Favourite Kids Arts and Craft Classes in London

Favourite Kids Arts and Craft Classes in London

Arts and craft for kids can be a fun way to bring out your children’s creativity, and when they find a technique or material that inspires them, perfecting their artwork can keep them occupied for hours.  If you live in Greater London, we’ve found a veritable cornucopia of art and craft making classes for kids.  If all these sound great, but you’re looking for benefits or arts and craft for your kids, check our blog Benefits of Arts and Craft for Kids.

After School Sewing Club

Come along to this after school sewing and craft club! The kids will be making: Cushions with applique, heart key rings, cute tote bags, shirt making and many other fun projects

Art 4 Fun

Paint ceramics, wood, glass, and T-Shirts or make a mosaic. It is for all ages, babies to grandparents. It’s fabulous to make handprints or footprints for future memories. No artistic skills or experience necessary.

172 West End Lane, Camden, London NW6 1SD

Art At Kite Studios

Kite Studio offers a range of art activities and classes for all ages and all levels. It is all about getting creative. Weekly classes during term time from Monday through to Saturday. Check the website for further information.

Priory Mews, 2B Bassein Park Road, Hammersmith, London W12 9RY


Artburst offers a wide range of activities for children of all ages and abilities including those with specific needs. Artburst aims are to improving oracy and literacy skills, developing confidence and encouraging a passion for children’s literature.

Artburst Studio, 253 Hoxton Street, Artburst Studio, De Beauvoir, London N1 5LG

Compass Kidz

Compass Kidz come to the Compass Theatre for regular, fun drama sessions based around theatrical games teaching drama, movement, voice exercises and mime.

Compass Kidz are between 4* and 7 years old and they join in the sessions happily without mum or dad watching, which means parents can wait and relax in the Compass Cafe Bar.The sessions run for just under an hour and hold just 14 children at a time.

Compass Theatre, Ickenham, London UB10 8PD

Culture Kids

Culture Kids offers fabulous creative classes with the high quality equipment and attentive tuition. The real fun comes when you focus on the different theme of each week. All designed to inspire in your toddler an appreciation for the world around them. Culture Kids offers a range of facilities including: cooking classes, music classes and art classes are all designed to teach children wonderful things about the world.

1a Chelsea Manor Street, Chelsea, LondonSW3 5RP

Fired Treasures Pottery Cafe, Mill Hill

Pottery Café is a Fantastic FUN place where you can decorate your own beautiful pottery, supplied exclusively by Emma Bridgewater, in a relaxed pottery studio where plenty of help is at hand. Pottery Cafe also offers a delicious range of teas, coffees, milkshakes, cookies and confectionary to fuel your creative fire.

143 Dollis Road, Mill Hill, Barnet, LondonNW7 1JX

Full Circle Jewellery

Full Circle Jewellery provides a wide range of fun and creative birthday parties for girls and adult workshops under a watchful eye of an experienced jewellery designer, who is CRB checked. Jewellery making increases confidence and raises self-esteem. Most importantly, it leaves everybody happy and proud as they show off their unique creations.

10 Pentire Road, Walthamstow, London E17 4BZ

Get Fired

Choose the item you want to decorate from our wide range of bisque (unpainted pottery) including: mugs, plates, vases, animals and loads more. Draw your design straight onto the bisque or use one of Get Fired many stamps, sponges or stencils.

914 Brighton Road, Purley, LondonCR8 2LN

Kids Jewellery Classes

Fun activities for children aged 6 – 16 years old every Sunday with 6 as a maximum number per class and they will learn to make bright and colourful costume jewellery. All materials will be provided in class.

Shepherds Bush Library, 6 Wood Lane, Hammersmith, London W12 7BF

Le Petit Conservatoire – French Arts School

Le Petit Conservatoire offers after school weekly French Artistic activities for kids between 3 and 10 years old to learn and discover all sorts of instruments and concepts about music history. The Petit conservatoire also run a variety of workshops where children will develop their potential, share their talents and enrich their lives through music.

St Matthew’s Church, Wandsworth Bridge Road, Sands End, London SW6 2TZ

Little Willows – Art Splash

Little Willows offers a drop in session for pottery painting which if fun for both children and adults. Something different, unique and fun for everyone! Children are taught about different artists, styles and techniques. The classes encourage the children to be creative and use their imagination.

9 High St, Pinner, London HA5 5PJ

Maggie & Rose

Maggie & Rose Club provide a range of kids’ activities, cooking, art, drama and music classes available throughout the school term, plus LOADS of holiday classes in a comfortable and clean environment for members to enjoy year round. There is also a diverse range of one-off activities during the holidays to suit the bigger kids as well

Locations Available In Brentford And Isleworth & Kensington

Main School

Stagecoach’s main schools are ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in arts or simply learn new skills while having fun! The School runs for three hours each week, where kids do one hour each of singing, dancing and acting taught by experienced and professional teachers that are all DBS checked (formerly known as CRB).The Theatre school’s students are split in three ages groups and participate in drama, dance and singing classes.

Locations Available In Hammersmith & Kensington

Mini Monets

Mini Monet provides a wide range of art activities to children aged 5 – 13 years to help develop children’s imagination and creative skills. The sessions are very inspiring and children use a range of artistic techniques and mediums including drawing, painting, sculpture and animation. Classes are in small groups of just 6 children in the studio at a time.

The Red House Studio, Summerhouse Lane, Harefield, London UB9 6HX

Mini Picassos

Mini Picassos is an art school for children and adults who are excited about art, artists and being creative. Through the exploration of a huge range of materials, art techniques and great projects Mini Picassos aim to inspire the students to realise their full artistic potential.

8 Station Terrace, Kensal Rise, London NW10 5RT

Mini-Engineers iLab

Mini-Engineers iLab offers a wide range of activities for children aged 4 – 11year olds, including weekly classes, workshops, holiday’s camps and birthday parties. The activities are designed to enhance their problem solving skills, teamwork ability, build and express their creativity through hands on learning, understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Architecture concepts in a fun and challenging environment.

Locations Available In South Kensington & Wimbledon

Paddington Arts

Paddington Arts offer a variety of dance styles classes if you’re aged between 6-26 and enjoy dance, drama, singing or playing steel pan. The classes are designed to cater for amateur; intermediate, advanced and classes are split into age groups.

32 Woodfield Road, Westbourne, London W9 2BE

Paint Pots

Creative Classes for babies from as young as 6 months of age. Children love the atmosphere of exploration and discovery at these classes, where everyone has fun, makes friends and learns along the way!

The uniqueness of Paint Pots Creative Classes is the ability of the teachers and the fact that they understand each child is an individual needing different nurturing. For that skill, they need special qualities beyond qualifications. Outside of Paint Pots, The teachers are practicing artists, musicians and actors and they bring their passion, personality and love of creativity into every session.

Studio 53, Battersea Business Centre, 103-109, Lavender Hill, Battersea, LondonSW11 5QL

Pottery Cafe

Pottery Café is a Fantastic FUN place where you can decorate your own beautiful pottery, supplied exclusively by Emma Bridgewater, in a relaxed pottery studio where plenty of help is at hand.

Locations Available In Battersea, Parsons Green & Twickenham

Special Needs Art Club

Exciting art club for special needs children: paint, glue, tear, get mucky, and have fun in a supportive, tolerant environment where you can be yourself. A good way to meet other local parents.

Squiggles & Giggles

Classes start 3 October 2015. Each week Squiggles & Giggles provide a ‘make a mess’ activity for kids who like to experiment as well as more structured craft activities for those who like to have an ‘end result’. Activities include singing, telling a story and learning about colours numbers and shapes, and Squiggles & Giggles have healthy refreshments for the children and tea and coffee for parents and carers.

Ardleigh Green Community Association Hall (In The Grounds Of Havering College), Hornchurch, LondonRM11 2LG

Stratford Theatretrain

Theatretrain take a professional approach to training the performing arts to children. All the teachers are highly experienced and teach dancing, acting and singing skills in the important wider context of professional theatre – covering storytelling, sound, movement and stage attitude. Theatretrain make that training accessible to all. Energy, enthusiasm and commitment are only the entry requirements. The unique, step-by-step curriculum enables all young people to build a thorough understanding of the performing arts; developing technique, confidence, imagination, teamwork and individual expression along the way.

Hamilton Road Centre, Hamilton Road, Stratford, London, Canning Town North, London E15 3AE

The Art Barn

The Art Barn offers a range of messy art activities, to challenge the child’s abilities and give them the opportunity to try their hand at different art techniques.

Art, Craft and Drama workshops also available during holidays for children aged 18 months to 7 years.

Locations Available In Balham & Kensington

The Craft Cabin

Come along and make a clay pot, decorate plant pots and plant some seeds, make a pencil pot and pencil. Come and join the fun! The Craft Cabin is open every day and also caters for children birthday parties.

57 Station Road, Chingford, LondonE4 7BJ

Tole Haven

Tole Haven cater for everyone and anyone who can hold a paint brush, with good imagination and their large range of products, you can choose a craft and create a Funky Finish on your piece of artwork. Tole Haven currently stock Pottery, Jewellery Making, Wood, Fabric, small amount Card making kits, and Canvas. Whether your arts and crafting or model making Tole Haven have something for everyone. Why not come and visit Tole Haven, we always have hot and cold beverages and lunchtime bites, or snacks available along with a warm welcome!

30 Roneo Corner, Hornchurch, LondonRM12 4TN

Tower Project Children’s Services

The Tower Project offers a variety of services and activities to children and young people with complex physical disabilities and/or learning difficulties and Autism between the ages of 5 to 18 years. These activities include, swimming, football, basketball, drama, cooking pottery and many others. These services range from After School clubs, Saturday Autistic provision, Summer Holiday Schemes, Easter Provision, and October and February half term schemes. The Project is designed to help young people develop their full potential through positive role models, social interaction, inclusion and new experiences that will broaden their horizons in a secure and relaxed environment.

45-55 Whitehorse Road, Stepney Green, London E1 0ND

Wonderland Ceramics

Wonderland Ceramics is a creative space open to the public to paint ready made bisque. It is also an open access members studio aimed at everyone from beginners to experienced potters and artists

237 Victoria Park Road, Victoria, London E9 7HD