Short Day: $60 - 9.30am - 3.30pm
    Long Day: $65 - 8.00am - 6.00pm (or part thereof)
    Night Camp: $35 - 6.00pm - 9.00pm (Thursday)


    Book 4 Long Days before 5pm Friday September 15th for the Early Bird Special & receive cartooning books valued at $48.


    Newcastle & the Greater Hunter Region: Tuesday October 3rd Friday October 6th

    ⭐ Tuesday Oct 3rd

    ○ Theme: All things Japanese. Wear Animé, Manga, Pokémon, Kawaii. Prizes for best dressed.
    ○ Make: An origami animal.
    ○ Draw: Kawaii ‘cute’ pets.
    ○ Draw: Manga style faces.
    ○ Draw: Hello Kitty™.
    ○ Play: The exciting game ‘Charge’.
    ○ Competition: Design & win a watch.
    ○ Draw: Kawaii ‘cute’ fruit & vegetables.
    ○ Balloon squishies: Play the squishy game.
    ○ Kids in the kitchen: Decorate & eat doughnuts.
    ○ Draw: Pokémon™ & bring your cards to trade. (Long Day Activity)
    ○ Pocky Sticks:™ Guess the flavour while blind folded. (Long Day Activity)
    ○ Competition: Design a candy packet. Win USA candy! (Long Day Activity)

    ⭐ Wednesday Oct 4th

    ○ Theme: Messy clothes & hair. Prizes for the ‘worst’ dressed.
    ○ Draw: ‘Wednesday’ from the Adam’s family.TM
    ○ Draw: Stranger Things™ Demogorgon & Demidogs.
    ○ Draw: Australian animals.
    ○ Enjoy: Delicious Skittle S’mores.
    ○ Treasure hunt: In the park.
    ○ Slime: Make fun oobleck slime!
    ○ Play: The shaving cream battle.
    ○ Face painting: Nice or like ‘Vecna’.
    ○ Build towers: Out of spaghetti & marshmallows in teams.
    ○ Crazy science: With the mad Professor! Drinkable yummy magic potions. (Long Day Activity)
    ○ Danceoff: Chicken Dance, Macareena, Nutbush, Rick Rolled & Flossing. (Long Day Activity)
    ○ Harry Potter™: Draw the castle & play the secrets of Hogwarts™ trivia game. (Long Day Activity)

    ⭐ Thursday Oct 5th

    ○ Theme: PJ’s & Onesies Prizes for the snuggliest.
    ○ Draw: SpongeBob Square Pants™.
    ○ Draw: A waterfall & rainforest.
    ○ Make: Clay model food.
    ○ Make: Rainbow biscuits.
    ○ Draw: Minecraft™.
    ○ Play: The Piñata game.
    ○ Draw: Cute insects.
    ○ Kids on wheels: Bring your scooters.
    ○ Competition: Draw a city in the future.
    ○ Competition: Make a candy creature! (Long Day activity)
    ○ Bubbles: Have fun with giant bubbles. (Long Day activity)
    ○ Talent Show: Perform if you want to singing, dancing, comedy... (Long Day activity)

    ⭐ Thursday (night) Oct 5th

    ○ Theme: Dress in dark clothes for the games.
    ○ Oreo™ challenge: Guess the flavour while blind folded.
    ○ Play: Sock wrestling ‘Nerf gun’ style.
    ○ Play: Space jump.
    ○ Paint: With watercolour.
    ○ Draw: A magical mushroom village.
    ○ Play: The Indiana Jones™ Adventure game.
    ○ Nerf gun disco: Bring in your Nerf guns & goggles for a safe battle & disco. Make cubby houses.
    ○ Play: Murder in the dark! A very exciting game.
    ○ Draw: A detailed tropical island & underwater reef.

    ⭐ Friday Oct 6th Market Day the best day!

    ○ Theme: Computer games. Prizes for the best dressed.
    ○ T.Shirt art: Design a T.Shirt. We’ll supply the T.Shirts.
    ○ Draw: Farm animals.
    ○ Draw: Dinosaurs, frogs & snails.
    ○ Make: Friendship bracelets.
    ○ Draw: Super Mario™ Toad™ & Yoshi™.
    ○ Flour battle: Join in if you want to.
    ○ Pamper day: Hair styling, makeup & nails.
    ○ Waterfight: Weather permitting. Bring a watergun.
    ○ Enjoy: Hit & miss fruit jelly tastings it’s all the craze!
    ○ Competition: Design a flying car & win a drone.
    ○ Kingdom Markets: Everyone prepares a shop. Make cookies, sell toys & books.
    ○ Buy & sell using Kingdom money. We’ll give the children $100 Kingdom dollars.
    ○ Computer gaming: Bring your devices. (Long Day activity)

153A Brunker Rd, Adamstown NSW 2289, Australia

4 - 15 years old

0 hour

Where to find us

153A Brunker Rd, Adamstown NSW 2289, Australia

About the provider


The Illustrating Man Designs

3.4 out of 5 (View 10 reviews)


Children will learn the basics of cartooning & drawing. No previous drawing skills are required.

Children will be shown how to draw many of the following: Aliens, animals, beach scenes, caricatures, cities, dinosaurs, insects, painting, people, science fiction, transportation, boats, cars and planes, tropical islands, underwater landscapes, 3D landscapes.


At the Cartoon Kingdom we have put our heads together & come up with some great ideas for the holidays. We would love to come to your centre, library or school and entertain you!

Below are the workshops we have on offer:

★ Cartooning Camp

★ Cartooning Workshops

★ Clay Model Workshops

★ Manga Art Workshops

★ Tattoos & Face Painting Workshops

★ Art & Craft Workshop

★ Comic Strip (Graphic Novel Workshop)


The Illustrating Man Designs Pty Ltd, trading as the Cartoon Kingdom, is Australia's largest leading cartooning, entertainment & art education company providing caricature artists and entertainers to all functions. This includes corporate and public sectors, weddings, product launches, charity fundraising, festivals and private parties.

No job is too big or too small for our cartoonists, caricaturists and other entertainers. We run a range of vacation care workshops locally and also conduct children’s cartooning camps all over Australia and internationally, including New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Canada, United Kingdom and Hawaii.

We also specialise in studio caricatures as gifts and design logos, comic strips and illustrations for books, promotional publications, invitations and Xmas cards. Established for more than 30 years, we are known for our attention to detail, affordability, reliability & punctuality. We pride ourselves on our excellent service & product.

We will provide you with a service & artwork that will amaze you. Please call our friendly staff in the office to discuss how we can make your function or artwork come alive with our cartoonists, caricaturists or other entertainers.

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1 out of 5

by Judith A

My daughter has anxiety and i needed to stay at the workshop until she was relaxed and comfortable. The facilitator would not accommodate this, then gave me a lecture about my approach to parenting. I...

5 out of 5

by Morgan M

My daughter had a great time! And begged to go back for the whole week.

5 out of 5

by Sarina B

Brought my little niece up from bendigo to shepparton for this and she loved it the man was also very nice

1 out of 5

by Cherie S

My eldest daughter (13 years) found it disappointing and understaffed. She ended up assisting the helpers as they were simply drawing from videos off YouTube, which she often does at home. Once the 3r...

1 out of 5

by Emily V

Worst vacation care program ever. Children were yelled at, no behavioural policies present, no special needs support for ADHD and ASD, payed for food and it was wrong, activities weren’t scaffolded a...

5 out of 5

by Osman obed F

They are absolutely good on what they do. My daughter was very happy on how she was welcomed.

2 out of 5

by Kacie P

Food advertised on the menu was not available and prices had changed from what was advised. Kids left hungry and feeling anxious.


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