About Creative Kids
NSW Government is helping your cost of living with more than 40 rebates and savings including Creative Kids, which is all about making it easier for school-aged kids (4.5 to 18 years old) to get involved in creative and cultural activities.
Parents, guardians and carers can claim a $100 voucher per year to put towards the cost of lessons and fees with registered providers.
It's a great opportunity to let kids find their passion and learn new skills.
Vouchers can be used to contribute to registration, participation and tuition costs for performing arts, visual arts, coding, languages, literature, music and other creative and cultural activities with our approved list of activity providers.
Eligible activities are those that are provided as part of a structured program where there are clear skill development outcomes. Structured creative and cultural lessons are:
- Tutoring on a specific skill delivered in person or 'virtually' over 4 weeks or more. 'Virtually' includes tuition delivered by technology, such as Skype, with live interaction between the student and tutor/teacher.
- Time-bound set of lessons/activities to learn a skill, based on the following timeframes:
- 4 weeks or more weekly classes, minimum of 30 minutes per week
- weekend course, minimum of 2 days for 5 hours per day or a total number of 8 hours or more
- 1 week, minimum of 4 days within a 7-day period for 3 hours per day
- 1 day, minimum of 5 hours.
- Cultural experience and master class such as a concert or performance followed by:
- structured workshop for 1 to 4 hours, or
- question time with a high-profile artist or performer, relating to skills and art form development.
All activities are to be delivered outside of the school curriculum. NSW public, private and Catholic schools are ineligible providers.