AOTM Mini Pets

Create magic moments with our cute and cuddly Mini Pets


Enjoy learning while bonding with the Mini Pets

Our baby bunnies, guinea pigs and silkie chicks will delight your guests when they attend your function. You won't need a lot of space for the Mini Pets, but you will need a camera to capture all the happy faces.

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AOTM Mini Pets Pricing 2020

All Weekends and School Holidays Charged at Peak Rates.
Public Holiday pricing available upon request

Bookings can be made by calling the office at the farm Ph 1300 760 354 $100 Deposit must be made at the time of booking




  • PHONE:
  • 1300 760 354

The Mini Pets Program teaches children, how to interact with animals in an appropriate way, by allowing them to hold the animals while being supervised by an animal carer.

Our Mini Pets Program is versatile and is suitable for both young and old. It is a favourite for birthday parties, in Child Care Centres and great for Pet Therapy at Aged Care facilities. Minimal space is required for the set up, which makes it great for any type of event. With an educational or therapeutic focus, or to entertain for a family fun event, the Mini Pets offers an affordable animal encounter for all ages to share and enjoy.

Additional Hours Charged at $150each

What to expect from a Mini Pets Party

We bring out a small 1m by 1m per for our animals, and In a safe and controlled environment children can get up close and personal with our pets friendly personalities! We encourage children to interact, pet and get to know our animals.

You can invite us along to simply provide fun and interactive environment for your children at a Private Party or Public Event, or add an educational touch for schools, kinders and community groups.
The Animals On The Move team deliver factual and entertaining information that allows their natural animal loving personalities to shine through. Animal facts which outline the key characteristics of each animal and care information about what each animal needs to stay happy and healthy.

Mini Pets Animals include:

Rabbits, Guinea Pigs &, Chickens

What We Bring:

  • Approx 15-18 animals
  • Animal feed
  • 6 x Stools to sit on
  • Water bowls
  • Waste bucket (for cleaning up after animals)
  • 1 x shade tent 3m X 3m (if required)
  • Tarp (if required)
  • Fenced Enclosure (1m X 1m), animals only.

The Mini Pets & Early Learning

Our focus on Science Foundations & complimenting the Australia School Curriculum.

Mini Pets Objective:
To identify and describe animals commonly found as pets and also to investigate and report the use of animals in our daily lives.

Our chickens, rabbits and guinea pigs each have their own distinctive external features which we discuss
The Mini Pets selection of cute & cuddly rabbits, guinea pigs and chickens are young and able to be handled by all ages. Children can explore and observe the baby animals using their senses.
From chickens to guinea pigs children can see the way each animal moves, which is influenced by the animals size and shape.
We discuss the 5 animal freedoms to create awareness of animal welfare.
We encourage children to communicate their observations and ideas in a variety of ways through oral discussion and direct animal interaction. We ask thought provoking questions and have plenty of activity sheets available from our website you are welcome to download & print out prior to our visit.

What age group best suits the Mini Pets Program:

Preschool, Kindergarten, Child Care & Primary School Education from Foundation to Year 6. But!
The information & interaction can be enjoyed by all ages.

Little kids (as well as the grownups!) love the chance to cuddle and feed their favorite animals! We offer young children the chance to finally meet the stars of their favorite books and TV shows, whilst teaching them about the animals and why we need them in our lives
Primary school children will love the opportunity to get up close and personal with all our friendly animals! The program fits in perfectly with the school curriculum, and can be a great teaching aid. Allowing the children to be interactive helps to develop their interest in animals, and this can be translated well to the classroom. Why not combine the Mini Pets with the Milking Demonstration or Bush Babies for the perfect educational experience? For programs on life cycles visit or Rabbit Rearing or Chicken Hatching Page. Our Mini Pets are perfect for science and agriculture classes, allowing students to meet in person the animals they have been learning about. Our engaging approach to learning will ensure that it is a class to remember! Our staff can teach the students about the unique features of all the animals and how they are utilized in our daily lives.
Why not invite all your friends to a farmyard party? Our farmers for the day can help your children with handling and feeding the animals, we can take the stress out of your child’s big day!download We offer 10 free activity packs with every Animals on the Move party we also offer party invitations and activity sheets, available for free in the ‘downloads’ section of our website. Our activity packs include an activity book, pencils, balloons and stickers. Extra packs can be purchased for $2 each, you can even purchase Farmyard themed party hats, paper plates, paper cups, party blowers and lollie bags (visit our online store or order over the phone). We offer the whole experience you can even play our “Pin the Tail on the Piggy” game!
The Mini Pets can be a fun experience for all ages, and is guaranteed to leave people talking about your event!
The Mini Pets can offer a great experience for the elderly. Whether it’s reliving their childhood or doing something new, the farmyard is always a hit. Our animals can also be used as a form of pet therapy. Pet therapy can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. It can also increase self-esteem and improve social skills.

Please remember when you are planning your event we require:

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.

Behind & beyond the scenes

When you visit our blog, you’ll meet animals, discover interesting knowledge & farmyard insights, immerse yourself in animal education, and get to know the people who keep Animals On The Move completely focused on a love and education of all things animal.