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1st - 3rd Grade Art: Ignite the imagination offering kids a fun, hands-on, creative outlet to explore the world of art and nature! Visual art in a variety of mediums and nature inspired themes is taught by amazing local artists. Clay, paints, prints and more inspire kids to get messy, think outside the box and have fun!
4th - 6th Grade Art: Explore techniques for more advance artisits offering kids an indepth, hands-on, creative outlet to explore the world of art and nature! Visual art in a variety of mediums and nature inspired themes is taught by amazing local artists. Clay, paints, prints and more inspire kids to get messy, think outside the box and have fun!
SESSION 3: Starry, starry snow!!!!
Tuesdays for 1st - 3rd Graders: January 9th, 16th, 30th, February 6th, 13th
Baby, it's cold outside!! Warm and cozy and ready for wiggly fingers is a fiber arts experience of knitting and felting! Kiddos will learn knitting basics and finger knit an animal, as well as felting basics to transform wool into their very own set of juggling balls! Fiber arts offer a fun, social way to be creative while getting sensory input exploring textures and colors.
Wednesdays for 4th - 6th Graders: January 10th, 17th, 31st, February 7th, 14th
Take finger play to a whole new level! Fiber arts teaches rhthmic movement, texture, and offers a chance for movement and sensory imput- all while being social and fun! Fiber arts for bigger kiddos teaches the skills necessary to make their own hats ready for winter play. Creativity takes on a whole new hands on approach transforming felt into juggling balls ready for play!
Thursdays for 1st - 4th Graders: January 11th, 18th, February 1st, 8th, 15th
Winter is here and so is the amazing world of snow! Exploration of winter ecology through fun activities like snowshoeing, tracking animals, snow science experiments, making traditional snow huts, exploring the stars and snow games!
Special guest Will Crowley, WRI Youth Programs Manager has been involved in youth education for the last ten years. He has spent over three years working and volunteering in public schools around Washington, been involved with multiple summer camp programs, led seabird population surveys and classes, and produced science education music to be utilized by educators around the world. Outside of work he enjoys cooking, hiking, reading, playing music, and spending time with family and friends.