 NOV - 15 DEC

Price

$18 per child per session

Where

Bowden Centre

Who

Children 2.5 - 5 years and their parents or carers. Babies not participating in the program may attend free of charge with their ticket holding sibling.

Transport

Free parking onsite in the P3 car park
We acknowledge the Dharawal people and their continuing custodianship of this land, Mount Annan (Yandel'ora - meaning place of peace between people). We pay our respects to the Dharawal Elders past, present and emerging.