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Excursion Summary

90 minutes

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Students will develop their visual literacy skills on an educator-led tour of the exhibition Imagine...the Wonder of Picture Books

In this 90-minute program students will: 

  • tour the exhibition 
  • listen to a reading of the picture book Under the Love Umbrella 
  • compose poetry responses 
  • create a collaborative artwork
  • play parachute games.  

Curriculum outcomes


  • EN2-6B: Identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts, distinguishes between different forms of English and identifies organisational patterns and features.  
  • EN2-7B: Identifies and uses language forms and features in their own writing appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts. 
  • EN2-8B: Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter. 
  • EN2-10C: Thinks imaginatively, creatively and interpretively about information, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts. 
  • EN2-11D: Responds to and composes a range of texts that express viewpoints of the world similar to and different from their own. 

Creative Arts 

  • VAS2.1: Represents the qualities of experiences and things that are interesting or beautiful by choosing among aspects of subject matter. 
  • VAS2.3: Acknowledges that artists make artworks for different reasons and that various interpretations are possible. 
  • VAS2.4: Identifies connections between subject matter in artworks and what they refer to, and appreciates the use of particular techniques. 

Before you visit

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Booking Details


$200 for groups up to 15 and $325 for groups of 16–30. 


Monday to Friday, during term time 


90 minutes 

Minimum supervision ratio 

Year 3 – Year 6: 1 adult per 10 students 

Bookings are essential, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Email or phone 9273 1778.