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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.
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: Picasso Faces, Mad about Minions, Family Portraits and more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0421 844 508 to reserve a space. View our current program: www.tinyart.com.au
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
Bim Bam Boom
Creative Arty fun for all ages at Bim Bam Boom!!! Toddlers get Messy – Perfect for your budding 2 – 4 year old artist!! Arty Afternoon – 5 yrs + 3 hours of creative fun, choose from Super Science, Drawing with Pastels, Tye Die, Creative clay and much more. www.bimbamboom.com.au
July Holiday Drama Workshops | shake & stir theatre co
Our workshops encourage students to nurture their imagination, hone their improvisation, stage craft and confidence skills, make new friends – and of course promote 100% fun, creative thinking. Places are strictly limited and fill up fast, so enrol now to secure your spot. PRIMARY 6 – 8 JULY 2015 – Prep-Year 2 | 9am-12pm | $150, Year 3-6 | 9am-3pm | $250 @ Old Museum, Brisbane. SECONDARY 6 – 10 JULY – Year 7-12 | 9am-3pm | $430 @ Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane. MORE INFO OR TO ENROL – www.shakeandstir.com.au | 07 3358 6025
Story Lab Workshops | State Library of Queensland
This winter, join an exciting program of digitally inspired workshops. From augmented reality to animation, have fun exploring while learning skills and techniques from the experts. These full day creative workshops are open to ages 8–16, and include all materials. Dates: 29 Jun – 10 Jul, 9.30am-3.30pm. www.slq.qld.gov.au/whats-on/calevents/general/children/story-lab-winter-2015
Laser Sporting is surprisingly athletic and a huge amount of fun. Unlike many traditional sports, it doesn’t matter about your height, weight, gender or age, once you strap on that vest, you are on an equal playing field with every other player. Laserzone Masterclass Events are designed for all ages from 8 to adult, and will provide you with the basic skills to start your journey to becoming a ninja Laser Tag player. www.brisbane.laserzone.com.au/league-and-competition-masterclass.
String of Beads Parties | School Holiday Craft Workshops
Come and have some crafty fun on the school holidays, with some craft & beading workshops from String of Beads Parties! Join in for 2 hours of crafty fun in Bardon & learn some new ideas so you can make even more things when you get home. Only 3 sessions available & limited numbers, so book your spot early! Suitable for boys & girls, ages 5-15, activities tailored to the group. www.stringofbeads.com.au/jewellery-making-parties/school-holiday-workshops.html
Tiana’s Dance Parties – Free Holiday Dance Parties for Kids
FREE SCHOOL HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT at Everton Park Hotel. Come and dance with Rainbow Groovy Girl on Thursday 2nd July and Friday 10th July at 2pm. It’s a dance party like no other with Dancing, Games and Prizes. Rainbow Groovy Girl AKA Tiana from Tiana’s Dance Parties also specialises in Birthday parties, Face painting, Balloons sculptures, Craft, Make-over/pamper parties and corporate shows. www.tianasdanceparties.com.au
Speak Up Studio
Speak Up Studio’s school holiday workshops at Red Hill are all about confidence and creativity. With drama, musical theatre, art and craft, animation and filmmaking workshops for kids in kindy to grade seven there really is something for every child. Speak Up Studio’s range of workshops these holidays includes Minecraft, Lego, Mary Poppins and James and The Giant Peach The Play, and heaps more. View workshop descriptions and book online at www.speakupstudio.com.au
Ginger Sport’s soccer fun over the school holidays; perfect for your little soccer stars and energetic kids! Our range of free events and workshops will keep the little ones at bay while providing them with healthy physical activity and skill development. Find out about our school holiday event line-up on our website: www.gingersport.com.au
Learning Matters – TAKE A JOURNEY INTO YOUR BRAIN!
Exciting holiday classes for students in grades 2-5. This is a fabulous literacy-related holiday class that gives students the opportunity to think more about how the brain works and what they can do to make their brainwork more effectively. No more than 5 students in each group. Mon 29 June – Thu 2 July 2015, 9am – 11am. Cost is $100 for the 4 days. www.learningmattersqld.com.au
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
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.