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Summer 2021/2022 School Holiday Activities Guide

Looking for ways to keep the kids engaged and entertained these school holidays?  From animation workshops to tennis camps, arts and crafts to Lego, these local activities will keep them smiling all summer. Some of them are accepting Creative Kids vouchers too.

Featured businesses: 

Artspark Studio |  | Bush Balance Playgroup | Camperdown Tennis | GeckoSports Inner West Sydney | Julie Peadon Art | NumberWorks’nWordsLeichhardt Paper Rock Scissors Art Studios | The Animation Spark

Artspark Studio









Located in the middle of Rozelle, Artspark is a sun-filled art and sewing studio with an eco-friendly garden. The garden has many edible plants, and we have resident chickens and guinea pigs, it is a perfect place to relax, play, and source materials for projects.

Artspark offers workshops to support and enrich children’s learning through in-depth. Projects are following the interests of the children and returning to add new insights and build skills. It may seem like fun and games – and it is – but children are learning a lot through exploring creative activities. Your children will gain useful life skills like communication, problem solving, social, emotional and fine motor skills and an essential understanding of sustainability and innovation!

Cost: from $77
Location: 43 Merton Street Rozelle
Days: Mon 20th – Thu 23rd Dec 2021, Mon 10th – Fri 21st Jan 2022 except on the weekend
Activity: pre-schoolers to low teens!
Enquiry: & 0434 154 811 ChiChi
Voucher: Creative Kids

Australian Theatre for Young People ( ATYP)






ATYP creates school holiday drama workshops for young people from Kindergarten to Year 12. Kids will make new friends, learn about performing, gain confidence and most importantly, have a ton of fun in a safe and inspiring environment.

Our Summer Holiday program includes classes on comedy, improvisation, storytelling, screen acting, movement, monologue masterclasses, musical theatre and for our littlest participants, amazing imagination stretching.

ATYP is a registered COVID safe business. Book before 20 December 2021 to secure your early bird discount.

Cost: From $180
Booking: or call 9270 2400
Voucher: Creative Kids

Bricks 4 Kidz Inner West









With our unique BRICKS 4 KIDZ models and Imaginative Play, the kids are always having fun at our School Holiday Programs with LEGO® and Robotics!

Our school holiday activities are designed for kids ages 5–11, staffed by trained and screened BRICKS 4 KIDZ instructors, and have the best child : staff ratio around! Places available at our 3 cool locations in Ashfield, Balmain & Olympic Park.

Enquiry: 0410 410 130
Location: Inner West : Balmain Ashfield & Olympic Park
Days: Mondays to Friday January 10th to 21st
Activity: Our school holiday activities are designed for kids ages 5–11
Description: No online – all in person & Covid-Safe
Cost: From $95 per day

Voucher: Creative Kids

Bush Balance









Bush Balance offers nature play sessions for the whole family! Play in the dirt, build with ropes, cut with saws, pour with water or paint a masterpiece – the choice is yours! Our free-flow nature play sessions offer something for all ages. We are running six one-off holiday sessions of Bush Balance in Sydney Park. Come to one session or come to all! Inner West Mums use the discount code IWM5 for 10 per cent off the ticket price. Suitable for children aged 6 months – 10 years (please note these are not drop-off sessions, all children must be accompanied by an adult).

Facebook: Bush Balance
Instagram:  @bushbalanceplay

Camperdown Tennis

Choose from a wide variety of exciting and unique activities to entertain your kids during the holidays! Cost: $100 for 8am to 5:45pm care. IWM Offer: $80* for 8am to 5:45pm on selected days with early bird discount code. Code: Kids22 * = Early bird code expires Thursday 9 December at 5pm.

Location: Camperdown
Days: Monday 3 January 2022 to Thursday 20 January
Activity: Primary school children vacation care and Tennis Camps

GeckoSports Inner West Sydney






Gecko Sports has two awesome holiday programs coming to Ashfield Park in January.  Footy Fanatics is running on January 11 and January 13. Featuring action-packed fun and games, with the focus being on soccer, AFL and rugby league. Learn some new skills and then put them into action with mini-games. Suitable for all skill levels, ages 5 to 12. This is for all the kids who just love kicking the footy around or want to learn and improve their skills. Footy fanatics unite! Wear your favourite team colours or shirt!
Ninja-Warrior is our most popular themed program, running on January 20. It requires no sport skills, just the enthusiasm to have a lot of fun. Obstacle course, running relays, target throwing challenges, dodgeball and other fun games the kids will love. If it’s hot, we’ll have our water weapons to keep kids cool.

Cost: $40
IWM Offer: Early bird discount of 25 per cent off, for bookings made on or before December 30. There’s also a 25 per cent discount for siblings.
Enquiry: Call Natascha on 0400 989 229 or email
Location: Ashfield
Days: January 11, 13 and 20
Activity: Primary school age children – 5 to 12 years old

Julie Peadon Art









Come and create some summer inspired art these summer holidays! We have everything from clay creations to coral reefs to icy poles and beaches! Three weeks of glorious art, celebrating all things summer. Learn new techniques including ceramics, drawing, painting, watercolours, sculpture and mixed media. See you in the studios soon!

Cost: $50 for a half day and $100 for a full day
Location: 69-71 Lyons Rd, Drummoyne NSW 2047
Days: Monday to Friday
Activity: 5 years to 18 years

Voucher: Creative Kids

NumberWorks’nWords, Leichhardt







We are an English and maths tuition centre offering tailored tuition delivering great results! We focus on individualised learning plans that build confidence, complement school work, help students achieve personal goals and are also a heap of fun!

Kickstart those holiday brains after the Christmas period and get your child ready for Term 1 of school in 2022! Every child takes a little while to adjust back to study mode after the break – we can help you!

There are two weeks available on week days from Monday January 17 – Friday January 28 (excluding the public holiday on January 26), from 10am – 2:30pm, with a supervised lunchbreak from 12pm – 12:30pm Please pack lunch for your child if they are attending the full day.

Please note, when booking you are also welcome to discuss the tuition options available during the school term if you wish. This includes online opportunities.

Cost: $60 per hour
IWM Offer: Discounts available if you have multiple bookings and mention IWM
Booking: For a free assessment visit
Enquiry: 8068 6624 or
Location: 100 Jarrett Street, Leichhardt
Days: January 17 -28 (weekdays only and excluding the public holiday on January 26), 10am – 2:30pm
Activity: School aged children from Kindy to Year 12

Voucher: Creative Kids

Paper Rock Scissors Art Studios









School holiday workshops filed with fun activities for everyone.  Pre-Christmas workshops include angel fairies for the Christmas tree, sweet little mice, decorations, stockings and lots more. The January workshops run in the last two weeks of public school holidays. Activities vary from mermaid grottos, pottery, sewing, dragon eggs, and so much more! Our fully vaccinated tutors LOVE making crafty and creative things to play with – we are all just big kids at heart! After such a trying few months, we can’t wait to spend time with your children making some wonderful keepsakes and playful pieces!

Cost: $60 + gst half day, $120 + gst full day
Location: Rozelle and Summer Hill
Days: Monday – Friday
Activity: Junior school aged children

Voucher: Creative Kids

The Animation Spark







The Animation Spark is offering STEM-based animation workshops for primary school aged kids. With school holiday workshops and 8-week term courses, kids can learn the basics of stop-motion, cut-out and clay animation. School holiday program: 3 hour workshops (AM or PM) full of creativity, fun and teamwork. Taught by a team of professional animators.

Cost: $85
Location: Inner West
Days: Please check our website for more information
Activity: Primary school kids age 6-11

Voucher: Creative Kids


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