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September School Holiday Program

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Teaching our next generation the importance of sustainability is a core value of Thrifter Jnr. We are offering an intensive week long 'holiday program' for children aged 7-15 focusing on sustainbility, sustainable fashion and protecting our planet Earth in fun and creative ways. We have guest artist and speakers to provide engagement for the children each day.

Upcycling is a brilliantly creative way to draw attention to the importance of recycling. Finding new uses for materials that have been cast aside as useless, and transforming them into uniquely personalised objects, stimulates our imaginations. With a large focus on upcycling fashion, sustainable fashion and ways we can reuse and recycle, we are also providing a sense of empowerment and encouragement to children. Renee has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to working with children in a supportive environment and has sourced passionate speakers/artists to share their love through our local council and specialists. 


Thrifter JNR

3-4 Action Street, Noosaville


Monday 16 September - Friday 20 September

9am - 3pm each day


5 DAY PROGRAM $350 (includes all resources)

1 DAY PROGRAM: $80 (includes all resources) 

Your child/ren will need to bring their lunchboxes and water bottles each day. Each day, your child/ren will remain on the premises from 9am - 3pm when they are collected by a parent/carer. 

Your child/ren will be introduced to the idea of reusing and recycling fashion with Renee (Owner of Thrifter Markets & Preloved studios). In small teams, they will design, plan and create an outfit from materials that they are given. They will learn how to inject new life into unused garments with old materials and up cycling techniques. We will discuss with your child/ren how to rework clothing and accessories and experiment with what clothing they have around them. They will learn about new materials and the sustainable design process.

Tuesday 17 September 9am - 3pm

Cost: $65 full day (includes art materials)

Creative’s one-day workshop with Dellice Wormleaton, is designed to engage children in sustainable fashion practices through interactive art and design activities. Participants will learn about upcycling and the environmental impacts of
fashion, and will creatively transform pre-loved garments into unique personal expressions of art

Wednesday 18 September 9am - 3pm

Sustainable candles are made from natural, renewable, and biodegradable materials that have a
lower environmental impact than traditional candles. Sustainability can be defined as the
ability to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It is about finding a balance between economic, social, and environmental factors to ensure long-term well-being for both people and the planet. This means
making choices and taking actions that consider the impact of our actions on the environment, society, and economy in the long term, rather than just focusing on short-term gains.

Here, students will make sustainable candles made from homemade ingredients with Leigh from Eco Envy. Leigh is a high school educator and prides herself on her passion for pre-loved, re-used and up cycling clothing.They are also biodegradable, meaning they can decompose naturally without releasing harmful chemicals into the environment.

Thursday 19 September 9am - 3pm


The Waste 2 Resource Education Program Day. Guest Speakers will attend from the Council to our Noosa hub to discuss waste issues and how we can work together to follow the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. From here, students will engage in a full day project with the overall goal to make change!

Friday 20 September 9am - 3pm


Students will need to bring a denim jacket to up cycle in today's design and create project. They will work with Leigh from Eco Envy ( a high school educator) and Renee Chagoury (a primary school educator and owner of Thrifter) to design and create a masterpiece!

Please book wisely as we do not offer refunds!

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