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Andy Jones - vacation care Sydney Melbourne

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, 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

Future Film Stars – vacation care Sydney Melbourne

Future Film Stars – Artificial Intelligence

Neuranext Synthetic Cognition
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

  • 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

THE MOBILE ROCK CLIMBING ADVENTURE TEAM

Base Zero Mobile Rock Climbing

The Ultimate Rock Climbing Experience!

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 100’s of services over the last 12 years.

Reserve an incursion 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

Let’s Make a Movie 2 - incursions sydney parramatta

Let’s Make a Movie 2

A sequel to the original Let’s Make a Movie

Welcoming you once again to the world of TV magic….with new songs and dance moves.

An exciting incursion that utilises a fun combination of dancing, singing, and acting activities to make a music video to Top 40 hits.

The journey begins with rehearsals, as we dance and sing our way into the shoes of a rockstar, before your kids are recorded on a green screen and singing in front of a studio microphone using a range of props and costume pieces.

Highlights

  • Children will perform a new act that continues the story of their earlier work
  • Helps children build confidence and inspire creativity

What’s Included?

  • 90 minutes of engaging activity and a 5 minute screening
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

My Dance Crew - incursions sydney melbourne

My Dance Crew

Unique Dance Workshop!

Presented by the fun and very energetic Nathan Short, this awesome incursion gets children to experience a huge variety of dance styles, dancing in teams, formations, scattered around the room, on their own and with a friend. All ages and skill levels are supported to move confidently, perform fearlessly and express themselves freely.

Highlights

  • Children explore their awesome creative potential as they dance to the best music on the planet
  • Gain fundamental movement skills (as featured in the school curriculum)
  • Focus on positive mental health and wellbeing
  • Enhance social awareness, confidence and anti-bullying strategies.

What’s Included?

  • Nathan brings his energetic and amazing dance workshop 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

Detective D - vacation care sydney melbourne

Adventures of Detective D

Do you have what it takes to solve a crime?

Do you think you could lie to a professional sleuth?

Would you like to be a part of a real life detective movie?

Detective D is a story and workshop about solving cases and unravelling the big questions, like who ate my lunch?

Detective D is a real life Sherlock Holmes with years of experience reading peoples body language, changing his identity through disguise and has ….Well some things he’s sworn to secrecy about.

Highlights

  • Learn how to pick up and take a finger print
  • Use blue light and make a foot cast
  • Solve a crime and play some sleuthing games

What’s Included?

  • This 90 minute rollercoaster of fun will teleport everyone into a world where every blink is a clue.
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Dr Hubble - vacation care sydney melbourne

Dr Hubble

Everybody loves bubbles but Dr Hubble REALLY loves bubbles!

The fun begins as Dr Hubble shows us the magic and beauty of bubbles.

One big bubble blown from the hand unites the children as an audience and brings them into a state of wonder.

Highlights

  • Dr Hubble makes bubbles from objects we find around the house like the milk bottle bubble and the gum boot bubble
  • Children will also see bubbles inside bubbles, a square bubble, the biggest bubbles you have ever seen, the new explode-a bubble and at the end of the performance one lucky child will be put inside a bubble!

What’s Included?

  • 1.5hrs of fun and laughter
  • 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

Earthbeats - vacation care Sydney Melbourne

Earthbeats

Explore Music in a Fun and Positive Environment!

With fun and learning as the focus, Earthbeats creates an interactive and happy musical experience. Full of wonderful surprises, a love of music and a happy presence, Susie Hobday will ignite and engage children of all ages.

Highlights

  • Learn the concepts of music – beat, rhythm, pitch, melody and tempo
  • Hands-on experience with many different instruments, including drums and percussion
  • Festive way to engage in a multicultural music experience!

What’s Included?

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

Farmer Dave - incursion sydney melbourne

Farmer Dave  – 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.

Food Fibre Fuel - incursions sydney parramatta

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

Connect to My Country with Farmer Dave and the Backtrack Boys - incursions sydney parramatta

Connect to My Country with Farmer Dave and The BackTrack Boys

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

Fit Fantastic Boxing - vacation care sydney melbourne

Fit Fantastic Boxing

Skills, Drills, Team Games, Challenges and more…

Energetic & experienced Master Trainer, PE Teacher & Kids Coach, Ali from Fit Fantastic, delivers Outdoor AND Indoor Boxing and Self-Defense activities keeping kids engaged & active!

Highlights

  • Warm Up & Footwork
  • Mentality: Building confidence in kids, as well as appropriate self-discipline and self determination
  • Boxing Moves: Kids will be taught a basic skill set including jabs, crosses, hooks and uppercuts, and depending on the level of the group, boxing combinations
  • Sparring/Partner Work: No equipment. Teaching self-control and improving balance and footwork
  • Games & Challenges: Fun boxing

What’s Included?

  • Ali from Fit Fantastic brings all equipment for an energetic experience
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Flash Me Photo Booth - vacation care sydney melbourne

Flash Me Photo Booth

Get socialising and having fun dressing up and taking photos with your pals. Flash Me Photo Booth Hire is sure to impress, you’ll even have photo evidence to take home.

There are three options of photo booths using a quality Canon DSLR camera, a professional dual cut dye-sublimation printer and studio lighting to deliver outstanding quality images, all via a touchscreen. The Open-Air Booth which can fit approximately 12-15 people in a shot, as it is an Open-Air style booth. The Premium Closed Booth is a hard-walled enclosure and only requires a small space to operate. Mirror Me Booth, you walk up to the mirror, colourful animations and a voice guidance invite them to engage in a magical, interactive, selfie experience. You can also fit approximately 12-15 people in shot

Highlights

  • Box of props to add some fun to your photos
  • Take home pictures from the day
  • Photo files on USB Card

What’s Included?

  • A Booth Attendant
  • Unlimited 4×6 prints with full length images
  • Interactive Animations with sound
  • Touch screen photo-signing and Emoji stamping
  • Huge Selection of Fun Props
  • Photo files on a USB Card
  • Online Photo Gallery Hosting (password protected)
  • Optional standard backdrop colours
  • Delivery, Set up and Removal

Fun Sports - vacation care sydney melbourne

Fun Sports Day

Crazy Fun Activities

Children will love the fun-filled games and activities provided by Fun Sports. Gladiator Duels, Zorb Balls, Water play and Sumo Wrestling are a few of the exciting and engaging activities to choose from at your Fun Sports Day!

Highlights

Options include:

  • Bumper Balls
  • Gladiator Duels
  • Zorb Ball Fun
  • Jumping Castle
  • Soccer Radar Challenge

What’s Included?

  • 2hrs or 2.5hrs of customised, action-packed activities
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Illuminata Circus Dance Party - incursions sydney parramatta

Illuminata Circus Dance Party

Have oodles of colourful fun!

Turn up the music, turn out the lights, and have oodles of colourful fun with the coolest new GLOW IN THE DARK and L.E.D. LIGHT UP Circus Games.

Get inspired while watching an incredible illuminated Circus Show before experiencing a whole spectrum of skills on this light-up Circus Circuit.

Then it is your turn to create amazing rainbow trails of glow in the dark colours with L.E.D. poi, glowing juggling balls, phosphorescent hula hoops and other exciting circus props.

Highlights

  • A mesmerising a colourful rainbow show
  • Heidi gets all the kids involved as together they enjoy all the fun of the circus.

What’s Included?

  • Heidi Hoops brings her hoops and groovy music to your centre for this workshop
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Trash Percussion - incursions sydney parramatta

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 - incursions sydney parramatta

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 sydney parramatta

African Percussion

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 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

Jollybops Science Show - vacation care sydney melbourne

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

Junkyard Beats - incursions sydney parramatta

Junkyard Beats

Create your own Junkyard Orchestra or sit back and enjoy the Show

Interactive workshop

One person’s trash proves another’s treasure as our highly energetic music-in-education performers combine drumming, dance, theatre and comedy to create a unique and captivating experience.

With a focus on sustainability, boost your students’ thinking and environmental awareness while igniting their creativity as they devise music, help the environment and channel energy in a fun, unique, and collaborative way.

The Junkyard Beats Show

Junkyard beats is an imaginative rhythm group combining drumming, dance, theatre and comedy to create a unique, interactive and captivating experience for their audiences.

In the hands of Junkyard Beats, ordinary household items are transformed into extraordinary booty shaking musical instruments; unwanted junk comes alive in exciting and surprising ways.

What’s Included?

  • Your choice of a 90 minute Workshop or Show
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Glee Club - incursions sydney parramatta

Next Move Studios – Glee Club

Creating experiences that can last a lifetime!

The Glee Club Workshop is a unique program that focuses on personal development in a fun, nurturing and creative environment. It delivers Performing Arts training in a party atmosphere making it accessible for all children to participate, as we bring the excitement of pop culture to your centre.

Children will get to sing and move to age appropriate music that they know and love!

Glee Club Workshop is an inclusive program, designed to spark each child’s imagination and increase their confidence through interactive group singing, dancing and drama role play, resulting in a well rounded performance at the end of each session. Children will be guided by experienced teachers from the Next Move Studios team.

Highlights

  • Team drama (improvisation and games)
  • Singing (learn a Glee pop song)
  • Dancing (learn the moves to the song)
  • Prizes and Giveaways
  • Develop a choreographed routine with vocals
  • Group Performance and team work

What’s Included?

  • Fun and interactive workshop
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Bollywood Dance - incursions sydney parramatta

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 - vacation care sydney melbourne

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

scientifix - vacation care sydney melbourne

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

Aboriginal Astronomy - incursions sydney parramatta

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

Medieval Show - incursions sydney parramatta

Medieval Show

Come along and bring the Middle Ages to life!

Hear-ye-hear- ye my most loyal educators, come one, come all and enjoy this most educational experience!

Highlights

  • Children “dressup” and become part of a Medieval Court
  • Learn about life in Medieval times
  • Find out how medicines were used
  • Children have the opportunity to try on a Shield, Helm or lift a Sword (props)
    ** This activity is heavily supervised!

What’s Included?

All props brought to your centre for this amazing 90min incursion

Full compliance verification and documentation

Buster the Balloonatic - incursions sydney parramatta

Bster the Balloonatic

You too could become a master in the art of Airagamie!

Lots of fun and laughs, children will receive a delightful insight to the wonderful world of balloons….

Highlights

  • Creative hands on fun
  • Short Balloon Show

What’s Included?

  • All material brought to your centre for this interactive 90min incursion
  • 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