School holidays

Art Play | Ink | Junior Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with ink at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: 6 to 9 years oldDate: Monday January 15thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies) USEFUL  INFORMATION This class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat.Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any special needs or if…

Make a Video Game Controller, Wire Button and Code

A 1-Hour School Holiday Activity making a working push-button to run a video game you can re-program. This is an introductory activity to get a taste of learning about electronics and coding, or 'Physical Computing'.Groups are kept small, maximum of 6 (please contact to accommodate a big group). All Ages 7+ years Introduction to Physical Computing with Video Game Electronics!{Under 10's will require parental supervision} Learn by doing a fun hands-on activity making a working push-button switch to decorate and take home. Interface the push-button to a Raspberry Pi computer’s input/output wiring to drive a video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can also make the game controller, colour & re-animate the game characters, and change the program through simple Scratch block coding. Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $28 When: Several 1-hour sessions available during School Holidays, 15-26 January 2018.Where: Thinklab Fremantle (3 blocks from the train station, upstairs next to National Hotel on the Cappuccino Strip)

School Holiday Escape Tour

Fremantle Prison is WA’s only World Heritage listed building and one of the State’s premier tourist attractions. So why not take the kids? They are guaranteed to have fun while learning about this amazing site. The kids Escape! Tour is an exclusive tour for children aged 5 to 12 years old. These special tours cost $11.50 and are running during the January school holidays on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 15th - 24th January. Children will visit the sites of numerous dramatic escapes through the Prison’s history. Along the way their Tour Guide will tell a number of tales of…

Kings Square Archaeology Mini Excavation Workshops

Discover first-hand what it’s like to be an archaeologist! Kids aged 8 - 16 years will have fun learning about the dig taking place in Fremantle's historic Kings Square in January 2018. Join the archaeology team looking for the foundations of the first church in Kings Square, as well as other historical material from the 1800s. You'll be given your own excavation kit to uncover artefacts that tell us what life was life was like in Fremantle in this period.   

Art Heroes Potter Junior Workshop

Be inspired by the watercolour illustrations of this scientist and artist. Explore the wonder of nature and character design to create adorable masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 9 years oldDate: Tuesday January 16thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if…

Art Play | Thread | Tiny Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with cotton and thread at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 3 to 5 years old & their Parent / CarerDate: Tuesday January 16thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 adult & 1 child) USEFUL  INFORMATION This class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Adults stay and participate with…

Learn to dig it before you can spell it

Share in the thrill of discovery during the Kings Square archaeological dig with these excavation workshops designed specially for children aged 3 - 8 years.  What artefacts will you unearth from your excavation box and what will you create with what you discover? 

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Learn How to Code for Parents Adults

No idea about coding or even how start to "Code"? This course is for parents and grand-parents who wish to learn how to be involved in coding with their children and grand-children. Or, any adult just curious to learn a bit about coding. Class is kept small, maximum of 6 adults. Prerequisite: MUST bring your own WiFi enabled Windows device. No computer programming knowledge required. This is a class for adults. Objective: Learn how to facilitate coding with your kids, code project ideas, and learn some coding yourself by doing some fun hands-on simple coding activities: Introduction to various coding platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi and other electronics Dive into block coding, and create an account for and be guided in how to use Scratch (scratch.mit.edu) (Optional) more ambitious parents and grand-parents download Python for line-coding to their laptop Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $47 per person When: Several 2-hour evening sessions starting promptly at 6:30 pmWhere: Thinklab Fremantle (3 blocks from the train station, upstairs next to National Hotel on the Cappuccino Strip)

Art Heroes Olsen Senior Workshop

Be inspired by the paintings of this modern Australian artist. Explore line, maps and aerial photography to create abstract and landscape masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 10 to 12 years oldDate: Wednesday January 17thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you…

Art Play Thread Junior Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with cotton and thread at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 9 years oldDate: Wednesday January 17thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt. Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have any…

Ceramics Slip Casting (9-12 years)

In this two day class learn the delicate art of slip casting, which entails creating a ceramic vessel by using liquid clay and a mould. Whilst waiting for the cast to dry, decorate a ready-made dish with colourful underglaze and texturing techniques. On day two decorate your own cast dish ready to be fired. Finish the class with two unique ceramic dishes to take home. 

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Contemporary Hand Stitching

For Teens. Join us for a creative and inspirational contemporary workshop, suitable for teens looking for new creative expression. We'll learn the art of 'Slow Stitching' to create some really unique and funky hand stitched artwork to hang on the wall. 

Mini Makers Animation Workshop 8 to 12 years

Ready, Set, Action: Dive into storyboarding, set-developing, character creation, directing and editing your own story in this hands-on workshop.Essential: Bring your own ipad, tablet or phone and pre-download the free Stop Motion Studio App. Please note this event is held at the Fremantle Library, 70 Parry Street, Fremantle.  

Art Heroes Cromer Junior Workshop

Be inspired by the sculptures and collage illustrations of this modern Australian artist. Explore texture and colour to create illustrated animal masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 9 years oldDate: Thursday January 18thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you…

Art Play Acrylics Tiny Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with acrylic paints at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 3 to 5 years old & their Parent / CarerDate: Thursday January 18thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 adult & 1 child) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat.Adults stay and participate with their tiny artist.…

Art Heroes Lane Senior Workshop

Be inspired by the paintings of this modern Western Australian artist. Explore the oceans, colour and pattern to create watercolour masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 10 to 12 years oldDate: Friday January 19thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you have…

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School holidays

Fremantle story is the best website to find out what’s on in Fremantle during the school holidays. Whether you are looking for things to do in Freo for kids, what to do today or Fremantle attractions, Fremantle story brings together a full list of events, courses, performances and workshops including City of Fremantle events, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre shows or workshops at Esplanade Youth Plaza that will keep the kids busy during the school holidays.