Available at the spectacular Cranbourne Gardens 


Dance through the water cycle in the Australian Garden and learn about the importance of water. 

Inspired by the story Raindance by Cathy Applegate and Dee Huxley, children will be encouraged to use their movement and creativity to explore all the colours of the rainbow in the landscapes around them and develop their own rain dance. 

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Cranbourne Gardens

Year Level

Early Childhood

Students will

  • Water paint rocks and watch as the water evaporates
  • Create a rhythmic rain dance
  • Pot up their own plant to take home 

Key focuses

  • Importance of water within the environment
  • Drought
  • Water cycle 

Curriculum Links

Supports outcomes from the Victorian Early Years Learning Development Framework

Available Times

Morning: 10.15am - 11:45am (1.5 hours)

Afternoon: 12.45pm - 2.15pm (1.5 hours)

Program Cost

$13.50 per student

Meeting Point

Meet at the Visitors Centre at Cranbourne Gardens

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