School Holidays Activities

Get the kids out of the house every school holidays and discover fun activities including creativity, discovery walks and interesting sessions at the Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Gardens School Holiday activities will provide children with GREEN time rather than screen time!

'Nature’s Christmas Decorations' School Holiday Quiz


Wander through the Botanic Gardens and find some of nature’s decorations for Christmas.

Find nature’s bells, baubles, stars and maybe a candle or two.

There will be some questions to answer and some other hidden sparkly Christmas decorations just for fun.

How many will you find?

Quizzes are available from the beginning of December at the Botanic Gardens or online here.

2016 December School Holiday activities ‘Christmas Creations’


Botanic Gardens Meeting Room
Wednesday, December 14, Thursday, December 15 (morning and afternoon)
10am – noon and 2pm – 4pm
Friday, December 16
10am – 12noon only

A creative treat: Children will create festive decorations using, driftwood / twigs, palm inflorescence, leaves, rainbow wire, cardboard, aluminum foil and sparkly bits and pieces. The two hour session will also include a Christmas Decorations Hunt in the Botanic Gardens.

Each group is limited to 10 school aged children (5 – 15). Hats, water bottles and comfortable shoes are recommended.

Cost is $5 each and payment with bookings by Wednesday, December 7 ensures your child attendance.