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Animal Tracks



Group size

15–40 children
Minimum ratio of 1 adult to 20 students


60 mins


$15 per child


School holidays, Wednesday and Thursday, 1.30pm and 2.30pm


Onsite program

Explore the stories of Australian animals and their relationships with people through hands-on objects, creative activities and play.

After a guided tour of our new Great Southern Land gallery, participants will visit the Discovery Centre Workshop to explore their own stories through expressive art techniques.

A woman and young child sit together around craft materials.

Framework for School Age Care outcomes

  • Children develop their autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency
  • Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect
  • Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation
  • Children respond to diversity with respect
  • Children become aware of fairness
  • Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment
  • Children develop dispositions such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
  • Children use a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating
  • Children transfer and adapt what they have learn from one context to another
  • Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials
  • Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes
  • Children engage with a range of texts and gain meaning from these texts
  • Children collaborate with others, express ideas and make meaning using a range of media and communication technologies
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