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The Coolest Creative Classes for Kids in Hong Kong

From music and painting, to circus and performing arts, our dynamic city has got your little nippers covered when it comes to nurturing their creative talents.


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Music Lessons

Christine Samson Music and Arts Studio

If your little one loves to belt out a tune wherever they go, then the Christine Samson Music and Arts Studio is the place for them. With a long list of professional instructors and experienced performers available, they can help your kids develop their singing vocals and build up self confidence along the way. Apart from providing private singing lessons for children from age eight and above, their studio also has group workshops and singing clubs, as well as guitar and ukulele lessons for your little singers to learn more about music. Whether it’s a classic rock anthem, or a new Canto pop song, these experts know exactly how to nurture their inner star.

CSMA Studio, 2B, Timmar Court, 10 – 12 Wing Hing Street, North Point, (+852) 2762 0112 / 9229 9885
How much: Contact for details on prices

ONE Serviced Music Rooms

Let’s get musical! With a talented team of musical maestros, including multiple team members of the Philharmonic Orchestra, ONE Serviced Music Rooms is the perfect learning environment for your little musician in-the-making to nurture their hidden talents. Whether they enjoy rocking out on the electric guitar, or love going up and down the scales on a piano, these folks will no doubt help them master whatever instrument it is that takes their fancy.

ONE Serviced Music Rooms5/F, Mirage Tower, 15 Thomson Road, Wan Chai, (+852) 2528 6800
How much: $400 – $700 per class / room rentals start at $80 per hour

Best Music Academy

Owning a reputation for being one of the best music schools around town since opening six years ago, Best Music Academy takes musical education very seriously. Offering a huge range of classes such as violin and viola instruction, piano lessons, guitar tutoring, music therapy, and musical theory, all lessons at the academy can be booked individually, in blocks, or even as a specially curated course. And with a name like that, you know you can’t go wrong.

Best Music Academy, 18/D, Hennessy Apartment Building, 48 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, (+852) 3644 5045
How much: Contact for details on prices

Sol Passion Music

If traditional instruments aren’t enough to grab your kid’s interest, then perhaps Sol Passion Music is the answer. With a series of DJ courses and music-making classes available throughout the year, these passionate folks enable young students to learn all about modern music theories, key techniques, and how to make their own original music and see their creative minds come to life. Fun, pressure-free, and with all the creative freedom they need, Sol Passion Music is definitely one for the hip youngsters.

Sol Passion Music, 11/F, EIB Tower, 4 – 6 Morrison Hill Road, Wan Chai, (+852) 9422 0367
How much: $4,500 – $8,100 per course package

Parsons Music Academy

Perhaps the most well-rounded of all music schools, Parsons Music Academy offers a huge range of Early Childhood Music Courses for kids from ages one to eight years old. Whether it’s the ‘School of Music for Little Mozarts’ course, or harp lessons for your little angels, the academy will always work to make sure that an all-round musical learning experience is provided. From master classes with world-renowned teachers, to public performances to help build their confidence, you can’t go wrong with these guys.

Parsons Music Academy, locations vary
How much: $2,000 – $4,000 per term (15 – 18 classes)


Art Classes

Messy Jam

We know the idea of giving paint to your little ones may terrify you – after all, we’ve all seen those viral videos of how it can go horribly wrong – but at Messy Jam you don’t have to worry about a thing. They offer private workshop sessions for four to eight kids, where canvases, acrylic paints, and other equipment is provided. With no specific learning curriculum, Messy Jam is all about letting your little monkeys be creative, have fun, and just get damn right messy!

Messy Jam, Flat D, 2/F Tai Fat Building, 37 Ko Shing Street, Sheung Wan, (+852) 9366 9836 Maggie
How much: $300 – $600 per head

Hong Kong Art Tutoring

If your kids are doodle-loopy, then art classes are surely their idea of heaven. From painting on an easel, to experimenting with multi-media, there’s no end to the creative fun at Hong Kong Art Tutoring. Talented artist and passionate teacher Gail Deayton is on hand to nurture your little one’s imagination by taking them on a journey to become a young artist. Welcoming students aged ten to eighteen through her doors, Gail encourages pupils to experiment with new techniques and alternative medias. Perhaps your youngster fancies trying their hand at sculpting? Whatever avenue they choose, this North Point based studio is the perfect venue for budding Picassos to let loose and create.

Hong Kong Art Tutoring, 21/F, 435 King Road, North Point, (+852) 9722 8353
How much: Contact for details on prices

KA Atelier

Fancy something a little more cozy with a human touch? KA Atelier is a private homemade painting studio with a small creative space hidden in the heart of the city on Star Street. Your budding artist can get their creative buzz on by signing up for workshops such Chinese Ink Painting, Teapot Painting Workshop, Mini Jars Painting, Acrylic and Watercolour painting, and a Mini Scrapbook Workshop. If you wish to see your child in action, or even get involved yourself, then you can give their Paint Your Own Canvas Workshop a go!

KA Atelier2D Moonstar Court, 2A-2G Star Street, Wan Chai, (+852) 3484 2919
How much: Contact for details on prices

Kid’s Gallery

Originally set up as a small art studio for kids to explore their artistic talents, Kid’s Gallery now operates not just in Hong Kong, but also China with a huge selection of creative classes and workshops for toddlers to young teens. Apart from encouraging children to express their creativity through visual arts, the gallery also work with well-respected art authorities around the globe to offer exam courses for little artists who wish to take their talents one step further.

Kid’s Gallery, 21/F, Coda Plaza, 51 Garden Road, Central, (+852) 2501 4842
How much: $2,680 – $2,980 per term (8 classes)


Performing Arts

Rumple and Friends

Rumple the Clown and his pals want to play! With drama, arts and crafts, musical theatre, and even magic lessons, Rumple and Friends is the perfect gateway to introducing performing arts to your little ones in a fun and unique way. There are regular holiday camps available as well as group classes on offer where kids get to learn, perform, and have a ton of fun with professional performers like Melody the Mermaid, Pirate Pete, and Rumple the Clown himself!

Rumple and Friends, 5B, 5/F Kin On Commercial Building, 49-51 Jervois street, Sheung Wan, (+852) 9830 8287
How much: Workshops start at $2,500

Faust International Youth Theatre

Do you have a little star or starlet on your hands? If your kid loves nothing more than stepping into the spotlight, then the Faust International Youth Theatre could be their perfect match. With annual performances and festivals, drama workshops, and holiday theatre programmes, the Faust team are experts when it comes to helping youngsters develop self confidence, refine their drama skills, and begin their exciting journey into the adventurous world of theatre.

Faust International Ltd, 5/F, Nan Dao Commercial Building, 359 & 361 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan
How much: $3,180 – $4,480 per term

Colour My World

Let your child’s creativity run wild with the talented team at Colour My World. Whether they love painting, photography, video-making, sculpting, acting, singing, or even playwriting, there’s plenty to keep them entertained and inspired here. With classes covering the visual arts, performing arts, as well as holiday workshops during Easter and summer, there’s no shortage of fun for the kids to get involved in. The only difficulty might be deciding which class to pick!

Colour My World, Room 108, Aberdeen Marina Tower, 8 Shum Wan Road, Wong Chuk Hang, (+852) 2580 5028
How much: Contact for details on prices

CentreStage Studios

As Hong Kong’s premier performing arts training studio for kids aged three to eighteen, CentreStage Studios provides a welcoming platform for youngsters to build self confidence and develop communication skills, all the while having the most fun possible on stage. With passionate expert coaches ready to pass on their knowledge with students through a series of courses and workshops, the studios offer everything from vocal and acting coaching, to musical theatre and LAMDA examination prep. So if you have yourself a mini actor or actress in-the-making, these guys are the perfect coaches to guide them on their way to stardom.

CentreStage Studios, 15A, All Fits Gardens, 20 – 22 Bonham Road, Mid-level, (+852) 5689 2272
How much: Contact for details on prices


Baking Sessions

Complete Deelite

Is your little one a cake or a cookie monster? Let them find out at one of Complete Deelite’s Friday afternoon Creative Cake and Jumbo Cookie Jam workshops. The sweet treat maestros invite kids to get creative with sprinkles, buttercream, and fondant colours as they decorate their sugary delights to their hearts’ content. All decorating tools, embellishments, and expert guidance is provided, and group bookings are welcomed too.

Complete Deelite, 2/F, On Lan Centre, 11 – 15 On Lan Street, Central, (+852) 3167 7022
How much: $320 per child (age 7 and up) or $280 per child group of 4 or more)

Whisked

Catering for Baby Whisks (age three to four), Little Whisks (age five to seven), or Junior Whisks (age seven to ten), this quaint little baking studio has got your mini chefs covered. Classes are taught weekly in either Putonghua or English, and introduce children to various baking tools and techniques as they create both sweet and savoury recipes. As well as promoting healthy eating habits in students, classes also help encourage kids with their reading, mathematics, and communication skills – not to mention their cleaning up skills!

Whisked
, 21st Floor, Xiu Ping Commercial Building, 104 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, (+852) 3460 3130
How much: $380 per class / $350 for six classes (Baby and Little Whisks); $420 per class / $400 for six classes (Junior Whisks)


Just for Fun

YWCA

Still trying to figure our what type of creative art your little one is interested in? Well, YWCA is here to help. With a long list of activities offering everything from Chinese calligraphy to magic workshops, the Centre of Learning and Life Enhancement at the YWCA headquarters in Central has almost everything you can think of. With a large number of different classes available for kids of all ages, you can easily work them into your busy schedule so there’s no pressure for you and your child to commit to anything long-term.

YWCA, 3/F, 1 MacDonnell Road, Central, (+852) 3476 1340
How much: $300 – $980 per class

Elephant Community Press

Offering a wide range of creative writing workshops for budding authors in Hong Kong, Elephant Community Press provides a unique opportunity for young voices to be heard. From generating original ideas and drafting stories, to publishing their very own book to hold, the professional teachers here are on hand to guide them through every step of the entire writing and publication process.

Elephant Community Press, Unit 704, Lap Fai Building, 6 – 8 Pottinger Street, Central, (+852) 3487 3153
How much: Contact for details on prices

Junior Snappers

Does your youngster love making home movies? If so, then why not let them get behind the camera and create their own masterpiece at Junior Snappers. Under the guidance of a talented trio of professional film-makers, your budding movie expert will learn how to write, direct, and film a piece of their own – with the appropriate costumes of course. From Greek mythology to Science Fiction, each workshop is themed to ensure they are fully engaged. Student by day, movie director by night, we think this might be the coolest hobby ever!

Junior Snappers, French International School, 34 Price Road, Jardines Lookout, (+852) 9849 0050
How much: $1,000 – $2,000 per workshop


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