Most Popular Kids Activities in Glenbrook (2773) in 2017

the Blue Mountains, the Sydney Region, New South Wales (NSW)

    Fusion Movement Studio offers a variety of dance and fitness classes for 2.5yrs to adults. They are proud to offer parents the peace of mind that our studio will always use appropriate movement, music and costumes in all their classes, concerts and special events. Our studio and foyer is fully air-conditioned and purpose built with mirrors and ballet barres. Fusion is situated in the Lower Blue Mountains in Blaxland, just 10mins west of Penrith and conveniently located close to Blaxland railway ... Read more station. We have private on-site parking available for your safety, a fenced play area for younger siblings and a comfortable foyer for parents. We also offer family discounts and amazing Fusion birthday parties! At Fusion Movement Studio... We... do not have expensive fees do not make parents buy expensive costumes do not have 4 hour long concerts do not have inapropriate costumes do not favour students in routines based on their abilities do not belittle students if they make a ...

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    We love Fusion!

    02-08-2017 by Steve Smith

    Fusion provides so many wonderful classes from children to adults. I love how the parents are even involved in the concerts. Loved dancing in the Dads Dance at Christmas!

    Answer from Fusion Movement Studio on 12-09-2017:
    We love watching our mums and dads dance and so do our students!

    Amazing dance school!

    02-08-2017 by Jan Clark

    This dance school offers such a fun and stress-free environment for our children. They focus on building the kid's confidence and always make sure they are happy learning.

    Answer from Fusion Movement Studio on 12-09-2017:
    Happy dancers, happy parents, happy us!
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    Wacky Workshops is all about fostering creativity and imagination in children. This is something needed more than ever as the temptations of technology take over from the wonders of making things by hand. Research has shown that children who are exposed to arts and crafts and the materials to make them actually learn to read and write better and become more resilient as adults. Using imagination and creativity is vital to children’s mental health. According to clinical psychologist Dr Ben Michaelis, ... Read more getting children to focus on the products of their imagination is vital to their individual mental health and the world. The effort that we use when we are actually making things helps us to learn new and innovative ways of thinking. A 2010 study, which examined results from around 300,000 creativity tests since 1990, showed that today’s children are less likely to produce unique and unusual ideas. We can counter this by offering a safe and friendly place to stretch their creativity. By ...

    Private Classes - More Than Just an Art Class

    Dates: from 15 Oct 2018 to 22 Dec 2018

    Wacky Workshops is more than just an art school - it's a creativity school. Sure, students will learn the basics of drawing and painting techniques. They will also be encouraged to find their own unique talents and to think outside the box to transform everyday items into something new and special. That's what makes creative thinkers, and forecasters agree it will be the creative thinkers who have the edge in tomorrow's uncertain world. Wacky Workshops students work with a wide range of materials including paper, drawing and painting supplies, clay, plaster, wire, wool, ribbon, items from nature and recyclables. They draw, paint, sculpt, invent, investigate and build. Private students have the freedom to co-create lesson plans to ensure their own interests and talents are the focus of each class. These classes are the perfect way for children to learn more in an atmosphere that feels like play.

    Private Classes - More Than Just an Art Class

    You can now book private classes with Wacky Workshops. More than just an art class, Wacky Workshops encourages children to tap into their creativity and imagination using a wide range of materials and techniques. Students will have fun exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, inventing and building. There are opportunities for students to make their own paint and paper, create with paper mache and use nature's bounty to create beautiful art. The classes can be tailored to suit your child's interests and talents.

    Build a Workshop and Save

    Want a truly unique and fun experience for your kids next school holidays? Take advantage of Wacky's Build a Workshop feature. These workshops are tailor-made to suit the children's interests. Know a few kids who love fairies? Pirates? Unicorns? Painting? Whatever the interest, Wacky will design projects to fit, supply the materials and clean up the mess. You gather the group and Wacky will pass on the advertising time and money savings to you. These two-hour workshops cost only $20 per student. They are available weekdays and weekends during the holidays.

    How to help children learn more through creativity

    Our children are becoming less creative than those of a few decades ago and it could be affecting their ability to learn. Isn’t that a horrifying thought? Studies have shown the children’s creativity tends to decrease with age. Most notably from kindergarten to grade three. The reason is thought to be a combination of strict curriculums combined with standardised tests in schools as well as extra time in front of screens, such as television, computers and smartphones.This is sad news, for the ...

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    Fran is a cello teacher living in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. She is passionate about teaching, and installing the love of music in her students. She teaches the Suzuki Method cello and also prepares students for AMEB exams if they wish to do so.

    I am commonly asked why parents should enrol their children into a babies music class. The answer is, that exposing your infants to music is one of the BEST things you can do to bond with your child, as well as increase your little one's language, literacy, numeracy and social skills.  From the time a baby is in the womb the first sense to be developed is that of hearing. You may know that a baby is born knowing their mother’s voice, but were you aware that the way that babies process language ... Read more is through the same cognitive pathways (parts of the brain) as those used when we listen to music? Any music is great, but research has shown that the benefits associated with listening to music can be improved by participating in structured music classes. Why? Because our classes are developmentally appropriate and designed to enhance your child's learning, in a group environment which promotes social as well as musical learning. Most of all, our classes are about having fun, and empowering ...

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