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Grandpa's Picture Show

  • 1 h 15 min
  • Customer's Place

Workshop Information

elcome to Grandpa's Picture Show STEM Workshop Step into the captivating world of animation with Beyond the Beanstalk’s Grandpa's Picture Show STEM Workshop! Designed for children aged 3-5 and 6-12, this hands-on experience ignites creativity and curiosity, transporting young minds into the mesmerising realm of moving pictures. Tailored for teachers and early childhood educators, our programme aligns with the EYLF, MTOP, and Australian Curriculum, offering a dynamic and educational adventure. Dive into the World of Zoetropes Optical Illusions Exploration: Magic of Animation: Discover the magic of animation as everyday objects transform into mesmerising moving optical illusions. Crafting Creations: Children will craft their very own optical illusions, witnessing the power of persistence of vision as their creations spring to life with motion. Interactive Workshops: Budding Animators: From spinning tops to zoetropes and holograms, each child becomes a budding animator in this immersive exploration of creativity and science. Principles of Visual Perception: Grandpa’s Picture Show delves into the principles of visual perception and basic animation techniques, offering a sneak peek behind the scenes of the enchanting world of moving pictures. Education Meets Excitement Our expert facilitators guide participants through the process, ensuring a seamless blend of education and excitement. Grandpa’s Picture Show offers an ideal platform for children to unleash their imagination, embarking on a journey of discovery and wonder. Curriculum Integration Grandpa's Picture Show STEM Workshop is meticulously designed to align with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), My Time, Our Place (MTOP), and the Australian Curriculum. Our activities and resources are crafted to meet educational standards, ensuring seamless integration into your existing curriculum.

We also tailor packages and workshops to your need

(02) 7205 3734

Workshop Inclusions:

  • 1 x Workshop (approximately 60 minutes for Sustainable STEM workshops and 75 minutes for Storytime STEM workshops)

  • 1 x STEM Presenter

  • Take home STEM project OR class STEM project to keep

  • Resources for up to 30 children, contact us about additional pricing for larger groups

  • 1 x Risk Assessment

  • 1 x PDF Educator Resource (includes Snapshot of workshop, Analysis of Learning, Follow on activity ideas and links to EYLF or MTOP, Australian Curriculum and the NQF)

Workshop Requirements

  • Access to an electrical power outlet

  • Access to water tap

  • Access to tables and chairs

  • Chair for presenter

  • Ability to darken room for Glow Getters, Where the rainbow Goes, Universe Reversed and Treasure in the Sky


Suitable for ages:

This workshop is suitable for 2-5 years and 5-12 years.

Why Choose Beyond the Beanstalk?


Expert Guidance:


Benefit from our 20 years of experience in delivering exceptional educational programmes.

Hands-On Exploration:


Our workshops offer engaging, hands-on activities that foster STEM learning in a fun and interactive way.


Comprehensive Support:

Educators receive all necessary resources and support to facilitate learning and ensure a seamless workshop experience.

We also tailor packages and workshops to your needs. Contact us today to discuss your STEM workshop needs!

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