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Summer 2012/2013School HolidayProgramActivityDescriptionsPage 4St Joachim's Primary SchoolActivityModified Table TennisMusical BeatsNetballPaper MagicParty afternoon -Australia DayParty afternoon -Australian OpenParty Afternoon -Summer FunPicnic RacesDescriptionsWant to play table tennis but don’t have the necessaryequipment? Make your own simple table tennis racquetand ball and enjoy a game wherever you go!Make music by building your own instruments first! Try yourhand at making a rain stick, maraca, tambourine, kazoo,guitar, or even xylophone! Decorate your instrument withsequins, feathers, paint, and a range of art media.Pivot, pass, shoot and goal! All the drills to perfect yourskills! With modified games and activities for boys and girlsof all ages.Did you know the human body can fit through a piece ofpaper? Learn this trick and amaze yourself when you walkstraight through it. You won’t believe your eyes! Other papertricks will also be revealed.Aussie Aussie Aussie! Oi oi oi! Prepare for AustraliaDay with a party afternoon filled with party food and partygames. Make a flag or boomerang to celebrate!Celebrate the commencement of the Australian Open with aparty afternoon filled with party food and tournaments! Joinin on a tournament of modified tennis and put your skills tothe test!Summer is well and truly here and it’s the perfect excuseto celebrate with a party afternoon filled with party gamesand party food. Make summer props including wackysunglasses and crazy hats!All the traditional picnic races adapted for all ages - have ago at the ‘egg’ and spoon race, three legged race, and otherpopular favourites!


Summer 2012/2013School HolidayProgramActivityDescriptionsPage 5St Joachim's Primary SchoolActivityPirate’s TreasureRoundersScavenger HuntScience 1: ParachutesScience 2: BubblesScience 3:KaleidoscopeSkittlesSoccerSummer GamesDescriptionsPut on your best pirate act and make and decorate yourown treasure box of treats. Hide your treasure chests andparticipate in a scavenger hunt challenge!Participate in this backyard favourite suitable for boys andgirls of all ages, and test your skills in batting and bowlingthe ball. Run the fastest you can to score a home run!Learn the basic skills of orienteering and put it to practicewith a scavenger hunt! You’ll be an expert with maps andcompasses by the end of it.Learn all about physics by constructing your own miniatureparachute and figurine. What materials can you use tokeep your parachute afloat? Experiment with differentweights and shapes to learn about resistance of air.Create bubbles using different bubble recipes andexperiment to see which works best. Make your ownbubble wands to form different bubble shapes. How big willyour bubbles be?Learn all about light and reflections by making your owncolourful kaleidoscope. Turn your kaleidoscope and watchthe designs change!This variation of dodgeball is unpredictable and challenging.Hit the right cone and the other team loses; or hit the wrongcone and all your opponents are back in the game!Are you a Socceroo? Come and enhance your soccerskills with drills, skills and a challenging mini competition.Adapted to all age groups.Learn how to play a huge selection of summer gamesincluding balloon basketball, blob tag, catch the cane, andpizza shop! Guaranteed hours of fun in the sun!


Summer 2012/2013School HolidayProgramActivityDescriptionsPage 6St Joachim's Primary SchoolActivitySwagmen HatsTeam ChallengeTeam GamesTribal CraftsWacky GamesWoven MatsDescriptionsTake a trip to the Aussie outback and channel your innerswagmen with these impressive cork hats. Make your owncork hat using straw and never be pestered by a fly again!Get into teams and learn the rules of some action-packedteam games including ‘Rob the Nest’ and ‘Builders andBulldozers’. May the fastest team win!Get your team building skills on in these fun team gamessuitable for all ages. Can you work as a team to untangle agiant human knot?Channel your inner Native American by making your ownextravagant dream catcher and totem pole. Will your dreamcatcher capture your dreams?Learn the rules of a bunch of new and wacky gamesincluding ‘Broken Window’, ‘Stuck in the Mud’, and ‘Zap’.Suitable for all ages in groups big and small!Using cardboard strips, learn how to weave your ownunique placemat perfect for the upcoming holiday meals!Bring your placemat to life with a tropical beach themethat’s sure to impress!

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