School Holiday Activities

The next school holidays are Tues 2 October - Friday 12 October 2018.

Besides the Vacation Care programs run in our three centres, there are other great school holiday activities...

Stanton Library runs free (usually) activities for children and teens each school holidays.  

Bushcare has a great family-oriented program set in our beautiful green areas.

Plus others listed below. Come along and join in!


Stanton Library Activities


Thursday 4 October, 2pm

Film and popcorn: A Wrinkle in Time (PG)

All ages. No bookings needed. 

Friday 5 October, 10 – 11am

Beebot Robotics

Presented by Fizzics Education

A cute introduction to coding and robotics.

Strictly ages 4-7years only.

lego-robotics-with-logo.jpg  Friday 5 October, 12.30 – 2pm

Lego Robotics

Presented by Fizzics Education

Robotics and programming using the EV3 Lego Mindstorm robots.

Strictly ages 8 years and over only.

Tuesday 9 October, 2pm

Film and Popcorn: Early Man (PG)

All ages. No bookings needed.


Wednesday 10 October, 2pm-3pm

Paper Bird Mobiles

School Holiday Activity for children of all ages.

Make hanging paper birds for your room and for North Sydney Councils ‘Lost Bird Found’ Project.

No bookings needed.

Friday 12 October

Superhero yoga 2-5 years 9.30am-10.15am (parents/carers in active attendance)

Bookings essential, Mats and capes provided.


Superhero yoga 5-10 years 10.30am-11.15am

bookings essential, Mats and capes provided


Yoga for 11 years and over 11.30am-12.15pm

Bookings essential, Mats provided



Bushcare Activities

Week One

Drumming Workshop, Tuesday 10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Pavement Graffiti, Tuesday 1 pm – 2.30 pm

Drum Beats, Wednesday 10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Backyard Bugs, Wednesday 1 pm – 2 pm

Family Kayak, Thursday 10 am

Kids Vegie Gardening, Thursday 10.30 am – 12 pm

Spotlight Walk & Talk, Thursday 5 pm – 7 pm

Drawn to Nature, Friday 10.30 am - 12 pm 

Week Two 

Shadow Puppets, Monday 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Scats & Tracks, Monday 1 pm – 2.30 pm

Reptile Show, Tuesday 10.30 am – 12 pm

Mini Beast Muster, Tuesday 1 pm – 2.00 pm

Mini Worm Farms, Wednesday 1 pm – 2.30 pm

Wildlife Play, Wednesday 11 am – 12 pm

Family Kayak, Thursday 10 am

Beach Art, Thursday 2 pm – 3.30 pm

Flower Pot Making, Friday 10 am – 12 pm

Fairy Trail, Friday 1 pm – 2 pm


Community Directory

The online Community Directory has details and links to websites of local organisations that offer holiday activities throughout the year. You can also conduct your own search of organisations closest to where you live, just type school holiday activities in your search criteria.


Inclusive Holiday Activity

EarlyEd in North Sydney have teamed up with The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, to bring you Mini Monster Plants, an inclusive holiday activity designed to support families of primary school children with additional needs. Siblings welcome! See the Mini Monster Plants flyer (433KB) for more information.


Other school holiday programs and activities are listed below

The following links below take you to other holiday programs with varying times and costs. If you have experienced any great school activities not linked below, let the Community Information Officer know and perhaps it can be included, send an email to

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