Saturday, October 28, 2006

November Children's Craft Workshops

We have scheduled Monday and Saturday Children's Craft Workshops throughout the month of November. Be sure to sign up early; classes are small and space is limited.

Handmade Greeting Cards
Saturday, Nov. 4 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm • Cost: $20
Learn to make uniquely personal greeting cards using a variety of materials and techniques.

Santa’s Workshop 1
Monday, Nov. 6 – 2:30 to 5:30 pm • Cost: $15
Make a unique gift for Mom, Auntie, or Grandma that she’s sure to love!

Dough Art Fun: 2-day Workshop
Saturday, Nov. 11 – 1:00 to 4:00 pm & Monday, Nov. 13 - 2:30 to 4:30 • Cost: $25
Salt dough creations will include Christmas ornaments and gifts. On Day 1 children will learn techniques and create dough art. On Day 2 they will paint and complete hardened dough art projects.

Thanksgiving Fun
Saturday, Nov. 18 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm • Cost: $20
Get your child involved in your holiday preparations! We’ll make an impressive Thanksgiving centerpiece, napkin rings, and unique place cards to dress up your holiday table.

Santa’s Workshop 2
Monday, Nov. 20 – 2:30 to 5:30 pm • Cost: $15
Decorated hinged wooden boxes – beautiful and fun to create.

Traditional Folk Art Christmas Ornaments
Saturday, Nov. 25 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm • Cost: $20
Get into the Christmas spirit! These traditional folk art ornaments were created in rural areas after the Civil War, using spare materials and a little ingenuity. Your children will re-create several of these homemade folk designs while learning about our early American folk art heritage.

Santa’s Workshop 3
Monday, Nov. 27 – 2:30 to 5:30 pm • Cost: $15
Create a watercolor painting, then frame in this clever picture frame, made from all natural materials. A great gift for Dad, an uncle, or Grandpa!

Workshop fees include all supplies, materials, and a snack!

For more information, contact the Blackfoot Art Center at 785-0828 or by email. You can download our Workshop Registration Form here.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

New for Fall! Children's Saturday Craft Workshops

Three new children's workshops have been scheduled at the Blackfoot Art Center:

New Date! Monday, October 23 - Spooky Halloween Crafts - fun Halloween-themed projects, (not scary)! 1:30-5:00 pm

Saturday, October 28 - Fun Leaf Projects for Kids - great things to do with all those beautiful fall leaves! 1:00-5:00 pm

Saturday, November 4 - Handmade Greeting Cards - we'll use a variety of art media and techniques to make our own very special greeting cards. 1:00-5:00 pm

All workshops are designed for children ages 7 to 12. Location is at the Blackfoot Art Center, and times are 1:00 to 5:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Cost includes all materials and supplies, a snack break, and lots of fun! If you would like to sign your child up for any of these workshops, please don't wait. For even more fun, bring a friend!

Classes are small and space is limited.

Cost is $27 per child. You may download and print out a workshop registration form (pdf) here, or contact us at