Programs designed for ages: 9-12 yrs:
New! Summer Fun Translucent Picture: Kids will enjoy listening to spring or summer themed stories before using tissue paper, glue and markers and gems to create a picture that will look lovely in a sunny window sill.This is a great program for kids ages 8 and up.
New! Good Luck Goldfish: Mixed Media. Looking for a creative program to help kids and teens celebrate the Chinese New Year? Look no further, this mosaic goldfish is fun to make and who knows... it may bring you good fortune in the New Year!
*Created by librarian request
New! Clay Animal Brush Head Figures - Mixed Media. Children will enjoy creating a cartoon themed animal sculpture by building Model magic clay over a paint brush. This program is suitable for children ages 6 and up.
New! "Cuckoo" Clock - Mixed Media. Children will enjoy creating a clock that is reminiscent of the classic "cuckoo" styled clock, complete with its own little bird This is a great program for welcoming in the New Year or Spring! Suitable for for ages 6 and up.
New! Spring Flower Sun catcher: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy listening to spring themed stories before creating a flower shaped sun catcher that comes complete with a ribbon for hanging in a sunny window or on a wall.
New! Keith Haring inspired Dream Lamp: Mixed media. Kids will have a blast decorating their own lamp using the art of Keith Haring for inspiration. Each lamp comes wired and includes a 25 watt bulb.
New! Enchanted Forest - Mixed Media. Children will enjoy listening to stories about garden fairies before creating a three dimensional forest filled with fairies, gnomes, and any magical creatures that children can dream up.This is a great program for ages 5 and up.
New! Aboriginal Animal Mosaic: Kids will view and discuss animal images created by creative Aboriginal artists before creating an animal mosaic in the style of Aboriginal artists. This program is suitable for children ages 6 and up.
New! Mosaic Butterfly: Kids will enjoy learning about the symmetry of butterfly wings before using mosaic pieces to create their own mosaic butterfly design on canvas This program is suitable for children ages 6 and up.
New! Splatter Painted Initials: Mixed media. Kids will have a blast cutting, painting and finally splattering two alphabet letters of their choice. Cork letters measure approximately 5" in height and are perfect for hanging on a wall or inside a school locker. Send kids back to school with this cool craft.
New! Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Sculpture - Mixed Media. Children will enjoy using Model Magic clay to create realistic looking ice cream treats. Pretend sprinkles, and colored "syrup" will top off this dreamy looking sculpture. Kids will love this and so will you.
New! Boxy Robot Clock: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a working, robot themed clock that can sit on top of a shelf or dresser. Kids will have a blast personalizing their own cool clock.
New! Mosaic Initial on Canvas: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a large letter of their choice using mosaics and paint. Glass mosaics, faux gems, baubles, beads and buttons will be used in this creative craft that is the perfect for back to school and more!
New! Mosaic Mirror: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a mosaic mirror. Brightly colored glass mosaics, faux gems, baubles, beads and buttons will be used in this creative craft that is perfect for celebrating Mardi Gras, Mother's day, Father's day and more!
Royal Crown Mosaic: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a mosaic design in the shape of a crown. This is a great craft for celebrating Mardi Gras, Mother's day, Father's day and more!
Glitter Globe Journal: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a snow globe themed image for the cover of this journal. The best part is that the glitter really moves with a gentle shake. This makes a great back to school craft.
New! Spooky Forest: Children will enjoy listening to fall themed stories before creating their own spooky themed forest using sticks, clay and embellishments. Great Halloween fun for all
New! Metal Washer Bracelets: Kids will enjoy painting metal washer using colorful nail polish before threading the washers onto a leather cord. The end result is a stunning bracelet. This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Please contact her directly if you are interested in booking a program.
New! Sand Mosaic on Wood: Kids will enjoy designing their own sand mosaic on a wooden tile. The finished image will be suitable for hanging on a wall via a pretty ribbon attached to the wood backing. This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Please contact her directly if you are interested in booking a program.
New! Glow Owl: Mixed Media. This whimsical owl has a little secret to share, his eyes really glow in the dark, thanks to special paint. Children will enjoy listening to owl themed stories and learning how to mix earth tone colors before creating their own lovely painting on canvas board.
New! Tar Beach: Mixed media. This mini diorama was inspired by the classic book, Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold. Children can imagine themselves flying above the city skyline at night using paper, wire and mixed materials. This program is perfect for back to school or for celebrating black history month.
New! Robot Themed Post-it Board - Mixed Media. Children will design a robot that holds a handy Post-it pad. It's the perfect place for quick notes or silly messages.
New! Luck of the Irish Brush Head Figure: Mixed Media. Kids and teens will enjoy creating a leprechaun themed character using a hardware store paint brush and some Model Magic clay.
New! Rockin Guitar Clock: Mixed media. This fun, guitar shaped table top clock gets noticed because of the quirky angle it sits on. This makes a great program for Father's Day because we all want to celebrate rock n' roll dads!
New! Hand Painted Messenger Bag - Mixed Media. Kids will enjoy using acrylic paints to create a custom design on their own messenger bag. This program is sure to be a hit!
New! Kite Clock- Mixed Media. Kids will enjoy creating this kite shaped clock that appears to glide through the air. This craft is sure to wow kids and makes a perfect gift for mom or dad.
New! Muffin Top Messenger Bag - Mixed Media. Sweet treats look great on messenger bags. Kids will have a great time decorating their bags with food themed treats. Acrylic paint, felt and beads are easy to work with and yield great results. This program will be a hit!
Bead & Button Messenger Bag: Mixed media. Kids will love decorating these messenger bags using beads, acrylic paint, buttons and glue. Bold images and mosaic style building will be discussed in this creative program.
Spooky Brush Head Figures: Mixed media. Kids will love creating these brush head figures. Basic paint brushes will be transformed into spooky or friendly figures using Model Magic, foil, and embellishments. Crazy designs and spooky fun is what this program is all about.
Brush Head People: Kids will enjoy designing and building their own three dimensional brush head figure. Working with a simple paint brush, kids will add Model Magic, foil and embellishments to create a fun figure with lots of personality.
New! Thankful Turkey: Mixed Media. Kids will enjoy working with Model Magic as they create this thankful friend just in time for the holidays!
New! Snow Dude- Mixed Media. Children will enjoy listening to the delightful book, Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Beuhner before creating their own colorful snowman riding on a snow board. This craft is sure to wow children, aged 6 and up.
Candy Wrapper Journal: Mixed Media. Why go to school with a boring journal when kids can jazz up the covers of a journal by adding candy printed paper on top. A great back to school project!
Monsterous Messenger Bag: Mixed Media. Kids will enjoy creating this monster themed messenger bag by using markers and felt collage. These bags will be a hit with everyone!
Gadget Holders: Mixed Media. These protective holders are great for cell phones, Ipods, or even a Nintendo DS player. Clip one onto your backpack, belt loop or handbag and you're good to go! *Patrons should bring one gadget to the program to ensure an accurate size and fit.
Monster themed Pencil Case: Mixed Media. Kids will have a great time as they work with felt to create a monster themed pencil holder.
*Great Back to School program!
Dad's Briefcase Journal: Mixed media journal. This is a great program for Father's Day or make one for yourself instead
New! Mosaic Mom Gift: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a special mosaic design for mom on canvas using beads, mosaic pieces, gems and glue. Mom will enjoy receiving this as a special gift even more!
Pretty Pocketbook Journal: Mixed media journal. This is a great program for Mother's Day or make one for yourself instead
Mosaic Dad Gift: Mixed media. Give dad a mosaic gift that he'll love! Kids will enjoy gluing metal findings and odds and ends onto a hand colored canvas. Mosaic filled letters spell out the word "dad". This make a great Father's day gift.
Underwater Submarine Diorama: Mixed media diorama based on the picture book: Alistair Underwater by Marilyn Sandler.
Fishy Backpack: Mixed media.
Ride a Wave: Mixed media.
Night & Day Clocks: Mixed Media with battery operated clock mechanism.
Graffiti Marker Messenger Bag - Permanent Marker and rhinestones.
Art Museum Diorama - Inspired by a book about the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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