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Living Things

  • 1 h 30 min
  • Customer's Place

Workshop Information

Discover the Wonders of Life: Living Things Workshop Welcome to Beyond the Beanstalk, where young explorers embark on a thrilling adventure into the rich tapestry of life! Our Living Things workshop, tailored for curious minds aged 5-12, invites participants to delve into the captivating realm of living organisms and the intricate ecosystems they inhabit Exploring the Essence of Life: Prepare for an immersive journey as students unravel the essence of living things, from their remarkable ability to grow and reproduce to the intricate dance of life cycles and offspring. Through engaging activities, participants gain a profound understanding of how living organisms interact with their environments and the vital importance of respecting all forms of life Engaging Activities: Step into nature's classroom with an array of hands-on activities, including: Live Bug Meet and Greet: Get up close and personal with fascinating creatures as participants interact with live bugs, fostering a deeper appreciation for the diversity of life forms. Bug Hospitals: Exercise creativity and compassion by constructing bug hospitals out of cardboard and garden ground litter, providing a sanctuary for injured critters while learning about their habitats and needs Microscopic Views: Peer into the hidden world of living organisms through microscopic views, uncovering the intricate beauty and complexity of microscopic life Nature-Withstanding Houses: Embrace the principles of sustainability and habitat preservation by building nature-withstanding houses made from sticks, bricks, or straw, exploring how different materials impact living environments Team Caterpillar Walk: Foster teamwork and coordination by walking as a team like a caterpillar or millipede, experiencing firsthand the interconnectedness of living organisms and the importance of cooperation in nature Aligned with Educational Standards: Our workshop seamlessly integrates with the My Time Our Place Framework (MTOP), and the Australian Curriculum, ensuring that every activity aligns with core scientific concepts and fosters a deeper understanding of living systems Inspire Wonder, Cultivate Compassion: Beyond the Beanstalk's Living Things workshop is about fostering empathy, curiosity, and a sense of stewardship towards all living beings. Join us as we embark on a journey to celebrate the marvels of life, one discovery at a time! Ready to nurture budding naturalists in your classroom? Contact us today

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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