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WonderLab is a process-based art atelier in Killara Sydney, Australia. Children in our studio feel welcome and supported to make a mess, move, express their artistic ideas and create their unique art works. They are encouraged to explore their individuality in a non-competitive environment and grow their artistic talents in a relaxed and safe way. At WonderLab we thrive to develop children's creative thinking, problem-solving and imagination.
We help parents raise innovators of tomorrow!

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Art Play Workshops

Process based creative art lessons for children (3-5 years old)


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School Holidays art camps

Full day art sessions for school-aged children (5-10 years old)


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Art Club for ages 5-10

Art classes for school aged children (weekdays and weekends)

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Birthday Parties

Art and sensory play party. Let's glow for your party!


EXPLORE & CREATE (ages 3-5)

A drop-off class for preschool age children with the focus on open-ended yet structured art exploration. Each class the children will be exploring an art concept (such as line, texture, shape, form etc) and will be given an opportunity to engage in a simple structured art project (e.g painting, collage, construction or modelling) exploring studio materials, developing their creative ideas and engaging in problem-solving skills.
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Dates for (ages 3-4):
- Tuesday 20 Oct - 10.00 - 11.00
- Wednesday 21 Oct - 10.00 - 11.00
Price: $200 (8 week pass)


Dates for (ages 4-5):
- Tuesday 20 Oct - 1.00 - 2.00
- Wednesday 21 Oct - 1.00 - 2.00
- Friday 23 Oct - 10.00-11.00 or 1.00 - 2.00
Price: $200 (8 week pass)


*Please note that we have two separate groups for ages 3-4 (younger pre-schoolers) and 4-5 (older pre-schoolers). We encourage parents NOT to drop the younger pre-schoolers off at the beginning of the course to help them with the settling in. The teacher will let you know when the child is ready to be dropped off.
**Though the program is similar for these separate groups, older children are showing more advanced skills and can work faster โ€“ that is why we are dividing children by age. Older pre-schoolers will be engaged in more structured experiences, while younger pre-schoolers will enjoy a more open-ended program which is more developmentally appropriate for this age.

ART PLAY (ages 2-3)

Sensory art exploration for young artists! Come and play with your toddler or preschooler in the art studio exploring sensory art materials such as clay, playdough, goop, rice, coloured water and ice. Paint cardboard sculptures, hanging bedsheets, perspex sheets, murals, play with light, construct with blocks and natural materials to ignite your child's creativity and develop the interest in art. DOWNLOAD our brochure ๐Ÿ†“
These sessions are not structured with the main focus on sensory exploration of art materials (no drop offs).

Dates:
- Monday 19 Oct - Classes start 9:30-10:15
Price: $200 (8 week pass)


Casual visit: $30

2020-SCHOOL HOLIDAY ART CAMPS (ages 5-12)

Our camps explore a variety of visual art experiences including painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media and more to take children on an experiential journey where their own ideas are celebrated. Our program is open-ended and unstructured which helps children practice creativity and imagination while exploring the potential and language of art materials.
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๐Ÿ”ฎ SLIME AND POTIONS Camp (9am-4pm)
Join us for a super fun day of potion and slime making of all kinds. We'll experiment with and investigate interesting ingredients to create wild concoctions and bubbling potions to pour them in a bottle, make a label and take home. We will also mix a couple of batches of slime experimenting with the ingredients and coming up with a perfect ratio of glue and activator so we can blow bubbles and stretch our slime super long.
Price: $130
Date: Tuesday 29 Sep
Ages: 5+


🎓 THE WORLD OF WIZARDY -2 day camp- (9am-4pm)
During this epic two day camp the children will create a series of personalised artworks to transform themselves into real wizards - wizard hat, a magic wand and a book of spells experimenting with such art techniques as paper-mache, 3D construction, sculpture painting, polishing, embellishment, drawing and sketching, and lettering.
Price: $250
Date: Wednesday Sep 30 and Thursday Oct 1
Ages: 5+
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👤 Acrylic Painting โ€“ Super Hero (9am-4pm)
On this day children will learn a series of painting techniques to be able to create their own canvas masterpiece โ€“ a superhero of their choice! We will be practicing lots of skills such as painting a gradient, impasto, painting with fingertips, using the splattering technique, and drawing by observation to be able to use all this knowledge to create our own Spider Man, Bat Man, Wonder Woman, you name it!
Price: $130
Date: Friday October 2
Ages: 7+
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🚀 STAR WARS™ Lightsaber (9am-4pm)
Have you got a young budding engineer who is into modelling and all things Star Wars? Join us for this engaging 3D sculpture camp to make a Star Wars lightsaber! Each child will design their own space sward, decorate it and paint with with fluorescent paint. We will have a pretend battle at the end of the program testing our lightsabers under the black light.
Price: $130
Date: Tuesday October 6
Ages: 5+
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๐Ÿ  WOODEN HOUSE -2 day Camp- (9am-4pm)
PPersonalize and customize a two story wooden house paining it, printing wallpaper, building furniture, creating characters, and more. Children can design a doll house, a superhero hide-out, a hospital, a school, a fire station, the options are endless. This is a two day program packed with activities allowing children to explore literally every jar and basket in the art studio! Watch our video ๐Ÿ‘ˆ to learn more about the program
โžœ the cost of the wooden IKEA house shelf and all the materials is already included in the camp price!
Price: $280
Date: Wednesday October 7 and Thursday October 8
Ages: 5+


๐ŸŽ‘ FUN WITH DRAWING Camp (9am-4pm)
Come and experiment with drawing materials with us during this camp! We will be drawing by observation, from imagination, with our eyes closed, and with large body movements. We will be exploring coloured pencils, markers, oil pastel, ink and charcoal learning about line, patterns, shading, movement and optical art. This day will be full of creativity and experimentation!
Learning will include:
- Continuous line drawing
- Drawing and shading techniques
- Composition
- Mixed media drawing (ink, watercolour, marker)
- Exploring pencil grades and alternative materials
- Charcoal drawing
- Sketching and drafting techniques and more

Price: $130
Date: Friday October 9
Ages: 7+


🕺 PRINTMAKING for PRESCHOOLERS (9am-12pm)
There is nothing more satisfying for a young child than pulling prints and witnessing the creation of a series of quirky identical pictures! On this day we will play and experiment with printing with a stencil, mono printing on gel plates, etching prints on foil and foam plates and designing our own layered artworks being inspired by the famous printmakers such as Andy Warhal and Margaret Preston.
The learning will include:
- Stencilling
- Stamping
- Gel plate printing

Price: $65
Date: Monday October 12
Ages: 4-6


Whatโ€™s included in the price:
All the materials the children will use during the day (We are very generous with art supplies and use materials of the highest quality only. Our students use rare art materials such as plaster, paper clay, craft glue, artist quality acrylic paints and highest quality paper and canvas boards. All this is included in the price!) Two qualified art teachers on site if we are fully booked to ensure individual attention to each child enrolled (maximum 10 children per day) Using other studio materials during the day in between the art making sessions โ€“ there is no TV watching at WonderLab with the children engaged in art making the whole day (drawing with ink and soft pastels, painting with watercolour, modelling with clay and plasticine โ€“ our students bring home a lot of creations after the camps)

*Drop-off available; provide lunch for your child, we will provide light healthy snacks

Creative Voucher

Creative Kids Voucher details can be added in the registration form when you book your tickets. Upon successful completion of the order where a voucher is filled out correctly, we will then process a refund to the same bank card account that you completed the order with for $100. Please allow for 5-7 business days after receiving a refund confirmation email for the funds to appear in your bank account.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

We love to celebrate through art at WonderLab and more importantly, we think birthdays are a special opportunity to showcase the interests and passions of your child!

WonderLab can run one of our art workshops at your birthday party to ensure your birthday boy or girl and your guests are kept entertained and immersed into a fun and engaging art experience! You can choose to hold the party at our studio in Killara or order a mobile party with us coming to your place.

Party themes (for ages 5 and up):

1. Glow-in-the-dark party โ€“ explore glow-in-the-dark materials painting a giant mural with fluorescent paints and enjoying 3 free glow-in-the-dark art stations: plaster painting, fluorescent drawing and pre-made fluorescent play dough. 
Watch our party video ๐Ÿ‘ˆ
Price:
- $500 (for 10 children)


2. Harry Potter Potions - each child will mix, concoct and create their own potion, to bottle, label and take home โ€“ unicorn potions, fairy potions, nature potions, witches' potions, magic potions, you name it. DOWNLOAD our brochure ๐Ÿ†“
Price:
- $500 (for 10 children)


3. Slime โ€“ each child will mix up their own custom batch of slime to take home โ€“ sequin slime, glitter slime and textured slime. DOWNLOAD our brochure ๐Ÿ†“
Price:
- $550 (for 10 children)


4. Fashion design โ€“ design clothes out of paper or decorate a mini wooden mannequin with a myriad of loose parts and embellishments. Watch our party video ๐Ÿ‘ˆ
Price:
- $550 (for 10 children)


5. Cardboard collage โ€“ each child will create a cardboard artwork for painting and decorating (e.g. wacky hair, rainbow collage, funky eye wear, giant donuts, cardboard animals).
Price:
- $500 (for 10 children)


6. Customized project โ€“ you can customize the theme of your party choosing a theme that your child is interested in (e.g. super heroes, mermaids, unicorns, fairy tales etc.).
Price:
- $550 (for 10 children)


Duration: 2 hours
Number of children: maximum 10 if the party is in our studio (our studio space is not very large - 10 children and 10 accompanying adults is an ideal number for having a nice party experience. For larger parties, we strongly suggest you encourage parents to drop off. Any additional children will be charged $25 a child).
Price: starting from $500*

Contact us โœ‰ for a full program with party themes.

* Please provide us with information on your child's interests and preferred art experiences, and we will customize the program for you.

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ART CLUB (ages 5 and UP)

Throughout the school year children will explore different media & skills to work with art materials including drawing, painting, collage, pottery, sculpture focusing on elements and principles of visual art.

โœ…  Afterschool Art Club - Term 4 (ages 5-8)
Our Art Club course is an ideal program for children ages 5-8 to get familiar with a variety of art materials, art styles and artists. In term 3 we will be learning about such artists as Paul Klee, Joan Miro, Vincent Van Gogh and Frederick Hundertwasser taking inspiration from their famous artworks and styles. We will be creating with plaster, painting with acrylics, collaging with paper, monoprinting with gelli plates and painting with watercolour.
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Dates:
- Monday 19 Oct - Classes 4:00-5:30
- Wednesday 21 Oct - Classes 4:00-5:30
- Thursday 22 Oct - Classes 4:00-5:30
Price: $280 (8 week pass)


🙎 Sculpt and Build (ages 7+)
This program is tailored specifically for children interested in 3D construction. This term we are creating a Steam Punk robot, a plaster creature and a papier-mache character working on our attachment skills and embellishing our creations with acrylic paints and decoration materials.
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Date:
- Tuesday 20 Oct - Classes 4:00-5:30
Price: $280 (8 week pass)


🌁 Illustration course (ages 5-8)
Practice illustrating animals, plants and fantasy creatures using pens, watercolour, acrylic paints and printing inks to create cute characters and quirky designs. We will take inspiration from picture books, fairy tales and famous artists. The children will illustrate cats, elephants, horses, dragons, people, story characters such as Cheshire Cat, and comic book words.
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Date:
- Friday 23 Oct - Classes 4:00-5:00
Price: $240 (8 week pass)


NEW!!! 🌄 Illustration course (ages 8+)
Practice illustrating super hero characters and creating cool graffiti designs in this 9-week illustration course for older children. We will be experimenting with pencils, pens, ink and watercolour learning about drawing techniques such as strokes and shading while creating engaging pop-culture artworks that children are interested in.
Date:
- Friday 23 Oct - Classes 4:00-5:00
Price: $240 (8 week pass)


NEW!!! 👉 Saturday Workshops ages 5-10 Term 4
Join us for half-day Saturday workshops of fun and ultimate creativity! In term four we will run three seasonal workshops of making all sorts of Christmas art works โ€“ Christmas tree decorations, greeting cards, Nutcracker sculpture and Christmas theme acrylic painting!
All materials included!
Dates and themes:

🎄 Christmas tree decorations and greeting cards making
Decorating Christmas tree baubles, making decorations and designing Christmas greeting cards
Date:
- Saturday November 28 - 9:00-12:00
Price: $65


🎅 Nutcracker
Painting and decorating a Nutcracker Styrofoam sculpture
Date:
- Saturday December 5 - 9:00-12:00
Price: $65


🚒 Christmas Car Illustration
Painting a Christmas car with watercolour paints
Date:
- Saturday December 12 - 9:00-12:00
Price: $65




Creative Kids Voucher details can be added in the registration form when you book your tickets. Upon successful completion of the order where a voucher is filled out correctly, we will then process a refund to the same bank card account that you completed the order with for $100. Please allow for 5-7 business days after receiving a refund confirmation email for the funds to appear in your bank account.

WonderBox Art Kit

A set of art materials to complete an engaging project at home! Collect your art kit at our studio, get access to our video tutorials and start creating amazing artworks at home! These projects will keep the children engrossed over a long period of time and allow families to have some quality family time.
A complete kit โ€“ a box with materials + video tutorial and instruction. Choose from the boxes below:
👉 Price: $80 - (pick up at our Studio, from 10:00 to 12:00 - 674 Pacific Highway, Killara 2071)

👿 RUSTY ROBOT Lab
Turn a myriad of materials into a metal creature. Use poly blocks, cups, balls, wooden loose parts, wire, cardboard tubes and other things to put them together, paint and polish learning about the SteamPunk design. The best experience for a young engineer!
Watch introduction video ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

🐬 OCEAN WONDERS (acrylic painting kit)
We will practice a number of painting techniques such as impasto, stippling, sgraffito, pointillism and finger painting to get equipped with the ways of approaching acrylic paint. We will then paint a beautiful ocean scene on the canvas. Acrylic painting has never been easier!
Watch introduction video ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

🚀 STAR WARS™ - Pilot Goggles
Build your space pilot goggles and head your starfighter to the space battle. We will use cardboard and a myriad of loose parts to put together our pilot goggles. Then we will paint and polish them in the style of Steam Punk.
Price: $60

🚛 MONSTER TRUCK
Become an engineer and create your own cardboard truck. Put together cereal boxes to create the cabin and the trailer of your truck; decorate it with loose parts; imagine what the truck might be carrying; attach the number plates and design the driverโ€™s cabin. Paint and polish your truck with acrylics and play with your own creation!

👻 MY MUPPET Lab
Pretend you are a crazy professor and create a funny character (doll, superhero, magician, ballerina, ninja warrior, you name it). Turn a wooden mannequin into your muppet by designing the outfit for it and put together the loose parts included in your kit. Paint it with watercolour and draw the facial features with a black marker.

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WHAT PARENTS SAY ABOUT US

We never miss a class! Three terms in, and Victoria keeps coming up with something new - offering always interesting yet age-appropriate activities most of us parents would prefer not to try at home with the kids. She clearly adores what she does and it shows.

What an amazing class. Victoria was brilliant, she had every child completely captivated for the entire hour. My daughter had so much fun painting, dancing, and lying on her tummy drawing with charcoal. What a great introduction to art.


My son comes home wanting to extend on class projects and create more art! He is always looking forward to the next class. I highly recommend these classes to anyone wanting their children to be inspired to think creatively, in a hands on learning environment while having so much fun.

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