Toddlerfest

Scitech transforms into an exclusive playground for toddlers.

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Early Years Science Festival

July 22-30 2017

For 1-5 year olds and their families

IMAGINE, DISCOVER, EXPLORE

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WHAT'S ON

WEEKDAYS - Monday to Friday

Planetarium show – Beyond Earth

9:30am, 10am, 10.30am, 12pm, 12.15pm, 2pm, 2.15pm

Bubble Trouble show

10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm

The trouble with bubbles is that they keep popping. Bubble and Toot are trying to find the mystery behind bubbles. Can they make a really big bubble? Is it possible?

Animal Farm

10am - 3pm

The animal farm gives families an opportunity to get up close and personal with a range of animals you’ll recognise from Old MacDonald’s Farm. Explore how the animals are cared for and why they’re useful for people as the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the farm come to life for Toddlerfest.

Magnificent Me activity mini-booklet

Scitech staff will help you to explore your world using your senses.

What do you look like? What are your fingerprints?

Can you feel different textures, play with colours, explore shapes, use numbers?

Discoverland

You can build walls, make shadows, pretend you are on a space station or work the mighty moving machine.

IZZY the road safety lizard visits Scitech

9.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 3.30pm

School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) helps young people make smarter choices by providing a resilience approach to road safety and drug and alcohol education. SDERA also supports school staff, early childhood educators and community agencies with professional learning, resources and state-wide consultancy. Izzy is SDERA’s road safety mascot and helps children under the age of four become safe and independent road users of the future. The SDERA Smart Steps road safety program for educators helps facilitate a partnership between early childhood educators and parents and carers to guide young children’s learning. Find out more at www.sdera.wa.edu.au

Meerilinga

9am – 2pm the Meerilinga staff will be available to play the matching colours fishing game and more.

Research shows us that children who learn through hands-on activities are more courageous, creative and rigorous thinkers in adulthood. At Meerilinga, we know that the best way to give your child a head start in education is through play.  Our Early Learning Program  engages children, allowing them to master new skills in a stress free environment. To develop knowledge, take risks and practice their social communication skills. Explore with us and discover what Albert Einstein and science have proven time and time again, ‘Play is the highest form or research’!

Better Beginnings

Share books and rhymes with your child in a relaxed space.

Available 10.30 on Monday and Wednesday – Rhyme time with a Better Beginnings staff member.

Better Beginnings is a family literacy program developed by the State Library of Western Australia which supports parents as their child’s first teacher. It works through strong partnerships with public libraries, local governments, health professionals and schools delivering free reading packs to families aged 0-4.

Zero, Zero, Zero, Hero!

10am, 11am, 12noon, 2pm

Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime to anyone and sometimes the only person around to help is a young child. Everyone, regardless of age can assist in an emergency. Our Early Childhood program ‘Zero, Zero, Zero, Hero!’ helps prepare children aged 3 – 7 years on the basic first aid concepts in the event of an emergency.  The 30 minutes story session includes a special visit from Kura the Paramedic Bear.

COMMUNICARE offers advice on toilet training your toddler

Toilet training your toddler? Whether you have just started on this journey, or finding the progress slower than you imagined – Stephanie from parenting support at Communicare will be at Toddlerfest to offer some practical tips and strategies to make the whole process calmer and more effective.

 

WEEKENDS - Saturday and Sunday

Planetarium show – Beyond Earth

10am, 10.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 12.45pm, 2.30pm, 2.45pm

Bubble Trouble show

10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.30pm, 3.00pm

The trouble with bubbles is that they keep popping. Bubble and Toot are trying to find the mystery behind bubbles. Can they make a really big bubble? Is it possible?

Supercool show

10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 3.30pm

Magnificent Me activity mini-booklet

Scitech staff will help you to explore your world using your senses.

What do you look like? What are your fingerprints?

Can you feel different textures, play with colours, explore shapes, use numbers?

Animal Farm

10am - 4pm

The animal farm gives families an opportunity to get up close and personal with a range of animals you’ll recognise from Old MacDonald’s Farm. Explore how the animals are cared for and why they’re useful for people as the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the farm come to life for Toddlerfest.

Discoverland

You can build walls, make shadows, pretend you are on a space station or work the mighty moving machine.

IZZY the road safety lizard visits Scitech

9.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 3.30pm

School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) helps young people make smarter choices by providing a resilience approach to road safety and drug and alcohol education. SDERA also supports school staff, early childhood educators and community agencies with professional learning, resources and state-wide consultancy. Izzy is SDERA’s road safety mascot and helps children under the age of four become safe and independent road users of the future. The SDERA Smart Steps road safety program for educators helps facilitate a partnership between early childhood educators and parents and carers to guide young children’s learning. Find out more at www.sdera.wa.edu.au

 


Check out our previous Toddlerfest

 

GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES

Children under 4 years FREE
Children 4-15 $12
Concession $16
Adults $19

 

BRING A FRIEND!

Mini-group

(1A + 3C or 2A+2C) $52

Buy tickets online at scitech.org.au

 

GETTING TO SCITECH

By train: Catch the train to City West, one stop from the Perth City train station on the Fremantle line.

By car: Limited free parking is available to Scitech visitors at City West. Please ask for parking validation on arrival at our ticket booth. If the carpark is full, there is alternative paid parking at Watertown.

 

CONTACT

For any queries at all, please call 9215 0700 or visit scitech.org.au

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Event details

  • Cost: Kids under 4 FREE, $12 Children, $19 Adult
  • Start Date: Saturday, 22 July 2017
  • End date: Sunday, 30 July 2017
  • Age: 1-5 years
Toddlerfest Early Years Science Festival July 22-30 2017 For 1-5 year olds and their families IMAGINE, DISCOVER, EXPLORE   WHAT'S ON WEEKDAYS - Monday to Friday 9:30am, 10am, 10.30am, 12pm, 12.15pm, 2pm, 2.15pm 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm The trouble with bubbles is that they keep popping. Bubble and Toot are trying to find the mystery behind bubbles. Can they make a really big bubble? Is it possible? 10am - 3pm The animal farm gives families an opportunity to get up close and personal with a range of animals you’ll recognise from Old MacDonald’s Farm. Explore how the animals are cared for and why they’re useful for people as the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the farm come to life for Toddlerfest. Scitech staff will help you to explore your world using your senses. What do you look like? What are your fingerprints? Can you feel different textures, play with colours, explore shapes, use numbers? You can build walls, make shadows, pretend you are on a space station or work the mighty moving machine. 9.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 3.30pm School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) helps young people make smarter choices by providing a resilience approach to road safety and drug and alcohol education. SDERA also supports school staff, early childhood educators and community agencies with professional learning, resources and state-wide consultancy. Izzy is SDERA’s road safety mascot and helps children under the age of four become safe and independent road users of the future. The SDERA Smart Steps road safety program for educators helps facilitate a partnership between early childhood educators and parents and carers to guide young children’s learning. Find out more at 9am – 2pm the Meerilinga staff will be available to play the matching colours fishing game and more. Research shows us that children who learn through hands-on activities are more courageous, creative and rigorous thinkers in adulthood. At Meerilinga, we know that the best way to give your child a head start in education is through play.  Our Early Learning Program  engages children, allowing them to master new skills in a stress free environment. To develop knowledge, take risks and practice their social communication skills. Explore with us and discover what Albert Einstein and science have proven time and time again, ‘Play is the highest form or research’! Share books and rhymes with your child in a relaxed space. Available 10.30 on Monday and Wednesday – Rhyme time with a Better Beginnings staff member. Better Beginnings is a family literacy program developed by the State Library of Western Australia which supports parents as their child’s first teacher. It works through strong partnerships with public libraries, local governments, health professionals and schools delivering free reading packs to families aged 0-4. 10am, 11am, 12noon, 2pm Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime to anyone and sometimes the only person around to help is a young child. Everyone, regardless of age can assist in an emergency. Our Early Childhood program ‘Zero, Zero, Zero, Hero!’ helps prepare children aged 3 – 7 years on the basic first aid concepts in the event of an emergency.  The 30 minutes story session includes a special visit from Kura the Paramedic Bear. Toilet training your toddler? Whether you have just started on this journey, or finding the progress slower than you imagined – Stephanie from parenting support at Communicare will be at Toddlerfest to offer some practical tips and strategies to make the whole process calmer and more effective.   WEEKENDS - Saturday and Sunday 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 12.45pm, 2.30pm, 2.45pm 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.30pm, 3.00pm The trouble with bubbles is that they keep popping. Bubble and Toot are trying to find the mystery behind bubbles. Can they make a really big bubble? Is it possible? 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 3.30pm Scitech staff will help you to explore your world using your senses. What do you look like? What are your fingerprints? Can you feel different textures, play with colours, explore shapes, use numbers? 10am - 4pm The animal farm gives families an opportunity to get up close and personal with a range of animals you’ll recognise from Old MacDonald’s Farm. Explore how the animals are cared for and why they’re useful for people as the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the farm come to life for Toddlerfest. You can build walls, make shadows, pretend you are on a space station or work the mighty moving machine. 9.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 3.30pm School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) helps young people make smarter choices by providing a resilience approach to road safety and drug and alcohol education. SDERA also supports school staff, early childhood educators and community agencies with professional learning, resources and state-wide consultancy. Izzy is SDERA’s road safety mascot and helps children under the age of four become safe and independent road users of the future. The SDERA Smart Steps road safety program for educators helps facilitate a partnership between early childhood educators and parents and carers to guide young children’s learning. Find out more at   Check out our previous Toddlerfest   GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES Children under 4 years FREE Children 4-15 $12 Concession $16 Adults $19   BRING A FRIEND! Mini-group (1A + 3C or 2A+2C) $52 Buy tickets online at scitech.org.au   GETTING TO SCITECH By train: Catch the train to City West, one stop from the Perth City train station on the Fremantle line. By car: Limited free parking is available to Scitech visitors at City West. Please ask for parking validation on arrival at our ticket booth. If the carpark is full, there is alternative paid parking at Watertown.   CONTACT For any queries at all, please call 9215 0700 or visit
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