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 5-13 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.

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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 not yet registered with Service NSW but our aim is to be registered in 2020.

Semester 2 2019

  • Term 3: 22 July - 21 September
  • Term 4: 14 October  - 14 December

Click here to download a pdf version of the Semester 2 2019 brochure (pdf. 3MB)

Kids classes

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

When: Monday

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Fee: $225 per 9 week term (including all materials)

Tutor: Jessica Hannah (new tutor)

Course No: 45

Do you love to read, write and use your imagination? Explore the world of storytelling through the use of costumes, arts and crafts and the written word. Improve your visual and written storytelling skills and build your confidence through fun activities. You will discover the pleasure of creative and critical thinking in this unique workshop.

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Draw, collage, paint and create for kids (Monday) (5-7 years) - new class! 

When: Monday

Time: 4pm - 5.30pm

Fee: $210 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

Tutor: Eleanor Amiradaki (new tutor)

Course No: 46

The children will draw found objects from nature using different media, learning about line, shape and form. They will use their imagination using rollers and brushes to make backgrounds upon which to draw, collage, print and create!

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

When: Tuesday

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Fee: $225 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

Tutor: Jessica Hannah (new tutor)

Course No: 47

Do you love to read, write and use your imagination? Explore the world of storytelling through the use of costumes, arts and crafts and the written word. Improve your visual and written storytelling skills and build your confidence through fun activities. You will discover the pleasure of creative and critical thinking in this unique workshop.

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Art for children (8-12 years) 

When: Tuesday

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Fee: $225 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

Tutor: Kari Ferguson

Course No: 48

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

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Writers' club (Wednesday) (9-12 years) - new class!

When: Wednesday

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Fee: $225 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

Tutor: Blanche Menadier

Course No: 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.

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Art for young children (5-7 years) 

When: Wednesday

Time: 4pm - 5.30pm

Fee: $210 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

Tutor: Melanie Gravas (new tutor)

Course No: 50

An introduction to the joy of painting and drawing using and developing your imagination. Have fun and learn at the same time.

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Pottery for children (6+ years) 

When: Wednesday

Time: 4pm - 5.30pm

Fee: $220 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)

Tutor: Genie Casis

Course No: 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.

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Junior writers' club (6-8 years) 

When: Thursday

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Fee: $225 per 9 week term (including all materials)

Tutor: Blanche Menadier

Course No: 52

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.

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Guitar for kids (7-11 years) 

When: Thursday

Time: 4pm - 5pm

Fee: $205 per 9 week term. *Own guitar required

utor: Kieren Brereton

Course No: 53

A beginners introduction to the guitar targeted at kids aged 7 to 11 years.

Students will learn good technique, basic chords, lead melody exercises as well as popular songs in a relaxed approach. Great for students who have never played guitar previously.

The perfect introduction to learning an instrument for kids under 12 years who want to be the next Jimi Hendrix.

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Art for children (morning) (8-12 years) 

When: Saturday

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Fee: $230 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

Tutor: Kari Ferguson

Course No: 54

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.

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Art for children - New Class! (afternoon) (8-12 years) 

When: Saturday

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Fee: $230 per 9 week term (Including all materials)

Tutor: Kari Ferguson

Course No: 55

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.

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Saturday pottery (morning) (6+ years) 

When: Saturday

Time: 10am - 12.30pm

Fee: $230 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)

Tutor: Genie Casis

Course No: 56

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

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Saturday pottery (afternoon) (9-12 years)

When: Saturday

Time: 1.30pm - 4pm

Fee: $230 per 9 week term (Including all materials, firing and glazing)

Tutor: Genie Casis

Course No: 57

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

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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.