Milking On The Moove

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Learn about what a cow has to offer and why they are such an important part of our community.

Children meet the cow and are shown how to milk a cow the old fashioned way.

      • Children learn the importance of cows in our every day lives
      • Children get to milk the cow themselves!
      • Children then learn, through experimenting with different methods, how to make cream into butter and finally… taste test!

Special Guest:

Choco the Milking Cow

What We Bring

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      • 1 x Trestle table (1.5mx 1m)- for butter making activities
      • 1 x Separator – to separate milk and cream
      • 1 x Butter Churn- to make butter
      • 1 x Egg Beaters & plastic tubs – to make butter
      • 2 x Plastic Jars & marbles – to make butter
      • 1 x The Cows enclosure
      • 1 x Marquee

What To Expect

A 3m X 3m enclosure is set up for the cow and a 2.5m X 1m trestle table for the separator, churner and the butter making equipment. The trestle table can be set up indoors or out and is thoughtfully laid out so that all the children can enjoy the experience. milking_image
  • BOOKING INFO
  • DURATION: 1.5 hours (twilight session/time extension optional) Session Start from 10am or 2pm
  • *Travel Charges may apply

    Each session caters for approx 25 children

  • RECOMMENDED AGE: SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
  • LOCATION: We bring the animals to you!

The Milking Demonstration & Early Learning

Our focus on Science Foundations & complimenting the Australia School Curriculum. Milking Demonstration Objective: To understand that milk originates from animals, such as cows, goats and sheep and that foods go through a process of change to become a specific product.
Children & Students Will...
Gain an understanding of where milk comes from and the process that turns grass into milk. Learn about dairy farms, the structural and external features of a cow and how to hand milk. Discover how much milk a cow produces each day and the type and amount of pasture it consumes. Learn how everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways by separating the milk from the cream and butter making.
Questions We Explore
  • What products are made from milk?
  • What do cows need to make milk?
  • How does the milk get from a cow to your fridge?
  • How many people drink milk daily?
  • How does milk make our bodies healthy?
 
School Enquiry

Educating with the Milking Demonstration

Our focus on Science Foundations & complimenting the Australia School Curriculum

School Enquiry
 

Did you know?

Horses sleep while standing, not cows. Cows sit down to sleep
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What age group best suits the Milking Demonstration

Preschool, Kindergarten, Child Care & Primary School Education from Foundation to Year 4. But! The information and interactivity can be enjoyed by all ages.  
Little kids (as well as the grownups!) love the chance milk a cow! We offer young children the chance to finally hand milk a cow the old fashioned way!
Primary school children will love the opportunity to get up close and personal with our friendly cow! The program fits in perfectly with the school curriculum, and can be a great teaching aid. Allowing the children to be hands on helps to develop their interest in animals, and this can be translated well to the classroom. Why not combine the Milking On The Moove encounter with the Farmyard for the perfect educational experience? Our Milking On The Move experience is perfect for science and agriculture classes, allowing students to milk a cow and make butter. Our hands on approach to learning will ensure that it is a class to remember! Our staff can teach the students about the unique features of a cow and the role they play in our daily lives.
Why not invite all your friends to a Milking On The Move party? Our farmers for the day can help your children with milking the cow, and we can take the stress out of your child’s big day! We offer party invitations and activity sheets, available for free in the ‘downloads’ section of our website, you can even purchase Farmyard themed Party hats, Paper plates, Paper cups, Party blowers and lolly bags (order over the phone). We offer the whole experience ou can even play our “Pin the Tail on the Piggy” game! View Pet Parties for more info
The Milking On The Moove experience can be a fun for all ages, and is guaranteed to leave people talking about your event!
If you have a special request, please don’t hesitate to let us know!
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The milking demonstration also includes butter churning.

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Having a party? Celebrate, educate & enjoy time with our Milking On The Moove

Children learn about dairy farms, where milk comes from and even get to milk the cow themselves. Want an extra special experience? Combine animal encounters! Invite the Milking On The Moove with theFarmyard, Mini Pets or Bush Babies and more! Please contact us for more details. NEW! Editable party invite:  Want to type your details on your party invitation? 
Download Word document version below. Download the pdf version if you are getting them professionally printed. Download Editable (Doc)  Download (pdf)   Please remember when you are planning your event we require:please_note 1. Close access to set-up area (no more than 30m distance from our vehicle) 2. Clear access from our vehicle to set-up area (no obstacles, stairs, lifts, steep slopes, etc) 3. For safety reasons we appreciate assistance in keeping curious onlookers at a safe distance until set-up is complete. 4. Access to water for the animals.