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Days
Monday and Tuesday
Sessions
10.30am to 12:30pm
Capacity
Up to 30 learners
Meeting point

State Library forecourt

Cost
Free, bookings essential
Supervision ratios
1:4 Kindergarten or preschool
1:5 Years R to 2

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About the presenter

Experienced early years teacher.

Questions?
For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the Community Learning Team:
Phone: 8207 7239
Email: slsacommunitylearning@sa.gov.au

Learners will pop on an explorer vest and discover the treasures, stories and spaces of the State Library, developing their noticing skills and using their senses to explore. The visit concludes in the beautiful Mortlock Chamber sharing works by South Australian authors and illustrators.

Elements of this program have been co-designed with children, for children, to provide relevant learning experiences that effectively engage young learners. This program is sensory-friendly.

Key inquiry questions

  • How can stories of the past be shared?
  • How is the past different from the present?
  • How is the past the same as the present?

Links to the curriculum

Teaching for Effective Learning principles strongly underpin this learning experience, which is aligned with the early years framework and the Australian Curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences: History and the general capabilities of literacy, intercultural understanding and creative thinking.

Tools and materials are provided free of charge by the State Library of South Australia.

Have you considered free metro travel for primary school groups?

Adelaide Metro provides FREE travel for primary school groups.

Have you considered free metro travel for primary school groups?

Adelaide Metro provides FREE travel for primary school groups.

Term 4 - 14 October to 19 December