Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Gauteng

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Art and craft venues for day trips are great for children of all ages as well as for adults for more than one reason, the most important one being that you don’t have to clean up! Kids learn to express themselves in various ways using different mediums of art and crafts. These venues are usually stocked with all sorts of cool supplies and ideas so you’re all bound to have a good time. Browse our extensive list of arts and craft venues in Gauteng to see exactly what they each offer.

How does the art and crafts directory for day trips work?

You may search by suburb by clicking on the drop-down list above. Click on the suburb you wish to search in and see what comes up. Alternatively you may scroll down through the list of companies offering art and craft venues available in Gauteng. Click on the blue name of the company to get more information about what they offer as well as their contact details.
Pottery Junxion
Edenvale East Rand / Ekurhuleni
At our shop you will find an extensive range of ceramics to paint, mosaic or decoupage. Great for a day outing for kids and adults alike and for kids parties or corporate functions.
All ages

The Art Shebeen
Linksfield Johannesburg
Drop off the kids, bring a friend or spend some therapeutic time alone while you let your creativity loose with canvas, paint, ceramic, wood or bling up with thinestone. Great for parties too.
From 3 yrs - All ages

Tinker School Reviews
Melville Johannesburg
Indoor play area, party venue, art classes
From 1 - 13 yrs old

Melrose Johannesburg North; Bedfordview Johannesburg East; Northcliff Johannesburg North
Fun art and craft venue for kids, messy play classes, party venue
From 18 mnths - All ages

Chartwell Johannesburg North
Create a puppet - Assisting your child to be expressive, creative and interactive by allowing them to have fun creating their own puppet. Their puppet will be packaged in a theatre of choice after completion.
From 3 - 10 yrs old

Craighall Johannesburg North
Make Aromadough, slime and a variety of activities in prebooked workshops. We also host birthday parties themed to the occasion.
From 5 yrs - All ages

Bryanston Organic & Natural Market
Bryanston Johannesburg
Bryanston Organic & Natural Market  – a magical place, removed from the rush of everyday life, offering inspired crafts and wholesome food.
All ages

Tassy's Holiday Arts & Crafts Camp
Houghton Estate Johannesburg
Holiday Art Camp - Painting and Crafts. Beat the holiday boredom & Let your kids unlock their creative talents by sending them on an amazing journey into the creative world of art this Holiday.
From 5 yrs - All ages

Why kids love art

- Art promotes creativity and opens minds which in turn help kids in all other areas of learning.
- Art can be an expression of themselves. Often art is therapeutic and may assist children who have been through trauma and difficult times.
- Confidence is developed in children as they create something from nothing and perfect skills through art.
- Art and crafts venues offer a range of mediums for kids to use to create their masterpieces. This gives them the chance to try different things and discover a love for something in particular.

Art is therapeutic

Even adults will attest to art being relaxing and therapeutic to some extent. Focusing on creating something original, using your hands and your thoughts detracts from the stresses of life. Kids enjoy feeling different textures and mediums of crafty activities and these are beneficial to their development as well.

Art and craft party venues

You’ll find some of these venues offering amazing art and craft parties for kids and adults. Everything will be organised and set out, ready for the guests to arrive and start creating! There are various focus points on each of these venues so browse through and see what interests you or your child. Click here for more on art and craft themed party venues.

Beading, ceramic and fabric panting, mosaics and more

No artistic skills are needed and no one will be judging. Try out one of these venues for a variety of art or craft activities to choose from. Beading, mosaic, painting and even new craze activities such as slime and dough making are all offered. Take a friend, drop your child off or spend some quality time with your kids doing something fun without having the hassle of washing up afterwards!

Begin your search

Begin your search by clicking on the area of art that you’re interested in. We have also included the area in which art and craft venues can be found so you may click on the suburb search above to find something close to you. Holiday programs are often offered as well so click here to find them.
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