"Kids Create" - Art Classes
Summer Registration starts July 1 at 7pm ONLINE!
Fall/Winter Registration starts Oct. 1 at 7pm ONLINE!
To Register: See the link below for each program
Dates//Times/Type of Class/Description:

Wednesday, October 10 (Early Out), 2018 - IT'S ALL RAINBOWS AND CUPCAKES
Grades K-3 from 1:30pm-5:00pm, Cost is $33, Max of 20 students
-This class is 3 hours of pure happiness! It's going to be all Cupcakes and Rainbows! Students will learn to draw their favorite Troll, create a rainbow painting, decorate cupcakes, play games, and watch an episode of Trolls: The Beat Goes On.
-Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link:
https://form.jotform.com/81908658775171

Saturday, November 3, 2018- MERMAIDS
Grades K-3: 4:00pm - 7:30pm, $36 per child, Max of 18 kids
-Students will glaze a ceramic mermaid container, create an under the sea drawing, and play games.  We will also enjoy tasty theater food while watching The Little Mermaid and have a pizza dinner.  Craftsmanship, face proportions, and composition will be the main learning points in this super fun class all about mermaids! Parents, this could be your date night!

-Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link:
https://form.jotform.com/81908249375164

Wednesday, November 7, 2018- THANKSGIVING ART CLASS
Grades K-3: 1:30-5:00pm, $32 per child, Max of 20 students
-Students will create gorgeous Zen Tangle Turkey Artworks while learning about composition, patterns, and contracts.  We will munch on tasty theater food while watching Disney's Pocahontas and play games that get us active.  Students will learn all about Thanksgiving while having a fabulous time.
-Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link:
https://form.jotform.com/81908072475159  

REGISTRATION STARTS OCTOBER 1
Sunday, November 25, 2018- ORNAMENTS CLASS
Age 4, PreK, Kindergarten- 12-2:00pm, 2:30-4:30pm- Grades 1-4, $33 per child
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Join us for a great time celebrating the holiday season! Students will design and glaze 2 ceramic ornaments. We will also sip hot cocoa while we watch Frosty the Snowman, throw our own toy snowballs, and enjoy festive music. These ornaments make a really dear gift for any loved one, but teachers and grandparents always come to mind. Give them as a gift or keep them for your own tree. You'll love pulling them out of your ornament box year after year! I'll fire these special keepsakes and include a perfectly sized gift box. Please expect them to be ready for pickup within 1 week.  Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: -click here

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (Early Out)- FROZEN
Grades K-3 from 1:30-5:00pm, $35 per child

This class will celebrate all things FROZEN! Students will glaze a ceramic snowflake ornament, create a chilly watercolor painting, and play winter themed games. Get ready to throw toy snowballs, make beautiful artworks, and sing along to the Frozen Soundtrack! Once our “work” is done, we will enjoy theater style snacks and the movie Frozen.These ornaments are sure to become a special keepsake. Please expect them to be fired and ready for pickup within a week.  Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here

Thursday, December 27, 2018 (Winter Break)- CRITTER CLASS w/ BLANK PARK ZOO PRESENTATION
Age 4- Kindergarten at 9am-12pm and Grades 1-4 at 12:15-3:15pm, $36 per child

Description: This exciting class is half art, half animals! Students will create a fabulous mixed media artwork, meet and learn about a variety of small animals, play games, and enjoy a snack. This is an experience your animal enthusiast is sure to love! Join Kids Create and Blank Park Zoo for this one of a kind class! Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here

Friday, Monday, January 14, 2019 (No School) WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE
Grades K-3 from 9:30-1:30pm, $34 per child
-This fun class is all about the ocean! Students will practice unique water color techniques while creating a beautiful painting.  We will also learn about a variety of exciting sea creatures, create fabulous art, and play games. When our “work” is done, we will watch the movie Finding Nemo and enjoy theater style snacks. Join us for this exciting class all about the wonders of the ocean!  Please send your student to class with a peanut free sack lunch.   Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here    
                         
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (Early Out)- PETER RABBIT
Grades K-3 from 1:30-5:00pm $35 per child

Students will learn to draw and paint rabbits, play games, and even cuddle real bunnies! We will practice 2 different painting styles, and students will use their new skills to create fabulous Catherine Rayner inspired paintings. When our “work” is done, we will watch the Peter Rabbit movie and munch on theater snacks. Join us for this super fun class all about RABBITS! Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here

Friday, February 15, 2019 (No School) INSECT ART CLASS W ISU INSECT ZOO PRESENTATION
Grades K-3 from 9:00-1:00pm, $39 per child

Description: We will make fabulous Eric Carle inspired artworks, meet live insects, play games, and watch A Bug’s Life.  Students will learn how to create texture with paint, how to blend and mix colors, and how to use repetition in an artwork. We will enjoy the novelty of painting with toy cars, fly swatters, marbles, and forks. The Iowa State Insect zoo will give us a hands on presentation that is sure to have your student on the edge of their seat!  Join us for this fun class about both ART and INSECTS! *Please send your student with a peanut free sack lunch.  Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here                          

Location: Grimes Community Complex Room #402 at 410 SE Main Street in Grimes
Instructor: Elizabeth Lyons
-BA in Fine Arts from ISU
-Art Education Endorsement from Concordia St. Paul
-State of Iowa Teaching License
-8 years of experience in teaching art in the public school system and currently teach all Kids Create classes.
-Passionate about sharing art with children and make it an exciting, self-esteem boosting experience!
Facility Contact: Brett Barber, Grimes Parks and Recreation Director at bbarber@grimesiowa.gov or 515-986-2143