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Toddlerfest

Introduce your budding scientist to the world of science, with exciting activities designed to stimulate the imagination of those under 5.

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We’re inspiring your little scientiststo ask the big questions about the world around them at this year’s Toddlerfest  

Work together to create things that fly at our nature-based origami station, contribute to our shimmering community spider web, intrigue the senses and ignite curiosity in nature with our sensory crawl zone, and join our favourite tree and her animal puppet friends on the big stage for a special birthday celebration. 

Early STEM education is an important part of a child’s development and Toddlerfest is the perfect way to introduce your tiny scientist to the world of Science! 

Designed for children aged 0-5 and their families, this event aims to encourage science discovery through problem solving, imagination and creativity.  

Please note, dates are subject to change according to COVID-19 restrictions and government advice. For the safety of our community, online bookings are essential for this event.

The Silver Web

Help create a magnificent, shimmering spider web that stretches from the ceiling to the floor. Design and create your own cardboard spiders and add them to the web.

A toddlers experiments with a model spider on a shimmering web

Big Fish, Little Fish

There are big fish, little fish and other underwater surprises to be caught in this magnetic fishing activity. Find out what you caught and share a picture of it with your family and friends. 

Little girl playing a magnetic fishing game with the help from a science centre guide

Gumby's Birthday

It’s Gumby’s 200th birthday! Join our favourite tree and her animal friends on the big stage for a special birthday celebration. Everyone is invited.

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Toddler Planetarium Show

Enjoy a special planetarium show written just for Toddlerfest. Take off into space, see stars, planets and the wonders of the Solar System before landing back on Earth.

Science presenter and young girl looking and pointing up at a projection of the night sky.

Things That Fly

Work together to create things that fly at our nature-based origami station  and then test how well it soars!

Little girl testing a folded paper flying object

Crawl Zone

A new sensory zone where toddlers can roam free and explore different sights and textures that intrigue the senses and ignite curiosity in nature. 

Two little girls exploring a tunnel crawl through science exhibit

Discoverland

Play with shapes, colours and bubbles, build new skills or race boats in the water zone – there’s something for everyone in Discoverland.

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Woman and toddler playing in Discoverland with coloured plastic balls

Discovery Shop

Visit our Discovery Shop and continue your Toddlerfest experience at home and in your own back yard.

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Good to know

  • Air-conditioning
  • $5 all-day parking
  • Picnic facilities
  • Pram Parking
  • Microwave available
  • Baby Changeroom

Event Details

  • Date
    14 February - 7 March
  • Location
    Scitech
  • Price
    Children under 4: FREE
    Children 4-15: $12
    Concession: $16
    Adults: $19
  • Age
    0 - 5 Years
  • Members
    Members Free Join Now
  • Name
    Toddlerfest
  • Pram Wheelchair Access

  • 0 - 5 Years

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