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The Moore Room

Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Mrs Macquaries Road

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Kids have lots of creative and active fun in the Garden with our professional, enthusiastic educators!

This all-day school holiday program is full of fun and adventures in the Garden. Kids spend the day exploring the garden and connecting with nature! Join us for:

  • A variety of garden activities such as planting and harvesting
  • Nature-based art and craft
  • A visit to the Calyx for inspiration
  • Outdoor play and nature meditation
  • A 'behind the scenes' visit to the Herbarium, Calyx, Plant Clinic, library or glasshouse
  • A special 'meet and greet' with one of our scientists, botanical illustrators, wildlife and plant experts
  • Garden discovery walks and stories
  • Games and fun!

Your child can explore the Garden all day with nature play, stories, art and craft to take home, fun games and gardening activities. There are different themes each day, and the children also have the chance to find out about botany, scientific illustration, horticulture, wildlife and more with guest experts!

A Very Leafy Christmas - on 21 & 22 December we'll be including Christmas nature crafts - making beeswax candles, mini Christmas tree centrepieces, wreaths plus more! Ticket price also includes the theatre performance Dreaming of a Green Christmas.



Tuesday 16 January 2018- JUNGLE ADVENTURES- Make jungle slime and a rainforest inspired sun catcher. Take a 'behind the scenes' tour of Latitude 23 glasshouse. Visit The Calyx, take a rainforest walk with a garden expert. Plant in the Cryptogam house and visit The Calyx. Games and outdoor play.

Wednesday 17 January 2018- GADIGAL GARDEN ART- Explore the Cadi garden and enjoy Dreaming stories. Learn about Aboriginal art from one of our Indigenous educators and paint your own wooden hanging ornament. Get messy making a mini damper and visit The Calyx. Learn to meditate and do yoga!

Thursday 18 and Tuesday 23 January 2018- GARDEN SPLASH- Run the gauntlet without getting wet! Play water games and enjoy the sun! Paint with watercolours and design, and print your own canvas bag! Yoga, meditation and flavoured ice treats for all! Please ensure that children have a change of clothes and a towel for our Garden Splash days.

Wednesday 24 January 2018- BUGS & BEASTIES-
Explore birds and minibeasts with our 'Museum in a Box' program. Make a personalised animal digital print` and get messy creating with clay. Dip net in the main pond and meet a garden wildlife expert. Animal yoga, meditation and of course...outdoor play!

Watch our Garden Grubs video here

For more information please download our Garden Grubs Fact Sheet.

Who: Kids 6 - 12 years
Time: 9am – 3.30pm (Standard Day) OR 8am - 5.30pm (Long Day)
December dates: Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd December 2017
January dates: 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd & 24th January 2018
Meeting Point: The Moore Room, see map below
Members Pricing: $76.50 per child (Standard Day), $103.50 (Long Day)
Non-Members Pricing: $85 per child (Standard Day), $115 per child (Long Day)
Bookings: Essential online, limited places available

Booking siblings? Receive 20% off the second child's ticket! Please contact us on programs.info@bgcp.nsw.gov.au

Price includes afternoon tea and craft materials.

"Abi and Samuel had the most wonderful time at Garden Grubs! So much so that they ended up going for 3 days in a row! They loved exploring the gardens and making art. The staff who ran each day we're all amazing!

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