Term Program, What's on

Term 2 2023

Majura Women’s Group Program

Providing opportunities for friendship and creative outlet for women with young children. Come along on Wednesdays during school term from 9.30am to 12:30. We meet at the Downer Community Centre. Childcare for children 9 months+ provided for a gold coin donation. New members are always welcome.  Our activities are open to all mums with kids under 5 years of age. No bookings required, just show up!


26th April


Alcohol Ink Art
Create a stunning abstract masterpiece out of alcohol ink as we explore the medium and experiment with techniques. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

3rd May


Visual Language Workshop

This week we welcome Danika from Visual Language Connections. During this session we will learn the basics of Key Word Sign and how as a parent you can incorporate some visual language strategies into your home.
Key Word Signing incorporates slow, simplified speech and individual hand signs (in Australia we use Auslan signs). It's great for anyone learning a language or children/adults who respond to visual communication strategies.
Learn some foundation information about the benefits of using visual language to support expressive and receptive language.
All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

10th May


Shower Steamers
Like a bath bomb but for your shower! WIth winter coming, these DIY shower steamers with lavendar and eucalypus will be great to clear your stuffy sinuses and relax after a long day. Today we will be making a batch each, and decorating jars to take them home in. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome. 

17th May


Polymer Clay Creations
Local artist Lex Sorrentino has been teaching sculpting in Polymer & Air-Drying Clay for approximately 24 years. In past sessions with Lex we have made decorative bowls and teaspoons. This week she will be sharing her knowledge with us, as we learn how to make and bake beautiful polymer clay fridge magnets of our own! All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

24th May


Get those creative juices flowing as Anne Patterson from Close to My Heart brings us her mobile craft studio for a morning of papercraft. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

31st May


Today Alison Yamazaki from Wabi-Sabi Designs will be teaching us some sashiko techniques to help us get some extra life out of our favourite pieces of clothing. Sashiiko is a type of traditional Japanese stitching used for the decorative and functional reinforcement of clothing. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

7th June


Don your active wear and let's get this party started! We welcome back the ever popular Naomi to lead us in some energetic Zumba dancing. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

14th June


Window Clings / Sun-catchers
This week we are making self-adhesive window clings great for sticking to windows, glass, mirrors and more. Draw or trace your design onto a plastic sheet with leadline, and then colour it in with glass paint. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

21st June


Book Binding
Today we are joined by Shihui from Based Book Arts, who will be teaching us some basic bookbinding skills. Make your very own notebook or sketchbook to take home using a Japanese stab binding technique. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.

28th June


UFO - UnFinished Objects
UnFinished Objects! Bring along an activity from earlier in the year which you haven't finished, or anything crafty you are in the process of making at home that you want to work on. Don't have a project on the go? Help yourself to an activity from our cupboard. All mums of kids 0-5 welcome.