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Incursion Directory For Early Childhood Services

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Incursions provide children with the opportunity to explore meaningful learning experiences in the comfort of their early childhood service.

The following provides a directory of incursions for your early childhood service.

Sydney Music Incursions 

School Music Incursions can help you to meet the National Quality Standard guidelines by addressing the key quality areas. Our cultural and educational incursions are fine-tuned to nurture the development of life skills and experiences, with a focus on early childhood relationships and education.

What They Offer:

  • African Dance
  • Laughter Workshop
  • Recycled Junk Instruments
  • Polynesian Dance
  • Bollywood Dance
  • Arabic Drumming
  • Japanese Drumming

Contact: School Music Incursion

The Drama Toolbox

Established in 1996, The Drama Toolbox provides education through imagination with our unique drama incursions for Preschools and Primary Schools across Victoria and New South Wales.

  • What They Offer:
  • Wellbeing, Social-Emotional Learning,
  • Sustainability,
  • Fairytales,
  • Dinosaurs,
  • Human Bodies

Contact: The Drama Toolbox

Minibeast Wildlife

Using a stunning array of live invertebrates, we offer a range of programs which will supplement core curriculum and aid teachers to cover a number of key concepts.

What They Offer:

  • Minibeasts and climate change
  • Natural selection and evolution
  • Animal behaviour
  • Reproduction
  • Venomous creatures
  • Backyard bugs
  • Spiders

Contact: Minibeast Wildlife

Early Start Discovery Space

The Early Start Discovery Space is an interactive children’s museum that stimulates curiosity, nurtures creativity, builds confidence and provides families with opportunities for discovery and play.

What They Offer:

  • Curious Collection
  • Dinosaur Dig
  • Garden Explorers

Contact: Early Start Discovery Space  

Food and Move Program

The Food and Move program, powered by Jamie Oliver’s Learn Your Fruit and Veg and Sport Star Academy aims to inspire children’s love of both food and movement in a fun and interactive environment.

What They Offer:

  • Jamie Oliver's Learn Your Fruit and Veg Program is a hands on cooking and food education experience for children aged 3-12 years that re frames fresh food.

Contact: The Food and Move Program

The Teeth Talk

The Teeth Talk is a private Oral Health Promotion business located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. We provide information and services for the community at large, with a specific focus on the Child Care Sector.

What They Offer:

  • An introduction to the dental clinic via storytelling and brief description of what to expect at your first dental visit.
  • We demonstrate the decay process with a hands on experiment
  • Talk about healthy eating, foods and drinks that promote a healthy mouth
  • Hand Washing and Coughing etiquette

Contact: The Teeth Talk 

Circus In Education

Circus in Education uses circus to encourage fitness through fun, to teach through demonstration, and to encourage participants to try and achieve new skills. Because of this, we see circus incursions as a fantastic way to compliment the great work already being done by teachers throughout Australia.

What They Offer:

Taste of Circus Workshop. Encouraging fitness through a fun, participants enjoy learning a variety of new skills including hula-hoop, devil sticks, diablo, spinning plates, feather balancing, rola bola, poi, juggling and human pyramids.

What They Offer:

  • The Circus Play Space Workshop equipment includes hula-hoop, poi, rola bola, devil sticks, spinning plates, juggling clubs, juggling balls, twirling ribbons, diablo and more.

Contact: Circus In Education

Ocean Stars

Ocean Stars Marine Education provides educational incursions with live marine animals. All our programs are curriculum aligned (including EYLF) so that students and teachers receive a memorable learning experience which complements and enhances their classroom activities.

What They Offer:

  • ​Mini Ocean Stars
  • ​Sustainable Me, Sustainable Sea!

Contact: Ocean Stars

Go Seek Shows

Using music, dance and drama and plenty of fun along the way, Go Seek Shows are designed to empower, challenge and build the self-esteem of children and include a variety of fun and exciting age-appropriate topics that encourage children to be active and adventurous, musically creative and use their imagination.

What They Offer:

  • Protectors of the Planet
  • Super Strong Bones Show
  • Musical Adventure Show
  • Go Seek Junior Show
  • A Pirate & Fairy Adventure
  • Xmas Adventure Show

Contact: Go Seek Show

Tim Credible

  • Magic Show
  • The Incredibubble Show

Contact: Tim Credible
 
Animals Of Oz

The children will meet and touch some of Australia’s wonderful and unique native fauna with the Animals of Oz ‘Animals Galore’ education program.

What They Offer:

Animals Galore’ -

  • Possum
  • Bird
  • Frog
  • Lizard
  • Python
  • Crocodile

Bugs Galore’ - stick insects

  • litter bugs
  • millipedes
  • centipede
  • scorpion
  • tarantula
  • mealworms

Rocks Pools Galore

  • nails
  • sea urchins
  • anenomes
  • elephant snails
  • sea stars
  • CRABS!

Contact: Animals Of Oz

African Beat

Our African Master Drummer will have the children spellbound. He comes dressed in a colourful and authentic African costume and brings a drum for every child.
Children have an immediate attraction to the drums and love to feel the rhythm. Interactive drumming is an excellent energy release, encouraging social interaction and building confidence.

What They Offer:

  • age-appropriate games,
  • stories
  • rhythm activities

Contact: African Beat

Little Travel Adventures

Active, Educational and Multicultural classes for 2-5 year olds. Bringing the Adventure to your childcare centre within Sydney. Get ready to move and shake celebrating countries and cultures around the World.

What They Do:

  • Australia, China, Italy, and Brazil
  • Australia, Japan, UK, and USA (Hawaii)
  • Australia, India, Kenya, and Mexico
  • Australia, USA, France, and Jordan
  • Australia, Indonesia, Canada, and Greece
  • Australia, Ecuador, Ireland, and Antarctica
  • Australia, Egypt, USA, and Russia

Contact: Little Travel Adventures

Little  Sprouts Incursions

Little Sprouts incursions are one of a kind – seamlessly blending scientific investigation with creative arts. This approach helps to cater for different learning styles of your children and creates truly fun and immersive experiences.

what They Do:

  • Worm Farming
  • Recycled Paper
  • Growing
  • Water cycle
  • COmpostng

Contact: Little  Sprouts incursions

Digeridoo Australia

Our programs meet National Quality standard 1.1, particularly elements 1.1.1 and 1.1.2 as we connect children to the indigenous community and offer children hands-on knowledge and experience in the indigenous culture.

What They Offer:

  • Aboriginal Culture
  • Meet an Aboriginal Elder!
  • Aboriginal Art
  • Aboriginal Craft
  • Bush Food Ingredients
  • Didgeridoo Meditation
  • Aboriginal Dancing
  • Aboriginal Storytelling
  • Boomerangs
  • Corroboree!

Contact: Digeridoo Australia

Koomurri Preschool Incursions

At the Koomurri Entertainment believe in sharing our aboriginal culture with all Australians and international guests.

What They Offer:

  • Didgeridoo Show 
  • Face Painting
  • Song and Dance 
  • Aboriginal Art 
  • Storytelling 

Contact: Koomurri Preschool Incursions 

Toonworld

At Toonworld we Empower, Educate and Entertain kids through Creative solutions and Awesome cartooning workshops that REALLY make a DIFFERENCE!

What They Offer:

We teach various drawing activities that enhance their hand-eye co-ordination and develop their motor skills, giving them a sense of achievement to express themselves through their creativity.

Contact: Toonworld

Reverse Garbage

Designed especially for pre-schoolers, our workshops are an opportunity to develop fine and gross motor skills while investigating, hypothesising and experimenting with materials.

What They Offer:

  • Music Makers
  • Under The Sea
  • Float Your Boat
  • Ocean Loose Parts Play

Contact: Reverse Garbage 

Starr's Planetarium

Our school planetarium and the information we provide is second to none. No other mobile system operating today can boast the history, quality, and professionalism of our productions and displays.

What They Offer:

  • Day & night.
  • The motion and patterns of the Sun, Moon and Planets through the sky.
  • Changes in temperature.
  • Changes in the seasons 
  • Changes in the shape of the moon
  • The stars at night
  • Planets
  • Constellations & their stories.
  • 360° Surround Movie

Contact: Starr's Planetarium

Kids Car Ed

Our Road Safety Program is a fun and interesting learning experience for all students from Prep to Grade 6. We teach passenger and pedestrian safety as well as awareness of roads and traffic

What They Offer:

The students drive specially designed small two seated electric cars. They also experience being a responsible pedestrian on our simulated pedestrian crossing by being involved in an interactive game. Students will also experience speed and forces in accident and passenger behaviour. We teach all primary school students how to be pedestrian savvy.

Contact: Kids Car Ed

Be Seed Sensational

As part of the Be SEEDsational campaign, we offer incursions packed with unique activities that, through hands-on exposure to food and real-world activities, encourage children to learn healthy habits for life.

What They Offer:

  • Story Time
  • Craft activities
  • Seed planting
  • Science workshop
  • Movement & dance
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Bilingual format

Contact:Be Seed Sensational

Henny Penny Hatching Program

The Henny Penny Hatching program is a bit of a favourite at many childcare centres and kindergartens. Both children and staff members at these venues await our arrival with eager anticipation. The program is suitable for children of all ages and provides endless opportunities for observation and interaction

What They Offer:

  • Creating drawings or paintings which feature chickens
  • Creating a collage featuring chickens
  • Designing an Easter bonnet which features chickens
  • Reading short stories about chickens
  • Creating a booklet about the chicks hatching
  • Singing songs about chickens
  • Observing behavioural patterns and the interactions between particular chicks
  • Observing the establishment of a pecking order (this can be incorporated into a few lessons on the theme of bullying)

Contact: Henny Penny Hatching Program 

Dinosaur Diggers

Dinosaur Diggers specialises in providing education of the natural science subject of Dinosaur's and fossils as a preschool or school incursion.

What They Offer:

Dinosaur's and fossils is delivered in a multi-sensory format through presentation and interaction with our authentic museum-quality exhibits.

Contact: Dinosaur Diggers 

Note: Aussie Childcare Network is not affiliated with any of the incursion programs listed above. This is purely for information purposes.

Last modified on Monday, November 9, 2020
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