Kids' creative activities for spring school holidays

Holidays are the ideal time for kids and teens to get creative.
Kids' creative activities for spring school holidays

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Covering performing arts, crafts or visual arts ArtsHub has collated a selection of short courses and workshops for these spring school holidays. 

ATYP Winter Holiday Drama Workshops
AGES: 4-17yrs | 30 September - 11 October
Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) provide a school holiday lifeline for busy parents with creative kids. Offering a fantastic program of drama workshops for kids from Kindergarten to Yr 12 that include acting, film making and much more.

The Katena Luminarium at Bunjil Place will wow you!
AGES: up to 17 |27 September – 6 October
Lose yourself in a labyrinth of colour, shapes, and winding tunnels - kids and adults alike will be mesmerised by the amazing kaleidoscope of the Katena Luminarium. Pre-book your tickets to jump the queue!


Penrith Regional Gallery
AGES: 3-16 | 8 – 11 October
Enter a wonderful world of colour this October School Holidays at Penrith Regional Gallery!


Riverside Theatres
AGES: up to 17 |27 September – 6 October
Hit the spot these school holidays with live shows, music, films, workshops and free activities for the whole family at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, 1 – 5 October! Check out the full program


Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature
AGES: 3-13 | Until 9 February 2020
Curated for families, Playtime explores Australian Children’s Literature through engaging activities. Write stories; look at books created across the years; and watch video stories. Then tuck in to read a bedtime story.Part of Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature.


Join Sydney Children’s Choir in 2020
AGES: 6-24 | Until 1 November 2019
Sydney Children’s Choir is now recruiting for 2020 choristers. Apply now to secure you voice assessment appointment on Sunday 17 November.The test only takes 5-10 minutes and allows us to determine the most appropriate choir for each voice.


NIDA Open Spring school holidays
ALL AGES | September/October
Spring into action these school holidays with NIDA, Australia’s leading institution for dramatic arts education and training. We’re bringing our most popular short courses to multiple national locations: Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Gold Coast, Launceston, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney and Townsville.


Sydney Dance Company Spring Holiday Workshops
AGES: 5–18 | 30 Sept – 11 Oct
Dance into Spring at our holiday workshops in Ultimo, Bondi and Pennant Hills! Beginner, intermediate and advanced workshops are designed to inspire and motivate young dancers, covering a range of styles including Contemporary, Hip Hop and more.


Kids Fest at Frankston Arts Centre
ALL AGES | 23 - 27 September
Frankston Arts Centre presents Kids Fest these September school holidays. See the hilarious Children are Stinky or watch the circus show FoRT. Join a circus workshop or a giant installation workshop. Bring your beloved pet to see the wonderful pet portraits exhibition featuring works by talented young artists. Kids Fest is the place to be!

Fo Fum Fiesta at
the Art Gallery of NSW

AGES: 0-12 | 29 Sep – 11 Oct 2019
Join the giant festival of imagination and play! Roll up your sleeves and get hands on in workshops; meet artist David Capra and his dazzling sausage dog Teena; move and groove to music and performances; hear stories; play and create or enjoy a family flick.See the Gallery’s website for details.


AFTRS’ School Holiday Courses
GRADES: 7-12 | October, December, January
Holiday courses for teens (Grades 7–12) are the perfect way to learn new skills and have fun. From Digi Animation to Writing a Short Film, there is something available for every young creative.Plus if you book early there is a 10% Early Bird discount.Check out the full selection 


Thursday 12 September, 2019

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