The Possum Patch

Child Care Service

The Possum Patch mission is to give children and their families the opportunity to connect with the land and learn about the origins of their food through a ‘paddock to plate’ philosophy. They hope to inspire children to learn more about cooking healthy food and immersing themselves in the world of using fresh, natural produce for a range of purposes.

Located on the banks of the Molonglo River and long used by the Ngunnawal people, Pialligo Estate is now a farm that consists of award-winning market and herb gardens, a vineyard, olive groves and a smokehouse. The new plot of land on Beltana Road boasts a Children’s Event Centre, alongside a café and a retail marketplace.

Through a ‘learning through play’ approach, children engage in a variety of nature-based activities such as picking vegetables from the market garden, collecting fruit from the orchard, learning to cook using fresh produce, participating in nature play while exploring the Estate, using natural ingredients to create bath products or using nature in art.

Enjoy a variety of programs and services available through the Children’s Event Centre which includes: Children’s Holiday Programs, Birthday Parties , School Excursions and more.

Facilities

Carpark Family Friendly

Nearby Accommodation

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Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport exterior

Vibe Hotel Canberra

Pialligo, Canberra

Hotel room with a bed

Brassey Hotel

Barton, Canberra

Motel room

Red Cedars Motel

Watson, Canberra

Interior of Abode Narrabundah Reception

Abode Narrabundah

Narrabundah, Canberra

Superior Room

Mercure Canberra

Braddon, Canberra

reception

Pacific Suites Canberra

Canberra

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