School Holidays at Museum of Geraldton

Saturday 23rd January 2021
(Multiple Dates Between Saturday 23rd January 2021 & Sunday 31st January 2021)


Insects!

Step inside the incredible micro world of insects during the summer school holidays. Explore the mysteries of biodiversity and the crucial role insects play in keeping our unique environment healthy


Metamorphose Masks 

What mask will you select – a beautiful colourful butterfly, a cute spotted ladybird or a fearsome stinging wasp? Learn about the life cycle of your chosen insect and the important role it plays in keeping our biodiversity healthy as you create your mask at home. Get ready to transform (metamorphose) into your chosen insect!  

Dates: 18 December – 31 January
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
Cost: $2, Take home activity
Age: All ages


Make a Minibeast

This activity is for young entomologists, or those who are just curious about the intricate workings of insects. Discover and explore the specialised features of an insect, collect an air-dry clay kit so you can design and make your own minibeast at home.

Dates: 18 December – 31 January
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
Cost: $3, Take home activity
Age: All ages


Snap a Bug!

Use your smartphone or camera to capture the diverse world of insects in the Museum’s garden. This is a family activity for all ages, where you will learn some tips and tricks of macro photography from experienced Geraldton photographer Ken Lawson. Please bring your smartphone or camera, hat, water bottle and sunscreen.

Dates: 7, 12 & 14 January at 10am           
            13 January at 10am & 1pm
Cost: $5
Age: 5+
Bookings: Places are limited and bookings are required.


Insect Antics

Collect your Insect Antics dice game to play at home. 

Dates: 18 December – 31 January
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
Cost: Free
Age: All ages


Museum Trails

Choose from two Museum Trails jam-packed with activities and discoveries about insects!

Dates: 18 December – 31 January
Times: 9.30am – 3pm
Cost: $1
Age: All ages


Event Details

Time: 9.30am-3pm

Venue: Museum of Geraldton

Enquiries

Organisation: Museum of Geraldton

Phone: 9431 8393

Email: geraldton@museum.wa.gov.au

Website: http://museum.wa.gov.au/holidays-museum-geraldton

Event Date(s)

  • Saturday 23rd January 2021
  • Sunday 24th January 2021
  • Monday 25th January 2021
  • Tuesday 26th January 2021
  • Wednesday 27th January 2021
  • Thursday 28th January 2021
  • Friday 29th January 2021
  • Saturday 30th January 2021
  • Sunday 31st January 2021

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