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The Day and Night box is a resource designed specifically for Early Childhood groups. The topic was chosen to complement children's fascination with creatures that they find and hear in their environment.
It includes a great variety of real specimens, insects embedded in resin, finger puppets, handmade kingfisher and bat wings, puzzles, posters and books.
- Grey Headed Flying fox
- Ringtail Possum
- Tawny Frogmouth
- Sacred Kingfisher specimens
- Replica lizard,
- Replica snake,
- Replica frog
- Replica gecko
- Animal poo and a moth and a butterfly embedded in clear plastic resin
- Scats and Tracks flip book
- Magnetic puzzle
- Platypus DVD and Noises in the Night CD
- Finger puppets and fabric to create your own habitats
- Kingfisher and bat wings
- Kookaburra poster, story and reference books
- Teachers notes
A charge applies to loan the Museum in a Box program for 3 weeks. This charge covers booking, handling, maintenance and freight of the box to and from any school or education institution. Please ensure you read the risk assessment before you book. A tax invoice will be sent after you book.
$110 (incl. GST) per box for NSW regional schools, PSFP schools and NSW age care facilities.
$154 (incl GST) per box for Greater Sydney postcodes; 2250 - 2260, 2500 - 2526, 2555 - 2573 & 2745 - 2770
$182 (incl. GST) per box for Sydney Metropolitan schools and interstate organisations.
The Australian Museum applies the designation of Sydney Metropolitan to schools with postcodes up to and including 2234.