Excursions can be tricky, and the logistics can often make a school outing near impossible which is how incursions Brisbane came to exist. These performers and educators will come to your school or kindy and present entertaining and informative sessions for a variety of age groups. Most also ensure that the content of their presentation fits into the National Curriculum, making an incursion a great way to complement the curriculum and really extend on learning for children. If you wish to be included on this page, then please email us at [email protected].
Designed to complement the Australian National Curriculum for children in grades prep to year 10, Street Science offers a range of professionally-run science workshops and stage shows to Queensland schools. Consolidating concepts and themes taught throughout the school year, each 45 minute stage show brings science to life using a range of powerful and often explosive demonstrations. Hands-on workshops will extend your students’ learning while they investigate scientific principles through real life experiments and activities. www.streetscience.com.au
Tiny Art Kindy & School Workshops
Tiny Art Kindy and School Workshops aim to teach children that the process is often more important than the final product, covering the elements and principles of design as well as media, techniques, artists and well-known works of art. These workshops have been designed and created by a qualified art teacher (BA Fine Arts/BA Education/Blue Card) and practicing artist with the Australian Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum in mind. Offering complete flexibility, the Tiny Art Workshop program can be tailored to meet your kindy or school’s individual needs, with the ability to choose from an extensive selection of projects. Custom-designed projects can also be created, with extension activities included in all projects to support your staff and further the learning experience. www.tinyart.com.au
Tangalooma EcoMarines Primary School Program
The Tangalooma EcoMarines Primary School Program is an awesome, free initiative that can get your kids involved in marine conservation in a practical and meaningful way that is linked to the school curriculum. Joining the TEM Primary School Program allows kids the chance to actively work to save the environment and allows them to experience the satisfaction of knowing they are personally making a real difference. It also offers children the opportunity to engage with the school and local community and to take on leadership roles as ambassadors. tangaloomaecomarines.com.au
Tangalooma EcoMarines Early Childhood Program
The Tangalooma EcoMarines Early Childhood Program is a FREE program that is available to be run in any early early childhood learning centres or facilities, such as kindergartens and daycare centres. The program is completely free to join and participate in, and is very easy to run. Centres receive all the resources and support they need from Tangalooma EcoMarines, to help them educate children about marine conservation in a fun and engaging way, and to get kids involved in protecting our waterways and wildlife. tangaloomaecomarines.com.au
Laser Tag In A Box
Looking for a School Holiday Care incursion idea? Need a fun activity that you can run on campus, that lasts all day, but doesn’t cost any more? Want something that is easy to run for the carers? Problem solved! Laser Tag in a Box, has the perfect recipe for a fun incursion, and they’ll will deliver it all to you. Throw a Laser Tag event at your school or vacation care! This is full-throttle fun that is set up in minutes. Book your Laser Tag event Today & Quote ‘BNEKIDS16’ for a Bonus! Call them to book: by phoning 1800 266 587. www.lasertag.com.au.
Extreme Virtual Reality (EVR) provides 360 degree fully immersive video, fully immersive gaming and virtual reality environments using the latest in VR experiences. Their arcade at 97 Wynnum St, Norman Park is open to the public every weekend to come and experience VR. Sessions include: 60+ minutes of immersion, HTC Vive VR system for standing experiences & GearVR mobile system for seated experiences, VR games, movies and more. Extreme VR has the ability to cater for all types of events, from children’s and teenage birthday parties, street festivals, and school fetes, through to large corporate events. And to make things really easy, they can come to you. They are able to visit your home, school or workplace; you name it and Extreme VR can go there. www.extremevr.com.au/
Junior Engineers Coding and Robotics
Junior Engineers runs school workshops from grades 3 to 9 for software coding and robotics. Students learn in a fun and engaging way using a unique challenge based methodology. Students learn how to use coding to solve problems, build robots while understanding electronics concepts and improving their problem solving and mathematical skills. Junior Engineers delivers after-school and in-school programs. Look at www.jnrengineers.com.au for more details.