Art Classes for Kids

Art Classes Schedule

Term 2

Chatswood:
Age group: 3-5 yrs.
April 28 - June 23   (9 weeks)               Thursdays           10:00-11:00 a.m.

Age group: 5-9 yrs. 
April 28 - June 23    (9 weeks)         Thursdays              3:45 -  5:15 p.m.
April 30 - June 25    (9 weeks)         Saturdays              9:50 - 11:20 a.m.

Hunters Hill:
Age group: 5-9 yrs.
April 26 - June 21     (9 weeks)         Tuesdays                3:45- 5:15 p.m.

Term 3

Chatswood:
Age group: 3-5 yrs. - $288
July 21 - Sept 15   (9 weeks)               Thursdays           10:00-11:00 a.m.

Age group: 5-9 yrs. - $387
July 21 - Sept 15   (9 weeks)               Thursdays              3:45 -  5:15 p.m.
July 23 - Sept 10  (9 weeks)               Saturdays              9:50 - 11:20 a.m.

Hunters Hill:
Age group: 5-9 yrs. - $387
July 19 - Sept 13     (9 weeks)              Tuesdays                3:45- 5:15 p.m.

Creative Kids Program

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As a registered provider for the Creative Kids program, you can redeem our voucher with us and let your child develop new skills. enrol them in a new activity so they can create something great.

For more information regarding the Creative Kids program, or to learn more about the more than 40 government savings and rebates to help with your cost of living, visit service.nsw.gov.au/campaign/creative-kids.

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Chatswood Location
Ideal age group: 5-9 yrs. old

Australian Flowers on Wooden Panel - $60
Tuesday  9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
July 5 

TBA
Wednesday      9:30a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
July 6

Maximum of 8 students per class.

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The following Covid rules are in place:
- Hand washing or sanitise before entering the room
- Drop-offs and pick-ups only, no waiting inside class or hallway
- Masks for both adults/staff and children while within the enclosed room
- All tables, chairs and non-consumables will be disinfected before and after each class.

Do-At-Home Art Activities for Kids

Homemade Gluten-Free Play Dough

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The fist grip or awkward grips of young children are normal when they are starting to learn how to hold things. By preschool age 5+, their finger muscles strengthen so they learn how to maintain the tripod (pencil grip).  Their finger and hand muscles can be developed by improving their fine motor skills through play dough -  a smashing good fun solution!

Are you a bit concerned about your child's pencil (tripod) grip?

Each child develops at their own time but you can help them develop their fine motor skills. The muscles on their fingers and hands can be strengthened through fun art and craft exercises.

Play dough is always popular with kids and terrific in developing their finger muscles.

Here's a super easy, 4 ingredient gluten-free recipe you can make at home. It's softer than commercial play dough and perfect for small fingers.

- 1 cup sodium bicarbonate (baking soda)
- 1/2 cup cornflour (cornstarch)
- 3/4 cup water
- food colour

Mix the sodium bicarbonate, cornflour and water together. Heat over medium fire stirring to remove all lumps.
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Add food colour. Stir until clumpy - 5 mins or so.
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It will look funny but that's ok. Remove from heat and let it cool a few minutes before touching. Knead it until smooth. That's it!
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*This recipe is for 1 colour, equivalent to 2 containers of store bought play dough.

Keep in a tightly sealed plastic bag inside the refrigerator when not in use. It lasts months! If it hardens, add a tablespoon of water and heat it up. It will be as good as new!

Art-At-Home Projects for Your Little Artists 

The  guided art lesson below are easy to follow and uses simple materials, most of which you probably already have at home.

For older kids, challenge them creatively to make changes:

- experiment with different colours
- add more detail to their art
- change the shapes
- use other materials found at home

Stimulate their imagination and have them explore alternative ways of doing things. Share the link with their friends and they can do virtual art projects together.

Race Track Game

Let the kids play with what they draw. Integrate map reading skills with art and fun!

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Kids can play with their artwork at home while developing directional language skills

Materials:
- pencil
- large paper (A3 if possible) or carton (recylced box)
- markers, crayons or coloured pencils
- clothespins, cork or other small toys
- printed box/carton scrap
- blu-tac or glue
- $2 coin
- scissors

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Click on one of the options below for more information on term kid's art classes nearest you.

Our Schedule of Art Classes For Kids

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Les Petits Painters regularly holds arts and crafts classes at Hunter's Hill and Chatswood.

Our sessions are suitable for 3-9 year old kids. We accept a maximum of eight children per class to allow close supervision on their art projects and activities.

Fees:
Ages 3-5 for a 9-week term is $297 (1 hour classes)
Ages 5-9 for a 9-week term is $387 (1.5 hour classes)

All materials are provided and included in the fee.

Smocks will be provided but please ensure that your child wears clothes that can be soiled.

For more information, get in touch with us here.  Call us at  0428 880 378, or email us here.

Art Classes for kids in Chatswood 

It's in a secure spacious function room in the heart of Chatswood, near cafes, shops and the library. Free parking for three hours is available at the Westfield car park.

Chatswood Art Class Details

Level 1, Tower B function room
Regency Tower
2A Help St. Chatswood NSW 2067

Need to know how to get to Regency Tower in Chatswood? Check out the map provided below.

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The Regency Tower is conveniently located in the heart of Chatswood

Read more about the neighbourhood of Chatswood.

Art Classes for kids in Hunters Hill

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The painting classes are held at St. Mark's Anglican Parish of Hunters Hill.

Need to know how to get to the All Saints' Anglican Parish Church in Hunters Hill? Check out the map provided below.

Read more about the neighbourhood of Hunters Hill.

Sign Up For Our Painting Classes

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To sign up, fill out the Registration Form.

Booking is completed only upon receipt of payment. Contact us for payment details.

Download a copy of our updated brochure here.

Find out more about the team at Les Petits Painters.

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We also have lots of useful tips for parents on the subject of painting, drawing, crafting, and other forms of art they can try with their kids at home.