"Kids Create" - Art Classes
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To Register: See the link below for each program
Dates//Times/Type of Class/Description: 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     

Wednesday, February 27 (Early Out Day) - YETI, SET, GO
Grades K-3 from 1:30-5:00 pm   Tuition: $34 per child   
Location: Grimes Community Complex Room #402

Description: Students will create a mixed media Yeti Painting, play games, make Yeti Ice Cream, and watch Small Foot. We will focus our learning around color theory, atmospheric perspective, and creating a successful composition. Students will have the opportunity to create, play, learn, and relax all in the same class! Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here   
*All Kids Create Classes are taught in a teacher led style, where parent's drop their student off.
*Tuition can be paid at the time of class with cash or a check made out to Elizabeth Lyons.


Wednesday, March 27 (Grimes Early Out) - DRAGONS AND DONUTS
Grades K-3 from 1:30- 5:00 pm   Tuition: $36 per child     
Location: Grimes Community Complex Room #402
Description: This fun class is all about DRAGONS! Students will paint a ceramic dragon, enjoy donuts, play games, and watch How to Train Your Dragon. We will focus our learning around craftsmanship, brush control, and using simple shapes to draw. Students will create, learn, play, and relax all in the same class. Join us on this early out day for a one of a kind art class! Expect your student's dragon to be fired and ready for pick up 1 week after class. Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here   
*All Kids Create Classes are taught in a teacher led style, where parent's drop their student off. 
*Tuition can be paid at the time of class with cash or a check made out to Elizabeth Lyons.

Wednesday, April 10 (Early Out Day)- FROGS, SNAILS, & PUPPY DOG TAILS    
Grades K-3 from 1:30-4:30pm     Tuition: $35 per child    
Location: Grimes Community Complex Room #205
Description: Students will learn to draw frogs, create a mixed media snail artwork, and play with Mini Goldendoodle Puppies! We will practice several watercolor techniques, learn to make interesting patterns, and discover what makes a successful composition. Students will also enjoy snacks, listen to great music, and play games. This 3 hour class will rotate between art and playful activities every 30 minutes. All Kids Create Classes are run in a teacher led classroom style where parents drop their students off. If your child needs accommodations, please PM me.  Tuition is due at the time of class and can be paid with cash or a check made out to Elizabeth Lyons.  Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here   

Wednesday, May 15 (Early Out Day)- ZOOTOPIA 
Grades K-3 from 1:30-5:00pm  Tuition: $35 per child
Location: Grimes Community Complex Room #402
Description: This fun class is all about the personification of animals! Students will create an animal school photo, play games, and enjoy theater style snacks while watching Zootopia. We will also be excited to welcome Kharismatic Critters for a 30 minute meet and greet. Students will create, play, learn, relax, and interact with animals all in the same class! Join us for this one of a kind art class on an early out Wednesday!  If your child needs accommodations, please PM me.  Tuition is due at the time of class and can be paid with cash or a check made out to Elizabeth Lyons.Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here   

Location: Grimes Community Complex 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