Kids & family activities

Eco Quiz

Great prizes to be won on the day!

Take part in our Eco Quiz + Win Game while at the festival and collect an 'eco showbag', then you'll go into the draw to win one of four prizes:

  • 1st  prize - Eco-Break - getaway at Turon Gates Mountain Retreat for a two night stay, valued at $910 for two adults and two children (12 and under) plus a pet!
  • 2nd prize - A Reg Mombassa artwork
  • 3rd prize - Jack the Super Prawn: Drastic Plastic book + bamboo reuse cup
  • 4th prize - Jack the Super Prawn: Pollution Solution book + bamboo reuse cup

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The Kids Stage

Plant yourself in a good spot, right in front of the Kids Stage where you can be entertained about the importance of sustainable living, in a fun, exciting way!

Mic Conway - Rubbish - 10am

Join Mic Conway for his very original show and performance about the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! The show will feature junk musical instruments, magical trash, juggling, newspaper ripping, puppetry, singing and dancing.

The RRRR Pirates - 11am

The RRRR Pirates will continue with the important waste theme and encourage their crew to do the right thing, whether its recycling, reusing, reducing or rethinking what can be done to decrease the amount of rubbish that ends up in the ocean.

Bugs About - 12pm

Find out how even the smallest of creatures can be a big deal! At this event for every kid who loves creepy crawlies, you’ll learn about the anatomy of bugs, their lifecycles, adaptations, and how to be safe around bugs. Plus, we’ll discuss the importance of bugs in the environment and how our choices affect them and in-turn how that affects us.

King and Queen of Green - 1pm

The King & Queen of Green are here to share their travelling show that educates children (and adults!) on the importance of reducing waste to landfill by using composting, recycling and worm farms.

Abi Tucker and The Mermaid’s Recycled Tail! - 2pm

Join ABC's Play School Abi Tucker as she performs her puppet show for children, The Mermaid's Tail! Join in as you follow the Mermaid's musical journey taking children under the sea, while exploring nature, the environment and recycling!

The Enchanted Forest

Wander through the Enchanted Forest for the following hands-on activities that will be going all day long!

Puppet Making & Puppet Theatre

Join us at the Enchanted Forest where you can find your Nature Name and play a game of charades to see if your friends can guess it! Then, gather inspiration from your nature name to make a puppet from sustainable materials that you can bring home. Older kids can take part in building a puppet theatre out of cardboard including the stage, seating, decorations and more! Everyone is welcome to create a puppet and put on a show.

Library Truck

Need a bit of time out? Pop along to the library truck! You can have a look at the books, cop a squat on some pillows and enjoy a bit of a chill-out under the trees.

Last Updated: 25 October 2022
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