Games and fun activities at Kinchega
Stage 2 (Years 3-4), Geography, Kinchega National Park
Info for teachers
Everything you need to know about Games and fun activities at Kinchega.
- Aboriginal Site Game - move to music across the landscape from site to site as one by one they are removed.
- Tracks and Traces - recognise different animal tracks and make some with paint and your hands.
- At a national park - go on a short walk to see what we can discover
- Barkindji Bush Foods - hunt and gather for photos of bush foods, learning about responsible harvesting and how bush food is prepared and eaten.
- At a national park we can try bush foods that are in season.
- Threatened Species Game – play musical chairs and learn how humans impact on wildlife habitats, things get interesting when we start adding feral animals!
What to bring
Please wear fully enclosed shoes and bring a hat, sunscreen, wet weather gear, and lunch which should be low waste with a refillable water bottle. Students should bring gear in a backpack or similar (not plastic bags).
Getting there and parking
On entering Kinchega National Park:
- Take Woolshed Drive
- The Kinchega Woolshed is 15km from the park entrance
Check the weather before you set out as roads in Kinchega National Park can be closed in heavy rain.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Dry weather only
Parking is available at the Kinchega Woolshed.
Maps and downloads
Risk assessment and risk benefits
Our rangers and guides have the technical skill and experience to assess the risks and the benefits of a variety of activities delivered as part of our learning programs.
We believe in including opportunities that allow students to learn and experience for themselves through exploration in the natural environment.
Please make your own risk assessment based on the information provided. Detailed potential risks and controls are provided for the site to assist teachers in risk management planning. Teachers and carers should be aware of, and consider the needs, abilities and medical conditions of students when visiting this site. The supervision of students remains the responsibility of the teacher. The school must ensure an adequate number of adult supervisors are present.
Disability access level - medium
Please let us know in advance if you are bringing someone with special needs so we can plan accordingly.