Welcome to Extend Holiday Programs

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Extend's school holiday programs are a fantabulous opportunity for your child to do fun and engaging activities with friends. Book 14 days in advance to receive the best rate. Book via LookedAfter up to 60 minutes prior to the session start time.

On Excursion days please ensure children are dropped off by 8.30am for bus departure. They can be collected from the program after 5pm.

Lilydale Primary School

Address: Castella Street | Lilydale | VIC | 3140
Operating Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Session Fee *: $ 78.50. Out-of-pocket expense is lower with Child Care Subsidy.
* Fees are per child per session. Extra fee for excursions / incursions.


Image Rainbow Toasted Sandwiches
A grilled cheese sandwich with a twist! Using a little bit of food colouring and a little bit of magic, we will be snacking on rainbow toasted sandwiches. Yum!
Image Self Portrait
Using various pieces of material create a self portrait collage and stick on canvas to take home. A perfect addition to the family home.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Lava Lamps
Learn how to make a lava lamp with this fun science experiment for kids. Use simple household items to create safe chemical reactions and watch all the bubbles of colours move around like a real lava lamp.
Image Fireworks Painting
Using recycled materials to make spectacular firework art. Overlap bright colours and do'nt forget to add glitter for the perfect touch.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Slime Time
Slime you say!? Who doesn't love slime! Glittering slime, glow in the dark slime, magnetic slime and so much more. Enjoy the many wonderful textures, styles, colours and more with this entire program dedicated to mess and fun. As if that isn't enough, let’s get the targets out and throw this slime around! (Suitable for all ages).
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Belgrave Lake Park and Ralph Breaks The Internet
Time to get active as you run, climb and explore the play equipment! Build up an apetite for a lunch at the playground. Popcorn will be popped and ready for you at the cinema for a screening of Ralph Wrecks the Internet.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $25.50
Image Disco Party
Get your party shoes on and get ready to dance at our fun-filled disco themed party complete with flashing lights, awesome music and glow sticks.
Image Number Soccer
Compete against your friends in the ultimate game of number soccer. Pay attention for your number and get ready to dribble, kick and outsmart your opponent.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Coloured Flowers
Combine white flowers and food dye in a vase with water and watch their petals change colour! You'll be amazed at the end results.
Image Stained Glass Windows
Learn how to produce an embossed effect on canvas as you create a colourful masterpiece, drawing inspiration from stained glass windows.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Splashtastic Water Games
Cool down this summer with the ultimate action-packed water-based party games! Participant in a fun-filled activities including water run, steal the water, water team tag and much more! Recommended children bring a towel and change of clothing.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Queen Victoria Park and Melbourne Sealife Aquarium
Soak in the sunshine and fresh air with a picnic lunch at the Queen Vic Park. With tummies full, it's time to head over to the Melbourne Aquarium to spot some sea creatures great and small.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $32.50
Image Bath Bombs
We know that bath bombs are always fun to watch in the bath, but have you ever tried making your own? Learn how to make your own fizzy bath bombs using safe household ingredients and watch them fizz in the water!
Image Egg and Spoon Race
Carry the delicate eggs in a spoon to the end of a race, whoever gets there the fastest with their egg still whole wins!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Butterfly Cupcakes
Turn delicious cupcakes into beautiful butterflies using coloured icing and various lollites to create stunning features.
Image Limbo
How low can you go? Get ready to compete in a fun game of limbo. The aim of the game is to fit your body under the limbo stick and travel underneath it without touching it!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Hovercrafts
Using only a CD, bottle pop cap, balloon and science construct your very own hovercraft. How far will your hovercraft fly?
Image DIY Pizza
Yum! Using wholemeal bases and tomato paste with a wide assortment of veggies make delicious custom pizzas.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image National Sports Museum and MCG Tour
Learn about Australia's rich sporting culture as you wonder through the museum. Compare how sports were played throughout history and learn about our sporting heroes from the past. Tour around the MCG stadium with some fun facts and behind the scenes secrets and stories.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $24.00
Image Water Marble Coasters
Use nail polish in a tub of water to make beautiful patterns and simply dip the tiles in to create beautiful coasters An Extend Exclusive take home gift which will impress your family. Using nail polish, water and magic create a beautiful tile coaster full of character.
Image Tiggy
Get ready to run, jump, duck and dive as we play a range of fun tiggy games. You better be quick to avoid being caught! Adapted to children of all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Magic Show and Workshop
It's a showcase of impressive magic tricks suitable for primary school aged children! Witness a live rabbit show, be entertained by puppets, and learn some of your own magic tricks to perform to others.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Masquerade
A day of mystery and magic! Dance the night away in your fantastic handmade mask.
Image Watercolour Art
Try your hand at a new crafty technique, using water coloured paper and tissue paper to create images watch as the dye of the tissue paper leaves its own special mark on the watercolour paper.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image CLOSED
Image Film Rockets
Take learning about chemical reactions to new heights with this fun and safe science experiment. 3, 2, 1, blast off!
Image Icy Fruit Pops
Cool down with these refreshing frozen fruit pops using real fruit pieces. A delicious and healthy summer treat.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Lavendar Sachet
Use material and lavendar to make a scahet that keeps drawers smelling beautiful! This Extend Exclusive take home gift will be perfect for keeping your drawers smelling beautiful.
Image Water Fun Party
Welcome to the Extend Squad Water Park! Water limbo, water balloon volleyball, spraychestra and foot freeze. Fun for everyone.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
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    WHAT TO BRING
  • A snack
  • A water bottle
  • A packed lunch (unless otherwise indicated in the activity descriptions)
  • Suitable clothing for the weather (consider Sunsmart clothing/hat or jumper when cold)
  • Suitable footwear (no thongs or open toe shoes – sandals are okay)
  • An art smock or wear old clothes for art or messy activities
  • Check the activity descriptions above for any additional items to bring on specialty days
    ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL ITEMS
  • Double-check the activity descriptions on the Extend website to ensure you are familiar with any special requirements. For example is your child attending a dress-up day? Do they need to bring a photo for a craft activity?
    PAY THE BEST RATE
  • If you're not already receiving Child Care Subsidy see our Child Care Subsidy page to learn more, and use our estimator to estimate your out of pocket expense.
  • Book 14 days or more in advance to receive the best rate. See our Terms and Conditions for more details.
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