Kids Day at the Cottage 2017


There were many happy faces, with little and large hands and fingers alike busily engaged in colouring, make and do and art and craft activities at our Kids Day at the Cottage on 28th May.

The focus of Kids Day is to share information about the natural environment.

Kids of all ages (and, just quietly, grown ups too!) learnt as they enjoyed close-up contact with the real thing.  We saw wonderful displays and presentations, as always, including all the wildlife Martin Fingland brought along with him for his Geckoes presentations.

There were plenty of fun activities.  Kids wore home-made neckwear (created using natural products) and some even modelled their Richmond Birdwing Butterfly ‘light-captures.’

Making jewellery
to proudly wear

At different stands, we all learnt about the different features of native flora and fauna—having fun looking at and sorting, tracks, shapes, seeds and shells.

  Holding friendly
giant burrowing
cockroaches is

And we all enjoyed the fishing game devised by the Girl Guides. Thanks girls!

The tricky
Fishing Game!

We extend sincere thanks to our new sponsor Seqwater.

Water was the drink
of the day and
everyone appreciated
the Seqwater filtered


We are also grateful for the continuing support of Lord Mayor’s Suburban Initiative Fund, the Pullenvale Ward Councillor and the Brisbane City Council Creek Catchment Program for their generosity and support.

A big gold star
also to our young
Star Helpers for
pitching in and making
the day so happy!

And we must acknowledge the tireless efforts and energy of our Public Relations Officer, Dale Borgelt, who is the dynamo behind these wonderful days. (All images on this page were kindly supplied by Dale). 

CAN'T WAIT FOR NEXT YEAR !!! (Keep it free - the 2nd Sunday in June)