Imagination Magic

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Imagination Magic is a monthly performing arts and literacy program for babies, toddlers and pre-school children 0-5 years of age and their parents and caregivers.

The program encourages child interaction and provides children with a fun, creative, stimulating experience filled with music and movement. There are a variety of performers including; musicians, dancers, puppets and drumming.

Bookings

Places are limited and bookings are essential to secure your place.  

Bookings for the program are via the Melton Learning Directory.  Select RSVP to book and include the number of children attending, adults are not required to RSVP a ticket.

Due to limited number of spaces, this program is available only to City of Melton residents and is currently not able to accommodate group bookings.

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How to book a place: Our Families and Playgroups Officer will send links via email to book online. To register to receive this email please join our Families and Children's mailing list.

If you are feeling unwell please stay at home.       

July 2024 - Jamming with Jem

Bookings for July - Jamming with Jem

Come along and join us for a magical interweave of story, music, movement, sensory play and child-led learning to tickle the senses and spark the imagination! 

Experience the joy of bonding through music with this fun-filled program for you and your little one, jam-packed with songs, stories, sensory play and lots of exciting props and instruments. Younger ones will enjoy the sensory delights of group singing and colourful tactile items, while the older ones can jump, dance, and offer their own creative ideas into the songs and activities.

SESSION 1
When: Wednesday 17 July, 2024
Where: Timbertop Children's & Community Centre, 1 Timbertop Parade, Aintree
Time:  9.30am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 3 July, 2024
Book 9.30am session

SESSION 2
When: Wednesday 17 July, 2024
Where: Timbertop Children's & Community Centre, 1 Timbertop Parade, Aintree
Time: 11.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 3 July, 2024
Book 11.00am session

SESSION 3
When: Thursday 25 July, 2024
Where: Melton Community Hall, 238 High Street, Melton
Time: 10.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 3 July, 2024
Book 10.00am session 

August 2024 - Dr Bethany's Tooth Tales

Bookings for August - Dr Bethany's Tooth Tales

It's Dental week 7th - 13th of August! Join Dr Bethany, the singing dentist, and Darcy the Dragon, her toothy sidekick, as she empowers children to become champions of their oral health for Dental Health Month. Learning about looking after little teeth has never been more fun! Join in with songs, dancing, games, dress-ups, questions and more, with a special goodie bag for every child to take home. Children will have a blast without even realising they're learning and there are lots of helpful tips for parents too.

SESSION 1

When: Thursday 1 August, 2024
Where: Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill
Time:  9.30am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 17 July, 2024
Book 9.30am session

SESSION 2
When: Thursday 1 August, 2024
Where: Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill
Time: 11.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 17 July, 2024
Book 11.00am session

SESSION 3
When: Monday 26 August, 2024
Where: Melton Community Hall, 238 High Street, Melton
Time: 10.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 17 July, 2024
Book 10.00am session 

September 2024 - Jitterbugs Music

Bookings for September - Jitterbugs Music

Join Jitterbugs for a fun and interactive music and movement session filled with age-appropriate action songs for all to clap, move, shake, bounce and more. Children, parents and carers of all ages can participate in this fun filled music and movement program.

A variety of colourful props and musical instruments provide engaging experiences, and help develop children’s fine and gross motor skills, eye tracking and awareness, all while having lots of fun!

SESSION 1
When: Thursday 5 September, 2024
Where: Fraser Rise Children's & Community Centre, 46 City Vista Court, Fraser Rise
Time:  9.30am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 21 August, 2024
Book 9.30am session

SESSION 2
When: Thursday 5 September, 2024
Where: Fraser Rise children's & Community Centre, 46 City Vista Court, Fraser Rise
Time: 11.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 21 August, 2024
Book 11.00am session

SESSION 3
When: Tuesday 17 September, 2024
Where: Melton Community Hall, 238 High Street, Melton
Time: 10.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 21 August, 2024
Book 10.00am session 

October 2024 - Branch into Music

Bookings for October - Branch into Music

Join us for an action-packed, fun-filled, interactive music and movement session, designed to strengthen the bonds between you and your child, promote their healthy brain development and encourage their emotional intelligence.

In the session, we will sing songs, play musical instruments, dance and move our bodies, and listen to a musical story.

We all know that making music makes us happy and happy children thrive - they are more likely to engage in learning and develop secure relationships. Let’s make meaningful music with our little people, together in October! See you there!

SESSION 1
When: Thursday 10 October, 2024
Where: Diggers Rest Sports & Community Pavilion, Plumpton Road, Diggers Rest
Time:  9.30am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 25 September, 2024
Book 9.30am session

SESSION 2
When: Thursday 10 October, 2024
Where: Diggers Rest Sports & Community Pavilion, Plumpton Road, Diggers Rest
Time: 11.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 25 September, 2024
Book 11.00am session

SESSION 3
When: Wednesday 30 October, 2024
Where: Melton Community Hall, 238 High Street, Melton
Time: 10.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 25 September, 2024
Book 10.00am session 

November 2024 - Musical Minds

Bookings for November - Musical Minds

Musical Minds are Melbourne's leaders in Music Education! The talented musicians at Musical Minds go beyond the performance/audience setting and bring the kids into the performance. As active participants in the music performance, we will all sing, dance and play a range of percussion instruments! Let's jump into Spring with an interactive performance from Musical Minds! 

SESSION 1
When: Monday 11 November, 2024
Where: Mt. Atkinson Children's & Community Centre, 160 Clara Avenue, Truganina
Time:  9.30am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 23 October, 2024
Book 9.30am session

SESSION 2
When: Monday 11 November, 2024
Where: Mt. Atkinson Children's & Community Centre, 160 Clara Avenue, Truganina
Time: 11.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 23 October, 2024
Book 11.00am session

SESSION 3
When: Thursday 28 November, 2024
Where: Melton Community Hall, 238 High Street, Melton
Time: 10.00am
BOOKINGS OPEN: 9.00am - Wednesday 23 October, 2024
Book 10.00am session 

 

   


Accessibility

Download the Imagination Magic Behavioural Guidelines(PDF, 273KB)

Social Stories

Social Stories are a social learning tool that supports safe and meaningful information to support children, parents and carers to understand what to expect when attending the Imagination Magic program.

Social Story - Fraser Rise Children's & Community Centre(PDF, 1MB)

Social Story - Melton Community Hall(PDF, 2MB)

Social Story - Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre(PDF, 2MB)

Social Story - Thornhill Park Children's & Community Centre(PDF, 658KB)