Summer Holidays At Early Start Discovery Space

  • Tue Jan 03 2017
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The Early Start Discovery Space’s  Summer School Holiday Program is a heap of fun filled with paid and FREE (after entry into the Space) workshops for children!

INTO THE GARDEN WEEK: Tuesday 3 – Sunday 8 January

Story Time: 10.30am & 1pm daily; FREE

Special Activity: Garden Explorers, 11am & 1.30pm daily; FREE
Venture into the Discovery Gardens with us to care for plants and search for insects!

Craft: ‘Bee’autiful Bugs, 11.30am & 2pm daily; FREE
Bees and other insects are vital to a healthy garden. Create an insect finger puppet.

Community Gardening (6-10yrs): 3 January, 10.30-11.30am; $5 members; $7 non-members
Children will prepare a garden plot, plant seeds, and learn how to nurture their growing plants. Meet at the Discovery Space and wear your gardening clothes

Thongy Thingys (5-8yrs): 4 January, 10.30-11.30am; $6 members, $8 non-members
Have fun and get creative as you transform a simple Aussie thong into a crazy character using a range of craft materials. One thong per child.

Grassy Heads (4-10yrs): 5 & 6 January, from 10:30-11:30am; $6 members, $8 non-members
Make your very own grassy head character and watching it sprout ‘hair’ at home.

POOL NOODLE PARTY WEEK: Tuesday 10 – Sunday 15 January
Prepare to be amazed as we incorporate the humble pool noodle into all of the weekly activities.

Story Time: 10.30am & 1pm daily; FREE

Special Activity: Pool Noodle Play, 11am & 1.30pm daily; FREE
A series of noodle challenges & games - test your agility, balance, coordination & strength!

Craft: Floaty Boats, 11.30am & 2pm daily; FREE
Create your very own boat using pool noodles & craft foam before racing the boat down the creek.

Fling-able Foam Rockets (6-10yrs): 10 & 13 January, 10.30-11.30am, $6 members, $8 non-members
Build and decorate your own rocket using a pool noodle, elastic bands & other simple materials

Music and Movement (3-8yrs): 11 January, 10.30-11.30am, $5 members, $7 non-members
Dancing with a prop can give children confidence and help them discover wonderful new styles of movement. Come boogie using a range of objects such as pool noodles and hula hoops!

Coral Reef Creations (7-10yrs): 12 January, 10.30-11.30am, $6 members, $8 non-members
Create a beautiful coral reef sculpture with undersea animals to display using pool noodles!

BURSTING WITH BUBBLES WEEK: Tuesday 17 – Sunday 22 January

Story Time: 10.30am & 1pm daily; FREE

Special Activity: Bubble Garden Party, 11am & 1.30pm daily; FREE
Put on a costume, grab a bubble wand and see how many bubbles you can blow!

Craft: Balloon & Bubble Painting, 11.30am & 2pm daily; FREE
Decorate paper with bubble prints using balloons filled with different materials.

Bubble Paint Flowers (6-10yrs): 17 & 20 January, 10.30-11.30am, $6 members, $8 non-members
Combine painting and bubbles to make a beautiful garden print full of hydrangea flowers. Children can choose to make either an artwork to hang on the wall or a set of 4 greeting cards.

Bubble Sensory Play (2-6yrs): 18 January, 10-10.30am, $4 members, $6 non-members
Little ones will get messy in this workshop designed to engage the senses as they explore the look and feel of different kinds of bubbles. Please bring a change of clothes.

Bubbles and Balloons Show (all ages): 19 January, 10.30-11am, $4 members, $6 non-members
Find out what bubbles and balloons are made of, learn why bubbles are so stretchy and lazy, compete in a balloon race and watch us put a brave volunteer inside a giant bubble.

AUSSIE GAMES: Tuesday 23 – Sunday 29 January (closed Australia Day, Thursday 26 January)

Story Time: 10.30am & 1pm daily; FREE

Special Activity: Play a variety of fun Aussie games, both new & old!  11am & 1.30pm daily, FREE

Craft: Get crafty, or get playing. It’s a craft and game all in one! 11.30am & 2pm daily, FREE

An adult MUST accompany a child/children attending a school holiday workshop.

Where:     ESDS, University of Wollongong, Building 21, 101 Ring Rd, Keiraville

Book a workshop HERE.

For More Information visit the website.

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