Discovery Day for Little Learners

Families with curious children will enjoy a jam-packed program of activities that are
OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Become an intergalactic explorer with hands-on activities, storytelling, and more. 
Make your own astronaut helmet, strap on your jet pack and take some giant leaps for ‘kid-kind’ on the surface of the moon with our Moon Walk activity.

Help us build a city on the Moon’s surface using Big Blue Blocks in STEM Astronauts: Moon Commune.

When: Tuesday 15 October 2019

Time: 9:30am –1:00pm

Age: Designed for ages 2 - 6 

Cost: FREE!
Includes free entry to SparkLab: Little Sparks (9:30am –1:00pm) and to a live interactive performance called Blast Off! 


 

ACTIVITIES AND SHOWS

Blast Off
Take a journey through the cosmos, with this interactive space adventure for the whole family! Learn about our solar system, astronauts and all things intergalactic through song, dance, stories and puppets.
Level 0
10am/11am/12pm

Animals in Space
Discover which animals were sent into space and why? Look closely at live insects and design a rocket or spaceship for your chosen animal. Launch them into space or take them home. 
Level 1.5
10am/10:40am/11:20am/12:00pm

2019: Past, Present and Future (C&K)

Come along to a hands-on adventure, where children and babies can , tinker, create, experiment and problem solve with activities designed by C&K’s expert educators.
Level 2
9:30am - 1pm

Space Creations: Catholic Early EdCare
Use craft materials to create space creatures, spaceships and planets! Dig through the “space dust” to see what objects you can find.
Level 2
9:30am - 1pm

Space Travel Young Engineers 
Use LEGO® Bricks to build a Mars Rover or space model with Young Engineers. Learn about colours, shapes, counting and how to follow instructions.  4yrs + due to choking hazards.
Level 4
9:30am - 1pm

Moon Walk
Make your own astronaut helmet, strap on your jet pack and take some giant steps for kid-kind on the surface of the moon
Level 4
9:30am - 1pm

My Rocket Ship 
What goes up, must come down. Test this idea by making and decorating your own rocket and launching it into outer space.
Level 4 
9:30am - 1pm

STEM Astronauts: Moon Commune 

Play, build, invent and explore in our hands-on construction zone. Use your imagination and our Big Blue Blocks to design a city on the surface of the Moon.
Level 4
9:30am - 1pm
 

EXHIBITIONS

SparkLab: Little Sparks 
Design a dancing puppet and make it move in the air machine, investigate the science of bubble blowing  and use your imagination as we take a trip to the moon with Science on a Sphere.

9:30am - 1:00pm
Level 1

Lost Creatures 
9:30am - 5:00pm
Level 2

Discovery Centre 
9:30am - 5:00pm 
Level 4

Wild State
9:30am - 5:00pm
Level 4

Event Details

Dates
15 October 2019, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location
Level 2 Foyer
Cost
Free

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