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If you’re looking for fun ways to keep your Brisbane Kids busy these school holidays, then look no further than the host of engaging workshops on offer. Bookings are required for these events, so please click through to book and for more information.
Larrikin Puppets – Puppetry Workshops for Kids
Larrikin Puppets is running beginner workshop programs for children. No previous puppetry experience needed. Learn the basic techniques that bring Muppet-style puppet characters to life in an interactive workshop led by Brett Hansen. Students will get a chance to practice puppetry techniques using real puppets. Beginner Puppetry for Kids, Day 1 – Thursday 1st of Oct, 2015: 10am – 4pm | Beginner Puppetry for Kids, Day 2 – Friday 2nd of Oct, 2015: 10am – 4pm. www.larrikinpuppets.com.au/puppeteer-workshop-kids
Speak Up Studio
Speak Up Studio has an amazing variety of workshops running in the September school holidays – in drama, musical theatre, art, animation and science! From Mary Poppins, to Lego Animation to Matilda, to Inside Out, to Minecraft there’s something for every boy and girl! Learning and fun go hand in hand at Speak Up Studio with workshops focussed on self expression, performing, creativity, team work, and much more. Workshops will be running in the second week of the school holidays (the week of the 28th September), for 1.5 hours and cost $35 each (great discounts also available for students who book in to attend multiple days). Workshops are suitable for primary school students of all ages, with some workshops specifically for children 8 years and up. Call 3367 8572 to chat with one of their friendly teachers, or visit www.speakupstudio.com.au for all the details and to book in online!
Flying Fox Studios
Each school holidays Flying Fox Studios runs a huge range of creative workshops for kids from 4 to 16 years. Art, craft, science, construction, engineering, and a whole lot more! Book online at www.flyingfoxstudios.com.au
Tammy’s Art Studio
Tammy’s Art Studio provide creative & fun workshops during the holidays which include creating minions, clay, printmaking, making terrariums, painting, craft and much more. Workshops are scheduled for the week of Mon 21st to Fri 25th of Sept 2015. The morning session is 8.30-11.30 & the afternoon session is 12-3pm, register for one session or all day! For a copy of the timetable and registration form:- email email@example.com, phone 0413 109 687, or visit www.tammysartstudio.com.au
Join in Ginger Sport’s free soccer sessions for your 2-10-year-old these school holidays! No bookings required. Our friendly soccer coaches provide all the necessities in order to develop your child’s ball skills in a fun environment. Check out our calendar for more information on specific sessions, locations and times. https://www.gingersport.com.au/free-events/
Shake & Stir Drama Company
Come and hang with the shake & stir crew for three jam-packed days of fun! Planned by shake & stir’s Artistic Directors and the company’s qualified Education Manager and facilitated by a team of experienced shake & stir instructors students will explore the genres of Film & TV, improvisation and script work in a supportive and engaging environment! Hurry, places are strictly limited ~ enrol now to secure your spot! www.shakeandstir.com.au/primary-workshops
Ditch the iPad these holidays and enrol your child in Tiny Art’s fun and educational School Holiday Workshops for 2-5 or 6-12 year olds. Taught by local artists and art teachers, based at Morningside, children learn new skills, have fun in the process and produce unique artworks. Lots of workshops to choose from such as: Monet’s Garden, Coil Pot Creatures, The Beach and more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0421 844 508 to reserve a space. View our current program: www.tinyart.com.au
Learning Matters – Literacy Support Centre
Parents, make the decision for your child – give them the opportunity these holidays to gain a better understanding of prefixes, suffixes and roots. It can only help them to read, spell and comprehend. And it’s all done in a fun way! For further information call Wendy at Learning Matters on (07) 3217 8667 or 0409626926 , or email email@example.com. www.learningmattersqld.com.au
RAW Art workshops
Looking for something creative to do with your kids this break? The RAW Art Workshop in West End offers a fantastic September Holiday program . Classes filling fast – register now at www.rawart.com.au/workshop-timetable-SeptOct-holidays
Are you looking for an exciting activity to keep the kids entertained and engaged this school holiday period or during term time? Do you want them to have fun with friends and try something new? Or perhaps they’re looking to build their confidence or get serious with some acting training? Well, at NIDA Open there’s a course to suit them! open.nida.edu.au/brisbanekids
Tea Cup Cottage – Cubby House Program
Activities throughout the school holidays for children with special needs, including picnics, performances, craft workshops and more. Options are available for your child to remain at Cubby for in-house activities should you choose these instead of community based activities. Please inform Alex when making your reservation. Please contact Alex Shaw on 0409 896 311 or email alex@tea‐cupcottage.com to reserve your place. www.tea-cupcottage.com
Active Kids Park Sessions
No Bookings are required for these awesome FREE outdoor activities for 3 – 12 year olds, run by the Moreton Bay Regional Council. Activities include Gymnastics, Multi-sports, Rugby League, Orienteering and Yoga. Find the full timetable of activities at www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/activekids
SHAFT | School Holiday Activities for Teenagers
Shaft is a school holiday program for teenagers run by the Moreton Bay Regional Council. Teens can learn to play golf, go indoor rock climbing and mountain biking or learn some new skill at a circus and aerial workshop. There are over 25 classes to choose from each holiday on their program and the best bit is they all cost between $2 and $10. www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/shaft
Chill Out is one of Brisbane’s most popular youth programs with a great variety of free and low-cost recreation activities. Brisbane City Council coordinates the events targeted specifically to young people between 10-17 years old. Activities include skateboarding, putt putt, acting workshops, kayak games, film production, art and craft workshops and much more. www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on/events-listed-type/sports-recreation-programs/chill-out#/?i=1
Krank is a school holiday program for Logan residents aged 13-17 years that is jam packed with free and low cost activities and classes. It’s a great way to meet new people and have fun as you participate in adventure sports, arts and crafts, multimedia, music and physical recreation. Krank encourages inclusion of all young people and also offers activities designed specifically for young people living with a disability. www.logan.qld.gov.au/community-support/youth/krank
Active Breaks is a free holiday program run by Ipswich City Council and Coolsports for Ipswich kids aimed at getting kids out and active during the school holidays. The program offers a range of sports each holidays including martial arts, trampolining, dance, hockey, little athletics and much more. The program is suitable for kids aged 5-17 years and also caters for kids with special needs. www.ipswich.qld.gov.au/residents/healthy_lifestyle/active-breaks
Nature Breaks is a free holiday program run by Ipswich City Council aimed at introducing families to a nature based activities including canoeing, hiking and learning about flora and fauna. The program is suitable for the whole family. Each workshop is suitable for different age groups so check the website for more information. www.ipswich.qld.gov.au/residents/healthy_lifestyle/nature-breaks.
EnviroEd is another of Ipswich City Council’s free holiday workshops that takes place in the Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, and includes interesting topics, craft activities, special guest speakers, shows and activities; all with an environmental focus. Each workshop is suitable for different age groups so check the website for more information. www.ipswich.qld.gov.au/about_ipswich/environment/EnviroEd
Make sure that you don’t miss any of the other great family-friendly school holiday events in Brisbane; take a look at our Event Calendar.