We are the Busy Bees

Art, Crafts, Camps, Parties & Play for Kids
County Wicklow, Ireland

We provide a welcoming and inclusive space for your child to learn, develop and express their individual creativity through art and play.From babies to children up to 12 years of age, our sessions and camps are carefully planned to support and
inspire your child’s imagination and development with art and sensory activities as the core focus.

Messy Play

Suitable for babies from 6 months up to children of 4 years of age, our Messy Play sessions are a
mixture of sensory art and messy play.
Our spring block of sessions has just finished but don't worry, we will be back with our summer block of sessions as from 28th May! This will be the last block of sessions until September.Our sessions follow a different
theme each week, with varied sensory bases on our tuff trays as well as a fun art activity, too! Not forgetting our soft play area, tunnel and sensory blocks, puzzles and books for each child to explore.
We are in Newtownmountkennedy Community Centre each Tuesday morning and in Kilcoole Community Centre each Wednesday 9:45-10:30am.We'll also be at St Brigid's Hall in Rathnew starting 31st May for 3 fun-filled weeks!Our sessions also offer parents, grandparents and childminders a valuable opportunity to connect with other
like-minded individuals in the local community.
Sessions can be booked in advance as a Bundle or there are limited PAYG spots each week. Book via the Book Now button on our Homepage to book a session on a day that suits you!


We will be running 4 Camps this summer in 2 separate venues in Wicklow!Suitable for children aged between 4 and 10 years of age, we will be at Gaelscoil Chill Mhantáin in Rathnew at the following dates:2nd-4th July
16th-18th July
20th-22nd August
We are also running a Camp at Turquoise Cafe in Roundwood from 23rd-25th July. This Camp is suitable for children aged 6-12 years. It is currently fully booked, but we have a waiting list in place!Our Art Camps provide your child with the
opportunity to independently express their imagination and creativity through the medium of art.
Our focus is on the artistic process rather than the end creation, so our Camps are thoughtfully
planned to ensure that each and every child will feel supported and encouraged in each and every


We are delighted to announce that we'll be running a brand new Art Club for 5 weeks as from 1st June in Newtownmountkennedy Community Centre. Suitable for children aged 4-10 years, our Art Clubs are an opportunity for each child to explore their individual creativity in an inclusive and supportive environment.Our Afterschool Art Clubs run each Monday at Woodstock ETNS in Newtownmountkennedy.We explore different mediums of art, including painting and
techniques, drawing, collage, clay, print-making and so much more!
With our different activity stations set-up around the room, our Art Clubs are an opportunity for each child to express their individual creativity in a friendly and calming environment.If your child's school would be interested in a Busy Bees Art Club, please contact us using the Contact Us form.

We cater for children of all ages and provide a choice of party packages to suit your budget and your child's interests!Our basic packages are priced the same, however, smaller groups are catered for on request at a lower price.For children up to the age of 5, we recommend our Messy Play package and for children over 5, our Arty Party package works well! That being said, we are completely flexible and can provide whichever party type you and your child would like irrespective of their age.We come to your house or party venue with all the fun and can also provide face painting and party bags if required, making it the best day possible for your child and an easy day for you as the parent!In addition to parties, we also cater for private events to keep little hands busy when you need it most.Get in touch today to find out more and to secure your date!

Contact Us

Get in touch with us today. Simply fill out the form below and we will get back to you promptly!