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. 03 9850 5566

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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