Holiday activities at Yanchep park

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Children can learn about ducklings and other birds during school holiday activities at Yanchep National Park. Picture: DBCA

YANCHEP National Park school holiday activities this spring include learning about ducklings and why Aboriginal people talk about six seasons instead of four.

Nearer to Nature program coordinator Jill Francis said Yanchep National Park had a variety of activities to suit children of all ages.

“Children aged seven to 12 will learn about why Aboriginal people have six seasons instead of four in Discovering the six seasons from 1pm to 2.30pm on Thursday, October 5,” she said.

“Spring has sprung and it’s the perfect time catch sight of the downy ducklings and their feathered friends wandering around water hole in the Downy ducklings activity.”

“Children aged four to seven will listen to the duckling family’s story and make their own duckling designed craft to take home at the end of the day.”

Downy ducklings runs from 10am to 11.30am on Thursday, October, 5.

For more information about the wide range of Nearer to Nature activity sessions available throughout the October holidays, visit dbca.wa.gov.au/nearertonature and download the Sunlit spring activity calendar and the annual activities brochure.

Ms Francis said all the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attraction’s Nearer to Nature program activities were very popular and bookings were essential.

Contact Nearer to Nature on 9295 2244 from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday to reserve a place.