School Holiday Program Maryborough

Designed for ages 5 to 12, our all-inclusive vacation care makes it so easy for you and fun for your child — all you have to do is pack their hat!

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Our School Holiday Program is all About Making New Friends and Having Fun!

Your child will learn new skills in a safe, supportive and friendly environment. From interactive excursions to fun and engaging in-house experiences, we’ve taken care of everything, including all meals.

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All Inclusive Fees & Extended Hours

School Holiday Program Fees:
$86 per day. ALL INCLUSIVE of activities, excursions and meals AND less Childcare Subsidy for eligible families.

Holiday Care Hours:

228 Ellena Street, Maryborough, Queensland

Maryborough School Holiday Program

Week 1

Monday, 4 April

English: Write a letter to the children in the kinder room about what Easter means to you and how you celebrate.

Mathematics: Giant Jenga at the centre with your friends

Science: Make rainbow colourful Easter egg decorations with mixing colours.

The Arts: Watercolour painting

Humanities & Social Science: Making volcanos and creating a dinosaur land in the sandpit

Technologies: Using digital cameras to document the day

Health & Physical Education: Make your own pizzas with chef Daniel.

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Tuesday, 5 April

English: Visit our town cinemas to watch a new Easter release movie

Mathematics: Make predictions on how many days until seeds sprout

Science: Explore bio chemistry growing our own seeds in egg cartons

The Arts: Marble painting

Humanities & Social Science: Explore different types of libraries around the world, what might they look like?

Technologies: Explore detective clues game on the interactive whiteboard

Health & Physical Education: Learning about elements needed for plants to survive

Culture & Languages: Learn an AUSLAN song

Wednesday, 6 April

English: Use your imagination to write a story about what you would do at a day trip to a dream water park

Mathematics: UNO game at the Centre

Science: Take care of the Centre pets

The Arts: Watercolour painting

Humanities & Social Science: Water Play Day – bring your togs

Technologies: Using digital cameras to document the day

Health & Physical Education: Play and picnic lunch at the park

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Thursday, 7 April

English: Write a story about your favourite messy experience today

Mathematics: Measuring and following the directions to make the slime and the different types of dough

Science: Messy Play experiences today, slime, salt dough, play dough

The Arts: Create and hang bird feeders for the trees in the yard

Humanities & Social Science: Go on a bush kinder walk to collect items to create bird feeders

Technologies and Health & Physical Education: Using the interactive whiteboard learn a dance on just dance

Culture & Languages: Performing our AUSLAN song

Friday, 8 April

English: Write about what animals you saw at the sanctuary and facts you learnt about them

Mathematics: Connector LEGO blocks competition

Science: Create your own marble game track

The Arts: Decorate our marble tracks

Humanities & Social Science: Visit the wildlife sanctuary and enjoy a picnic lunch

Technologies: Take photos on your adventure

Health & Physical Education: Bird watching at the wildlife sanctuary. Make some binoculars out of recycled materials

Culture & Languages: AUSLAN – Learn how to sign letters of alphabet

Week 2

Monday, 11 April

English: Write about what you saw at Snakes Down Under

Mathematics: Monopoly – learning to use money and buy and trade properties

Science: Mixing colours – what colours can we make from our primary colours?

The Arts: Painting in the gardens, what realistic plants can you paint

Humanities & Social Science: Trip to Snakes Down Under

Technologies: ‘Just Dance’ fun, using the interactive whiteboard

Health & Physical Education: Hide and seek and stuck in the mud games

Culture & Languages: Learn an AUSLAN song

Tuesday, 12 April

English: Select a book from our book shelf and we’ll practice our reading skills

Mathematics: Visit Maryborough Ten Pin bowling

Science: Creating our own science experiments

The Arts: Collage own arts and crafts

Humanities & Social Science: Guessing game – who am i?

Technologies: Research a topic of your choice and share it with your friends

Health & Physical Education: Talk about healthy and ‘sometimes’ foods in our diets

Culture & Languages: Learning AUSLAN words

Wednesday, 13 April

English: Research how to create your science experiment for the day

Mathematics: Cooking – measuring our ingredients

Science: Science experiments – making cloud dough, slime and volcano eruptions

The Arts: Learn an exercise and dance routine to perform later in the week

Humanities & Social Science: Caring for and looking after our Centre pets

Technologies: Using the cameras to take photos to record our vacation care fun

Health & Physical Education: Parachute group games incorporating balls

Culture & Languages: Learning AUSLAN words

Thursday, 14 April

English: Write about your favourite things you have done over the holidays

Mathematics: Enjoy some fun and friendly team competition with puzzles on the interactive whiteboard

Science: Create tiny forts using sticks, string and glue

The Arts: Sustainable art competition – using recycled objects

Humanities & Social Science: Celebrity head game

Technologies: Create a digital scrapbook together as a group

Health & Physical Education: Egg and spoon races in the yard

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Friday, 15 April





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Or to find out more or make a booking right now, call our Enrolments Co-ordinator Jo: 1800 724 753

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Why Families Love Our Vacation Care Program

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The staff are friendly and great at their jobs. So happy with this service!

My daughter attends vacation care at Paisley Park and the program is amazing! She has so much fun, meets a variety of new friends from schools all over the area and partakes in a large selection of exciting excursions.

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Our kids love the school holiday programs, they’re so happy…

My son and daughter both come home from school holiday care full of stories of the day and always look forward to going. I love not having to worry about packing lunches and I feel confident that my kids will be well fed and cared for and will enjoy themselves.

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