Circus skills and craft workshops on City of Swan’s fun-filled school holiday program

Jasmine Atkinson and Katie Williams practice circus skills at a school holiday workshop in Dayton. Picture: Bruce Hunt  d484528
Jasmine Atkinson and Katie Williams practice circus skills at a school holiday workshop in Dayton. Picture: Bruce Hunt d484528

CHILDREN have been learning circus skills and getting crafty through the City of Swan’s school holiday program this month.

Youngsters learnt how to juggle and balance objects at a workshop in Dayton’s St Leonard’s Community Centre this morning, with another planned in Ellenbrook today.

Workshops planned for the remainder of the holidays include Naidoc-themed crafty morning in Bullsbrook, making quirky character mugs at the Mundaring Arts Centre and pyjamarama evening storytime in Midland library on July 4.

Isobel Aspinall. Picture: Bruce Hunt.

There will be more crafty mornings in Ballajura and Midland on Thursday as well as a Scitech nature’s ninjas workshop in Lockridge.

Young people who have spent the past eight weeks building drones in Ellenbrook and Ballajura libraries will compete at the Futures Lab drone race in Brigadoon on July 5.

There will be ‘Indigenous culture with kids’ sessions in Beechboro and Guildford on July 9, Ballajura on July 10, Bullsbrook on July 11, Ellenbrook on July 12 and Midland on July 13.

Theo Williams. Picture: Bruce Hunt.

More Scitech nature’s ninjas workshops will take place in Beechboro on July 10 and 11, and another crafty morning at Altone Park on July 12.

There will be a painting workshop with artist Jae Criddle at the Mundaring Arts Centre on July 10.

Indi Johnson. Picture: Bruce Hunt.

On July 13, artist Gabby Loo will guide children through art of Zine creation at Mundaring Arts Centre.

For more information, visit www.swan.wa.gov.au.

Seth Cleary and Joshua Atkinson. Picture: Bruce Hunt.