Creative Kids Digital is here!

Hanne Dora Davies presenting digital content at Casula Powerhouse. Photo by Cayn Rosmarin.

Hanne Dora Davies presenting digital content at Casula Powerhouse. Photo by Cayn Rosmarin.

We know the impact of COVID-19 is posing many challenges for the arts and cultural sector, especially for those of you whose passion, and core business, is delivering creative programs in person.

We also know that many arts and cultural organisations and businesses are exploring and developing new ways of connecting with children and young people so that they can continue to participate in creative and cultural activities from home.

To ensure the Creative Kids program continues to support the arts and cultural sector, reduces the cost of living for parents and carers, and enables children and young people to access creative experiences, we have launched Creative Kids Digital.

Digital Programs

The updated Creative Kids guidelines include more options for you to deliver your programs online. Digital experiences now include online lessons, activities, workshops, webinars, and film and performance streaming.

Online Providers will need to show that children and young people are able to ask questions or seek lesson support. This can be via phone, email, live video or an online messaging platform.

Supporting Curriculum

We have extended the Creative Kids guidelines to include creative and cultural activities that support or link to the school curriculum for 2020. This includes co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and excursions, or incursions packaged as virtual tours, online performances or other digital activities.

Increasing Access

Creative Kids vouchers can be used for materials and equipment supplied by a Creative Kids Provider, supporting those who may not otherwise be able to access creative activities or who may have limited access to the internet.

If you’re a Provider:

Download the expanded Creative Kids guidelines, featuring updates on digital and curriculum-based programs.

If you are moving your business to digital channels for the first time, Create NSW has developed a Digital Toolkit to support Creative Kids Providers. The toolkit outlines the changes that have been made to the Creative Kids guidelines, and provides resources to assist you in transitioning your Creative Kids activities to digital platforms.

Find out more about the Creative Kids Digital Small Business Grant. Please note that applications are now closed.

Contact the Creative Kids team
Telephone: 02 8289 6508
Email: creativekids@create.nsw.gov.au

Image: Hanne Dora Davies presenting digital content at Casula Powerhouse. Photo by Cayn Rosmarin.
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