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!

Make an enquiry

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.

Be quick and book now. Places fill fast!

Book Now

All Inclusive Fees & Extended Hours

School Holiday Program Fees:
$96 per day. ALL INCLUSIVE of activities, excursions and meals AND less Childcare Subsidy for eligible families.

Holiday Care Hours:
8.00am–5.00pm

Location:
123 Inkerman Street, Maryborough, Victoria

Maryborough School Holiday Program

Week 1

Monday, 21 December

English: Write a letter to Santa and a Christmas wishlist

Mathematics: Cooking activity – measuring our ingredients

Science: Loose parts play – what can we make from recycled parts?

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

Humanities & Social Science: Design your own flag

Technologies: Watching a movie together at the centre

Health & Physical Education: Parachute group games incorporating balls

Culture & Languages: Learning AUSLAN words

Tuesday, 22 December

English: Story time – Captain Underpants

Mathematics: Making and identifying shapes in nature

Science: Creating our own recycled parts birds’ nests

The Arts: Create your own Christmas tree

Humanities & Social Science: Guessing game – which country is that?

Technologies: Investigate how paper is made from trees.

Health & Physical Education: Learn and practice some new yoga postures

Culture & Languages: Learning an AUSLAN song to perform later in the week

Wednesday, 23 December

English: Write about our families and our favourite things to do together

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

Science: Start a rain and temperature chart

The Arts: Create our own beautiful beaded jewellery masterpiece to keep for yourself or for a gift

Humanities & Social Science: Share our family stories

Technologies: Use digital cameras to document our day in our journals

Health & Physical Education: Parachute group games incorporating balls

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Thursday, 24 December

English: Challenge your mind with our multi level brain challenge

Mathematics: Explore outside to count the number of animals we see and collect ‘nature samples’

Science: Create our own amazing feats of engineering using LEGO

The Arts: Perform our exercise and dance routine

Humanities & Social Science: Celebrity head game

Technologies: Use digital cameras to document our day in our journals

Health & Physical Education: Outdoor play at the park

Culture & Languages: Performing our AUSLAN song

Friday, 25 December

CHRISTMAS DAY

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

CENTRE CLOSED TODAY

Week 2

Monday, 28 December

BOXING DAY

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

CENTRE CLOSED TODAY

Tuesday, 29 December

English: Story time – The 78 Story Tree House

Mathematics: Make our own numbers snap game

Science: Do they mix? Explore what happens when liquids and solids mix

The Arts: Making our own popsicle stick treehouse

Humanities & Social Science: Build your family tree, who is in your immediate family?

Technologies: Create a digital scrapbook together as a group

Health & Physical Education: Skip rope and double Dutch

Culture & Languages: Learning to introduce yourself in AUSLAN

Wednesday, 30 December

English: Write a comic page and create a super hero

Mathematics: Make our own pairs game

Science: Mix those colours, paint with prime colours and mix to get secondary colours

The Arts: Illustrate your super hero from your comic page

Humanities & Social Science: Where do your families come from, what is your cultural background?

Technologies: Investigate how things work

Health & Physical Education: Try you skills with a game of Elastics

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN introduction

Thursday, 31 December

English: Challenge your mind with our multi level brain challenge

Mathematics: Make raspberry white chocolate muffins

Science: Sensory bags made by you

The Arts: Dance with ribbon, hoops and bubbles

Humanities & Social Science: Dramatic play and dress up

Technologies: Watching a movie together at the centre

Health & Physical Education: Hopscotch and tic tac toe

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN introduction

Friday, 1 January

NEW YEARS DAY

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

CENTRE CLOSED TODAY

Week 3

Monday, 4 January

English: Share our favourite book with each other

Mathematics: Build towers with natural blocks

Science: Create a water proof house

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

Humanities & Social Science: Make playdough faces to express your emotions through dough

Technologies: Watching a movie together at the centre

Health & Physical Education: Soccer skills with balls

Culture & Languages: Learning AUSLAN animal signs

Tuesday, 5 January

English: Story time – Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Mathematics: Do a 3D puzzle as a group

Science: Research plants that can be planted at this time of year and plant our own seedlings

The Arts: Paint a flower portrait

Humanities & Social Science: Who is Captain Cook?

Technologies: Create a handwashing flip book for the Einstein and Picasso children

Health & Physical Education: Research basketball rules

Culture & Languages: Learning an AUSLAN song to perform later in the week

Wednesday, 6 January

English: Write about the things you want to achieve in 2021

Mathematics: Explore multiplication with units

Science: Create a rain chart and research other ways to measure rain and weather

The Arts: Research face painting and then paint each others faces

Humanities & Social Science: Draw up an image of our community and the places we know in town

Technologies: Use digital cameras to document our day in our journals

Health & Physical Education: 10 pins in the yard

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Thursday, 7 January

English: Discuss as a group what our favourite things to do over the holidays are

Mathematics: Make a graph of the pets we own

Science: Explore in the yard and collect nature samples

The Arts: Practice our exercise and dance routine

Humanities & Social Science: Places you have been exercise

Technologies: Create a digital scrapbook together as a group

Health & Physical Education: Maintenance of the vegetable garden

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Friday, 8 January

English: Write a story about our vacation care week

Mathematics: Measure each other and categorise our heights

Science: Use magnifying glasses to get a closer look at the nature samples we collected yesterday

The Arts: Perform the exercise and dance routine we learnt through the week

Humanities & Social Science: Sustainability – water the gardens, check the animals have enough food and water

Technologies: Watch a movie together in the centre

Health & Physical Education: Our own healthy pyramid

Culture & Languages: Performing our AUSLAN song

Week 4

Monday, 11 January

English: Explore different music from around the world

Mathematics: Dice activities, yatzee, adding and subtracting

Science: Making our own recycled paper

The Arts: Painting to music, does different music make you paint differently?

Humanities & Social Science: Geography – land, air, water

Technologies: Explore the digital arts

Health & Physical Education:
Limbo fun – How low can you go?

Culture & Languages: Learning AUSLAN – saying goodbye

Tuesday, 12 January

English: Story time – The Bad Guys

Mathematics: Cooking activity – measuring our ingredients

Science: DIY glitter slime and goop

The Arts: Add to our own journals to record our vacation care experiences

Humanities & Social Science: Explore a 3D globe and a paper map, look at the differences

Technologies: Watch a movie at the centre together

Health & Physical Education: Experiment with bandages

Culture & Languages: Learning an AUSLAN song to perform later in the week

Wednesday, 13 January

English: Create a LEGO scene and write about what you have made

Mathematics: Card games, snap, go fish and UNO

Science: How to make a lava lamp

The Arts: Create a self portrait

Humanities & Social Science: Draw a map of Maryborough

Technologies: Let’s take photos! What can we find? We will take a walk and see what is around our area

Health & Physical Education: Take part in an aerobics or yoga session

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Thursday, 14 January

English: Write a play

Mathematics: Playing dominos and making our own chatter boxes

Science: Popsicle stick catapults

The Arts: Perform your play

Humanities & Social Science: What places do you and your family go to in town?

Technologies: Create a digital page in our Daily Reflection together as a group

Health & Physical Education: Fun with music and movement

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Friday, 15 January

English: Write about our experiences from the week

Mathematics: Roll to 100 and explore addition with counters

Science: Create a mobile of the galaxy

The Arts: Free dance session – what music do you like the most?

Humanities & Social Science: Sustainability – caring for our  garden

Technologies: Watch a movie at the centre together

Health & Physical Education: Follow the leader, do as I do, copy my movements

Culture & Languages: Performing our AUSLAN song

Week 5

Monday, 18 January

English: Words that begin with the first letter of your name

Mathematics: Money and different currencies

Science: Loose parts play – can we create a puppet theatre

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

Humanities & Social Science: Have fun with puppet play

Technologies: Watching a movie together at the centre

Health & Physical Education: Parachute group games incorporating balls

Culture & Languages: Learning AUSLAN alphabet

Tuesday, 19 January

English: Story time – bring a book from home.

Mathematics: Fun together with floor puzzles

Science: Make a plan of how to create a paper mache volcano

The Arts: Adding an entry into our journal

Humanities & Social Science: Caring for the animals at the centre

Technologies: Taking photos for our journals

Health & Physical Education: Handstands, somersaults and bridges

Culture & Languages: Practicing AUSLAN alphabet

Wednesday, 20 January

English: Sharing circle, what did you do on the weekend and what are you doing next weekend

Mathematics: Playing board games

Science: Outdoor mud kitchen, dramatic play

The Arts: Creating paper flowers for summer

Humanities & Social Science: Outdoor mud kitchen, dramatic play

Technologies: Use digital cameras to create a digital art display

Health & Physical Education: Parachute group games incorporating balls

Culture & Languages: Practising AUSLAN alphabet

Thursday, 21 January

English: Write our own poems about a theme of our choice

Mathematics: LEGO creations, search a building and replicate it

Science: Build a volcano from recycled newspaper

The Arts: Practice our exercise and acrobat routine

Humanities & Social Science: Acknowledgment of Country

Technologies: Create a page for our digital scrapbook together as a group

Health & Physical Education: Jump n Climb

Culture & Languages: Practising AUSLAN alphabet

Friday, 22 January

English: Explore poets and poetry

Mathematics: Heavy and light, balancing weights

Science: Paint and explode our volcano

The Arts: Face painting and crazy hair

Humanities & Social Science: Sustainability – caring for our herb garden

Technologies: Create a photo booth

Health & Physical Education: Perform the acrobatic moves we have learned during the week

Culture & Languages: Performing AUSLAN alphabet

Week 6

Monday, 25 January

English: Write about your weekend

Mathematics: Create your own board game to play with your friends

Science: Let’s do our own oil and water experiments and see what happens

The Arts: Tie dye fun – bring something white to create your own masterpiece

Humanities & Social Science: Geography – exploring different time zones

Technologies: Research for a travel brochure

Health & Physical Education: Practice yoga with music

Culture & Languages: Practicing AUSLAN alphabet

Tuesday, 26 January

AUSTRALIA DAY

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

CENTRE CLOSED TODAY

Wednesday, 27 January

English: Guess who I am, write facts about yourself and have the group work our who wrote the information

Mathematics: Cooking activity – measuring our ingredients

Science: Bubble blowing pictures with dye and straws

The Arts: Knitting and crochet with wool and string

Humanities & Social Science: Create a travel brochure with the information you gathered

Technologies: Watch a movie at the centre

Health & Physical Education: Practice yoga with music

Culture & Languages: Practising our AUSLAN song

Thursday, 28 January

SCHOOL TERM STARTS

BACK TO SCHOOL TODAY

Download a Printable Program Calendar

We can’t wait to welcome your child into our School Holiday Program. Enter your details here to get a printable copy of the full calendar via email and we’ll also get in touch soon to answer any questions you have.

 

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

Download Program



		

Why Families Love Our Vacation Care Program

  • a

  • b

  • b

  • b

  • b

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.

  • a

  • b

  • b

  • b

  • b

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.

Tell us what you think. We'd love to hear from you