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The best place to keep busy during the school holidays is at The Art Factory!!!

School holiday time is when The Art Factory buzzes with excitement and creativity. Each holiday period we offer a dynamic program of art and craft workshops to inspire kids from 4 – 14 years of age. Choose the workshops that take your fancy and create masterpieces such as stunning mosaics, fabulous canvas collages and lots of other groovy craft ideas. All our workshops are facilitated by confident and talented artists who are dedicated to ensuring your child has an enjoyable and satisfying creative experience. Each program we offer new and original ideas and every artist takes home a stylish creation to be proud of! Have a look at the amazing artworks made during the school holidays in our School Holiday Photo Gallery.

  • Sessions times are 10am-12.30 or 1.30-4pm
  • Book in for a single 1/2 day workshop, or for as many workshops as you like!
  • If you book in for 2 sessions on one day, kids can BYO lunch and stay 10-4pm. Between 12.30pm-1.30 kids are fully supervised as they have their lunch
  • We provide morning and afternoon tea of plain rice crackers, apples and water
  • The holiday workshops are drop off-classes, parents are not required to stay

Holiday Program Vouchers make fantastic gifts. So if you know someone who would love to come to The Art Factory, delight them with a voucher to choose the workshop they want to come to! Call our office to order your gift voucher now. “The Art Factory is always my daughter’s number one choice during the school holidays. She can’t get enough of the brilliant activities on offer and is slowly filling her room with colourful masterpieces she has been creating at The Art Factory since she was 4! I love that the staff always make her feel special and as a result she is so proud of what she makes.” – Joyce, mum of Amelia

July School Holiday Timetable

Click here to download printable version of the July Holiday Workshops Optional: BYO lunch and stay for the morning session and the afternoon session.

Monday 29 June Giant Sunflowers Make this awesome masterpiece to bright up your home Ages 4-12 yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Cupcake Mosaics 2-day Art Workshop (Monday & Tuesday) Make a cute cupcake mosaic. Use glass jewels and ceramic tiles Ages 4-12 yrs. 1:30pm – 4pm

$80

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Tuesday 30 June Rockets in Space A fun workshop, all about outerspace, rockets, planets, aliens & more Ages 4-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Wednesday 1 July Frozen Crafts Make a Frozen theme treasure box, tiara and more Ages 4-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Magical Mermaids Bring to life this mermaid and her magical underwater world. Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30pm – 4pm

$40

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Thursday 2 July Fairy Land Make some lovely fairies and a fairy house & garden for them to play in. Ages 4-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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All About You A fun artwork that features the first letter of your name and all the things that make you YOU! Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30 pm – 4:00pm

$40

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Friday 3 July Home Sweet Home A cute crafty house sculpture using all sorts of great craft materials. Ages 4-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Puppet Show Put on a show with your own puppets and awesome puppet theater. Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30pm – 4pm

$40

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Monday 6 July Sweet Shop Make these gorgeous (pretend) sweets – lolly pops, ice creams, more for hours of imaginative play. Ages 4-12yrs 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Kimmi Doll Canvas Make a gorgeous canvas inspired by Japanese Kokeshi Dolls using gorgeous patterned papers. Ages 6-12yrs 1:30pm – 4pm

$40

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Tuesday 7 July Superhero Portraits If you were a superhero what would your superpower be? Ages 6-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Tiny Turtles Lots of painting & making to create these fun turtles & a habitat for them to live in. Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30pm – 4pm

$40

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Wednesday 8 July Do you want to build a snowman? An artwork with your favourite snowman – Olaf! Ages 4-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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The Hungry Caterpillar Turn this story into a puppet show and make a hungry caterpillar, beautiful butterfly & more. Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30pm – 4pm

$40

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Thursday 9 July Fairy Canvas Do yo love fairies? if so you will love this sparkly, fairy theme canvas. Ages 4-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Beaded Fairy Wind Chime This colorful wind chime will tinkle every time a fairy flies past! Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30pm – 4pm

$40

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Friday 10 July Owl Collage A gorgeous owl collage onto canvas, using pretty patterned papers, jewels and more. Ages 4-12yrs. 10am – 12:30pm

$40

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Puppy Crafts Always wanted a puppy? even though this little guys aren’t real, they are super cute! Ages 4-12yrs. 1:30pm – 4pm

$40

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Term 1 Holiday Program
May 27, 2015

Wow the year is whizzing by and we’re already planning for the Term 2 School Holiday Program. Don’t forget that you also have the option of booking in for both the morning and afternoon sessions and staying with us all … read more

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