STA kids is the place to find events and opportunities for creative kids. Self led activities to do anytime, art classes, holiday activities and things to explore around our region. More fun added regularly. 

Anytime Activities  –  Artist-led creative making to enjoy anytime, anywhere.

Lantern Making with Tracy Luff for Illuminate Wollondilly. Make a paper lantern to light up the night & join the annual lantern parade.

🔥 Get your ZINES on with Rose Marin 

Make Zines for your art and writing. Especially made by STA for the Gunning Arts Festival.

Potato and Veggie printing with Bandicute

Create prints using veggies from your kitchen on paper and even fabric.

Dig your own Clay with Camille Kersley

Join Camille Kersley to create ceramic works of art from clay you have found and processed yourself. Part 1 & 2.

Weaving with Ronnie Jordan

Hang out by the river with Ronnie to find out more about her Aboriginal culture and make a woven animal.

Waste 2 Art with Al Phemister

Transform waste into art in Al’s magical Yass garden. Finish with a trip to Bargo resource centre.

Nature Poetry with Robyn Sykes

What can you smell, feel, hear or taste? Robyn will challenge you to describe something without saying what you see. 

Dancing with Bonnie Curtis

Get moving with dancer and choreographer Bonnie Curtis as she teaches you how to create a unique dance using your name. 

Waste to Art Assemblage with Freya Jobbins

Make a fabulous work of art out of upcycled plastic toys.

Anyone can Sing! with The Vocal Muster

Come and sing with The Vocal Muster. All you need is your voice and some friends.

Found Poetry with Wynn Beard

Make found poetry with Poet Wynn Beard. 

Earth and Sky

Create a paper kite decorated with your own drawings of endangered native animals.

Body Percussion with Peter Wardrobe from Hume Con. 

Learn how to make funky beats with your body as the instrument!

Join Duffy and Jordan from the Hilltops Youth Action Group to make Chrissie Crackers this festive season.

The STA Community Bunting project. Turn your scrap fabric into a community resource. The perfect addition to any event, celebration or gathering. A family friendly creative activity to share.

Hey Kids! Do you create art at home? Have a great idea you can share with other kids? Send us a short video of your activity and it might end up on the STA Kids page. 

Make a planter & watering can. Reduce plastic waste through upcycling rubbish into useful objects with Ryan M.  

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If your kids have already churned through the STA Kids Anytime Activities this week. Check out the ArtsHub creative home schooling guide.

STA kids & family events – happening near you

Self-led anytime Retford Park Garden Activity Map Explore the garden with the new self led interactive drawing map. Fun for  FREE after entry. Check opening hours.

1 May 2-4pm Drawing (From) Place 
A horrifically graphic drawing workshop with with Devon V. Leggo the STA AiR at Retford Park. Designed for diverse young people ages 14+ FREE BOOK NOW

7 May 10-2pm FREE community lantern making with Tracy Luff. Picton Shire Hall. FREE but please book a place.

20 May Illuminate LANTERN PARADE
Bring your Lantern. Meet at the Bee Hotels in the Picton Botanic Gardens at 7.30pm. Illumination begins 8.15pm


SAVE THE DATE 11.30am-2pm 28 May Celebrate at Gunning Station. A family open day to explore the newly restored Gunning Train Station with exhibitions, live music, creative activities and more. Watch this space.

5 July Come make Bees Wax Wraps in beautiful Binalong with STA & the Binalong Art Group. Only $10, $5 for kids – so book your spot now. 

25 Sept 4pm Studio Ghibli Spirited Away Join us for very special holiday screenings of this cult anime classic at Goulburn Workers Club. Kids tix are just $5. Get your TIX now.

 The Milk Bar at Ngununggula  Creative workshops with Lily Cummins

Anytime creative fun with Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

Still Life

Learn to create a still life masterpiece at home using whatever you can find. 

Collage and Drawing

Give your catalogues a new lease on life in the fun activity everyone can try at home. 

Pinch Pots

Join Sally to create a pinch pot from home made salt dough.

French Knitting

Sally teaches French knitting using resources you will find around the home.

Powerful Plastics

Join Sally, Hannah and Hannah and get inspired by the plastics around your home. 

If your kids have already churned through the STA Kids Anytime Activities this week. Check out the ArtsHub creative home schooling guide.

Libraries – A fabulous place to visit with the whole family.

Goulburn Mulwaree

Regular programs include; Story Time, Rhyme Time, Giggle & Wiggle, Code Club, Peer Reading, Trivia and Games for Teens, LEGO Robotics and Computer Basics. Follow them on facebook. Check opening hours and location.


Regular programs include Bilby and Possum Clubs, Storytime, Kids Book Reviews. Follow them on facebook.  Branches at Bowral Central, Mittagong and Moss Vale. Check opening hours and locations. 


Regular events include Auslan Storytime with Maree & Robyn. Follow them on facebook for more program info Facebook.

Check opening hours and location.


Regular programs include Book Clubs, Puggles’ Storytime and PALS Storytime. Follow them on facebook.

Branches at Boorowa, Harden and Young. Check opening hours and locations.

Upper Lachlan

Regular events include; Scrabble, Knitting, Storytime, Giggle and Wiggle for Bubs and Lego Club.

Branches at Crookwell and Gunning. Check opening hours and locations.

Yass Valley 

Check out the regular creative programs on Facebook.

Check opening hours and location.

The Lieder Theatre

The longest continually running theatre company in Australia. Established in 1891 the company has evolved into providing the focus for the performing arts in the

Clare Jones

Creating inspiring learning programs for people with disability.


Puppetry is a magical portal into the imagination. We create all kinds of puppets integrating puppetry, music and acting into our shows.

The Vocal Muster

A not-for-profit organisation assisting secondary school music students in the Wingecarribee, Wollondilly and Mulwaree shires.

Bridge to Sing Choir

A dedicated program offering everyone the opportunity to participate, but is especially for people with disabilities.


Over 30 yrs singing and acting training, performance and early childhood education combined into performance classes for kids.

Hume Conservatorium

The Goulburn Regional Conservatorium (now Hume Conservatorium) was founded in 1985 as the Goulburn Regional Music Centre.

Kids on Keyboards

Keith Binns has been teaching children how to play the music keyboard in Goulburn and Crookwell for over twenty years.

Past Projects

12 & 13 Mar Patina Alchemy creative making at the  Steampunk Victoriana Fair in Goulburn. Visit the Fair’s FB page for more info.

6 Mar Waste to Art Workshops with Al Phemister Create a Steampunk garden for the Steampunk Victoriana Fair. Kids to be accompanied AM & PM sessions. Book in now. 

24 Oct Waste 2 Art STA Kids Workshop (8-14yrs) SOLD OUT

Join Al Phemister and make cool art from waste materials Bookings open soon. FREE 4 STA Members

Waste to Art Competition

Closing on the 12 September the Waste to Art Competition is open to young people from 12-17 years. 

Waste 2 Art 4 Kids

Get inspired by unwanted materials like small plastic toys and other discarded objects to create your own 3D sculptural toy bust or 2D self portrait. 

Fun Places to Visit

Queensland Art Gallery kids portal have lots of great options.

TATE Gallery Kids have lots of self directed art projects.

Online workshops and self directed activites. 

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0427 938 110 
Or by appointment at one of our
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PO Box 1323 Goulburn 2580
ABN 67 208 214 681

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