@ The Cooroy Butter Factory
Kids Time - a century of learning through play
New travelling exhibition for children here on the
People from all generations will be able to return to their childhood at the Cooroy Butter Factory when the Kids' Time - a century of learning through play exhibition opens on Friday16th February 2007 and closes
Fiona Mohr, Museum Development Officer said the exhibition, especially designed for three to eight-year-olds, explored the passage of time through family generations and the toys they played with.
"Developed by the
"Incorporating smell, sound and dress-up clothing, the exhibition encourages children to immerse themselves in the 50s or even the early 1900s and learn more about the world that their own parents or grandparents grew up in.
"Each time period is represented by a child's cubby house with old toys and figurines on display, as well as stories that epitomise that time.
"Being a child has changed. One hundred years ago, toys represented a narrow and separate area of shop merchandise and prior to the invention of television and electronic games, children's play was generally much more physical and often outdoors.
"Kids Time takes you on a journey back in time and is a wonderful opportunity for the whole family to share childhood memories and learn through play."
The exhibition content has a strong focus on early-childhood learning techniques, object-based learning and links to key learning areas including language and preschool curriculum.
This unique exhibition also highlights the strong and continued role that the
Kids Time will travel throughout the state, thanks to the support of the Bank of Queensland.
Bank of Queensland Managing Director David Liddy says the partnership builds on the Bank's commitment to investing in projects that enrich the nation's youth.
"Our community investment at Bank of Queensland focuses on supporting youth projects in a variety of areas, including education and the arts. Our partnership with the Kids Time travelling exhibition allows us to reach out to the regional
There will be a colouring competition to complement the exhibition, where the finished works can be submitted at any participating Bank of Queensland branch. The Bank of Queensland will select the winner and allocate the prize.
Venue: Cooroy Butter Factory
Cooroy Q 4563
Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday
C/- Creative Noosa
Tewantin Q 4565
Ph: 5472 0108
M: 0410 690 753
Bookings: Susan Gabriel
Ph: 5472 0222
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