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1. Kids’ Home Publishing

With inspiration from local artists such as illustrator Anna Walker and Wurundjeri educator Mathew Gardiner, get ready to use your grand imagination. Kids’ Home Publishing is a six-part series from Kids Own Publishing and Convent Kids, which celebrates the art of book making, creativity, collaboration and storytelling. We know you will love this first video from Somali spoken word artist Idil Ali.

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2. Incy Wincy Babies

Barking Spider Visual Theatre and Incinerator Gallery bring you this delightful sensory offering for babies and their carers. Incy Wincy Babies encourages bonds between babies and their caregivers through engagement with art, using play and creativity to discover colours, sounds and form. Enjoy playing with your baby using sensory discovery bottles in this video, or playing with shadow and light and a multisensory umbrella in their other videos.

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3. 5678 Film Club by Polyglot Theatre

Young people were the co-creators during the film-making process in Polyglot Theatre’s three-year long project 5678 Film Club. The project supported young people making the transition between Primary and Secondary school, and played out as they moved through Years 5, 6, 7 and 8. Pull up a seat and watch the children’s stories told through film.

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4. Magic with The Great Illusionist

They say there’s more to magic than meets the eye… and this is definitely true with Het Filiaal theatremakers’ The Great Illusionist (Netherlands). This enchanting tale of a young boy who longs to be an illusionist was presented on our Fairfax Studio stage back in 2018 for ages 8+. Sydney Opera House are streaming the full show online for free right now as part of their Digital Season. Perfect school holiday viewing for the whole family with live music, impressive illusions, magical puppetry, marvellous tricks and of course, a white rabbit!

The Great Illusionist

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5. Learn to Juggle!

Discover a new skill to show your family and friends from the ArtPlay at Home team, including this fun juggling video for 3-6 year olds. Using your own home-made recycled juggling balls, practice throwing, catching, balancing and spinning. Make sure you also check out ArtPlay’s digital and at home school holiday program.

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