Welcome to Extend Holiday Programs

Extend Squad

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.

St Mary's Primary School, St Kilda East

Address: Parish Hall | 7 Westbury Street (opposite school) | St Kilda East | VIC | 3183
Operating Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Session Fee *: $ 88.40. Out-of-pocket expense is lower with Child Care Subsidy.
* Fees are per child per session. Extra fee for excursions / incursions.


Image Mini Olympics
The Extend mini Olympics has arrived and you're a competing Olympian! Get ready for the 2016 Olympics as you learn how to do the long jump and leap over hurdles. Try your hand at modified discus and shotput suitable for all ages. Requested by Rebecca, Anthony and Taleen.
Image Tornado In A Jar
Come and join us in the Extend Squad science lab, as we explore natural disasters and what causes them. Discover how tornadoes are occur and watch as we recreate one inside a jar.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Summer Luau Pineapple Party
Get ready to dance, as we dress up in our summer luau pineapple outfits and have a blast dancing to Hawaiian themed tunes.
Image Tie Dye T-Shirts
Bring along a plain white t-shirt or clothing item to transform into a groovy tie-dyed design. Learn the techniques in tie dying and discover the amazing patterns you can create.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Walking Water
You'll be mesmerized with this fantastic science experiment as you watch how water can walk through different colours.
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! Requested by Xavier.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Fruity Sorbet
Come and join us in the Extend Squad dessert kitchen, as we make an easy, yummy treat. We will put on our chef hats and make a yummy flavoursome sorbet in a bag. Requested by Taleen.
Image The Ultimate Jack In The Box
Today the children will be able to decorate and create their very own paper Jack in the Box. A perfect gift for a family member or friend. Requested by Xavier.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Elstenwick 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 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 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 Wind Chimes
Put your artistic skills to the challenge with this fun-filled activity.. Create your own colourful and Wind Chimesand impress your family with the fancy new addition to the home.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Photo Frames
Picture perfect! Design and customise your very own photo frame, perfect to hang and display at home and a lovely gift to your family.
Image Jailbreak
There's no time to rest when you participate in this popular variation of dodgeball suitable for all ages. This active team game will keep you entertained and test your skills in agility.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Big Bang!
Participate in a series of science experiments and learn how explosions occur as a result of a chemical reaction. Have a blast with an exploding bag experiment, Mentos explosion, and make an erupting volcano! A safe activity using safe non-toxic ingredients suitable for children of all ages. Requested by Quinn T.
Image Magical Leafs
Collect twigs, leaves, and other natural resources to create a nature-based canvas. Create an autumn tree using twigs for the branches, or create a picture of a bird using leaves as feathers. Explore your creativity to design your masterpiece. Requested Bella and Chiara.
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 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 Banana Muffins
Making banana muffins It's time to don your chef's hat and join us in making these delicious banana muffins. The smell of freshly baked cookies with drive you bananas! Requested by Daniel.
Image Karaoke Party
Get ready to sing your heart out! It's a karaoke party complete with all your favourite hits! What song will you be singing? Recommended by Rebecca and Taleen.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Mini Golf
Practice your golfing skills and become as pro! Challenge yourself to a hole in one, beware of hurdles, and have a blast as you navigate your way through a tricky adventure golf challenge suitable for children of primary school age.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
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 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 Cheesymite Scrolls
There isn't anything more Australian than Vegemite, and we're celebrating Australia Day by making delicious cheesymite scrolls! The combination of cheese and vegemite is the perfect Aussie snack! Requested by Daniel.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Exploding Rockets
Take learning about chemical reactions to new heights with this fun and safe science experiment. 3, 2, 1, blast off! Requested by Ana.
Image Bird Feeder
Attract the attention of some birds in your garden by creating a hanging bird feeder! Paint your bird feeder to look like a tree, complete with bark and leaves. Requested by Xavier and Omar.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Water Fun Party
Welcome to the Extend Squad Water Park! Water limbo, water balloon volleyball, spraychestra and foot freeze. Fun for everyone. Requested by Charlie, Jack, Lilli and Annabel.
Image Catch Me If You Can
Keep your eyes on the ball in this team game that will test your reflex and speed. Maintain an intense focus or you're out! Suitable for children of primary school age.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image CLOSED
Image DIY Frisbee
Create your own unique frisbee with awesome patterns and designs. Put your frisbee to the test and see how far it can fly! Requested by Nicky.
Image Aussie Favourites Bake Off
Join us in the Extend Squad kitchen as we bake one of Australia's classics, the lamington. This tasty treat will have you mouth-watering and wanting more! Requested by Daniel.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Egg Geodes
Delve into the world of science with this captivating experiment, witness the process of crystallization from beginning to end.
Image Mini Athletics
The Extend Mini Athletics has arrived and you're competing! Participate in competitive games of relays and races and test your skills in long jump or discus. Adapted for children of all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Pencil Cup Holder
Put on your creative hat was you design, decorate and create your own pencil cup holder. A perfect and practical addition to your desk!
Image Pirate Party and Treasure Hunt
Ahoy, me hearties! Jump onboard and sail the seas at our pirate party, children will create pirate hats and their very own treasure maps. The voyage continues as we embrace on a hunt for treassure. Will you find the gold?
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
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Craft Craft Games Sport / Games Cooking Cooking Science Science
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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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