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

Wednesday, September 26 (School Early Out), 2018- PETS!
Grades K-3: 1:30pm - 5:00pm, Max of 20 kids
$33 per child per session
-A super fun class all about Pets! Students will create a Laurel Burch inspired mixed media painting while learning about patterns, color theory, and repetition.  We will also enjoy tasty theater food while watching the Secret Life of Pets, and even play with Mini Goldendoodle puppies.
-Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link:

Sunday, September 30- PAINT YOUR PET
Grades K-2 from 12-2:30pm (Max of 14) &
Grades 2-5 from 3-5:30pm (Max of 18)
$30 per child
-Students will create a Tempera Painting of their pet.  We will learn about color theory, and students will have the opportunity to mix their own palettes.  We will also play games, enjoy a snack, and even cuddle Mini Goldendoodle puppies! Parents of registering students: Please email or text your student's art instructor a mug shot of your pet by Sept. 28 by Sept. 28 at elizabethinames@yahoo.com. These will be printed for students to use as a reference while painting.
-Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link:

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:

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:

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:

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