Where You Can Use Your Creative Kids Voucher For At-Home Craft Kits & Online Creative Classes
The NSW Government's Creative Kids Voucher is an exciting initiative to help children find their passion, learn new skills and get more... creative! The voucher gives NSW families a $100 subsidy so they can get involved in lessons and workshops while easing the financial weight for parents.
Amidst the changing wave of the pandemic, some clever creative providers have produced art and craft kits that can be delivered to your door or hosted online classes you can do from your lounge room. Perfect for lockdown school holidays and frosty winter days! Plus, some of them are free when you use your Creative Kids Voucher.
So stay snug as a bug and let your imagination run wild with these awesome at-home kits and online programs for kids to make the most of the Creative Kids Voucher.
1. A Little Spirit
A Little Spirit is passionate about the importance of creative expression as a means for children to explore themselves and the world they live in. Whether painting, drawing, papermaking or photo processing, A Little Spirit's considered art kits are packed full of supplies to support your child on their creative journey. With art kits designed for preschoolers all the way through to senior art students, there is something for absolutely every age and stage. Ready to get arty? Use your creative kids voucher with A Little Spirit today!
2. 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!
3. Kids Circle
Kids Circle has created a range of Creative Kids Kits & Fun Art Packs to keep budding artists happy at home. Kids Circle selects top-quality materials to ensure their colourful boxes are full of exciting things to use, while still being excellent value for money. Plus, delivery is FREE with Express Post at no extra cost for families in lockdown, so their packs arrive as quickly as possible. Take your pick from a diverse range of limited edition packs including hands-on activities like clay, tie-dye, pouring, origami, woodcraft, and slime, all with easy-to-follow instructions. Use your Creative Kids Voucher and order your Kids Circle box now.
4. Startup Business Education
Does your kid have a great business idea? Are they always inventing things and coming up with creative solutions to problems? This is for you!
Join this epic six-module, self-paced online program with Brilliant Business Kids by Startup Business Education! The course will take you through developing your idea, planning your business strategy, pitching, presenting and a whole lot more. Plus, with the Creative Kids voucher, you can save $100 off the $286 price tag. A sound future investment, we think! Enrol now to Startup Business Education via their website.
5. Amazing Annoyatron
From a ‘burglar alarm’ for their bedroom to the crazy ‘decisionmaker’, kids 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 kits exciting inventions and offer a Q&A session. Free shipping is also included.
6. 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.
7. Craft Kids
The Craft Kids Introduction to Craft Box delivers a range of fun, interactive craft activities all delivered in 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.
8. 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.
9. 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!
10. 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.
11. 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
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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!
17. Parramatta Actors Centre
Children can build their confidence while developing a range of fun skills at Parramatta Actors Centre online class starting on 13 July. Co-founded by actor Nisrine Amine, PAC is not only a way for youth to 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! They will be hosting 10-week Kids and Teens Online Acting Class via Zoom.
18. Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP)
Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is here to help fill the school holidays with a stellar line-up of online workshops created to engage performers of all ages. It's no secret that ATYP loves drama. And acting. And comedy. The workshops are aimed to encourage and engage young people from Kindergarten to Year 12. Kids will learn about performing, gain confidence and most importantly have a ton of fun.
The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s leading institution for dramatic arts education and training. Budding performers can stay connected to their creativity at home with a brand new range of online acting courses for grades 5–10. Designed specifically for the online space, these courses provide the opportunity for your young artist to learn new skills and build confidence in a safe and supportive learning environment, all while socialising and having fun!
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Jun 08 2021
You should also consider other providers such as Brilliant Kids Australia. It offers awesome products.