School holiday activities in the Southern Highlands, December – January 2017-8

Children painted masks as part of Kazcare's Indigenous art workshop earlier in the year. Photo: Charli Shield.
Children painted masks as part of Kazcare's Indigenous art workshop earlier in the year. Photo: Charli Shield.

Keep your tots entertained and educated over the school holidays with art, cooking, craft, sporting activities and more. 

Cookability cooking workshops. 9:30am – 3:30pm. Cost: $45 – $160. Oxley College food tech room, 11-29 Railway Rd, Burradoo. Bookings and details: 4861 6122 / 0412 060 339 or http://cookability.com.au/cooking-school/young-cooks/ 

  • December 11 to 12 – Gingerbread house making, cooking and building (8+ years)
  • December 13 – Gingerbread decorations (pre-schoolers)
  • December 18 to 19  – Gingerbread house making, cooking and building (8+ years)
  • December 20 – Gingerbread house, building with pre-made gingerbread (5-7 year olds)

The Heritage Raider – exploration of the Bradman collection and museum archives. 10:30am – 12:30pm. Cost: $20 – $45. Bradman Museum, St Jude Street, Bowral. Details and booking: 4862 1247 or https://internationalcrickethall.com/summer-holiday-heritage-raiders/ 

  • December 18, 19, 20, 27, 28, 29
  • January 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 15, 19, 22, 23

Wingecarribee Children’s Services. 8am – 6pm. Mittagong Public School Hall. Details and bookings: http://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/services/community/childrens-services/vacation-care or  4861 2866.

  • January 2 – Star Wars day, cooking in the kitchen – wookie cookies and yodamelon
  • January 3 – Wheels day, cooking in the kitchen – blueberry muffins
  • January 4 – Excursion to the Australian Botanical Gardens
  • January 5 – Sausage sizzle lunch
  • January 8 – Bike day, cooking in the kitchen – banana cupcakes
  • January 9 – Excursion to Highlands Tenpin Bowling
  • January 10 – Wheels day
  • January 11 – Cooking in the kitchen – lemon ricotta cake
  • January 12 – Domino’s pizza lunch
  • January 15 – Bikes day, cooking in the kitchen – ice-cream sundaes 
  • January 16 – All that spins, cooking in the kitchen – fidget spinner cookies
  • January 17 – Wheels day
  • January 18 – The Jess Academy, cooking in the kitchen – apple and cinnamon muffins 
  • January 19 – Hamburger lunch
  • January 22 – Excursion to Highlands Tenpin Bowling 
  • January 23 – Australia Day barbecue lunch
  • January 24 – Wheels day, cooking in the kitchen – damper 
  • January 25 – Disco, in-house movie and popcorn, hotdog lunch, clean-up

Kazcare kids workshops. 9:30am – 3pm. Cost: $60 per workshop. Kazcare, 15 -17 Kirkham Road, Bowral. Bookings and details: 4861 1150 or https://www.kazkidsworkshops.org.au/product-category/workshops/ 

  • January 15 – Music Mania Percussion Performance
  • January 16 – All About Potatoes 
  • January 17 – Science Art Attack 
  • January 18 – Kaz Magic 
  • January 19 – Indigenous Art

PCYC School holiday program. 10am – 4pm. Cost: $30 per day. PCYC Southern Highlands, 6 Hawkins Drive, Mittagong. Bookings and details: 4868 5200.

  • December 18 - AFL/cricket, archery, gymnastics and dance (5-12 years) 
  • December 19 - Hockey, boxing, gymnastics and dance (5-12 years) 
  • December 20 - Soccer, netball, gymnastics and dance (5-12 years) 
  • January 8 – gymnastics and boxing (5+ years)
  • January 9 - AFL/cricket and OZ Tag, and gymnastics (5+)
  • January 10  - Dancing (5+) and archery (8+)
  • January 11  – Dancing (5+) and archery (8+)
  • January 12  - Little Ninjas (5-10 years)
  • January 15 - Gymnastics, frisbee/AFL (5+)
  • January 16 - Dancing 5+ & Cricket/ Oz Tag 5+
  • January 17 - OZ Tag, dodge ball and dancing (5+)
  • January 18 - Gymnastics and Archery (8+)
  • January 19 -  Little Ninjas (5-10 years)

Reflections Healthy, Body and Soul workshops about skin care, nutrition and make up (using organic products). 10am to 3:30pm. Springetts Arcade. Bookings and details: 4861 4441. 

  • January 9
  • January 11
  • January 23
  • January 25

Have we missed your school holiday program? Email charlishield@fairfaxmedia.com.au to have it included in the online article.