Art classes for kids

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About our kids classes

The Ku-ring-gai Art Centre provides an exciting and stimulating kids art, guitar and creative writing program of weekend and after-school classes for creative kids aged 5-12 years!

We aim to harness each student's individual creativity in our kids classes by encouraging them to tap into their imagination to create their own unique works of art.

Our tutors have extended experience in the arts and love teaching!

For more information on our kids, teens or adult day and night classes contact the Ku-ring-gai Art Centre on 9424 0310 or artcentre@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

For Term 4, 2020 course enquiries for late bookings, please speak with Art Centre staff by phone on 9424 0310.

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Teen classes (12 + years)

School holiday program

Important message to parents

Do you have a Creative Kids voucher?

Ku-ring-gai Art Centre is now registered with Service NSW and can accept vouchers for select classes in our holiday program.

Learn more about how to redeem your Creative Kids voucher here

Semester 1 2021

  • Term 1: 27 January - 31 March
  • Term 2: 19 April - 21 June

Kids classes

Creative writing for young children 7+ years (Monday) #44

Explore the world of storytelling through costumes, arts and crafts and the written word. Improve your visual and written storytelling skills and build your confidence through fun activities.

Mondays, 4pm - 6pm

Tutor - Jessica Hannah. $240 per 9 week term (including all materials)

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Art for children 8-12 years (Tuesday) #45

Have fun learning to express yourself while developing skills and techniques for drawing, painting, mixed media and visual art.

Tuesdays, 4pm - 6pm

Tutor - Kari Ferguson. $240 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

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Creative writing for young children 7+ years (Tuesday) #46

Explore the world of storytelling through costumes, arts and crafts and the written word. Improve your visual and written storytelling skills and build your confidence through fun activities.

Tuesdays, 4pm - 6pm

Tutor - Jessica Hannah. $240 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

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Pottery for children 6+ years (Wednesday) #47

Children love the feel of clay. While learning the basic hand-building techniques eg. coil, pinch and slab - they will be encouraged to explore their individual creative expression with exciting and fun projects.

Wednesdays, 4pm - 5.30pm

Tutor - Sayoko Burton. $240 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)

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Art for young children  5-7 years (Wednesday) #48

Children will use and develop their range of skills to imaginatively explore their own ideas, as well as drawing and painting inspirations from the world around them.

Wednesdays, 4pm - 5.30pm

Tutor - Vikki Jackson. $230 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

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Writer's club 9-12 years (Wednesday) #49

Share your favourite stories, learn what makes a good tale and work with others to create your own. Tell your tales each week in short-and-sweet stories, journal writings, poems, plays, marvellous mythologies and hilarious histories.

Wednesdays, 4pm - 6pm

Tutor - Leya Lam. $240 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

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Pottery for children 6+ years - NEW CLASS! (Thursday) #51

Children love the feel of clay. While learning the basic hand-building techniques eg. coil, pinch and slab - they will be encouraged to explore their individual creative expression with exciting and fun projects.

Thursdays, 4pm - 5.30pm

Tutor - TBC (change of tutor for Term 3). $240 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)

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Junior writers' club 6-8 years (Thursday) #53

Share your favourite stories, learn what makes a good tale and work with others to create your own. Tell your tales each week in short-and-sweet stories, journal writings, poems, plays, marvellous mythologies and hilarious histories.

Thursdays, 4pm - 6pm

Tutor - Leya Lam. $240 per 9 week term (including all materials)

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Guitar for kids 7-11 years (Thursday) #54

An introduction to the guitar for children aged 7 to 11 years. Students will learn basic technique and chords, lead melody exercises as well as popular songs in a relaxed approach. Great for students who have never played guitar previously but are keen to learn.*Own guitar required

Thursdays, 4pm - 5pm

Tutor - Kieren Brereton. $220 per 9 week term. 

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Saturday pottery (morning) 6+ years #57

Children love clay! This course encourages them to explore their natural creative ability through hand-building using slab, coil and pinch techniques.

Saturdays, 10am - 12.30pm

Tutor - Melanie Anderson. $250 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)

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Saturday pottery (afternoon) 9-12 years #58

Children love clay! This course encourages them to explore their natural creative ability through hand-building using slab, coil and pinch techniques.

Saturdays, 1.30pm - 4pm

Tutor - Melanie Anderson. $250 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)

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Art for children (morning) 8-12 years (Saturday) #59

In this weekly weekend art class, children will explore materials and techniques through project based activities, using a variety of materials. Children will gain confidence as they develop new skills.

Saturdays, 9.30am - 12.30pm

Tutor - Kari Ferguson. $255 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

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Art for children (afternoon) 8-12 years (Saturday) #60

In this weekly weekend art class, children will explore materials and techniques through project based activities, using a variety of materials. Children will gain confidence as they develop new skills.

Saturdays, 1pm - 4pm

Tutor - Kari Ferguson. $255 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

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No nuts or nut products please!

Please ensure food brought to the Centre does not contain nuts or nut products.

Does your child have allergies, asthma, other health issues or special needs? We must be notified in advance if the attendee has an Epi-pen or medication. You must also send us an Action Plan prior to attending class.

If your child turns up without an Epi-pen or with out of date medication, they cannot attend the class.