Our vision is to be Australia’s leading manufacturer of educational teaching aids; specialising in paint, art and craft products.
Our goal is to inspire and encourage creativity and learning in tomorrow’s generation both in the classroom and at home.
Established for over 30 years, Educational Colours is a market leader of educational resource products and art and craft materials in the education and retail markets of Australia and overseas. Our success has been acquired through our combination of product expertise and quality manufacturing.
Educational Colours was established in 1980 and is now based in a 5000 square metre factory/warehouse in the outer Melbourne suburb of Bayswater, containing on-site research and development facilities, manufacturing, storage and distribution. The company has grown to be the largest manufacturer, importer and distributor of educational art and craft materials in Australia. Beyond our five core brands: Educational Colours, First Creations, Learning Can Be Fun, Premium Wooden Toys and Gillian Miles we also distribute in Australia and New Zealand international brands: Meadow Kids, TickiT, Shaw Magnets and edx Education.
Educational Colours provides an exciting and broad range of children’s art and craft products to various government education purchasing departments along with both public and privately owned school suppliers. Our range of products can also be found in educational toy stores and toy shops. Educational Colours and it’s core brands First Creations, Learning Can Be Fun, Premium Wooden Toys and Gillian Miles can now be found in over 60 countries worldwide.