Category Archives: Activity

James and the Giant Peach Musical Production

In term one and two of 2017 Speak Up Studio will be hosting a musical production of James and the Giant Peach! This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn more about musical theatre and develop their confidence performing on stage! We encourage children of all experience levels to join us for our first musical production.  See the details below for rehearsal dates & times

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September Workshop Wrap Up

Our September Holiday Workshops were full of fun and creativity. Thanks to everyone who came along! It was a very busy time for the Speak Up team and we hope your kids enjoyed the fun! Week One Week one was held at Northside Meetings (short workshops) and the Red Hill Studio (long workshops). We had nearly 300 places booked in the first week. The

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Winter Workshop Wrap Up

Thanks to the nearly 300 kids who joined us for workshops last week! It was a huge success. Here are some photos and videos of all the things we sung, danced, crafted, imagined, build, performed, and achieved. Art & Craft Workshops making beautiful dream jars inspired by the BFG making beautiful dreamcatchers inspired by the BFG the craft component of our droid stop motion

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Rube Goldberg Machines!

What is a Rube Goldberg Machine?

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What is a terrarium?

A terrarium is tiny garden enclosed within a sealed glass container. Terrariums are lots of fun to make, and are also a great way to teach kids about the water cycle, as they demonstrate evaporation, condensation and precipitation. Because the water in a terrarium is trapped inside the container, terrariums can live for years without ever being watered!           Terrarium’s

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Boredom Busters!

Try these great ideas for keeping the kids busy this holiday! Finger Puppet Gloves Get an old pair of gloves or a buy a cheap pair, then make each finger come alive! Use sequins, googly eyes, bits of old fabric, wool and a few dabs of glue to create five crazy characters. If your little ones want to mix and match, cut each of

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How to Make a Sock Puppet!

You will need Create the mouth Cut a slit into the toe of the sock to create space for the mouth Use the downloadable cardboard templates to trace and cut out the cardboard mouth Fold the cardboard mouth in half Apply glue to the edges of the cardboard Open the “mouth” of the sock Carefully glue the sock to the cardboard Use the felt template

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Puppet Magic

This term, grade 2 student, Gabi has designed and created her very own puppet! Meet “Rosebud” the Pink Puppy Puppet! Gabi will continue to work with Rosebud as she practices speaking clearly and using her beautiful voice to tell stories. Working with puppets is a great way for students to develop vocally, and practice their conversation and storytelling skills.