Children's Art Classes - Edinburgh

Whether you are looking to keep your little ones busy during term time or school holidays in Edinburgh, booking them onto an art lesson is always bound to put a smile on their faces. On this page you will find the best suitable local art classes, courses and workshops in Edinburgh and Leith for children aged 3 and above. Select one or more options below to discover class opening times, directions and costs.


44 Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH6 4AE

All kinds of materials and techniques are used to make each class exciting and interesting plus a gentle introduction into art history. Drawing, painting, model making, sculpture, collage, printing… Using: A variety of paints, pencils, pastels, charcoal, clay, plaster, inks… and more.

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Birchwood Art Studio

Ashley House, 1F Ashley Terrace, Edinburgh EH11 1RF

Our aim is recycle, re-use and re-purpose when possible. We will also try to use environmentally friendly products where available and offer these in our materials packs. Many paints are bad for the environment as they contain plastics so we will put in place measures to avoid wastage and paint being washed into the drainage system.

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Damian Callan

WASPS Studios, W Park Pl, Edinburgh EH11 2DP

Damian Callan is a practising figurative painter based in Edinburgh. He teaches drawing and painting classes for adults and art classes for children at his studio near Haymarket.

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29 Marchmont Crescent, Edinburgh, EH9 1HQ

Book in for a family outing, treat day, one on one time, hand and foot print memento, clay imprint or simply make a personalised gift for a loved one. We have gift ideas and items for all occasions and events. We also welcome group bookings for Birthday parties (age 8+), school, nursery and community outings. The options are huge for children to be be creative and have fun, so please contact us today and a member of the doodles team will be happy to run through your ideas and options.

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Edinburgh Montessori Arts School

18N Liberton Brae, Edinburgh, EH16 6AE, Scotland

Established in 2006 and the only school in Scotland to offer a complete Montessori education for 1-18 years, our Montessori school is in tune with the rhythms of life that unlock intellectual curiosity and boundless imagination. It is a place of place of kindness, diversity and human connection where each student can be their best self.

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3 Gorgie Park Rd, Edinburgh EH14 1NL, United Kingdom

Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5 for over 45 years. Today there are over 700 locations in over 40 countries, including lots in the UK, making us the global leader in early childhood development programmes. Designed by experts in both education and in play, our age-appropriate activities help develop the cognitive, physical and social skills of children as they play.

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Kids Art Activities

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Fiona Mackechnie graduated in Textile Design and has built life long experience internationally, working extensively with children of all ages, guiding them to develop their skills in creative design and decorative arts.

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Leith School of Art

25 North Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6HW

Founded in 1988, we improve our teaching and facilities year after year and intend to continue building on our wealth of experience to provide a special and rewarding art education for all.

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Studio 48

Unit 7, The Matrix, 62-66 Newhaven Rd, Edinburgh EH6 5QB

Sally-Ann now uses her fabrication skills to create beautiful and unique pieces of art using bendy ply and gold leaf. She has been working in the arts for over 10 years, exhibiting internationally and teaching a wide range of courses, teaching children for 20 years.

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Susana's Studio

53 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2HT

I have been teaching Art from 2001 to Secondary students in several private and concertada schools (schools sponsored by a public voucher system). I am currently working painting in my studio and teaching lessons in drawing and painting to children and adults.

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The Art Club

21-22 Brandon Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 5DZ

From beginners to more experienced art enthusiasts, our personal classes in our bright and spacious studio give an excellent student to tutor ratio. Everyone we teach receives the guidance and help needed to improve their techniques and skills. Our classes are aimed at confidence building with a personal and supportive approach.

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The City Workshop Edinburgh

S10/11 The Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG

These fun after school sessions develop students' artistic skills and introduce the work of a range of artists to give meaning to the pieces that are made. We explore a range of topics and students are able to research, design, develop ideas and make amazing pieces of art.

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The Edinburgh Craft Club


Hi I’m Amy and I set up The Edinburgh Craft Club in 2018 to feed my love of everything craft. I am an Art graduate, professional designer and love exploring and teaching new creative techniques.

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The Edinburgh Drawing School

13a Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QW

The Edinburgh Drawing School was founded by Fiona McCrindle in March 2012. The school grew out of a concern that many of the art schools in Scotland were seeing their traditional skill-base decline, with the reduction or even removal of drawing, particularly life-drawing, from the curriculum of fine art courses. ​

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Add a Local Art Class To This List

Calling all art teachers, coordinators and parents... if you know of an amazing art club for children and families in the city of Edinburgh or is nearby towns that hasn't been included please send in the details and it will be added to this list shortly.

Quickdraw also has an Edinburgh art class directory for adults to explore. If you feel inspired by your children drawing, painting and generally being creative then why not try your hand at it too?!

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