Art and craft classes for your Brisbane Kids are a wonderful way of making mess, having lots of fun and developing all sorts of skills from fine motor through to colour recognition and early literacy. There are so many wonderful art classes in Brisbane for Kids we are sure you will find one here to suit you and your child.
How to choose a Brisbane Art Class
When you are choosing art lessons for your Brisbane Kids the first thing you want to ask is what kind of art lessons you can expect. Will they be quite structured, will they be the same everytime? How long will they go for, can you expect to take any work home with you. You might want to find out what you do if your child doesn’t actually want to do the art classes afterall. What you will find in many Brisbane Art Classes is that the art teachers tend to work in themes either set seasonally, using literature or perhaps just art medium related. This ensures the classes remain interesting, engaging and continue to evolve with the development of your child.
Brisbane Art Classes for Kids
Flying Fox Studios
Flying Fox Studios at Everton Park offers 6 differing levels of ZoomArt art classes, held over a 9 week term. With classes on offer for children from 2 years of age, right up to senior high (grades 9-12) and adults, art classes at Flying Fox Studios are designed to intentionally develop the inner artist. Structured around weekly themes, a teacher will guide your child through different techniques, encouraging experimentation and creativity. Classes are scheduled 6 days a week, Monday to Saturday, with pop-up workshops for adults on Friday nights and Saturdays. http://www.flyingfoxstudios.com.au/
Tiny Art holds art classes for Brisbane Kids that are all about having fun and being creative. Classes are taught by a qualified art teacher and practising artist in small groups, across two different ages with all materials and equipment provided. At the central location of Morningside, catering from children ages 2-5 and 6-12 this is a great way to unleash the artist in your child. Tiny Art also offers Holiday Workshops, Art Parties, Kindy and School Workshops. Call M: 0421 844 508 www.tinyart.com.au
The Ipswich Art Gallery
The Ipswich Art Gallery always has programs running- we encourage you to go to their website to view ALL their programs as well as getting the contact details to call and book a class. Bookings are essential. http://www.ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au/
Art Classes and Art workshops for children
Head along to Bim Bam Boom at Graceville for their Toddler’s Get Messy for 2 — 4 year old little artists. During the 45 minute workshop they explore 4 different activities, play dough, threading, painting gluing, collage, goop, shaving cream, finger-painting and much much more. Mini Boomers, 4-6 years – Each week children will explore a different art activity. Bim Bam Boom also offer an after school workshop program for ages 6 years and over on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. www.bimbamboom.com.au
Weave & Wonder
Join us on a creative journey! WEAVE+WONDER’s creativity + art workshops inspire children and adults to nurture creativity using art + craft + design + books. We collaborate with skilled artists and designers to bring you a creative learning experience, and partner with local bookstores, cafes and residences in hosting our unique classes. To find our more visit www.weaveandwonder.com.
Speak Up Studio – Art & Craft classes
Speak Up Studio holds weekly group classes in speech and drama, musical theatre, art and craft, and film-making throughout Brisbane. Unlike other drama schools, Speak Up always keep class sizes small to ensure that your child receives individual attention in an engaging and age appropriate class. Group classes take place before or after school, and run for eight weeks during the school term. The classes are held at a number of schools venues in Brisbane, as well as at Speak Up’s Red Hill studio. www.speakupstudio.com.au
Tammy’s Art Studio
Tammy’s Art Studio is a safe and creative space for children to develop their artistic side and is located on the Southside of Brisbane in Springwood. Their specialised teachers have created a unique age-appropriate curriculum for each of their 8 weekly classes ranging from kindy to high school seniors. Students are encouraged to be imaginative and individual, to explore and have fun each and every week! www.tammysartstudio.com.au
The Nest Community Inc.
The Nest Community Inc runs art and craft programs for children during the school holidays and beyond on the Northside of Brisbane. Their sessions provide children with an introduction to design, craft skills and project management. The workshop environment is similar to a club where children make new friends in a beautiful, nurturing environment. www.nestcommunity.org.au
Dee’s Arthouse – A place for little people to explore their big imaginations
Dee’s Arthouse is a place for children to explore their creativity in a friendly and inspiring outdoor environment. Facilitated by Dee Webber, an artist and art educator, the program is designed to encourage discovery and self-expression through the arts. Classes take place outdoors, so children can draw inspiration from leafy surroundings as they freely experiment with a range of materials and art processes. Wherever possible, they’ll work with natural and recycled materials to encourage environmental awareness as they explore their imaginations. www.deesarthouse.com.au
Colour My Pot – Creative fun for all ages
Colour My Pot is a great paint your own pottery studio located in the heart of the Redlands. Pottery pieces include figurines like fairies, mermaids and flowers for the girls and skate boards, skull boxes and zombie mugs for the boys. A wide range of homeware pieces are also available for people of all ages to lovingly decorate. The studio is open DAILY during the holidays and Wednesday to Sunday during term time. Bookings essential during school holidays. www.colourmypot.com or call them for more information on (07) 3134 2164.
Tania’s Arthouse is an art studio offering a range of exciting and stimulating kids’ art classes and holiday workshops. Students can learn drawing, sculpting and painting skills, and much, much more. This long running studio is so much more than just the lessons — it’s about the atmosphere, and providing a space where kids can relax, interact socially together, have fun and be part of something unique. The studio is located in Cleveland on Brisbane’s Southside. taniasarthouse.com
Creative Kids Brisbane
Creative Kids Brisbane runs a free daily kids’ arts program 7 days a week aimed at both preschool and school children in the heart of West End at 93 Boundary Street. The program includes art, craft and educational activities from 9:30-11:30am each day of the week, with the activities led by working artists and teachers. All sessions are free, open-ended and enjoyed on a walk-in basis – no need to book. Free parking is available on site. www.creativekidsbrisbane.com.au
Gymboree Play & Music Australia
Gymboree Play & Music offer early childhood development classes for children aged 0-5 in a variety of programs including Play & Learn, Music and Art! Gymboree’s expert designed classes are age specific. and embrace the philosophy of “learning through play”. This approach ensures that children are engaged – and when they’re engaged, they’re learning! www.gymboreeclasses.com.au
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