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Compost Kids: School Holiday Workshop


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Perfect for primary-aged children, Compost Kids is an interactive workshop teaching kids the how-and-why of composting and empowering them to positively impact the environment through creative and playful activities.


This school holidays, come and get your hands dirty at the Wheeler Centre in a playful program for primary-aged children, led by passionate artists and teachers Alice Glenn and Steph Hughes.

Offering an interactive and fun way to learn about the environment, Compost Kids empowers young people to have a positive impact on the environment through composting. They will learn about the how-and-why of composting – from demonstrations (in closed containers!) of the various stages of composting, to creating their own compost character.

This workshop shows young people that small actions can lead to big outcomes, and will inspire and empower them to make a difference in their community.

This event is recommended for children aged 5-10 years old, but all ages are welcome!


You have the option to pay what you wish for this for this event. As a guide, a suggested price of $15 will cover the cost of your ticket, however any amount helps us continue to present low-cost events. Advance bookings are essential.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please add a free ticket for each supervising adult attending with your booking.


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Wheeler Kids

Wheeler Kids is series of events for the younger readers in your life.

Immersion in literacy is one of the most important factors in determining the outcome of a child’s future – and nurturing a love of books and reading is part of that. Also, kids plus books and writing equals fun.


Wheeler Kids


Alice Glenn

Alice Glenn is a collaborator, teacher, entrepreneur and lover of compost. Alice is the founder and the Director of the global dance organisation, No Lights No Lycra. Established by Alice in 2009, the business now operates in more than 75 communities globally. Alice is also the CEO of the not for pr... Read more

Steph Hughes

Steph Hughes is an illustrator, musician, printmaker, community art facilitator from Naarm. Alongside illustration work, Steph loves to collaborate with folks of all ages in community artworks and murals, via a range of different workshops and projects that promote connection through artmaking. Thes... Read more


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