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Grandpa's Picture Show

$495 ex GST

75 minutes

Workshop Details

Welcome to Grandpa's Picture Show STEM Workshop

Welcome 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.

Workshop Inclusions:

  • 1 x Workshop (approximately 75 minutes)

  • 1 x STEM Presenter

  • Take home STEM project

  • 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 tables and chairs

  • Chair for presenter


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.

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