Kindergarten, Preschool & Childcare Centres

Pick a Special Day for Your Incursion!

Why not link your incursion to a date of significance?
Visit our calendar page for a list of environmental, community and cultural dates!

Are the children fascinated with reptiles, birds, bugs or the beach?

Then let Animals of Oz bring a range of Australian animals for the children to watch, touch, smell and appreciate.
We have three interactive programs tailored to suit children of a young age.

Animals Galore

Meet some of Australia’s wonderful and unique native fauna with the Animals of Oz ‘Animals Galore’ education program.

 

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of Australia’s native animals.
The children will get up close to, interact with and learn about our furry, feathery and scaly friends from the bush.

 

Animals groups included in this program are: marsupials, amphibians, birds and reptiles

 

Download our flyer to advertise our visit to your centre!

Bugs Galore

Get up close to some amazing invertebrates with the Animals of Oz ‘Bugs Galore’ education program.

 

Explore the interesting, fascinating and strange world of invertebrates. Found in a range of different habitats, you will meet invertebrates from rainforests to invertebrates from backyards. Discover where they live, what they eat, how they can change, how they protect themselves and how we can protect them.

 

Animals groups included in this program are: insects (6 legs), arachnids (8 legs) and myriapods (lots of legs).

 

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Rock Pools Galore

Explore the rock pool environment and meet some fascinating marine animals with the Animals of Oz ‘Rock Pools Galore’ education program.

Meet the animals that call the Victorian rock pools home.

Roll your sleeves up and get your hands wet!
Discover the different shapes, size and special characteristics of these beautiful animals. Our beaches and rock pools are under stress and they need your help!

 Animals groups that visit with this program include: molluscs, crustaceans, echinoderms.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How early do you arrive to set up?
Animals and Bugs – We have very little to set up, so only arrive 5min before our scheduled start time.
Rock Pool – With more equipment to bring in for this program, we arrive about 20min before our scheduled start time.

Can we have the incursion inside?
Animals and Bugs – Yes definitely. As we primarily hold and carry the animals, they are not running around making a mess on the floor.
Rock Pool – This program involves lots of water, so outside is best as we tip all the water out at the end. If outside in not available, please let us know so we can prepare for this.

Can we move the animals between the different rooms?
Animals and Bugs – Yes, the animals some in about 6 small sized boxes so it very easy to move between rooms. A helper to carry a couple of boxes is always appreciated.
Rock Pool – No, this program is best outside and bringing the children to us. There is a lot of equipment involved with this program, so moving between areas is very difficult.

Can we get an invoice?
An invoice is normally emailed near the time of the incursion, prepayment is not required. If you would like prepay just ask.

How much deposit is required?
No deposit is required to make a booking.

Can I pay with credit card?
We now take credit card payment. Although, there is handling fee associate with credit card payments.
Payment with either bank transfer, cheque or cash on the day does not incur any additional fees.

Contact Animals of Oz

PO Box 293,
Officer, Vic 3809
P: 0418 318 774
E: python@animalsofoz.com.au

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