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McCrae Holiday Program

Visit the McCrae Homestead built in 1844 to learn about life on the land for the McCrae family and the Bunurong people who called the land home for thousands of years.

With the setting of the Indigenous dwelling our Indigenous Educator will teach children about Aboriginal Culture and Traditions of the local Bunurong People.

  • Learn about different plants and animals that were used for food & medicine by the Bunurong people. Children will make their own witchetty grub to take home.
  • Learn about the different symbols that the Aboriginal people for identification and they will paint a symbol on a wooden disc to take home.

In the 1844 Original Homestead children will learn about daily life for children in the nineteenth century.

  • Children will have the opportunity to tour the original homestead that was built by the McCrae family
  • Play some old fashioned games such as quoits, sack races, egg and spoon races etc.

All our facilitators are qualified educators and have the necessary Working with Children’s Checks.

Due to children participating in activities outside children must bring; hats, water bottles, and be wearing sunscreen and weather appropriate clothing.

McCrae Homestead
11 Beverley Road