Alive Wire with Russell Solomon Crowd favourite sculptor from SWELL 2019, Russell Solomon will twist and turn wire to create native animals. Children can engage in the free sculptural masterclass when and where they please. Wire Sea Turtle Create a 3D sea turtle using garden tie wire. Young artists can learn basic skills of manipulation and techniques
Alive Wire with Russell Solomon Crowd favourite sculptor from SWELL 2019, Russell Solomon will twist and turn wire to create native animals. Children can engage in the free sculptural masterclass when and where they please. Fluffy Wire Bumblebee Crowd favourite sculptor from SWELL 2019, Russell Solomon, will teach young artists to twist and turn fluffy craft wire
SCULPT LIL’ DUSTY WITH DION PARKER Award winning Gold Coast artist, Dion Parker, will be sharing secrets about how to sculpt his signature character who we all love. Lil’ Dusty is an adorable little dog. Participants will make a Sleeping Lil’ Dusty Pencil Holder from air dry clay that can be painted once dry. When
Mini Origami Koala of John Anthony Forno’s Totem/The Fragile 2020 When | Available online Where | See video below Materials | Paper #SWELLkidscreations PHOTO COMPETITION Take a photo of your SWELL Kids Creation for a chance to win a Family Pass to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Have your parent or carer help you post your image to
Lil’ Dusty door handle hanger Cut out and colour in your Lil’ Dusty door handle hanger Where | Download the Lil’ Dusty door handle template Materials | scissors, colouring in pencils, printed Dusty door hanger template     #SWELLkidscreations PHOTO COMPETITION Take a photo of your SWELL Kids Creation for a chance to win a
SWELL KIDS ELEMENTS – GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL MOVIE NIGHT THE WISHMAS TREE A young Ringtail Possum’s misguided wish for a white Wishmas at the magical Wishmas Tree not only freezes her entire hometown of Sanctuary City, but also threatens the lives of all who live there. Bring your own picnic rug and snacks. Watch
SCULPTURE EXPLORATION AND PUZZLES Lil Dusty, our resident SWELL Kids Element mascot, can be found in the printed program, alongside puzzles and a sculpture scavenger hunt for young artists to enjoy. Use the SWELL Kids Artist Statements on the artwork plaques to help find clues! Printed Program: $5 Found at Information Hubs and Currumbin Beach
STORYFEST BEACH POP UP LIBRARY | FREE   Opening daily for little artists to pick up a free book to take home. This wonderful literary delight is an invitation for children to discover more stories whilst exploring SWELL. Where | Currumbin Alley car park, ask for more information at the SWELL Information Hubs When |
Storyfest pop-up Library at westerlySWELL Where | Cuddihy Park and stage,  1 Swan Ln, Mudgeeraba QLD 4213 When | Saturday 5 September Time | 9am – 4pm Indigenous Storytelling | 10.30am Cost | FREE Families are invited into Mudgeeraba village to experience live storytelling presented by local author Lucas Proudfoot and pick up a book