Kids’ Weekend at Adelaide Writers’ Week | Review | 9 March 2017
I took the children to Kids’ Weekend at the Adelaide Writers’ Week on Sunday and they had a blast. There was plenty to see and do and it’s such a great location with all those lovely shady trees, bunting strung up everywhere and books […]
Kid & Hub Review
Kid & Hub opened in Maylands on Monday 6 February 2017. It’s been described as a unique place for parents, offering activities to foster children’s creativity and a whole lot more. There is coffee and a play hub that you can drop into anytime, as well as formal pre-booked activity sessions.
[ March 4, 2017 to March 5, 2017. ]
Kids’ Weekend | Adelaide Writers’ Week 2017
The magic is back with the Adelaide Writers’ Week Kids’ Weekend – two days of stories, songs, parades and some pretty amazing creatures.
Come along and spend some time with singer/songwriter Holly Throsby, local theatre company Story Trove, Evelyn Roth’s Nylon Zoo and the ever wonderful Nest Studios. There will be […]
[ February 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 8, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 15, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Creative Road Art Project on Jetty Street
The City of Charles Sturt are keen to work with local kids in developing designs which will be painted on the road as part of an alternative traffic calming project.
The colourful roadway works to slow local traffic and increase pedestrian safety in the area.
The designs will be developed in […]
[ January 28, 2017; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]
30 Minute Art Classes for Outdoorsy Kids
The Beach Studio is a fun pop-up outdoor art class developed specifically for creative outdoorsy kids. The 30-minute sessions adopt a step-by-step style approach to painting an original artist inspired masterpiece.
Whilst parents enjoy watching from the sidelines, each child learns the steps to creating a copy of a famous […]
[ February 6, 2017; ]
Kid & Hub is a new creative activity hub for Adelaide families with pre-school children.
Editor’s Note 9 February 2017: Read our Play & Go Review of Kid & Hub here
Opening 6 February 2017 on Magill Road, Maylands, it will be a unique place for parents, offering activities to foster children’s creativity and a whole lot […]
Join GooRoo Animation for a series of 8 action-packed workshops over Term 1 2017 at The Hut Community Centre in Aldgate or at the Findon Community Centre.
Participants will try their hand at a whole range of animation techniques including claymation, mixed media, flipbooks, whiteboard, pixilation and skittles animation. Each week their short films will be […]
[ February 18, 2017; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Neo: Printmaking Mania is program for 13-17 year olds at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Neo makes a big return in 2017 with a fun-filled afternoon of all things print! Join the Art Gallery of South Australia for the official launch of Yewth magazine’s February edition and learn about independent publishing. Then, inspired by the […]
[ January 19, 2017; 9:30 am; January 20, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 23, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. January 25, 2017; 9:30 am; 1:00 pm; January 27, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Scoffed School Holiday Cooking Classes For Kids
This summer come and learn how to cook something different every day at Scoffed.
School Holiday Cooking Classes for all ages
Whether you want to make edible gifts or decorations in one of our Christmas treat classes or come to one of their more traditional classes in January, they have a fantastic program for […]
[ January 13, 2017; January 19, 2017; January 21, 2017; ]
For some school holiday fun, try Cathy Gray’s children’s art classes.
Cathy Gray is an Adelaide artist whose work is all hand drawn in archival ink. The delicacy is reminiscent of an embroiderer’s needlework and in particular, lace. Her intricate and finely detailed works demonstrate a radial balance, drawing our gaze from the centre point.
Cathy is offering some […]
[ January 13, 2017; 10:30 am; January 17, 2017; 10:30 am; January 25, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
These two National Trust holiday programs both involve tours of the beautiful Ayers House Museum and interesting craft activities.
Shadow Play – Make your own shadow puppet theatre | 13, 17 & 25 Jan
For kids who love making things and putting on shows.
Ayers House Museum is a beautiful Victorian-era mansion located on North Terrace. From its gloomy basement to […]
[ January 24, 2017; 10:30 am; 12:00 pm; ]
Julian Ferraretto – Presenter
Get creative – making music is fun! After hugely popular workshops across the Adelaide CBD cultural institutions, in 2017, ASO Jams is travelling to a location near you. Facilitator and jazz violinist Julian Ferraretto will lead these energising workshops, assisted by eight musicians of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
Participants will explore the […]
[ December 18, 2016; December 19, 2016; January 11, 2017; January 12, 2017; January 13, 2017; January 14, 2017; ]
Tandanya is pleased to release its 2017 School Holiday Program. Including visual arts, films and a special tour by the Museum of Contemporary Arts (NSW) Artist Educator there is sure to be something for everyone.
Drawing from Art (facilitator Nish Cash)
Wednesday 11 January 11am – 12pm and 1pm-2pm
FREE – children aged 4 –16 | To book visit […]
[ November 26, 2016; 12:00 pm; 2:00 pm; ]
Sprout Kids Cooking Workshop
Join in on Saturday 26 November for free kids cooking workshops, hosted by Sprout Cooking School at 12pm and 2pm daily (workshops will run for approximately 30 minutes)*.
Children can have fun and learn how to make a tasty dish to eat or take home!
Westfield Tea Tree Plaza will also provide each child that participates with […]
[ December 10, 2016; ]
The Big Day Art
Commemorating 40 years of library, art & culture in Campbelltown
Join local artists and art groups as Campbelltown’s art culture is celebrated. Over the Saturday morning there will be a series of different workshops for people of all ages. Visual artist Audrey Emery will be speaking about the power of art and nature […]
Messy Play ideas: How to make Gloop
Isn’t gloop a great word! Gloop is basically cornflour slime and it’s easy to make and fun to experiment with. It has a unique texture and is a good way of learning about solids and liquids through sensory play.
Making gloop is a messy activity so you’ll want to be prepared. You may […]
How to make Salt Dough
Looking for some rainy day fun? Salt dough is easy to make. It’s also great for making Christmas ornaments. You could paint your salt dough decorations with white acrylic paint and decorate with red or green ribbons and some glitter. This salt dough recipe is super easy and with only three ingredients […]
[ November 6, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Maker Faire Adelaide 2016
A family-friendly festival of invention and creativity, this year’s Maker Faire Adelaide will be held on 6 November 2016. Last year’s event attracted over 5000 visitors and more are expected this year.
What is a Maker Faire?
It’s the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration […]
Messy Play ideas: How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Looking for an indoor activity that is super easy? Why not make some Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta? It’s inexpensive and good sensory fun.
What you’ll need to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
a snap lock bag or a container to mix it in
cooking oil (optional)
How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Cook a packet (or […]
How to Make Playdough – Uncooked Playdough Recipe
This is an uncooked playdough recipe which is super easy to make. My playdough recipe testers really enjoyed kneading the warm playdough mixture and said it was good playdough because it was soft and smooth and squishy. They also loved seeing the drops of food colouring gradually mix into […]
[ October 14, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
These school holidays GooRoo Animation will be back out at The Brocas in Woodville for a full day of animation workshops for kids on Friday 14th Oct.
Join in these holidays for some action packed workshops and learn how to make your own stop motion movies. Claymation in the morning and Mixed Media Animation in the arvo. Come […]
[ October 15, 2016; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Join in for a fun family day of all things Lego!
If you love lego, you are going to love the amazing lego displays on show at the Lego Family Day at the John Harvey Gallery, Salisbury. Let your imagination run wild with free builds, and take part in fun Lego build challenges. There will also be games, […]
[ October 4, 2016 to October 14, 2016. ]
Play at the Bay | Tuesday 4 to Friday 14 October 2016
Various Holdfast Bay Locations
An incredible day of mini Olympics is just one of the many fabulous, fun, free and low-cost activities on offer for kids of all ages in Holdfast Bay during the October school holidays! Try making a pizza, an organic bliss ball, […]
[ October 4, 2016; 12:30 pm; October 7, 2016; 12:30 pm; ]
Get creative with the Migration Museum during School Holidays!
Join Mita Chakraborty, the Migration Museum’s Artist in Residence and new arrival to South Australia, for an art class for kids in the October School Holidays. The Museum will provide families with everything they need to participate in this class designed just for kids. The class will cater […]
[ November 20, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
The Art & Play Day will provide an opportunity for children to interact with Stanley Spencer artworks in the Carrick Hill collection in the house gallery.
The Friends of Carrick Hill have developed activity sheets for children to complete while enjoying the great outdoors. Children’s Poet, Mike Lucas, will be in the Poet’s Corner reciting his […]