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Billy Carts

Build, test and drive in our engaging and longest running incursion

RECOMMENDED FOR FOUNDATION - YEAR 12

Billy carts is easily adaptable and will vary depending on your focus.  Students might like to investigate the different properties and materials of types of vehicles or race against the clock as they follow a procedure or a design brief. 

 
All students will spend time using tools and hardware in the workshop to create their own vehicles and simple machines and of course everyone (including teachers!) will have the opportunity to jump on the billy carts and burn around our track!

Our qualified teachers are fantastic at tailoring this incursion to suit your focus so please give us as much information as possible.
 

All you have to do is check the 'Important Information' below and we will do the rest.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • A large unfurnished gymnasium or hall is required for this Incursion
  • Our instructor will arrive an hour before your start time to set up
  • This session runs for 90 minutes.
  • 43 students maximum per session (approximately)
  • We will structure the sessions around your school timetable
  • Teachers must be present during the session
  • A minimum 75% deposit must be made 7 days from the date of booking for your incursion to go ahead.
  • You will be invoiced in accordance to your normal student numbers. Please let us know if there are any variations on the day and we will amend the invoice accordingly.
 

We Sell Billy Cart Kits!

Billy Cart Kits are available for purchase for $150+ GST each. These make for fantastic class follow up activities as 1 between 8-10 students. Please see our 'Billy Cart Kits' page for more information.

Billy Carts

Focus

Billy Carts offers a variation of activities and equipment between grades F-2 and 3+ to suit your curriculum focus and different students abilities. 

Common focus areas for this incursion are:

  • Push, Pull and Forces
  • Friction and Gravity
  • How things move
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Deign processes and Inventions
  • History and Transport
  • Simple Machines
  • Celebrations
  • STEM

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Absolutely. We were amazed at how well the students participated in the three activities we chose for the day, especially the Hip Hop session. We had a fabulous day. Melissa was wonderful with the kids. It was great to join in with the activities. We would have you guys back in a flash. Thanks for an amazing experience.

St Margaret Mary's

The Prep children had a fantastic session with the variety of toys. Their interaction reinforced the learning areas we were working through, such as movement, materials, texture and so on.
Thank you for an enjoyable and worthwhile session.

Knox Gardens PS

All extremely well organised. Ryan was enthusiastic and friendly to work with. The activities were engaging and fun whilst promoting teamwork and curriculum links.

Chiltern Primary School

Ryan was fabulous, he engaged the students and had them excited to learn. The incursion was a great introduction into circuits and the students where buzzing with their learning back in the classroom. Thank you!

Antonio Park PS

All students were highly engaged and really enjoyed it. Your instructor you provided was sensational and knew how to control the students.

Burwood PS

The Prep children had a fantastic session with the variety of toys. Their interaction reinforced the learning areas we were working through, such as movement, materials, texture and so on.
Thank you for an enjoyable and worthwhile session.

Knox Gardens PS

Presenters were extremely good. My students were very excited and enjoyed the experience. My girls wrote about the opportunity to use a screwdriver, they loved it. Well done to everyone.

Glenroy West PS

All students were engaged with fun hands-on outdoor activities. The small compass was a great bonus for students. Some of my students used theirs during lunch break and had more practice at using compass. Thanks heaps!

Darul Ulum College of Victoria

Children enjoyed the hands-on activities and the different variety of stations provided for them. Instructions were clear for the children to understand. Very organised presentation

Cana Catholic Primary School

We LOVED it! So relevant to our Science topic and so much fun! Andy was very professional and engaging and the kids were on a high all day. Thanks again!

Kincoppal- Rose Bay