You don’t have to leave your school or centre to enjoy the learn-through-play benefits of the Early Start Discovery Space!
Book an incursion today and our experienced Educators will come to you to share purpose-designed activities that inspire imagination and ignite a love of learning.

Benefits of a Discovery Space Incursion:

  • All incursions are mapped to the Early Years Learning Framework and NSW Board of Studies K-6 Syllabus
  • Save money on bus hire
  • Affordable and accessible to more families
  • Include multiple classes throughout the day

Incursions are also available for OOSH vacation care providers.

Curious Collection

The Early Start Discovery Space comes to you with a collection of hands-on exhibits and toys to transform your early learning centre into a mini children’s museum! Learn emergent science skills through play as we read, sing, and dance our way to discovery.

Curriculum Links
Early Year Learning Framework: Outcome 1, 2, 4 and 5

Dinosaur Dig

Preschoolers become palaeontologists to explore and find the hidden dinosaur fossils!
They will engage in active role-play to learn to move and think like a dinosaur before sorting, mixing and matching the fossils to discover which dinosaurs they’ve unearthed.

Curriculum Links
Early Year Learning Framework: Outcome 1, 2, 4 and 5

Garden Explorers

Children will explore the importance of sustainability and the environment by participating in a garden adventure and searching for a variety of plants and animal life. The aim of this guided incursion is to promote a sense of responsibility and respect for the environment as well as evoke enquiry for social issues. 

Curriculum Links
Early Year Learning Framework: Outcome 1, 2, 4 and 5

Book Nook – English

Children finding clues

The world of Roald Dahl’s The BFG comes to life!
Children play with images, sounds, and words to ‘gobblefunk’ their own quirky characters before playing with narrative elements to construct their own wild stories.

Bricks & Clicks – Science & Technology

Children playing with LEGO

Children participate in a hands-on engineering activity creating and designing LEGO brick boats that float. Working in small collaborative groups children will develop their problem-solving skills while exploring the concepts of floating and sinking.

Trains – Geography

Children on trains

Children will explore the concepts of ‘what makes a community’ and ‘what makes a place special’ using their school as an example. Using their understanding of people and places, children will work in collaborative groups to make their own community.