Top Picks For Unique Kids' Classes With A Twist
Send your kids off the beaten track with a class with a difference- unique, unusual, weird and totally wonderful- your child will have a ball getting involved with one of our top picks for unique kid’s classes across Sydney. Who knows? They might find a skill or a passion they never thought possible.
Unlock your little one’s potential with Shichida. At this Chatswood early learning centre, babies, toddlers and preschoolers will be provided with unique whole-brain training. The Shichida method is a revolutionary program to facilitate early childhood learning, combining the findings of brain research with education. Activities are age-specific and for 50 minutes a week, kids will engage with activities centred around memory training, stimulating creativity, critical thinking, reasoning, numeracy and literacy.
2. Story Squad
If your child is more into exercising their creative muscle than their sporty one, then don’t fret – Story Squad is here! Kids aged 4-12 years can enjoy creative writing and storytelling after-school programs and holiday workshops in an environment that encourages creativity and inspires imagination. With studios in Double Bay and Bondi Beach, kids will engage in role playing, character immersion, creative writing and much more in the name of learning the technical and creative art of storytelling in a fun and interactive way. Developed in collaboration with educators and professional writers, Story Squad’s programs help kids to find their voice and build confidence in their ideas and expressing them.
Aerialize: Sydney Aerial Theatre is a leading aerial and circus arts training centre and performance company in Canterbury in Sydney’s inner west. Their courses are fun and challenging set within a safe and comfortable environment, suitable for 2 years+! From beginner’s circus classes to advanced teens who work towards an end of year show, this is an exciting and fresh class and perfect alternative to weekend sport. Skills your child will learn include hula hoops, acrobalance, tumbling, juggling, solo or double static trapeze, aerial ring, tissue, corde lisse, and Spanish web.
4. Studio Make
Studio Make is a fabulous drop-in art & craft centre in Fairlight, on Sydney’s stunning Northern Beaches. Children aged 2 years and up can take part in a preschooler’s class, primary art class, drop-in session or even an inspiring birthday party where creativity is at the forefront. Children will try their hand at plaster painting, canvas painting, silk painting, excavation kits, fabric painting, glass painting, ceramics, sand art, wooden projects and jewellery making. Preschoolers will take home their art each day, and primary schoolers will build a portfolio over time that they can treasure forever.
5. Spitting Image Photography
Does your child love dabbling with photography? Let them move up from your iPhone and into some serious snapping with these workshops from Spitting Image Photography. They offer after school classes that run for a 9 week term, 2 day workshops which are perfect for school holiday activities, as well as vacation care programs and photography workshops for pre-school aged children. All classes are taught by experienced professional photographers and allow kids to go on shoots using digital SLR cameras.
6. Action Kids
This is the class that has to be seen to be believed! Action Kids is a high-energy, unstructured 1-1.5 hour play session set to music for 9 month to 4 year olds in Bondi Junction and Alexandria. This is high action fun at its best- song, dance and play is at the forefront as highly qualified instructors lead the way in the middle with singing, dancing, jumping, twirling, catching bubbles and scattering sacks of toys. Whether parents want to join in or not, or kids are happy to jump right in or settle in from the sidelines, this is the place for you. Read about our fantastic experience at Action Kids here.
Jan 24 2017
Aerialize has awesome classes for kids! My 4yr old daughter has been doing the Kindy classes since age 2 and has so much fun. The school holiday programs for the older kids are great too.