Come to Riccarton Bush, Christchurch this coming Sunday
To our meet the forest families, at our free family fun day
We’ve got guided walks and games, crafts and treats
And some forest creatures we’d love you to meet
Kiwi chicks are hiding – you won’t see them this Sunday
But we’ll have a kiwi egg hunt – come join in the play!
Five wētā are hidden in the kahikatea tree
With a word to spell out – what will it be?
Geckos are great – with coats grey, brown or green
Check out some photos of geckos we’ve seen
Piwakawaka is friendly and might flit by
As we walk through the forest, don’t forget to say hi!
These forest friends want you to come out and play
At Riccarton Bush, Christchurch, at our free family day!
But if Christchurch is too far away for you to roam
Look below in this blog for stuff to do at home!
Sunday 18 September, 10am–4pm
Riccarton Bush, Ngahere Street entrance
Christchurch, South Island
To find out more and go into the draw for a fun pack, visit www.doc.govt.nz/forestfamilies
‘My heart is like a forest’ things to make
On the Conservation Week website there are some things to make and do at home, including six of our fabulous forest creatures.
Cut and colour pages. Print out the A4 pages, colour in the heart-shaped pieces, cut them out then put them back together!
Kaleidocycle. Ever heard of a kaleidocycle? Download the A3 instruction sheet to make one for yourself!
Face masks. Become a bird for a day! Print off one of these A3 sheets, colour them in and cut them out to create your very own bird mask!