Events, Kids, What to do

Zoo on the Move at Vaucluse House

Did you know that the grounds of Vaucluse House almost became a zoo? This January, we imagine what could have been if the animals took up residence. Spot the playful animal illustrations, go wild and get creative in our activity hub, and try to identify the animal sounds in the pleasure garden. Plus, book into one of our Zoo Talks with Taronga Zoo or join the Procession of the Animals in Erth’s Marvellous Menagerie puppetry workshop. These activities take place outdoors with limited capacity. What’s on   Animals on parade 13–30 January, Vaucluse House gardens, free event Playfully illustrated by artist…

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Build Your Child’s Self Esteem, Confidence & Coordination!

Through dance, young boys and girls learn to coordinate and control their bodies through spacial awareness. Elise Kiely, the owner and director of Dance Mode Studios in Vaucluse mentions, “in addition, it gives children a chance to express emotions, such as joy and excitement and is a valuable release of their energy,” noting that it gives children a chance to shake off bad moods and enjoy being imaginative and creative. Benefits of kids dance classes don’t just end there, Elise says through her 15 years as a dance teacher she has seen “children’s self-esteem and self-confidence build and feel more…

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