Little Environmentalists

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Wodonga Library

126 Hovell Street

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Wodonga, VIC 3690

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Eco Inquire provides learning experiences to facilitate connection to self, nature and community. These connections develop children’s resilience, confidence, physical skills and inquisitive minds. All activities link to Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) curriculum.

Eco Inquire is approved to exhibit wildlife by the NSW Department of Primary Industries.




Dates: Thursdays Term 3, 2018. 8-Weeks (Note: No session on Aug 9th)

Location: Wodonga Library – Meeting Room, 126 Hovell Street Wodonga

Time: 10.00am – 10.45am

Age: 3-5 years. Parents and caregivers participate.

Cost: $130 per child (10% discount on sibling enrolment)



Amphibians (Week 1 - 19/07/18)

Participants meet live amphibians and learn about their lifecycles and habitat requirements. They recognise adaptations and undertake hands-on activities to sequence the life cycle stages of frogs.

Macroinvertebrates (Week 2 - 26/07/18)

In this workshop young entomologists learn how to catch a range of live invertebrates. They use scientific equipment to track, examine and share their discoveries.

Nest Engineering (Week 3 - 02/08/18)

Children begin the engineering design process with this STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) challenge to build a birds nest. The workshop encourages fine motor skills and problem solving.

*Please note: NO CLASS Thursday 9th August 2018*

Nature Numeracy (Week 4 - 16/08/18)

Children share collections of natural objects and use them to represent data. These concepts are not only important for literacy and numeracy; they also encourage young learners in scientific observation.

Fossils & Footprints (Week 5 - 23/08/18)

Little paleontologists will ‘dig’ this workshop. With special tools, children identify footprints, uncover fossils and carefully crack frozen dinosaur eggs.

Up-Cycling (Week 6 - 30/08/18)

This workshop helps kids to understand how recycling and reusing minimises landfill. Children recycle cardboard and use child-friendly tools to build imaginative and playful constructions.

Habitat Detectives (Week 7 - 06/09/18)

Kids discover habitats a consider different species need different things to survive. In this session, meet a live reptile and find out where he likes to live.

Patterns in Nature (Week 8 - 13/09/18)

Participants discover a range of patterns in nature and begin the basics of scientific skills including; observation, identification and recording.





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Wodonga Library

126 Hovell Street

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Wodonga, VIC 3690

Australia

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