Chill, Thrill or Upskill: The Hot List of Extracurricular Activities

Chill, Thrill or Upskill: The Hot List of Extracurricular Activities

Here is our hot list of extracurricular activities that help kids build new skills, forge friendships and minimise screen time.

Baby & Toddler

Tiny Tutus (NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA, NT)
18mths-5yrs. Ballet classes for pre-schoolers.

Baby Sensory (SA)
0-4yrs. A wide variety of activities to stimulate all of your baby’s senses.

GymbaROO (National)
6wks-5yrs. A physical movement for babies.

Forte School of Music (National)
Music classes for children of all ages

Mini Maestros (VIC, WA)
6mths-5yrs. Music classes for babies.

First Five Forever (QLD)
Ideas you can do at home to play sing, read and talk to your children from the State Library of Queensland

Sports & Fitness

2-8yrs. A sport-based school readiness program.

Bounce KinderGym (VIC, QLD, SA, WA)
3-5yrs. Gymnastics incorporating trampolining.

Little Kickers (National)
18mths-7yrs. Football skills for kids.

BJP Physie (National)
3yrs+. Dance for girls.

Kindy Karate (VIC)
3-5yrs. Karate for beginners.

Cali-ACT (ACT)
3yrs+. Calisthenics-based dance for kids.

Performing Arts

Little Devils Circus (VIC)
Teach essential life skills – perseverance, resilience, concentration and interpersonal

Point Break Drama Acting School (NSW)
7yrs+. Acting classes for children

Canberra Youth Theatre (ACT)
7yrs+. Theatre company for children

Jirani Singers (QLD)
5-14yrs. Choir school for children.

Flava Dance Studios (SA)
4yrs+. Street dance for kids.

Cooking & Crafts

Cutie Pies Baking School (QLD)
2yrs+. Learn about food hygiene, kitchen safety and basic maths.

Sewing Spot (NSW)
7yrs+. Sewing classes for kids.

Relish Mama (VIC)
6yrs+. Cooking classes for kids.

Canberra Potters’ Society Inc (ACT)
5yrs+. Pottery classes for kids.

Nest Studio (SA)
3yrs+. Art classes for children.

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