Creative Easter workshops in Eumundi
The Mother Goose Media team are excited to be working with Kidspace to offer a series of fun and educational workshops in Eumundi over the Easter holidays.
The workshops are designed to develop creative and imaginative thinking in children aged 3-17 years.
“We are thrilled to be branching out and offering local kids a way to learn a new skill and have some fun over the holidays,” said Mother Goose Media owner Toni Eggleston.
“We will be offering a range of creative visual arts and performing arts workshops – kids with great imaginations or who just love to create and learn are sure to find a workshop – or several – they will love.”
Workshop facilitators are all qualified and experienced. Each workshop will be kept to a maximum of 10 participants and will cost $15 each.
For bookings go to www.kidsonthecoast.com.au/kidspace
Workshops on offer are:
Tie-Dye with Tippy (Ages 5+ / 2 hours)
Get out your old white t-shirts and pillowcases – it’s time to get funky with psychedelic tie-dye designs! This is a seriously fun class for all ages.
Acting / Film and TV (Ages 12 – 17 / 2 hours)
Acting for camera, although similar to theatre is distinctive in approach and technique. Participants will experience cold reads, the audition technique and find out what’s different about acting in front of the camera.
Play and Build (Ages 3 – 5 / 1 hour)
The relationship between creative play and children’s cognitive development is undeniable. Play and Build will stimulate the right side of their brain and help kids’ spatial awareness, empathy and the ability to understand abstract concepts and geometric principles. Play and Build will combine story telling and clay play, all with an Easter theme!
Magic and Illusion (Ages 5 – 13 / 1 hour)
During the workshop, the children will discover the meaning behind "You're a magician, can you show me a trick?" Magical materials brought to the workshop by their mentor, Max Dawid-Allan will be explored and experimented with by the young magic students. Every child will be given their own prop to take home to perform their very own magic trick at the end of the workshop.
Circus Skills (Ages 5 – 12 / 1 hour)
Circus Skills 1 & 2 will help participants to tap into their physical abilities and improve bodily control. In a safe and stimulating environment, children will be encouraged to creatively explore their world through movement, and to practise progressive skills and drills.
Tiffany Beckwith-Skinner is one creative powerhouse! Makeup artist, costume designer, and general creator of awesomeness, Tiffany is coming up from Brisbane to share her magic with the kids on the coast.*
Her workshops will be:
Wearable Art (Ages 9+ / 1.5 hours)
Make an amazing piece of art that sits around your neck and shoulders.
Hoop Skirts - the understory (Ages 9+ / 1.5 hours)
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make the base of a hoop beautiful skirt.
Makeup Class (Ages 9+ / 1.5 hours)
Makeup Class is for young ones wanting to know what makeup products there are, how to use them, tricks of the trade and what works best to be sweetly gorgeous.
Finger Puppets (Ages 4+ / 1.5 hours)
In Finger Puppets you’ll learn how to draw the pattern then cut and create your own native animal finger puppet. Koalas, Kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils, Brolgas and even Cockatoos.
Mask Making – it’s all about the ears (Ages 4+ / 1.5 hours)
Masks don’t just have to cover your face. Making masks with paper and tape to perfectly fit the form of your head, finding how to turn into the essence of a creature by the shape of it’s ears.
Wig Head-dress Making (Ages 8+ / 1.5 hours)
Wigs aren’t always made from hair, why not a wig that could be a mermaid’s seaweed tresses or a wiry colourful pink bob? How to shape the base and apply the fabric to get an amazing do!
*Note – For Tiffany’s workshops, under 8s must be assisted by an adult, and an adult helping 9+ would be helpful.