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Children's Pottery Holiday Workshop

Children's Pottery Holiday Workshop

Soul food for children

Next Available: Fri, 29 Sep 9:30AM (AEST)
(+4 more dates)
3 hours
Over 1000 people have attended this class


During these 3 hour long workshops, the children will have loads of fun creating anything that they like, and, an unlimited number of pieces. Small classes of 8 children allows for plenty of guidance by an highly experienced tutor. 

With over 125 5-Star reviews to read, you can be confident that your child will thoroughly have a great experience!

Every child has the opportunity to use the potter's wheel.

They can explore texture, colour, and use various tools for their own creative expression. 

Everything is provided, including unlimited clay, tools, colours, glazes, firings, drinks and a plant-based snack, popcorn usually.

If your child has any special dietary needs please feel free to send them along with an alternative snack. 

Samples and inspirational works are on display. 

Firing takes place on-site for future collection -

For the JUNE/JULY holiday workshops - strictly between 21st to 28th August '23.

For the SEPTEMBER holiday workshops - strictly between 6TH-13TH NOVEMBER '23.

The studio has full air-conditioning & heating.

Looking forward to the studio buzzing with creativity!!

Please note, this is a children's only activity.

The tutor for all classes is Manuela Ferstl :-)

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What you will learn

  • How to create shapes & forms in clay by rolling, extruding or manipulating your clay
  • How to hand build simple forms of your choice & create different types of textures
  • How to paint your pieces with many under-glaze colors available

What you will get

  • Skill to create various forms with clay, to take home after 5-6 weeks.
  • Expert tuition from an experienced pottery teacher!
  • A fun & valuable learning experience for free expression through art

What to bring

  • Your creativity & enthusiam!

What to wear

Casual & comfortable (Warning: it might get messy! but definitely all washable)

Appropriate for

Suitable from ages 5 and up

When to pick up your fired pottery



Mt. Eliza Pottery Studio

(296 Reviews)

Come escape the daily routine and center yourself with some soul-shaping fun! Tucked in among old gum trees and songbirds, this cottage-style workshop provides a tranquil setting for creating all things clay!

Manuela offers a range of classes for all ages and learning stages. Come have some fun learning Hand-building, Sculpture, or even the Potters Wheel.

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5.0 (136 reviews)
Ericrated it
22 Sep 2023
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Georgerated it
20 Sep 2023
George had a great time today and walked out chatting happily about all the skills he learnt and what he had made. He can’t wait to collect the finished items.
Fraserrated it
19 Sep 2023
Fantastic class for our 8 year old!
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A transfer can be requested 14 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$10.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested 14 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$10.00 applies.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

1.) If Mt.Eliza Pottery Studio requires a class to be postponed or cancelled, your class can be transferred free of charge to another class of the same value, offered as a credit note towards another session free of charge, or refunded less a booking and admin fee charge. Credit notes last 2 years.
Customers are required to make up the difference if the class being transferred to is of higher value or, in the case of an increase in price.

2.) Please choose your classes carefully and note that refunds are not offered (other than if cancelled by Mt.Eliza pottery Studio).

-- Transfers & credit notes need minimum 14 days notice.
-- Transfers & credit notes may be considered if less than the required 14 days notice is given, ONLY if your place has been refilled, however, NOT LESS than 3 days notice.

3.) Make-up classes cannot be offered for missed sessions, refunded or transferred, please consider this when booking, thankyou. If you can't make a class, you can arrange with Mt.Eliza Pottery Studio to send someone else in your place.

4.) Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Mt.Eliza Pottery Studio or organised by Mt.Eliza Pottery Studio must agree to these terms and conditions.

5.)  I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised at Mt.Eliza Pottery Studio or organised by Mt.Eliza Pottery Studio .

6.) A non-attendance, forfeits the fee paid.

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