Fun Day Out Activities

Home > Vacation Care > Schools > Libraries > Indigenous Cultural Experience

Indigenous Cultural Experience

Bombora Tours

Explore Sydney’s incredible history

Kirra Court is from the Bundjalung Nation of the Tweed Region living in Sydney.

She has a wealth of knowledge about Aboriginal culture, history and heritage from her family and community.

Let Kirra share her ancient knowledge of Bush Tucker, Bush Medicine, Dreamtime Stories, relationships with our Native Animals and Plants.

Students will be engaged whilst learning about the oldest surviving culture on the planet!

Highlights

  • Learn about our native grasses, fruits, tubers and berries and their incredible nutritional and medicinal use
  • Taste in season fruits and berries straight from your own school playground
  • Hear Dreamtime Stories about the origins of our Native Plants and Animals
  • Touch and feel Indigenous Artifacts such as: animal skins, emu eggs, bones, shells and stones

What's Included?

  • A cultural workshop run by a fun and knowledgeable guide
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

For Schools

  • Suitable for years 3-6.
  • Workshop can be structured to align with your school timetable.

Human Society and its Environment HSIE:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments.
  • Apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry.
  • Develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information.

Years 3-4

  • Describes and explains effects of British colonization in Australia (HT2-4)
  • The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area (ACHASSK062)
  • The diversity of Australia’s first people and the long continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies). (ACHASSK083)
  • The representation of Australia as states and territories and as Countries/Places of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and major places in Australia, both natural and human. (ACHASSK066)
  • The importance of environments, including natural vegetation, to animals and people (ACHASSK088)

Years 5-6

  • Examining the narrative voice in texts from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditions, which include perspectives of animals and spirits, about how we should care for the Earth (ACELT1610)
  • Investigating the qualities of contemporary protest songs, for example those about Indigenous peoples and those about the environment (ACELT1611)

Add a Review

Looking for more?

Try our NEW activities!

Butterfly Frenzy
Vacation Care
Incursion
Zen Tea Lounge Cafe
Vacation Care
Excursion
A great cultural excursion where your kids will be able to experience Vietnamese values while helping make a difference in the life of someone experiencing domestic violence.
Read more
Fliptastic Gymnastics
Fit n Fun Academy - Vacation Care
Incursion
Fliptastic Gymnastics offers a mobile gymnastics programme with all equipment brought to your centre.
Read more
Air Bending
Vacation Care
Incursion
Learn to master the mesmerising art of air bending with this unique and beautiful workshop.
Read more
Burns Outdoor Obstacle Training
Vacation Care
Excursion
Burns outdoor obstacle training is a one-of-a-kind outdoor obstacle playground situated on 2 acres of land.
Read more
Mazes, Mysteries & Mighty Towers
Royal Botanic Gardens - Vacation Care
Excursion
Explore the gardens and discover Australian animals and plants that have been very important to First Nations people for thousands of years.
Read more
NAIDOC Week
Royal Botanic Gardens - Vacation Care
Excursion
Learn about the perseverance and resistance of First Nations peoples in their journey and fight for sovereignty, justice and freedom.
Read more
The Nutty Professor
Vacation Care
Incursion
This is a highly engaging, interactive learning experience that will leave a lasting impression on your kids.
Read more