Development & Play

Education and Kids Tutoring

Local Kids Tutoring Covering All Academic and Musical Education. Children's Tutoring Services Across Wollongong | Illawarra. We list services providing support in childrens academic and musical education and tutoring in the Wollongong / Illawarra area.

Marsden Clinical Psychology - experts in mental health treatment of families, children/teens, parents and adults

Location: Woonona & Wollongong
Phone: 0411 542 624   Mobile: 0411 542 624
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8am to 7pm. Friday - Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
Specialising in counselling, assessment and support for adolescents, children, families and adults, Marsden Clinical Psychology promote emotional wellbeing and recovery from mental illness through individually tailored and goal-directed therapy. They also run a 4 week Circle of Security for parents starting 4 September in their Woonona clinic.
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Uniquely You Psychology & Humble Healing - offering counselling, support services and Circle of Security Parenting Classes

Location: Warilla
Phone: Uniquely You Psychology and Humble Healing: (02) 4244 4376   Mobile: Uniquely You Psychology: 0404 077 179; Humble Healing: 0478 058 005
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Uniquely You Psychology: Monday to Thursday from 9am - 9pm, Friday 9am - 5pm & Saturday 9am - 2pm. Humble Healing: Tuesday to Friday from 9am - 2.30pm
At Uniquely You Psychology we are committed to offering you evidence based and complementary therapies to improve and enhance your overall mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Humble Healings provides Life Coaching, Reiki healing and Circle of Security Parenting Groups.
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Zig Zag Hub - Co-share Work Space and Membership - Grow your business

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 0423 809 680    Mobile: 0423 809 680
Ages: From entrepreneurs to retiree's - be inspired, be productive   Days / Hours: Get a FREE day trial! Monday - Friday
The Zig Zag hub is a community of start-ups, freelancers and entrepreneurs co-working in a shared office space. Co-working can help you grow your business faster, expand your personal and professional networks, and find new clients. We also have a NEW Mentoring Program, scholarship opportunities for new startups and regular events for members. Find out all the benefits that working in a collaborative, co-working environment provides.
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Coccinella Italian School for Children - introduce your child to the creative and fun world of the Italian language & culture!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8222   Mobile: (02) 4228 8222
Ages: 3 - 11 years of age   Days / Hours: After School & Saturday mornings classes
Introduce your child to the wonderful world of the italian language in a fun and creative way! Coccinella will take you on a wondrous Italian adventure! We are now offering After School Hours and Saturday morning classes. The Coccinella classes will guide children to speak Italian through different activities such as games, songs, art, stories, craft, dance and puppets.
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R&R Education Emporium - School Readiness, Fun Club & Primary School Tutoring Centre. Let's get learning RIGHT - right from the start!

Location: Thirroul
Phone: 0400 674 267   Mobile: 0400 674 267
Ages: Preschool to Primary School   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday
Renee Jones is a University Qualified Early Childhood & Primary School Teacher with over 20 years experience working in Education. She is a passionate advocate of 'Let's get learning RIGHT - RIGHT from the start!' If your child finds their school work difficult, Renee can help. If your child needs extension & enrichment, Renee is experienced in providing this. Renee also has substantial experience working with students who have learning difficulties and is happy to work with parents, teachers and other specialists.
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Eyecatcher Arts - encourage and develop your creative mind whilst having lots of fun!

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0419 279 113   Mobile: 0419 279 113
Ages: 5 years +   Days / Hours: Open Friday 10am 4pm or by appointment
Small arts & crafts classes for children and adults with a passion for being creative! We like to encourage individual style and most of all, make art fun and enjoyable for all ages!
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FUN Club - Big Fat Smile

Location: Across Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4283 9900   Mobile:
Ages: 5 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Contact your centre.
The kids will never be bored with activities like mad science, music, comedy and performance, film making, visual arts, sports, games and much more! Our network of 14 Fun Clubs provide an interconnected community of over 4500 children and 3500 families. Fun Club kids enjoy a safe, learning environment, a variety of activities, healthy food menus and much more!
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Kellie O’Brien Media - online marketing and social media expertise for business owners!

Location:
Phone: 0418 172 533   Mobile: 0418 172 533
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9am to 2.30pm
Kellie O’Brien is an author, speaker and coach who specialises in social media and online marketing for service-based businesses. Kellie empowers business owners to use storytelling, strategy and systems to build online marketing pathways that move your most aligned clients from discovering who you are online through to investing in you.
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Artspace - welcomes children and adults to imagine and create on planet art!

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4283 9967   Mobile: (02) 4283 9967
Ages: 3 -16 years    Days / Hours: During school terms and school holidays
Artspace studio is the largest visual art school for children on planet art! At Artspace we let kids play, create and express through quality opportunities and resources via an eclectic and diverse artistic and creative program. And we throw in some creative grownups for good measure. Our Creatives advocate for every child’s right to imagine and create!
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NumberWorks'nWords - Children's Tutoring for English and Maths

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 7721   Mobile:
Ages: 5-16y   Days / Hours: Before and After School
Kids Tutoring which is fun but gets great results... Our curriculum-linked programs are designed by experts to deliver the results your child needs (catch-up, extension or exam prep), while also building confidence and increasing love of learning. We teach children aged 5 to 16 and regular reports show how your child is improving. Every student has an individualised plan and works towards agreed personal goals. Results are celebrated.
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Butterfly House Experience

Location: Across Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: 0414 867 499   Mobile: 0414 867 499
Ages: All Ages   Days / Hours: Contact via phone
Our Portable Butterfly House Experience comes to you! If your child loves butterflies contact us for an amazing birthday party experience!
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CIY.CLUB (Code it Yourself) Kids Coding Workshops! Term 3, 2018 Enrolments

Location: Illawarra wide
Phone: 0403 578 688   Mobile: 0403 578 688
Ages: 7-18 years   Days / Hours:
Code It Yourself Clubs are an after-school, weekend and holiday club where kids come together to train to be creators of technology.
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NewDay Kids Early Learning Centre

Location: Figtree
Phone: (02) 4226 5022   Mobile: 0401 480 095
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday to Friday from 7am till 6pm
NewDay Kids Early Learning Centre is a brand new Long Day Care Centre operating in Figtree. We offer full educational programs for children between 0-5 years. Our programs are based on your children’s interests and developmental needs. We are taking enrolments now - spaces are filling up fast!
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Da Vinci Art Studio - creative art classes and arty birthday parties!

Location: Shellharbour City Centre
Phone: (02) 4295 1042    Mobile: 0414 829 548
Ages: Primary, High School & Adults   Days / Hours: 10 weeks approx. per school term. Days/Times as per the Enrolment Form.
Da Vinci Art Studio offers a fun and creative environment for anyone who is wanting to explore their artistic side!
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GymbaROO Illawarra

Location: Berkeley
Phone: 0404 730 776   Mobile: 0404 730 776
Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years   Days / Hours: Thursday & Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
The best baby and toddler classes for infant neural and physical development.  Research based programs of music and movement for fun, learning and fabulous outcomes!

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The Piper Centre - offering ‘world’s best practice’ in early childhood education

Location: Mangerton
Phone: (02) 4220 0251   Mobile: (02) 4220 0251
Ages: 3 - 5 years of age   Days / Hours: 9.30am - 3pm
At The Piper Centre, our rooms, studios, outdoor spaces and resources are designed to support and promote each child’s love of learning! We understand the importance of being connected and feeling a strong sense of belonging to family, our setting and our School. We adopt The Reggio Emilia system which is recognised by many as the ‘world’s best practice’ in early childhood education.
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Violetta Strabic - Voart Studio Art Classes

Location: Across Wollongong
Phone: 0435 036 471   Mobile: 0435 036 471
Ages: 6 years + and parents can also attend! Plus adult classes!   Days / Hours: Monday - Saturday
Violetta Strabic is a passionate full time local artist who has been teaching drawing and ceramics to children and adults since 2012. Voart Studio offers art classes in public schools across Wollongong as well as in the studio. Voart focuses on the fundamentals of art and drawing with the goal to creating your very own still life masterpiece!
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2018 Childrens' Theatre Events - Merrigong Theatre Company - Plus Vacation Care Creativity Camps!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4224 5999   Mobile: (02) 4224 5999
Ages: 5 years +   Days / Hours: Box Office: 10am - 4pm
Merrigong is the home of young people's theatre in 2018! From ages 5 years +, stimulate your child's mind and creativity with exciting theatre events, school holiday activities and workshops!
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AST Surf School - Learn to surf for kids and adults!

Location: Bulli, Wollongong & Killalea
Phone: Freecall: 1800 711 189    Mobile: 0404 703 374
Ages: 5 - 12 years & 4 - 17 years   Days / Hours: Office Hours: Open: 6:30am - 8pm from Monday - Sunday
AST Surfing Programs are an exciting and safe activity to get your kids involved with! We take an holistic approach to kids’ surf education, teaching them about Ocean Safety, Beach Safety, Surf History and the Weather. Your child will develop a variety of skills that helps them develop coordination, confidence and the foundations of surf skills
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Tune Music Tuition - calling all budding musicians! Learn with an industry pro!

Location: Tullimbar
Phone: Via email   Mobile: Via email
Ages: School age & upwards welcome!   Days / Hours: Monday & Wednesday afternoon/evenings & Saturday mornings
Individual and small group music lessons, teaching popular/contemporary repertoire in a relaxed, professional home studio environment!
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Kids' Uni After School & Vacation Care - Delivers More After School Fun and Less Fees!

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4221 8035   Mobile:
Ages: 5 - 12 years   Days / Hours: After School Care - NSW Public School Term Monday to Friday from 3pm to 6pm. Vacation Care – NSW Public School Holidays Monday from Friday 8am to 6pm.
Kids' Uni have introduced a new lower daily cost of just $35 per child for the premium after school care service starting July 2018 which includes a school pick up bus service from select local primary schools. Kids' Uni Innovation Campus service is rated as exceeding the National Quality Standard, you'll experience quality care and lots of fun now with less fees in a secure, social and friendly environment.
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The Eaton Gorge Theatre Company - Drama Classes & Costume Hire!

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 4283 3000   Mobile: (02) 4283 3000
Ages: Drama Classes are for 8 - 20 years of age   Days / Hours: Mon 4pm – 6pm, Tues - Thurs 10am – 6pm, Fri 10am – 5pm & Sat 9am – 1pm
Drama Classes for ages 8+ that increase confidence and an array of skills that help them for life! Eaton Gorge Theatre Drama Classes are a perfect way to boost your child's creative side! And they are a heap of FUN! We also offer one of the largest costume hire spaces in the Illawarra!
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The Playhouse - drama classes for kids - unlock your child's confidence, creativity and individuality while having fun!

Location:
Phone: 0476 257 389    Mobile: 0476 257 389
Ages: Kindergarten - 18 years +   Days / Hours: School Term & School Holidays
FREE TRIAL CLASS! Unlock your child's creativity and confidence through play! The Playhouse runs drama and storytelling classes for ages 3 and up in Thirroul and Balgownie – with a focus on inclusivity, respect and fun :)
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Mimi's Place | Gift Shop | Toy Library | Kids Tutoring - Austinmer

Location: Austinmer
Phone:    Mobile: 0401 333 001
Ages: 5 - 13 years    Days / Hours: Thursday and Friday, 10am - 2pm
At Mimi's Place, there are beautiful gifts and treats for both kids and adults! Plus Mimi's Place are launching a new Kids Toy Library - hurry get your name ont he waiting list for an awesome new box of toys each month that are fun, sensory and educational for age 1-5yrs. Plus Kids Tutoring is also offered from experienced, specialist educator Glenda Cameron
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Peak Sports & Learning - Outside School Hours Care & Vacation Care

Location: Albion Park, Mt Terry, Shellharbour, Dapto, North Nowra, Nowra, Ulladulla, Pleasant Heights, Oak Flats, Shell Cove
Phone: 1300 467 325   Mobile: 1300 467 325
Ages: Outside School Hours Care: Kinder - Year 6. Vacation Care: Primary School age   Days / Hours: Outside School Hours Care: 6.30am - 6pm. Vacation Care: 7am - 6pm
Helping children achieve their highest potential! Peak Sports & Learning is an outside school hours care program like no other. With fully qualified teachers & educators, implementing a fun sports and learning program, we provide the highest level of care for your child.
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RoboLink Education

Location:
Phone: (02) 80067070   Mobile:
Ages: 6-12 years   Days / Hours: Mon - Fri after school

RoboLink Education is the Illawarra's leading STEM education service, delivering lessons in and out of school hours to hundreds of students every week. We offer exciting and engaging lessons in Robotics, Coding, 3D Printing, and Web & App Design; providing hands-on experiences that inspire kids.

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The Open Door - Educational, Developmental Child & Family Support

Berry NSW 2535
Contact:

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0419 472 297

Ages:
All ages

Days Available:
By appointment

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Actors Co.

6 Banool St Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Dennis Sykes

Phone:
402707444  

Mobile:

Ages:
All Ages

Days Available:

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Build To Learn

Suite 10, 34 Princes Highway Cnr Bellvue Road Figtree NSW 2525
Contact:

Phone:
0498 240 909  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:

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Butterfly House - Experience The Illawarra

Across the Wollongong and the Illawarra NSW
Contact:
Tegan Smith

Phone:
0414 867 499  

Mobile:

Ages:
0-102 years

Days Available:

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Cedars Christian College

Waples Rd, Farmborough Heights NSW 2526
Contact:

Phone:
(02) 4271 8124  

Mobile:

Ages:
Prep - Year 12

Days Available:

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Chicken Hatching 2 U

Servicing Wollongong and Illawarra Regions NSW 2500
Contact:
Annette Gibson

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0400 926 278

Ages:

Days Available:

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Creative STARZ Youth Theatre

https://www.facebook.com/CreativeStarzY.T/ Nowra New South Wales 2541
Contact:

Phone:
0401 460 342  

Mobile:

Ages:
4-15 years

Days Available:
School Term

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Crown Street Guitar Studio

1/254 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Cohen Brown

Phone:
0413 615 236  

Mobile:

Ages:
5 and up

Days Available:
Mon-Fri 9am-9pm

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Devika Learning

Room 209A SMART Building, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Ken

Phone:
1300DEVIKA  

Mobile:
0448 071 770

Ages:
7-18 years

Days Available:

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Dream Magic Kids Club - Transition to School

Servicing the Illawarra NSW
Contact:

Phone:
0435 931 492  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:

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Encore Performing Arts Studio

7/34 Princes Hwy Figtree NSW 2525
Contact:

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0421 824 429

Ages:
3 years +

Days Available:
3pm - 8pm

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Flo Girls Workshops

Northern Illawarra NSW
Contact:
Jenna Claire Fletcher

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0411 824 182

Ages:
8 - 12yrs

Days Available:

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Future World

Northcliff Drive Warrawong NSW 2502
Contact:

Phone:
02 4274 2939   

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:
Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm

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Illawarra Christian School - Cordeaux Campus

4 Tyalla Place Cordeaux Heights NSW 2526
Contact:

Phone:
(02) 4239 5200  

Mobile:

Ages:
Prep to Year 12

Days Available:

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Illawarra Christian School - Tongarra Campus

234 Calderwood Road Albion Park NSW 2527
Contact:

Phone:
(02) 4230 3700  

Mobile:

Ages:
Prep to Year 12

Days Available:

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Kay Griffiths Studio of Music - Piano Lessons for Children

Albion Park NSW 2527
Contact:
Kay Griffiths

Phone:
02 4257 1410  

Mobile:

Ages:
ages 4 to adult

Days Available:
before, during and after school hours.

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Kids' Uni Children's Services

Building 201, Nissan Hut Campus, Innovation Campus, Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2500 NSW 2500
Contact:

Phone:
(02) 4221 8035     

Mobile:

Ages:
5-12 years of age

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Melodique Music School

Mount Keira Rd West Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Andrea

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0422 606 639

Ages:
From 4 years - all ages!

Days Available:

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Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Budderoo National Park, Minnamurra Falls Road, (Tourist Drive No.9) via Jamberoo NSW 2533
Contact:

Phone:
(02) 4236 0469   

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:
9am-5pm Daily

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Music Star

Level 1, 17 College Avenue Blackbutt NSW 2529
Contact:
Kayla

Phone:
(02) 4295 1018  

Mobile:
0434 226 318

Ages:
6 months +

Days Available:
Mornings & Afternoons

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Number Works 'n Words

25 Victoria St Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:

Phone:
(02) 4225 7721  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:

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R&R Education Emporium

Level 1/3B Raymond Road Thirroul Thirroul NSW 2515
Contact:
Renee Jones (nee Koperberg)

Phone:
0400 674 267  

Mobile:
0400 674 267

Ages:
2 1/2 -12 years

Days Available:
Tuesday - Friday 10am -6.00pm

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R&R Education Emporium

Level 1/3B Raymond Road Thirroul Thirroul NSW 2515
Contact:
Renee Jones (nee Koperberg)

Phone:
0400 674 267  

Mobile:
0400 674 267

Ages:
2 -13 years

Days Available:
Monday - Friday 8am - 1pm and 2.30pm -6pm

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Science Workshops for Kids

Thirroul Community Centre Thirroul NSW 2515
Contact:
Janine Duggan

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0498 661 559

Ages:
6-10 years

Days Available:
Tuesdays 4.5pm - 5.15pm

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Science Workshops for Kids

Thirroul Community Centre Thirroul NSW 2515
Contact:
Janine Duggan

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0498 661 559

Ages:
6-10 years

Days Available:
Tuesdays 4.5pm - 5.15pm

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Sweetpea Family Day Care

38 Westmacott Parade Bulli NSW 2516
Contact:
Sally Kurt

Phone:
0499 314 324  

Mobile:

Ages:
6mo-10yo

Days Available:
Tues-Fri 8am-5pm

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The Shepherd Centre Preschool Wollongong

48 Dempster St West Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Jennifer O'Shannessy

Phone:
(02) 9370 4493  

Mobile:

Ages:
3-5 years

Days Available:
Tuesday-Friday 8:15am-3:45pm

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Tutors Field

Clayton VIC 3168
Contact:
Delon

Phone:
  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:

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Twinkle Tots Baby Music

Classes available at Corrimal & Kiama Illawarra NSW 2500
Contact:
Kay

Phone:
02 4257 1410  

Mobile:

Ages:
0 to 3 years

Days Available:

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Twinkle Tots Baby Music

Classes available at Corrimal & Kiama Illawarra NSW 2500
Contact:
Kay

Phone:
02 4257 1410  

Mobile:

Ages:
0 to 3 years

Days Available:

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Wollongong Music Room

Suite 31/151-161 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0422 755 843

Ages:

Days Available:
Open 7 days a week including evenings

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Wollongong Science Centre and Planetarium

Wollongong Science Centre, Innovation Campus, 60 Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2509
Contact:

Phone:
02 4286 5000  

Mobile:

Ages:
All ages

Days Available:
Open 6 days a week from Thursday to Tuesdays from 10am - 4pm (closed Wednesdays during the school term).

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