For curious kids

Spark kids' curiosity and love for nature with our home-based activities and fascinating facts. From art to treasure hunts, planting seeds to insect exploration, we offer fun and engaging ideas to keep young minds entertained and learning about the natural world.

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Sensory gardens are designed to stimulate the senses with a variety of aromas, textures, colours and shapes.
Gardening tips
A range of different sticks, some with clay wrapped around them, sitting on a piece of sandstone
Did you know that people have been using digging sticks as tools for thousands of years?
Kids resources
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Create the ideal home for your vegetable garden by making perfect soil that is full of life.
Gardening tips
Two people holding a piece of woven plant fibre in their hands
Create a rope just like the Cadi people would have used for hunting, binding, building, clothing and more.
Kids resources
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A place to stay – for your six-legged friends.
Kids resources
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Learn how to reuse food containers to grow your seeds.
Kids resources
An outdoor scene, two students with magnifying glasses looking at orchids
Over hundreds of thousands of years, First Nations peoples have learned to observe and listen to the environment.
Kids resources
Eucalyptus tree
Uncover the secrets of one of Australia's most iconic plants.
Kids resources
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Explore the plants and animals, the scientific work and horticulture of the Garden with our immersive virtual tours.
Lightning bolt strikes Sydney Harbour near Opera House
Learn about what happens to these natural lightning rods.
  • Guide and child with torch spotlights, in a twilight rainforest garden
  • Guide and child in a nature area, examining a clear cup with an insect
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