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Curious Critters | Carindale

20 September, 2022 - 2 October, 2022

Curious Critters school holiday fun at Westfield.

 This free school holiday program is exclusive to Westfield Plus Members, with every child gifted a butterfly surprise.

Explore the preserved insect display, taking in the different species of creepy crawlies including butterflies, beetles, bumblebees and moths.

Make your way through the mossy tunnel, keeping an eye out for any hidden creatures, how many can you spot lurking inside?

When: Tuesday 20 Sep – Sunday 2 Oct
Times: 10am – 2pm Monday – Friday | 10am – 3pm weekends
Where: Ground Level underneath the Food Court
Cost: Free for all to enjoy, exclusive to Westfield Plus Members

Scavenger Hunt:

Curious for more? Grab a clipboard and scavenger sheet and get hunting for hidden critters throughout the zone. Once you mark off each species, find the friendly Critter Catchers for your stamp of completion. Get ready to celebrate, as you are now a Curious Critter.

Create a Critter:

Choose one of the insect sheets to trace and make your own amazing critter. From simple silhouettes of flower beetles to more intricate creatures of the insect variety, there will be options for every age group and skill set. Once you’ve traced the shape, go for gold in colouring in your critter.

Story Telling with A Critter Catcher

Learn interesting facts about insects with story telling sessions, hosted by a Critter Catcher, starting 11am daily.


20 September, 2022
2 October, 2022
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Westfield Carindale
07 3120 5400
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Westfield Carindale
1151 Creek Road
Carindale, Queensland 4152 Australia
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07 3120 5400
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