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All workshops are available for booking every Tuesday through Friday during the school terms. The duration of each workshop is 45 minutes, with start times varying dependent on location, as indicated below.

Please contact us for further information or to arrange a booking.

To compliment your excursion we offer a free pre-visit video conference session with one of our trained Education Officers.

Bookings are made through DART Connections  for NSW state schools.

If you are a non NSW state school, please contact us directly on (02) 9978 4624 or 99784578. To be able to access our session you must have video conference facilities.

Suitable Stage Workshop Location Resource
Preschool - Early Stage 1 - Stage 1 

Animals of the Dreaming - Australia from an Aboriginal perspective

Backyard to Bush

Not Available

Early Stage 1 - Stage 1 Backyard Buddies - Animal shelters and native animal care
Come and explore the Zoo’s very own urban house complete with many animal surprises. Students will learn all about their wild neighbours, meet amazing animals and learn all about their shelters and how they can help them survive.

Backyard to Bush

Available

Early Stage 1 - Stage 1 From Eggs to Legs - Lifecycles, living things and animal care
What does a newly hatched Phasmid look like? Learn about  our favourite native neighbours such as the phasmids, frogs,possums and pythons and their lifecycles and what they need to survive.
Backyard to Bush

Available

Early Stage 1 - Stage 1 Sense and Sense Abilities - Animal Senses
This workshop focuses on the amazing animal senses. Students will learn all about noses, eyes, and ears and spend time meeting these animals up close and personal.
Backyard to Bush

Available

Stage 1 Insect Inspectors Living with invertebrates, lifecycles
Your students will experience an adventure highlighting all the fascinating invertebrates living in your homes and backyards and to develop an appreciation and a greater understanding of their habitats and place in the environment
Backyard to Bush

Available

Early Stage 1 - Stage 1 Rescue Rangers - Environments, animal coverings and adaptations
Students and an Education Officer will explore the bush area surrounding the Backyard to Bush. Together they will help find suitable shelters to return some injured and orphaned wildlife back into the wild.
Backyard to Bush

Available

Preschool Early Stage 1 Stage 1 Down on the Farm - Farmyard Friends
It is a busy time of year at the Backyard to Bush farm. Your students will help our farmers locate the animals, including young animals, learn about their lifecycles, how best to care for them and what farm animals can give us.
Backyard to Bush

Not Available