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Seeking out school incursions in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra and Adelaide? At Fun Day Out we have the children’s incursions & events to delight & entertain kids of all ages. Here’s some of the incursions on offer …

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Future Film Stars – Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence is an Incursion program that introduces students to the key scientific concepts of Artificial Intelligence.

Kids learn about A.I., get to implement computer vision using Python Code and Jupyter Notebooks with data and images they create.

Kids also workshop future applications of the technology and their impact on the world.

Highlights of These Incursions

  • Learn about the science of Artificial Intelligence, about how computer vision works, how a computer learns with Neural Networks.
  • Create your own data and apply A.I. to it for tasks like image classification, object detection and more!
  • Learn how to train and deploy Autonomous Robotic Cars on our large A.I. self driving track.

What’s Included?

  • The latest cutting edge Artificial Intelligence technology and discuss its implications and potential applications, brainstorm the next wave of A.I. implementations!
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Future Film Stars – Film Making

Hands on practical filmmaking workshop!

Highly engaging use of technology that actively promotes narrative writing, teamwork, creativity, drama and technical skills.

Improves visual literacy for kids in a world of increased visual communication media.

Highlights

  • Learn narrative writing for the screen
  • How to film as a professional crew for green screen and live action as well as how to edit your shots together to tell a story

What’s Included?

  • A day in the life of a Hollywood filmmaker
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Connect to My Country

Farmer Dave and The BackTrack Boys bring out the Aussie hidden in every kid and celebrates our Connection to Country through embracing our Aboriginal past!

Kids are taken on a linguistic and transformative adventure throughout this incursion.

Children will also develop an understanding of bush survival, bush tucker, dance and art through our presenters from one of our ancient people including Kamilaroi – From NSW, Arrernte from NT and Bigambul from Qld.

Our Custodians bring their larrikin style of interactive activation for every participants mind, body and soul. As always Farmer Dave and the Back Track Boys (yes they are the same guys that were in the Movie and on TV) are not only fun but give an incredible educational experience for kids and educators alike to embrace OUR Aboriginal Heritage!

Highlights

  • Learn about one of our traditional peoples, the weaving of yarns and Dreamtime stories.
  • Each workshop is unique and is dependent on which presenter visits your centre and which region they are from.

What’s Included

  • 2hr workshop
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Farmer Dave’s Food, Fibre and Fuel

Food, Fibre and Fuel

Understanding our Aboriginal past to our sustainable farming future in the ‘living world’!

An educational and entertaining journey exploring the use of water conservation, crop and animal development to meet the needs of an ever changing global system.

Children will be able to think critically and creatively whilst engaged in hands-on activities designed to motivate and activate higher order thinking.

Highlights

  • Presented by Farmer Dave Graham
  • Damper cooking – Farmer Dave will show children how it is done
  • Physical bush games – Lots of fun and laughter
  • Plant production (wheat and chickpeas) centre will be left with an ongoing project – children will be able to watch as plants grow

What’s Included

  • 2hr program
  • Worksheets
  • Aligned with the Australian Curriculum ACSSU043 ACSSU094
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

My Time Our Place Framework

  • OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
  • OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
  • OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

Farmer Dave Dog Training – School Activity

Memorable, exciting, educational & sensational!

Few performers can hold the attention of an audience like Farmer Dave can.

With expert timing, he delivers a hilarious experience containing education and empowerment each step of the way, allowing the audience to learn just how amazing training and bonding with man’s best friend can be.

Being a highly educated dog behaviourist and trainer as well as a brilliant entertainer, Farmer Dave is the complete package. Offering shows as diverse as Dock Dogs, Big Air and Extreme Vertical through to Sheep Herding, Duck Herding and to his immensely popular trick shows with the MUTTLEY CREW, made up of rehabilitated rescue dogs.

Farmer Dave and his Crew give students an exciting educational experience where they learn safety around dogs both known and unknown as well as interactive learning outcomes of communication, team building and empathy. Children often finish the engaging experience exhausted but loving every moment.

Highlights

  • Presented by Farmer Dave Graham
  • Children are shown how to communicate effectively through the body language of a dog
  • See how to interpret what a dog is saying to build a trusting relationship
  • Understand the value of dogs in our society and the importance of positive reinforcement training

What’s Included

  • These adorable dogs are brought to your School by Farmer Dave Graham
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Active Attitudes – Rainbow Warriors

Ninja Warrior meets colour run

In an obstacle course setting, this program is designed to encourage physical activity and push the comfort zone with a number of fund rills, exercises and challenges for children, all completed under a rainbow cloud of colour.

Highlights

  • Colour powder wars
  • Physical challenges
  • Problem solving
  • Group and individual tasks
  • Mateship and teambuilding

What’s Included?

  • Program conducted by fully trained and accredited staff
  • Full compliance verification and documentations

Culture Club

Kids Go Crazy for Culture!

This jam-packed 2 hour workshop is a fun and interactive exploration of different cultures. Brought to you by talented stage and radio performer, Laura Munro, she will inspire children to learn, perform and participate. This workshop develops kids’ cultural appreciation through drama, music and movement.

Highlights

  • Party in Mexico – children make their own maracas
  • Learn skills of the art of French Mime
  • Children kick up their legs, Can-Can style
  • A good old fashioned American Hoedown
  • Make crazy creations for New York Fashion Week
  • Perform in their very own K-Pop band (Gangnam Style anyone?)

What’s Included?

  • All materials for this excellent 2 hour workshop are brought to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

My Time Our Place Framework

  • OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
  • OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
  • OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

Bollywood Dance

Get your Bollywood on!

This 2 hour workshop is brought to you by the delightful Nupur Dance Group.

An enriching cultural experience taught through the enchanting rhythm of Bollywood dance, children will take part in demonstrations with props such as ghungroo (bells that are worn around the ankle) and Dandia sticks which are used for a special festival in India leading up to Festival of Diwali.

Highlights

  • Dress up in Bollywood costumes!
  • Listen to a brief history of Bollywood and watch a professional performance
  • Learn a step-by-step routine
  • Learn and play through fun games
  • Children receive a keepsake after the workshop (bindis stickers)

What’s Included?

  • All costumes, music and tuition for 2 hours of colourful fun are brought to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Discover Australia

Australian Bush Songs and Stories!

Who knew learning about Australian history could be so much fun! This engaging, interactive, educational and entertaining workshop is filled with Australian Bush songs and anecdotes of early Australia. Discover Australia brings an excellent level of showmanship, humour and musical professionalism to any event!

Highlights

  • A 90 minute show filled with Australian Bush songs and anecdotes
  • Children can join in with playing Lager-phones and spoons for background music
  • Learn about the history of the Australian bush through tales, antecdotes and singing

What’s Included?

  • Discover Australia brings this engaging show to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Discover Australia ANZAC – School Activity

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them….

Delivered by a truly unique and engaging entertainer in Paul Grierson, frontman of the acclaimed Australian band ‘Simply Bushed’, Discover Australia’s ANZAC Special is a storytelling delight.

Paul delivers the history of our Nation in a magnificent way utilising music, song, words, memorabilia and performance to tell the tale.

Nothing identifies with the Australian culture like the songs that have shaped our history, and with his showmanship, humour and musical professionalism, there is no better storyteller than Paul Grierson. Discover Australia’s ANZAC special is a unique experience your students will remember forever.

Highlights

  • Students will learn about the brave men and women who have fought, and continue to fight, for the freedom of the Australian people
  • Student will hear stories of Paul’s travels to visit troops in Egypt and the Sinai Desert
  • Bush dancing session

What’s Included?

  • Discover Australia brings this engaging show to your School
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Scientifix

Attention Junior Scientists!

Hosted by Paul Grierson, the Scientifix Sensational Science Show will have all mini scientists involved in a whole bunch of interactive experiments set to thrill! Challenge the kids’ natural curiosity and watch Paul’s enthusiasm light up the room as he demonstrates and explains the scientific reasons behind how and why things happen.

Highlights

  • Multiple experiments to demonstrate scientific concepts including:
  • Forces such as gravity and magnetism
  • Energy and its transfer
  • Electricity and where it comes from
  • Chemical reactions
  • Flight and the forces affecting it

What’s Included?

  • Highly interactive show brought to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Jollybops Science Show – Flight, Sound and Fire

Science with an Aboriginal Perspective!

Take a look at the scientific principles behind some of the great inventions and environmental understandings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. In this fun, musical and interactive show children will learn about the science of the Boomerang, Didgeridoo and lots more!

Highlights

  • Discover the science of the Boomerang
  • Learn about the scientific properties of the sound of the Didgeridoo (Yidaki)
  • Find out about the inventions of the great Aboriginal Scientist David Unaipon (whose face is on the Australian $50 note)
  • See how Indigenous Peoples of NT are helping cut greenhouse gases

What’s Included?

  • Interactive and fun musical show is brought to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

My Time Our Place Framework

  • OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
  • OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
  • OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

Jollybops Science Show – Natural Phenomena and Energy

Natural Phenomena and Energy

This show delivers a barrage of high-energy experiments!

Visually dynamic demonstrations are used to highlight and create Natural Phenomena.

Highlights

  • Students will learn about the explosive fuel of the future, hydrogen, see many items freeze and shatter under the stress and strain of the super cold liquid nitrogen
  • Watch materials burn, watch air crush an aluminium can
  • Learn more about the properties of solids, liquids and gases and maybe even make a huge liquid Nitrogen Cloud!

What’s Included?

  • This 1.5hr show is brought to your centre to entertain the children
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

My Time Our Place Framework

  • OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
  • OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
  • OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

Hort4Kidz

Inspiring the Next Generation of Green Guardians!

Get growing with fun, creative and practical activities for all seasons with hands-on gardening activities for little green thumbs. The team at Hort 4 Kidz are qualified Horticulturists and experts in all things outdoors. Their infectious enthusiasm gets kids popping up like flowers in springtime to be involved!

We come to you, with everything we need for a grrrreat green experience, inside or outside!

Highlights

  • Learn about basic plant requirements
  • Soil demonstration
  • “Show & Tell” herbs with interesting facts
  • Decorate a biodegradable pot
  • Children choose their own herb seedling to pot up and take home

What’s Included?

  • Everything you need for a great green experience is brought to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Andy Jones – Rap n Rhyme & Rocking Poetry

Get your Rap n Rhyme Groove on

Bestselling children’s author and entertainer, Andy Jones, will Inspire, Engage and Guide the children in the creation of a Rap and Rhyme!

Highlights

  • Andy will assist the children in creating a short narrative, rap, rhyme riddle or poem.
  • The children will brainstorm, write, edit and refine their piece using musical backing and will record their performance.

What’s Included

  • 90mins of Rap, Rhyme and Poetry
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Andy Jones – What’s the Joke

Wildly Popular Musical Show

Bestselling children’s author and entertainer, Andy Jones, presents a hilarious, musical show about jokes and humour.

Using guitar, drums and fun props, in these incursions Andy will show children how to deliver a punchline, create a joke, use gross humour and laugh till your sides ache!

Highlights

  • Ridiculously funny jokes and cool music
  • Dancing, acting, joke telling and more

What’s Included

  • 90mins of funny ha ha
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Memorable Photo Booths

The photo booths are slim line, classy and portable which make them versatile for any sized event or location space.

The white modular photo booth does an open or enclosed set up!

The white/wooden photo booth does open set up.

The photo booths are touch screen which makes it user friendly! Users have the option to take photos or record a video message in colour, black/white or sepia.

The external side screen on the white modular booth allows you and your guests to view the photos taken as a slideshow throughout the duration of the event!

It uses Canon DSLR cameras and studio beauty lighting to produce high quality photos and video messages that can be cherished forever.

What’s Included

  • Professional and friendly attendant
  • Choice of enclosed, open or children’s booth
  • Unlimited double 6×2 prints in colour, black/white or sepia
  • Keep sake album with photo glue and metallic pens for messages
  • Prop table, personalised light box, hat stand and inflatables
  • External side screen of images during your event (only white modular booth)
  • Custom logo off your event invitation or theme
  • Choice of backdrop for open booth (excludes hedge wall)
  • Delivery, set up and removal to most locations
  • Soft box lighting
  • Public liability insurance

Trash Percussion

Anything and Everything can be a Musical Instrument!

Trash Percussion is an exciting, vibrant and all-inclusive style of music built on the philosophy that everyone can play music. Children will be empowered with this unique approach to music, learn to work together as a team and compose a truly original piece of music of their own on non-traditional instruments.

Highlights

  • A whole lot of loud fun giving children a sense of ownership and appreciation of the composition process
  • Group learning, positive social skills
  • Improve memory recall and peer interaction

What’s Included?

This banging loud incursion is brought to your centre for a workshop of musical creation

Full compliance verification and documentation

My Time Our Place Framework

  • OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
  • OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
  • OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

Middle Eastern Percussion

Drum to the beat of the Middle East

The Middle East has been a melting pot of Civilisations and Empires for over 12,000 years.

Its Music has developed into some of the most infectious, exotic, authentic, and recognisable sounds that we have on this planet. It is used to celebrate a myriad of cultures, nations and ethnicities that make up this extremely complex part of the world.

Highlights

  • How to produce the variety of tones needed to play the rhythms
  • Establishing primary rhythms
  • Variations on these primary rhythms
  • Techniques to improve improvisation

What’s Included?

  • This incursion is brought to your centre for a workshop of musical creation
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

My Time Our Place Framework

  • OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
  • OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
  • OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

African Percussion Incursions

Drum to the rhythm of Africa

Africa is one of the most culturally rich and diverse continents on Earth. Its music is full of vibrancy, passion and energy which is used to celebrate, communicate and reflect the hypnotic African vibes of countless customs, beliefs and societies that stretch over this vast land.

Highlights

  • How to produce the 3 main tones needed to play the rhythms
  • Establishing primary rhythms
  • Exploring cross rhythms
  • Techniques to improve improvisation

What’s Included?

  • This incursion is brought to your centre for a workshop of musical creation
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Planetarium Aboriginal Astronomy – School Activity

Stories in the Stars – Aboriginal Astronomy

Explore Indigenous Australian astronomy in this fascinating mobile Planetarium show. European night sky stories are familiar to many people. However the Aboriginal stories of the southern skies are less well known. Stories in the Stars shows children a new way—the oldest way—of looking at the night sky

Highlights

  • Explore Indigenous Australian astronomy in this fascinating mobile Planetarium show
  • Find out how indigenous culture describes constellations that can’t be seen from northern latitudes
  • Even Constellations that can be seen from Europe appear in a different way in the sky in the southern hemisphere

What’s Included?

  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Handbuilding with Clay, Crazy Cactus Creatures

An Introduction to Handbuilding with Clay

This incursion introduces children to handbuilding with clay, and allows kids to create their own Cactus Creation in a pot.

A delightful ornament to keep or give as a gift.

Highlights

  • Children will use Air Drying clay to build their own Cactus Creation in a pot!
  • Children will explore clay handling and then paint and decorate their creation.

What’s Included?

  • All materials provided
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Inflatables

Inflatables with a Difference

Planning a day of fun, excitement and non-stop entertainment at your centre? Then look no further than our complete range of inflatable activities available for hire. Utilising some of the best suppliers in the business, Fun Day Out offers an extensive range of not just inflatables, but all the extras such as popcorn machines, fairy floss makers, snow cones, slushies, juke boxes and bubble machines as well.

From your run of the mill jumping castles to giant slides, obstacle courses and water slides and even a disco dome complete with lights and music.

Highlights:

  • Jumping castles
  • Giant slides
  • Obstacle courses
  • Water slides
  • Popcorn machines, fairy floss makers, snow cones & slushies
  • Juke boxes

What Included:

  • Packages can be tailored to meet your requirements, and rest assured that whatever you choose, the kids will have a ball!
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Amusement Rides

Carnival Amusement

Planning fun, excitement and non-stop entertainment incursions at your centre or next event? Then look no further than our complete range of amusement rides for hire. Utilising some of the best suppliers in the business, Fun Day Out offers an extensive range of thrilling rides and old-time favourites ready to cater to your every need.

From thrill rides to paddle boats, dunk machines, dodgem cars and bungee trampolines, to rides suitable for the littlies in your group such as the tea cups and mini Ferris wheel, Fun Day Out is your one-stop shop for all things carnival! And to ensure a truly authentic incursion experience, why not include some laughing clowns or pluck-a-duck interactive games, or even some snow cones and fairy floss!

Highlights:

  • Dodgem Cars, Sizzler, Zoomer, Roundup, Storm
  • Giant slides
  • Laughing Clowns, Lucky Numbers, Pluck-A- Duck, Skatterballs
  • Paddleboats, 4 Lane Racer Waterslide, Water Tubes
  • Bouncy boxing, Velcro wall, Mini golf, soccer shootout
  • Fairy floss makers, snow cones & slushies

What Included:

  • Packages can be tailored to meet your requirements, and rest assured that whatever you choose, the kids will have a ball!
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Base Zero Mobile Rock Climbing

The Ultimate Rock Climbing Incursions!

Excitement at your service builds as a portable rock climbing wall raises up into position.

It’s a thrilling adventure for children and even team leaders.

Suitable for all ages 4yrs and up, Base Zero rock climbing incursions have been a stand out activity at 100s of services over the last 12 years.

Reserve incursions for your next School Holidays and let your children enjoy the Base Zero experience.

Highlights

  • Increases strength, endurance, and flexibility
  • Teaches hand, feet and eye coordination
  • Builds confidence and self-esteem
  • Increases problem solving, planning and decision-making abilities

What’s Included?

  • All equipment is brought to your centre
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Fireworks

School Activities Fireworks in Sydney

Give your school an explosive experience by one of the best Sydney fireworks companies around. With an experienced staff and dedicated crew, their passion and commitment elevate their service to a loud and colourful new level, but always with children’s safety as the number one priority. With state-of-the-art fireworks, advanced firework concepts in narrative, visuals and accompanying sound, and the best-prepared operators in the fireworks business, when it comes to fireworks & pyrotechnics in Sydney, your students will enjoy a very special fireworks experience. The grandest pyrotechnic and special effect displays in Australia can elevate the entertainment at your evening school fair. These events pyrotechnics professionals take care of every aspect of your indoor or outdoor event. However small or large, from a one-night special celebration there is no doubt that when it comes to creating the boom factor in pyrotechnics, your school kids will delight in the experience and be talking about a night to remember for years to come.