Want to add more fun to your next event?

Children’s Art Factory can come to a birthday or other special event that includes children!

Think weddings, family reunions, corporate events, festivals and street parties!

need-to-know rental info

Rentals are for one 24-hour period.

Children’s Art Factory staff will set up and pick up rentals (dependent on  event location).

Ready to rent?

rental items


Baby Washing Station


Includes 12 babies; paint; brushes; soap; and sponges to paint and wash.

This is a great activity for large events and for both boys and girls! Note this is a wet activity and best done outside.

Builder Boards

$50 + HST

Builder Boards are an open-ended building material that allow children of all ages to create houses, forts, dens and whatever else the can imagine. A set of builder boards would keep a group of 30 or more children occupied for hours.

Builder Boards are the first phase in The Playbourhood Project, which aims to bring communities together through play. They’re made possible with a generous grant from The Guelph Community Foundation in partnership with the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition.

Note that Builder Boards are a shared resource between all the Neighbourhood Groups within the City of Guelph. To that end, there is no charge to borrow them if you are a registered Neighbourhood Group within the City of Guelph.


Children’s Art & Maker Table

$200 + HST

Includes open-ended art supplies such as scissors, tape, glue, staplers, markers, paper, stickers, pipe cleaners, beads, paper, cardboard, and recyclables (items may change depending on availability).

Great for indoor or outdoor events. Children aged 5 – 10 years particular enjoy this table.


Children’s Performance Stage

$200 + HST

Includes curtains, rock stars backdrop, pots and pans drum kit, pianos, and real microphone with stand. Makeup stations shaped like castles with mirrors, child-friendly makeup, paint, brushes and costumes can added for an additional $50.

Who needs to hire entertainment when you can rent this stage? Great for large events!


Extra Large Children’s Easel

$100 + HST

This 8 foot long wooden easel is suitable for all ages, and includes paint and paper.


Grinding Table

$200 + HST  

Includes 6 grinders with funnels, containers and scoops

A wonderful activity for kindies aged 5 and up, our grinding table often keeps children engaged for long periods of time. We use rice as an allergen-free grinding agent (allergen free), and grind rice into powder. Ideal for an indoor classroom activity. (Ask us about an optional one week rental!).


Hairdressing Heads

$150 + HST  

Includes paint; brushes, soap and sponges.

This is popular activity, and great for all ages and larger events. This is a wet activity and best done outside.


Large Train Table

$125 + HST  

Includes trains and seasonal sensory materials/scenery, such as pebbles, sand, sawdust, fake snow, or add your own).

Great indoor activity for classrooms and smaller events.


Mini Maker Stand

Includes stools, cash registers, bunting and Mini Maker banner

  • $75 for 1-3 stands
  • $200 for all ten stands

Great for budding entrepreneurs and fundraising events, our mini maker stands can be used indoors or out.

Mud-Pie Kitchen

$150 + HST

Includes mud, sand, pebbles, soil and water with a combination of retired kitchen tools and thrift store finds.

Children play the longest and are the happiest when there is dirt involved, so our mud pie kitchen is a great addition to any party or event. It is such a wonderful invitation for a child to engage in open play and let their imaginations create endless possibilities all while having their little hands covered with earth’s best toy. Warning: this outside activity is guaranteed to be dirty!


Paintable House

$150 + HST  

Includes house, paint, large brushes and rollers

A fun outdoor activity. For large events, we recommend painting with water.

Potion Table

$175 + HST

Includes soap, paint, containers, funnels, pipettes and brushes for mixing and pouring.

Potions are one of CAF’s most popular activities and engages children of all ages. The table is constructed with many big funnels and tubes to pour concoctions and magic potions into. Children delight in mixing and remixing, and become engaged for a long time with this activity. Explosions happen with this activity, but that just means more fun! For smaller parties and shorter events (10 kids/2 hours), vinegar and baking soda can be added for an additional $50. Note this is a WET activity and is best done outside! For indoor/rain date events, coloured sand can be substituted for water.


Spray Painting with Plexiglass Easel and Water Table

$200 + HST

Includes paint, brushes, sponges, and squeegees.

A favourite activity at CAF and a wonderful open-ended activity for young children! Note this is a WET activity and is best done outside!


Wooden Castle

$100 + HST 

Includes chalk

This wooden castle 12 feet wide and 4 feet tall. It can be painted, drawn on and played in for hours at a time.

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