CLASSES

Fall 2016 classes are open for registration! We invite homeschooling “mini makers” aged 6-10 to join us for our new Creative Coding and Robotics class, combining technology, play, and art! And our popular Art and Technique class will have a new focus on sculpture this semester.

Muckykids Art Studio offers a variety of classes for kids aged 18 mo. through 7 years. Class series consist of eight weekly sessions. Sessions run for 45 to 75 minutes, depending on the age group as noted in the class descriptions. The class series listed are our offerings for the Fall 2016 semester, which starts September 19, 2016. Select a class and section, then REGISTER using the downloadable form.

SENSORY FUN (18-36 mo.) | ART EXPLORATIONS (3-4 yr.) | ART AND TECHNIQUE (5-7 yr.) | CREATIVE CODING AND ROBOTICS (6-10 yr.)

Sensory Fun (Ages 18-36 mo.) – 45 min. x 8 weeks
Come paint with trucks, fingers or brushes! Explore slime, sound containers, color windows, glue, glitter, dough, magnetisim, flowers and more! Each week there is a varied selection of sensory-rich, art-themed projects and activities. Sensory Fun is a wonderful opportunity to participate in your young child’s artistic exploration and discovery. Please come prepared to get messy! Enrollment limited to 10 per section.

45 mins x 8 weeks | parent+child | $185
Starts the week of September 19, 2016
Section 1: Ages 18-36 mo., eight Mondays at 10:15 – 11:00 am
Section 2: Ages 18-36 mo., eight Tuesdays at 9:15 – 10:00 am
Section 3: Ages 18-36 mo., eight Tuesdays at 10:30 – 11:15 am
Section 4: Ages 18-36 mo., eight Wednesdays at 9:15 – 10:00 am
Section 5: Ages 18-36 mo., eight Wednesdays at 10:30 – 11:15 am
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Art Explorations (Ages 3+4) – 1 hr. x 8 weeks
In this class, 3 and 4 year olds will be encouraged to engage, explore, and experiment with a wide variety of craft supplies. We’ll play with color mixing, talk about line quality, make prints, craft with nature, sculpt, collage and more, but the focus will be on process over product; children at this age are very process oriented and this class is designed to nurture and encourage their art explorations. Enrollment limited to 8 per section.

1hr x 8 weeks | parent+child or drop-off | $190
Starts the week of September 19, 2016
Section 1: Ages 3+4, eight Wednesdays at 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Section 2: Ages 3+4, eight Wednesdays at 3:30 – 4:30 pm (full)
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Art and Technique: Sculpture! (Ages 5-7) – 1.25 hr. x 8 weeks
Our Art and Technique class offers kids a unique opportunity to indulge, explore and expand their love of art and craft. Over the course of 8 weeks we will focus on various forms of sculpture, building techniques, prepare materials for building personal sculptures, and work on an on-going group installation. Some of the projects will take inspiration from past and contemporary sculptors: Alexander (“Sandy”) Calder, Louise Nevelson, and Tara Donovan. Enrollment limited to 8 per section.

1.25hr x 8 weeks | drop-off | $195
Starts the week of September 19, 2016
Section 1: Ages 5-7, eight Mondays at 3:30 – 4:45 pm
Section 2: Ages 5-7, eight Tuesdays at 3:30 – 4:45 pm
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Creative Coding and Robotics (Ages 6-10) – 1 hr. x 8 weeks
“Tech Tuesday” is back at Muckykids! Join us for a wide range of hands-on STEAM explorations. We’ll build a cardboard town and program KIBO robots to explore it, construct our own “doodle bots” to draw for us, and create interactive art, animations, and stories in the wonderful kid-friendly programming environments Scratch and ScratchJr.

This mid-day class is perfect for homeschooling “mini-makers” looking to combine creativity and technology. No prior experience with Scratch or programming is needed. Laptops or iPads will be provided by Muckykids for use during class, as needed. Class size will be very small. Ages 6-10.

1hr x 8 weeks | drop-off | $200
Starts the week of September 19, 2016
Section 1: Ages 6-10, eight Tuesdays at 1:30 – 2:30 pm
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