The Workshop will educate and entertain with a huge range of short classes in Art, Drama, Science and Dance! Spend part of your festival day making a cool tee, playing a character, launching a rocket or getting your groove on!
Masterclasses are additional to your festival entry ticket. All masterclass attendees must hold a valid entry ticket for their respective class and a ticket to enter the festival.
FESTIVAL T-SHIRT MAKING
In this 1hr workshop, dye, stencil or fringe a t-shirt fit to party at the Kidtopia festival!
60min. Ages 4 - 12.
Each day at 11.00am in The Workshop.
Using fabric, yarn, feathers and intricate design work, create your own dreamcatcher capable of trapping negative dreams while positive ones seep through.
60min. Ages 6 - 12.
Each day at 3.30pm in The Workshop.
PRESENTED BY NIDA
NIDA BITE SIZE FOR AGES 5 - 8
Inspire your child's creative side with this fun introduction to drama and performance. Share in group dramatic play and be introduced to the joy of performance-based storytelling.
90min. Ages 5 - 8.
Each day at 11.00am in The Workshop.
NIDA BITE SIZE FOR AGES 9 - 12
Take a bite of what NIDA has to offer in this taste test. Be introduced to simple acting techniques and practise improvisation exercises in this fun, creative workshop.
90min. Ages 9 - 12.
Each day at 1.00pm in The Workshop.
Slime, Sherbet & Bubbles!
Fun science for active kids where we explore everyday chemistry in a different way! Create gigantic bubbles - what is the science behind them? Make tasty sherbet - a chemical reaction in your mouth! Make gross slime - cool chemical science!
This session is a great way to explore mixtures and simple variables in an outdoor environment. Slime is non-toxic and will not stain fabric and children can take their slime and sherbet home.
60min. Ages 5+
Two sessions each day at 12.30pm and 2.00pm in The Workshop.
PRESENTED BY LA TALENT SCHOOL
HIP HOP dance CLASS feat. ZBOYZ & Hellraizers
Join the team from LA Talent School for a special hip hop class featuring global award-winning hip hop dance crew ZBOYZ and kid sensation Hellraizers and l and learn the moves seen onstage at Kidtopia!
60min. Ages 6-12
Each day at 3.00pm in The Workshop.
MISSION KIDS IN THE KITCHEN
Get down and get cooking at the Mission Kids in The Kitchen space at Kidtopia. Thanks to Mission Foods, learn to make tasty savoury and sweet meals in minutes.
Each workshop attendee will learn to make a meal that they can eat or take home, as well as a special gift pack courtesy of Mission Foods.
Due to the nature of these workshops, dietary requirements will not be able to be accommodated. Please ensure each child attending is free from allergies or dietary requirements including sugar, dairy, nuts or gluten-based foods.
All children 9 years or under must be accompanied by a full-paying adult. Maximum 2 children per adult.
BANANA MUMMY WRAPS AND SHAPE-ADILLAS!
Parents and kids spend this joint session making Banana Mummy Wraps and savoury Shape-adillas where you can create your favourite shapes!
Mum or Dad can get messy in the kitchen with you in this fun joint workshop.
40min. Ages 6-9.
Each day 1:00pm
A adult must attend this workshop with their child and hold a valid ticket for both them and child. Maximum two children per adult.
SMOKEY CHORIZO QUESADILLAS
Mexican is everyone’s favourite food, come and learn how to make the ultimate Quesadilla with smokey chorizo and chipotle.
40min. Ages 10-13.
Each day at 12:00pm
FABULOUS FRUIT TURNOVERS (AGES 10-13)
Learn all the skills you need to make the ultimate dessert, the Fruit Turnover. With a range of fruits and toppings, this class will take your cooking skills to the next level.
40min. Ages 5+ (Kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult)
Each day at 2pm