Seasonal Crafts

£6.00

Thursdays 10am to 11am

Join Sarah Robinson for a weekly exploration of festivals and the seasons through art

Pre-booking required

Please specify the name(s) and age(s) of the child(ren) that will be attending

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Description

5th November: Bonfire night
Firework explosion! We’ll create a large group mural inspired by Jackson Pollack and abstract expressionism. The children will also create their own smaller version to take home.

12th November: Diwali
We’ll mark the Hindu festival of Diwali by creating beautiful diya oil lamps from salt dough. We’ll make the dough ourselves, mould it into shape then bake and decorate.

19th November: The winter landscape
We’ll look at the work of sculptor Andy Goldsworthy and celebrate the beautiful winter landscape by creating our own 3D creations using foraged natural materials.
WEATHER PERMITTING, THIS SESSION WILL RUN AT THE HEATON PARK COMMUNITY GARDEN

26th November: Yule
We’ll explore the pagan festival of yuletide, creating our own wreaths from locally grown willow.
WEATHER PERMITTING, THIS SESSION WILL RUN AT THE HEATON PARK COMMUNITY GARDEN

3rd December: St Nicholas Day
We’ll cut and sew fabric to create miniature stockings and then pack them with goodies, celebrating the gift-giving tradition of St Nicholas.

10th December: Hanukkah
We’ll make beautiful ‘Star of David’ window decorations using layers of coloured tissue paper for a stunning stained glass effect.

17th December: Christmas
We’ll use gathered fallen materials and make natural decorations for our homes and Christmas trees.

Additional information

Single Session

Weekly sessions – pre-booking required

Level

Ages 6-11, KS1/2 – e.g. based on primary syllabus

Location

Incredible Edible Heaton Park Community Garden, Outside Education Community Hub and Training Centre

Teacher

Sarah Robinson

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