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Alexandria - The Grounds, July School Holiday 2019, From $20 +BF, Age: 4+

Alexandria - The Grounds, July School Holiday 2019, From $20 +BF, Age: 4+

These winter school holidays, we’re celebrating the little ones with two weeks of activities to keep their growing minds entertained and wowed.

We’re bringing back our much loved honey making workshops with our friends from Maya Sunny Honey and running sweets and cookie decorating classes run by our expert staff. Our pizza-making class is back again by popular demand with a few more classes to be announced soon.

Browse the classes and dates below and book a spot for your little one. We welcome you to join us for a coffee or meal before or after (we have a delicious new kids menu) – to book a table in The Cafe or The Potting Shed, click here.

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Kids Cookie Decorating Workshop

Join the grounds at the Atrium as our experienced Kids Team teaches and assists the children to decorate a range of themed cookies. With toppings, icing and a range of fun ways to customise your creation, this will be one for the kids to remember. 

In this class the kids will learn: 

  • Techniques for icing sugar cookies

  • How to decorate with various toppings

  • Our special recipe for sugar cookies

The Kids will take home:

  • A colour-in sheet with the recipe for our sugar cookies

  • Three unique, hand-decorated cookies

  • A certificate to say they have completed the workshop

When: Monday, 8th July 2019. Classes start at 10am, 12pm and 2pm - please select your time slot when purchasing tickets.
Durations: 1 hour
Location: Atrium
Age: Suitable for children between 4 to 12 years old, however you are the best judge to decide if this activity is appropriate for your child.
Price: $20 +BF, please book here

NB: This is not a drop off service. All parents are required to stay within The Grounds of Alexandria at all times while their child is in the class.

Dairy products and refined sugars are used for this workshop. We do not provide gluten-free options at this time but if you wish to bring alternatives to decorate, please contact us prior to the event.

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Kids Honey Making Workshop
Join us for a hands-on honey making workshop with the founder of Maya Sunny Honey, Andrew, as he shares his knowledge about Bees, the importance of Bees and their Hives. 

During the 45 minute workshop, Andrew will share his passion and inspiration for bees that started at a very young age in the country-side of Poland, where he learned to help his parents on the apiarist farm.

Read about Maya Sunny Honey here

In this class the kids will learn: 

  • The role the queen bee, drones and worker bees play in the hive

  • The importance of bees and the chance to observe them at work

  • How to extract honeycomb from the frame to make honey

The Kids will take home:

  • A jar of your collected honey from the workshop

  • A Maya Sunny Honey show bag

When: Wednesday, 10th July 2019 and Tuesday, 16th July. Classes start at 9:00am, 10:30am, 11:45am - please select your time slot when purchasing tickets.
Durations: 45min
Location: Patio
Age: Suitable for children between 6 to 13 years old, however you are the best judge to decide if this activity is appropriate for your child. Children under 6 are welcome, however will require supervision by a responsible guardian.
Price: $20 +BF, please book here

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Kids Silent Disco Dance Class
Join Liorah from Unleashed Creations and her experienced team as they lead a silent dance class in the Atrium. Listening to the music and instruction through their very own pair of headphones, Liorah will walk the children a dance routine before its time to disco! This active and fun class will have the kids dancing all the way home and is definitely not to miss. We will provide everything you need, so slip on your dancing shoes and get ready for a morning of fun!

When: Saturday, 20th July 2019. Classes start at 10am, 12pm and 2pm - please select your time slot when purchasing tickets.
Durations: 1 hour
Location: Atrium - next to our florist and behind The Potting Shed.
Age: Suitable for children between 4 to 12 years old, however you are the best judge to decide if this activity is appropriate for your child.
Price: $20 +BF, please book here

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Kids Pizza Making Workshop
Join us in the Patio these holidays for our wood-fire pizza making workshop. Our experienced Kids Team will lead the children as they customise, decorate and create their very own pizza. We'll provide the dough and toppings, and the kids get to do the rest!

In this class the kids will learn: 

  • How to stretch their own pizza dough

  • To decorate and top pizza with a variety of ingredients

The Kids will take home:

  • A yummy pizza

  • A colour-in sheet with their dough and pizza recipe

  • A certificate to say they have completed The Grounds Pizza Making Class

When: Tuesday, 9th July and Wednesday, 17th July 2019. Classes start at 9am, 11am and 2pm - please select your time slot when purchasing tickets.
Durations: 1 hour
Location: Patio - next to our kids area and animal farm.
Age: Suitable for children between 4 to 12 years old, however you are the best judge to decide if this activity is appropriate for your child.
Price: $25 +BF, please book here

  • This is not a drop off service. All parents are required to stay within The Grounds of Alexandria at all times while their child is in the class.

  • Please note dairy/meat products are used for this workshop. We do not provide Gluten-free options at this time.

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Kids Candy Decorating Workshop
Get your sweet tooth ready and join us these holidays for our candy decorating workshop! Inspired by our upcoming installation (can you guess what it is..?), our experienced Kids Team will lead the children in decorating, topping and icing all of their favourite sweet treats. From Marshmallow to Chocolate, this workshop will give kids the opportunity to show off their creative talent decorating a range of candy.

In this class the kids will learn: 

  • Creative decorating techniques

  • How to make a chocolate egg mould

  • Working with various toppings

The Kids will take home:

  • Delicious customised candy

  • A colour-in worksheet

  • A certificate to say they have completed the workshop

When: Friday, 19th July 2019. Classes start at 10am, 12pm and 2pm - please select your time slot when purchasing tickets.
Durations: 1 hour
Location: Patio - next to our kids area and animal farm.
Age: Suitable for children between 4 to 12 years old, however you are the best judge to decide if this activity is appropriate for your child.
Price: $20 +BF, please book here

  • This is not a drop off service. All parents are required to stay within The Grounds of Alexandria at all times while their child is in the class.

  • Dairy products and refined sugars are used for this workshop. We do not provide gluten-free options at this time but if you wish to bring alternatives to decorate, please contact us prior to the event.

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Where: The Grounds of Alexandria, Building 7A, 2 Huntley St, Alexandria, NSW 2015

Parking: Enter via 2 Huntley Street or 41 – 43 Bourke Rd and speak with one of our friendly Grounds Rangers who will be able to help you out. Alternatively, the suburb of Alexandria offers all-day and timed street parking; be sure to obey all parking signs. Be aware that traffic can be challenging and parking is limited in the area, click here for more information.

Please arrive at least 10 minutes before class

Nearby food and awesome coffee: The Grounds of AlexandriaThe Potting ShedThe Garden

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