School holiday classes

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Our fun kids classes include painting, pottery, wheel throwing, lots of creative writing, printmaking, sculpture, portraits, flower painting, mixed media, beaded jewellery, guitar workshops and more!

  • Morning, afternoon and full day workshops are available.
  • All art materials are provided unless stated otherwise.
  • All kids art classes are held at Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, Bancroft Park, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville.
  • Ku-ring-gai Art Centre will follow all current COVID Public Health Orders. For the latest health information please visit the NSW Government and the Australian Government Department of Health websites.

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Creative Kids vouchers

You can now book a holiday course (over $100) online with your Creative Kids voucher! We have an easy guide showing you step by step on how to register/login and make a booking with a Creative Kids voucher. 

How to book (with a Creative Kids voucher): view here(PDF, 1MB)

Booking information/terms and conditions

Summer school holiday program 9 - 20 January 2023 

Bookings open 7 December

Pottery Week 1

Pottery Week 1

E 1117 - E 1122 Animals on Safari Pottery classes

Wednesday 11 Jan - Friday 13 Jan (mornings and afternoons)

Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Age: 6 - 13 years
Times: Morning: 9.30am - 12pm, or  Afternoon: 1pm - 3.30pm
Cost: 1 x half day class $80 (inc. materials)
What is your favourite safari animal? Will you choose a giraffe, zebra, hippo or elephant? You will use pinch pot and coil techniques to hand-build your creature with clay. Take your work home on the day!

Book online

E 1109 Wheel Throwing

Monday 9 Jan

Tutor: Tammy Morton
Age: 10 - 13 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $130 inc. materials, firing and glazing
This fun workshop teaches children how to prepare clay, throw, shape, and finish a small piece on the wheel. They will learn new skills in finishing, decorating and recycling clay.
*Please wear closed shoes, bring a towel and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails before the class.

Book online

E 1111 Full Day Pottery

Tuesday 10 Jan

Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $130 inc. materials, firingand glazing

Have fun with clay and create your own sculpture using beginner ceramic techniques. Your creations will be glazed and fired to be collected at a later date. 
*Please wear closed shoes and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails before the class.
Book online

Week 1 classes

Week 1 classes

E 1103 Insects, Bees and Butterflies

MONDAY 9 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 6 - 12 years
Time: 9.30am - 12pm
Cost: $75 inc. materials

Have fun drawing and painting interesting critters you have seen in the local park or garden.
Book online

E 1105 Rainbow Painting

TUESDAY 10 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 5 - 9 years
Time: 9.30am - 12pm
Cost: $75 inc. materials

Everyone loves rainbows! Create a beautiful artwork using all the colours of the rainbow.
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E 1106 Insects, Bees and Butterflies

MONDAY 9 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 6 - 12 years
Time: 1pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $75 inc. materials

Have fun drawing and painting interesting critters you have seen in the local park or garden.
Book online

E 1107 Rainbow Painting

TUESDAY 10 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 5 - 9 years
Time: 1pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $75 inc. materials
Everyone loves rainbows! Create a beautiful artwork using all the colours of the rainbow.
Book online

E 1108 Flowers in Nature

MONDAY 9 JAN
Tutor: Jessica Hannah
Age: 6 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

In this exciting workshop we will be looking at the role of flowers in nature and society. Have fun creating fabulous short stories, poems and artwork to take home with you.Book online

E 1110 Shopkins Diorama

TUESDAY 10 JAN
Tutor: Jessica Hannah
Age: 6 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Create a three-dimensional world for your shopkins or other toys in this fun creative workshop.
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E 1111 Full Day Pottery

TUESDAY 10 JAN
Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $130 inc. materials, firing and glazing

Have fun with clay and create your own sculpture using beginner ceramic techniques. Your creations will be glazed and fired to be collected at a later date. 
*Please wear closed shoes and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails before the class.
Book online

E 1112 Landscape Painting

WEDNESDAY 11 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 7 - 11 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Learn to draw and paint a beautiful Australian landscape with native plants and animals.
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E 1113 Ink Paint Australian Animals

THURSDAY 12 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 7 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Learn how to paint Australian animals using line and colour. If you love frogs, birds, and kangaroos come along and join the fun!
Book online

E 1114 Guitar - Beginners

THURSDAY 12 AND FRIDAY 13 JAN (two days)
Tutor: Toby Fredkin
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm (both days)
Cost: $170

The aim is for beginners to master basic chords and simple songs over the two days.
*Students must bring own guitar, which must be a suitable size to ensure they can play correctly. Please contact the Art Centre for details.
Book online

E 1115 Printmaking

FRIDAY 13 JAN
Tutor: Susan Baran
Age: 6 - 10 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Children will explore printmaking using scratchboard. Images will be drawn on the scratchboard, then using a roller and a plate they will create exciting prints to take home.
Book online

Pottery Week 2

Pottery Week 2

E 1137 - E 1143 Animals on Safari Pottery classes

WEDNESDAY 18 JAN - FRIDAY 20 JAN (MORNINGS AND AFTERNOONS)
Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Age: 6 - 13 years
Time: Morning: 9.30am - 12pm or Afternoon: 1pm - 3.30pm
Cost: 1 x half day class $80 (inc. materials)

What is your favourite safari animal? Will you choose a giraffe, zebra, hippo or elephant? You will use pinch pot and coil techniques to hand-build your creature with clay. Take your work home on the day!
Book online

E 1128 Wheel Throwing 

MONDAY 16 JAN
Tutor: Tammy Morton
Age: 10 - 13 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $130 inc. materials, firing and glazing

This fun workshop teaches children how to prepare clay, throw, shape, and finish a small piece on the wheel. They will learn new skills in finishing, decorating and recycling clay.
*Please wear closed shoes, bring a towel and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails before the class.
Book online

E 1132 Full Day Pottery

TUESDAY 17 JAN
Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $130 inc. materials, firing and glazing

Create your own sculpture using fun beginner ceramic techniques. Your creations will be glazed and fired to be collected at a later date. 
 *Please wear closed shoes and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails before the class.
Book online

Week 2 classes

Week 2 classes

E 1123 Flower Still Life

MONDAY 16 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 6 - 10 years
Time: 9.30am - 12pm
Cost: $75 inc. materials

Students will explore and develop their drawing abilities, learning about form, tone, shade and composition.
Book online

E 1124 Beaded Jewellery

MONDAY 16 JAN
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 5 - 10 years
Time: 9.30am - 12pm
Cost: $75*

Design and create your own stunning jewellery or make some for someone special. 
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $8. Tools are provided in class.
Book online

E 1125 Flower Still Life

MONDAY 16 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 6 - 10 years
Time: 1pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $75 inc. materials

Students will explore and develop their drawing abilities, learning about form, tone, shade and composition.
Book online

E 1126 Beaded Jewellery

MONDAY 16 JAN
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 1pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $75*

Design and create your own stunning jewellery or make some for someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $8. Tools are provided in class.
Book online

E 1127 Wonderful World of Harry Potter

MONDAY 16 JAN
Tutor: Jessica Hannah
Age: 7 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Explore the wonderful world of Harry Potter through fun creative writing, dress-ups and art & craft. All abilities welcome.
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E 1129 Animal Plaster Art

TUESDAY 17 JAN
Tutor: Rachel Carroll
Age: 6 - 10 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Learn to use reclaimed materials and plaster to make and paint your very own animal sculpture.
Book online

E 1130 Beaded Jewellery

TUESDAY 17 JAN
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 5 - 10 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $100*

Design and create your own stunning jewellery or make some for someone special. 
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in class.
Book online

E 1131 Sea Creatures, Pirates and Mermaids

TUESDAY 17 JAN
Tutor: Jessica Hannah
Age: 7 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Explore the ocean and its mysteries through creative writing, dress-ups and art & craft. All abilities welcome.
Book online

E 1132 Full Day Pottery

TUESDAY 17 JAN
Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $130 inc. materials, firing and glazing

Create your own sculpture using fun beginner ceramic techniques. Your creations will be glazed and fired to be collected at a later date. 
 *Please wear closed shoes and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails before the class.
Book online

E 1133 Make Your Own Concertina Book

WEDNESDAY 18 JAN
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere
Age: 6 - 9 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Using mixed media, tell a visual summertime story in a beautifully coloured concertina book.
Book online

E 1134 Beaded Jewellery

WEDNESDAY 18 JAN
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $100*

Design and create your own stunning jewellery or make some for someone special. 
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in class.
Book online

E 1135 Beautiful Bracelets

THURSDAY 19 JAN
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 7 -12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $100*

Design and make beautiful stacking bracelets to glam up your outfit. Learn braiding, cross over and choose your own charms to give them an extra sparkle. 
 *Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in class.
Book online

E 1136 Guitar - Beginners

THURSDAY 19 AND FRIDAY 20 JAN (two days) 
Tutor: Toby Fredkin
Age: 8 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $170

The aim is for beginners to master basic chords and simple songs over the two days. 
*Students must bring own guitar, which must be a suitable size to ensure they can play correctly. Please contact the Art Centre for details.
Book online

E 1144 Pet Portraits

FRIDAY 20 JAN
Tutor: Susan Baran
Age: 6 - 10 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost: $120 inc. materials

Children will create a portrait of their favourite pet or animal through drawing and painting.
Book online

What you need to know

  • If your child has any allergies, asthma or requirements for persons with a disability you must let us know when booking a class. Please note if your child requires an Epi-pen or puffer or any medication their action plan must be attached as a uploaded file to the booking or emailed to the Art Centre before the day of the class.
  • Food is not provided.
  • Don't forget to bring a hat, snack and smock (no nuts).
  • Choose carefully - no refunds!
  • For more information phone us on 9424 0310 or email artcentre@krg.nsw.gov.au.

Important: nut policy

The Art Centre has a policy of no nuts or nut products. Please ensure foods brought to the Centre do not contain nuts or nut products with no eating in the classroom.

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