School holiday activities for kids who love to create Wednesday, 6 July – Friday, 15 July

As temperatures fall and the school holidays approach, parents will be delighted to know that Hawkesbury Regional Gallery is offering a very hot program of things for creative kids to do this winter, exploring a wide range of techniques and subjects, from budgies to beetles to owls and sharks, with a dozen doughnuts to ‘round’ things out. All sessions are $15 each and held at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor), 300 George St Windsor. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult and bookings are essential, call 4560 4441.

The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Kim Ford said the art workshops are “a great way to bring out the artist in every child”.

“These workshops sounds fantastic but please be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment as they are always very popular with children and parents alike,” Mayor Ford said.

BRIGHT BUDGIE BUDDIES
Wednesday, 6 July 10am-midday
Create a cheeky budgerigar using vibrant wet-on- wet watercolour techniques.
$15 – for children 5 years+

BEEP BEEP VEE DUB!
Thursday, 7 July 10am-midday
Paint a GROOVY VW ‘beetle’ in your choice of bright colour.
$15 – for children 5 years+

WHOOOO CAN DRAW AN OWL?
Friday, 8 July 10am-midday
Discover the fun of etching using Scratchboard.
$15 – for children 5 years+

SHARK ATTACK!
Wednesday, 13 July 10am-midday
Create a deadly deep-sea school of sharks using layers of tissue paper and acrylic paint.
$15 – for children 5 years+

A DOZEN DOUGHNUTS
Thursday, 14 July 10am-midday
Mould, cast and paint your own decorated doughnuts. YUM!
$15 – for 5 children years+

MAGICUBE
Friday, 15 July 10am-midday
Create a mind boggling patterned magic cube using stencils and sharpie markers.
$15 – for children 10 years+