Top 10 Sydney School Holiday Activities, Workshops + Programs


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Book the kids and I in for a chocolate making class ASAP!

Trying to keep the kids entertained in Sydney these school holidays?

Here’s a list of fun activities and workshops based across Sydney from Classbento – a new Sydney startup that offers over 100 different classes across Sydney from terrarium building to chocolate making.

If you have a kids birthday or event coming up then you could also book in one of the teachers listings on Classbento.

Many of these kids’ classes and activities are available any weekend of the year too, they are great for wet weekends and when the weather is chilly.

Check out all the kid-friendly activities, classes and workshops at Classbento here.

As examples, here are some of the top rated creative workshops for kids:


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1. Imaginative Pottery Class:

In this class, children will get to make lots of different types of cylindrical ceramics including: bowls, platers, cups, vases and even dog or cat bowls! And of course they will get to keep what they make. Let your kids’ imagination run wild.

Book the class here.


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2. Chocolate Making Workshop

A fun hands-on class where children will learn to make chocolates, in a real chocolate factory. They will experience the magic of creating personalised chocolates with their own hands. This is an ideal party activity as the kids will not only end up with chocolate on their faces but also their own chocolates to take home – if they last that long.

Book into your chocolate making class here.

PS To read about our experience at Choc & Moi, a chocolate making workshop in Brookvale, click here.

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3. Skateboarding lessons

No more bumps and bruises – well at least less of them with a few fun lessons of skateboarding. Learn how to skate in a safe environment with an experienced skate boarding team.  Kids will focus on fun and graded skill progression and getting them to skate with confidence in no time.

Find your skateboarding lesson here.


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4. Block Printing Workshop

Carving stamps is relatively inexpensive, does not require a lot of space and is highly addictive! In this crafts class, kids will be introduced to the process of designing, carving and printing. They will learn about simple blocks, layering stamps and repeating tile stamps. They will then design and carve a small rubber block and then print it, creating some beautiful stationery.

Book a block printing workshop here.


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5. Sushi Making Kids Class

Kids will learn the fundamentals of Japanese home-cooking including essential Japanese seasonings, cooking techniques a variety of yummy Japanese recipes! It will be yummy AND healthy because we will use only top quality Japanese ingredients. What’s on the menu: Nori Rolls and Miso soup

Read more about the kids sushi classes here.


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6. Terrarium Making Class

Kids will get creative as they select the elements and shape their own mini garden landscape, just the way they like it. Will they make a Zen garden? A natural riverside landscape? Or get inspired on the day and create something totally unexpected! They certainly get to keep their mini terrarium at the end of the class too.

Book into this class here.


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7. Macaron Making Class

Let your future bakers learn the fine art of macaron-making under the guidance of Sydney’s best: MakMak’s macarons were voted recently as the best in Sydney. Your kids will walk away with expert knowledge and a complimentary gift bag containing recipes and equipment to whip up your own batch at home.

Click here to book a macaron class.


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8. Fine Art Class

Through the practice and understanding of the basics of fine art, through easy and fun work with pencil, paint, clay and mixed medias – children will learn both the fundamental principles and relevant histories of fine art.

Find fine art classes here.


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9. Make a Teapot

Yes make your very own teapot and take it home. Learn hands-on techniques such as pinching and coiling to create your own unique teapot in this fun and relaxed workshop. Take some time for yourself, in the tranquil and scenic surrounds of Bundeena, as a form of art therapy.

Read more about teapot making here.


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10. Candle Making

Learn how to make 100% natural candles using beautiful glass and Eco-soy wax to create handmade enviro-friendly vegan candles for your home and friends. This fun hands-on workshop will take you through the basics of making your own candles. You’ll have almost 30 fragrances to choose from.

Book into a candle making class here.


Check out dozens more fun activities and workshops, then book online with Classbento here.


Don’t forget that I also have a post on Free and Low Cost Things To Do In Sydney These School Holidays too, find it here.


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