Creepy Crawlies Alive

Discover the hidden world of North Queensland's marvellous minibeasts as part of the Creepy Crawlies Alive holiday program in January 2012!

 

WEEK ONE, 3-6 JANUARY

Face Painting

11am-12pm daily
Let us transform you into an interesting insect, spectacular spider or radical reptile.
Ages 4-12.

Junior Spider Keeper

Led Activity
10am & 12pm daily
Do you have what it takes to look after our creepy crawlies? Learn about what our spiders need to survive. Receive a special ‘Junior Keeper’ certificate. Bookings required (07) 4726 0600.
Ages 5-12.

Craft Tables

9.30am - 5pm daily
Cut out and colouring creepy crawly crafts. Guardian supervision required.
Ages 5-12.

 

WEEK TWO, 9-13 JANUARY

Sand Art

10am-2pm daily
Create your own creepy crawly masterpiece using templates and coloured sand. Cost $3.50 each.
Ages 5-12.

Bug Floor Talk

1.30-2pm daily
Queensland Museum entomologist Dr Chris Burwell will give you a tour of the amazing creatures on display in the Creepy Crawlies Alive exhibit.

Junior Insect Keeper

Led Activity
10am & 12pm daily
Do you have what it takes to look after our creepy crawlies? Learn about what our insects need to survive. Receive a special ‘Junior Keeper’ certificate. Bookings required (07) 4726 0600. Ages 5-12.

 

Bring in a Bug
9.30am-5pm daily
Found an unusual insect in your yard? Would you like to know more about it? Carefully bring it into the museum in a container and our entomologist (bug expert) will identify it for you! 

 

WEEK THREE, 16-20 JANUARY

Live Reptiles

9.30am-1.30pm daily
Watch out for our live reptile display and shows. Different reptiles on display each day. Thanks to our friends at Blackadder Reptiles.

Junior Reptile Keeper

Led Activity
10am & 12pm daily
Do you have what it takes to look after our creepy crawlies? Learn about what our reptiles need to survive. Receive a special ‘Junior Keeper’ certificate. Bookings required (07) 4726 0600. Ages 5-12.

  

Craft Tables

9.30am - 5pm daily
Cut out and colouring creepy crawly crafts. Guardian supervision required.
Ages 5-12.

 

DAILY ACTIVITIES 3-20 JANUARY

Bug Display

9.30am-5pm daily from 4 Jan
Come and see our amazing creatures on display in the Creepy Crawlies Alive exhibit.

Make Your Own Bug Trail

9.30am-5pm daily
Follow the clues in the discovery trail to collect your Bug Parts. Put them together to make your very own special insect to add to our giant spider’s web!

Beau

11.30am weekdays
Come and say ‘hi’ to our cuddly mascot, Beau, the big, beautiful, blue Ulysses butterfly! Will Beau escape from the insect collector, aiming to add Beau to his collection?

Dinomite the Dinosaur

2pm weekdays
He’s big, he’s scary and he’s on the loose!

Insect Images

“Up Close and Personal”
9.30am-5pm daily
Marvel at these up close and personal images of North Queensland’s most magnificent creepy crawlies!

Insect Highway

9.30am - 5pm daily
Rainforests are abuzz with insect activity. Add your insect creation to the Insect Highway.
Ages 5-12.

Event Details

Dates
03 January 2012 09:30 AM - 20 January 2012 05:00 PM
Cost
Free with Admission