Term 4 activities with Keeper Kids

Foster your child’s love of wildlife through connection with the wonders of their natural world.

Enjoy a range of activities for children aged 0-8, designed and brought to you by the Early Childhood Educators at Keeper Kids.

This term, we are learning about reptiles, through story telling, craft and play.

Try these at home, or visit Keeper Kids at Melbourne Zoo for educator-led daily activities (weekdays during the school term): 

  • 10am Story time held inside at Keeper Kids
  • 11am Nature play*
  • 12.30pm Crafternoon*

*See What's On Board inside Keeper Kids for location. Subject to change or cancellation without notice. 

Story time

Our feature story this term is a Zoos Victoria Reader; Slink the Alpine She-oak Skink, by Kate Rijs.

On top of a mountain lives a skink…….


Nature Play

Learn more about your local wild areas through playing in nature. You can also enjoy nature play at Melbourne Zoo. 

Create your own Guthega Skink

Nature lizard craft

Nature search

Have a go at this nature play search.

What did you find?


Create your own reptiles using sustainable materials. 

Toilet paper roll snake 

Crocodile puppets

Fruit reptiles 

Come back next school term, for new and engaging activities on another one of our Local Threatened Species