Where You Can Use Your Creative Kids Voucher For Creative Classes And At-Home Craft Kits
The Creative Kids voucher is an exciting initiative from the NSW Government to help kids find their passion, learn new skills and get more... creative! The idea behind the creative kids voucher was that the $100 subsidy would help kids enrol in lessons and workshops for art, drama, dance, digital design, coding, music and more.
While the pandemic has undoubtedly had an impact on where the creative kids vouchers can be used (hello, online craft kits!), there is an epic range of places that accept the creative kids vouchers for both in real-life classes and online ones. From creative writing and cartooning to a diverse range of craft-based pursuits, here's where you can use your creative kids vouchers (& ignite little imaginations while you're at it!).
1. Toonworld Education
Start your child’s journey in artistic expression and self-esteem with Toonworld Education!
Your presenters are the creators of Toonworld, Mike and Claudio and they are passionate about designing classes that inspire creativity in a nurturing and safe environment. They will take your kids on an entertaining journey filled with simple cartoon drawing challenges that will have your kids drawing and creating cartoon characters using their own skills and imagination. Their 1-hour zoom classes will boost drawing confidence and self-expression as they come to realise that there are "No Mistakes" in creativity!
Enrol your child into the Tooning Online program for free using your creative kids voucher!
2. Story Squad
On a mission to help children develop a passion for the craft of creative writing and confidence in expressing their ideas, Story Squad are the best in the biz for all-things storytelling. Their diverse selection of school holiday workshops are all about encouraging children to let their imaginations run wild with mind-bending, imagination-inspiring, story-tastic fun!
Developed for kids aged 5 to 12, each day is uniquely themed, and designed to provide an immersive and memorable creative experience that lives on after the day. A combination of craft, drama, creative writing and storytelling, kids will be immersed in stories, inspired to create, and sent home with imaginations flying and tools to keep them going...until the next time! Use your creative kids voucher for epic creative kids experiences today.
3. Amazing Annoyatron
From a ‘burglar alarm’ for their bedroom to the crazy ‘decisionmaker’, kids can can master 20+ cool creations with the hands-on Creative Kids Coding Experience from Amazing Annoyatron. The holidays will be well spent building STEM skills and learning about electronics and coding, plus there are free add-on projects and four exclusive live-stream coding events, where the creator of the Annoyatron will walk through some of the kit's exciting inventions and offer a Q&A session. Free shipping is also included.
4. Life Of Colour
This boutique supplier specialises in vibrant and innovative art products and their Creative Kids Voucher kits were created in collaboration with an NSW early learning educator. Each Life of Colour kit comes with a fun activity sheet that will teach your kids new skills. Available kits include the Story Stones and Hanging Mobile Kit, All About Rock Painting Kit,Shimmer & Stix Kit and Watercolour Flair Kit.
5. Craft Kids
The Craft Kids Introduction to Craft Box delivers a range of fun, interactive craft activities all delivered in the one box to inspire those big imaginations! The colourful program includes easy instructions with pictures to help guide your child along the way and enhance fine motor skills, development and coordination. Craft activities include mosaics, slime making, scratch art, canvas art, mug painting, Emoji drum, sand art, kaleidoscope making and plaster painting.
6. Charlie Boots
Charlie Boots has a range of creative kits for kids 5 to 13+ years. The Creative Workshop Material Pack is packed full of art and craft essentials and the Skate & Create Kit has everything you need to design your own skateboard deck. There's also a variety of colour by number and activity kits for all ages.
7. Craft Nation
Craft Nation activity packs are designed to create fun experiences for kids through hands-on activities while they learn about the world. Their packs include two different activities with arts and crafts inspired by a country's culture, traditional cuisine, wildlife, famous landmarks and festivals. Each pack is $25 so you can explore up to four countries with your voucher!
8. Creative Kids Australia
Choose from a huge range of specially prepared Art packs 2GO! from Creative Kids Australia. Each pack comes with art supplies to explode your creativity plus ideas and projects to get you started. Artpacks 2Go! are designed by teachers to boost creativity and allow kids to explore art materials in fun ways. Themes include Sew Friendly, Pom Pom Crazy!, Take the Chalk Art Walk, Paint pARTy 4-1 and Whopper Art in Motion.
9. Luna And Co
The Luna And Co Creative Kids craft packs let children get arty at home with everything they need. The Gold Package includes five fun activities, like making an Air Dry clay pencil holder or trinket dish, decorating your own book bag and making your own pressed flower cards. There is also a DIY Art Pack jam packed with 10 craft activities, plus a Sensory Creative kids DIY Craft pack and a Teen Polymer DIY kit
10. Splash On Peel
Splash On Peel has a collection of huge kits - Mega Art Kit, Mega Sketch Kit and Mega Paint Kit - packed full of art supplies and designed for all ages and abilities. There and also themed Full Art Kits, Extra Art Kits and Video Tutorials available. You also have access to their artists to ask any questions along your creative journey.
11. Georgina Hart Gallery and Studio
Sydney artist Georgina Hart has created take-away art sets to inspire budding painters. The Full Monty Kit has two online tutorials: how to paint a beach scene with acrylics and how to paint a sunset using Watercolours, plus expert guidance from Georgina through the step by step process. The kit includes all materials and your choice of two canvas boards designed by the artist. There is also The Drawing Wizard Kit, a Combo Kit, a Watercolor Painting Kit and more.
12. Hola Nanu
Stocking a hand-picked selection of products to encourage children's imagination, creativity and curiosity, Hola Nanu has created bundles full of educational and arts and crafts resources to bring their programs to you! Their huge range of packs includes Dino World, Diggers and Trucks, Fun Bundle, Outer Space and Planet Love.
13. Anchors Aweigh Art Studio
Anchors Aweigh Art Studio has a cool, quirky art pack designed for children 14+. The limited-edition Sculpey Zombie includes various Sculpey clay, tools, paints, brushes and a roller plus project instructions and a video tutorial link to create an awesome Zombie.
14. Hive Creative Studios
Designed, crafted and hand-packed by Hive Creative Studios teachers with locally sourced materials, their Creative Art Kits each contain a unique themed collection of art materials with video tutorials hosted by Hive Kids Art Teachers. The Art Boxes include a Shark Tank Art Kit, Fairy House Art Kit & Playset, Sea Creatures Paint & Sculpt Kit and even a Frozen II Art Kit & Playset. Delightful projects for kids who love creating!
15. Parramatta Actors Centre
The perfect setting that will enable children to build their confidence while developing a range of fun skills, Parramatta Actors Centre offers a selection of classes both after school and also during school holidays. Co-founded by actor Nisrine Amine, PAC is not only a way for youth to develop peer interaction and learn about the exciting world of stage and screen, but it also offers industry-specific classes in audition techniques and camera acting for those young actors with aspirations of turning their hobby into a career in the future. Basically, it's a one-stop-shop for all-things acting!
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