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Where the Crystals Grow

$495 ex GST

75 minutes

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Workshop Details

Welcome to Where The Crystals Grow STEM Workshop.

Embark on a Journey into the Enchanting World of Crystals! Are you ready to unlock the secrets of crystal magic and embark on a captivating adventure beyond the beanstalk?


Join us for an enchanting experience designed for children aged 2-5 and 5-12 as we delve into the fascinating realm of crystals in our Where the Crystals Grow workshop!



Discover the Wonders of Crystal Formation

Where do crystals come from? Are they alive? How do they grow into such magnificent shapes? These are just some of the questions we'll explore in this engaging STEAM activity. Through hands-on experiments and interactive learning, children will uncover the mysteries of crystal formation and gain a deeper understanding of these natural wonders.


A Fairy Tale Adventure with Glenna, the Dawn Fairy

Step into the magical world of Glenna, the dawn fairy, as she embarks on a quest to find her lost magic crystal. Children will be captivated by Glenna's enchanting tale and will join her on an exciting adventure to recover the scattered pieces of her precious crystal. Through this story, they'll learn about the significance of crystals and their magical properties.


Hands-On Exploration and Experiments

Crystal Exploration: Children will have the opportunity to observe, touch, and hold a variety of Brazilian crystals, exploring their unique shapes, colours, and textures. They'll learn about different methods of finding and shaping crystals, gaining insight into the fascinating world of crystal mining and craftsmanship.


Crystal Growing Experiments: Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the world of crystal growing! Children will experiment with various crystal growing recipes and techniques, witnessing the miraculous transformation of liquid solutions into beautiful crystalline structures. These experiments will unfold before their eyes, sparking wonder and curiosity.


Microscopic Exploration: Dive deeper into the intricate world of crystals with our microscope converters. Children will examine the crystal surfaces at a magnified level, discovering the hidden beauty and complexity of crystal formations up close.


Create Your Own Crystal Masterpiece: Every child will get the chance to create their very own crystal pendant to keep, adding a touch of magic to their own collection. They'll learn how to grow crystals on objects and explore different crystal-growing techniques, fostering their creativity and scientific inquiry.


Integrating Learning Objectives

Where the Crystals Grow workshop seamlessly integrates with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), the My Time Our Place (MTOP) framework, and the Australian Curriculum, ensuring that each activity aligns with educational standards while fostering holistic development.


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 water tap

  • 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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