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Little Life for Preschool

Investigate life cycles and ecological relationships
in a fun interactive workshop
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  • Spiny leaf insect hanging from a student\'s hand
  • X-rays,bug catchers, microscopes
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Your children will gain appreciation of the complexity of life in this fun workshop when your preschool becomes a hands on biology lab!

  • Check out our mini-beasts, are they male or female? 
  • Learn about life cycles and basic ecological relationships between plants and animals.
  • How do biologists track animals? What techniques do animals use to hide? 
  • What are the parts of flowers? Your kids will investigate these plus much more!
What schools are saying about our science shows & workshops
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Lots of activities for (the) children to experiment with. The presenter gained the children's attention quickly, with a good mix of presenting and time for individual experiences. Plenty of teaching opportunities and engaging for the students.
Alpha Beta Kindergarten College


Australian Curriculum and NSW K to 10 Syllabus Links

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Rhinoceras beetle model
Early Years Learning Framework Learning Outcomes
  • 2.4 Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment.
  • 4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity.
  • 4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating.
  • 4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.
  • 4.4 Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials.
  • 5.1 Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes.
ELYF links to all of our preschool science workshops

Science workshop experiments

Bug Vision What is the difference between a human eye and a compound eye?
Camouflage frogs Sort the frogs into their best hiding place
Different insect legs Use magnifiers to determine which legs hop, dig, swim and carry nectar
Drawing minibeasts What is the difference between spiders and insects
Face-lift Discover the position of bones and major organs behind facial skin
Finding slaters Are they an insect? How many can you find in the leaf litter?
Flower power  Dissect the flowers; match the flower parts to the flower model
Handstampers Which animals would make these tracks?
Invertebrate rubbings Take home a rubbing of your favourite minibeast
Insect Sounds Identify the insects from their audio recordings
Life cycles Explore the life cycles of butterflies, frogs, chickens, plants and more
Microscopes Check out flowers, bark or your own hand with this digital microscope
Operation Look inside the human body
Resin blocks Use magnifiers to sort out the mini-beasts
Skeleton Stan What do your bones look like?
UV flowers How do insects see flowers?
Web of life Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 ecology

Extra Opportunity:
Preschool Teacher Professional Development

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We often hear from preschool teachers of their need for more support to create consistently effective science learning. This workshop trains and equips early learning educators to design and deliver awesome science lessons that directly address the new curriculum with easily accessible and cost-effective materials.

  • Suitable for all Preschool Teachers and available Australia-wide.
  • Designed to build science capacity in your Early Learning Center
  • Highly interactive & hands-on... creativity is celebrated here!
  • Embedded curriculum planning
  • Built on materials you can source from the local shops
  • Includes kit to take back to school for instant implementation
  • NSW teachers - ask us about NESA endorsement
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  • Appropriate for ages 3 to 5 with a maximum of 30 children per class
  • 12 Tables arranged around a room.
  • Chairs are not required.
  • Access to 2 electrical power sockets
  • Duration 60 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes.


  • $390 inc. GST for a 60 minute workshop.
  • Sydney and surrounds only.
Call 1300 856 828or use this form to inquire or make a booking for your preschool.

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For preschools outside of Metropolitan areas please contact us to discuss how this workshop can visit your preschool as part of a regional visit

We don't charge per student as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your school office. Most preschools tend to fill the science workshops & shows based on our recommended maximum number of students. If you have any questions please contact us.
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Free experiment resources

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Over 100+ Free Online Science Experiments!

  • Fun science experiments that you can do at class or home! 
  • Use for science projects or lesson plans.
  • Step by step instructions make each science experiment fun, safe, cheap and easy to make.
  • There are also links to good science websites, so teachers, parents and students can use this section as an online science resource. 
  • Of course, the science experiments are highly engaging for all kids! 
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1300 856 828

Unit 10/55 Fourth Ave
Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia
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