Ancient Builders, clay sculpting workshop
Ancient Builders, clay sculpting workshop. Image: Supplied
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Ages Date Time
5 - 8 years Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 July 10:30am - 12:30pm
9 - 13 years Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 July 1:30pm - 3:30pm

We’re all familiar with LEGO® bricks, but did you know that the oldest building blocks were made approximately 10,000 years ago? Unlike the colourful bricks we play with today, these early building materials used to create entire cities were made from mud and clay. In fact, some of these structures, like the 5000-year-old city of Shibam, are still standing today!

In this hands-on school holiday workshop, children aged 5 – 8 and 9 – 13 will learn and apply clay sculpting and colouring techniques to make their own structurally-sound miniature house. Watch as tiny homes are created and entire cities come to life through a combination of knowledge, imagination, and hands-on creativity.

If using a Creative Kids Voucher, please choose your course carefully as once your voucher has been redeemed the value cannot be recovered if your child, for any reason, does not participate in the course. Please refer to the Service NSW website for the terms and conditions for Creative Kids Vouchers.

To ensure processing time, 2022 Creative Kids Vouchers can only be redeemed on this event up until Monday 4th July.

Please refer to the AM's refund policy here. Discounted Members tickets will be verified with Members registered for Family Membership benefits. Members Benefits are for registered Members only (kids and /or adults).

Tamara Gulic Phoenix

Tamara Gulic Phoenix, Founder, Educator and Managing Director of Creative Ark.

Tamara Gulic Phoenix is the Founder, Educator and Managing Director of Creative Ark.

Image: Supplied
© Creative Ark

Tamara Gulic Phoenix is the Founder, Educator and Managing Director of Creative Ark. Wholeheartedly invested in nurturing individuals’ potential through art, Tamara’s specialty is delivering educational experiences that combine art and science.

With a Masters in Fine Arts from UNSW and over 15 years of experience working as an art educator, Tamara shares her love for art and creative learning. Tamara has worked with children and adults, people with additional needs and professionals in the field of childcare and education, both in Australia and overseas.

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