"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, 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   

Thursday, June 27th:  Nocturnal Creatures
This fun class is all about animals that come out at night! Students will delight in using glow in the dark paint, learning about interesting nocturnal creatures, creating a masterpiece, and even meeting a Sugar Glider. We will also enjoy theater style snacks and playing games. Expect your student to create, learn, and play! Please register directly through Kids Create at the following link: click here
Tuition: $34 per child
For those currently in Grades K-3 (2018-2019)
9:00am-11:30am

Tuesday, July 9- Peter Rabbit
Join us for this super fun class all about RABBITS! Students will learn to draw and paint rabbits, play games, and even cuddle baby bunnies! We will practice 2 different painting styles, and students will use their new skills to create fabulous Catherine Rayner inspired paintings. We will also enjoy theater style snacks and episode of Peter Rabbit. Expect your student to create, learn, and play! Click here to register for this class.
Tuition: $34 per child
For those currently in Grades K-3 (2018-2019)
9:00am- 11:30am

Thursday, July 18th: Dinosaurs
This fun class is all about DINOSAURS! Students will create a mixed media painting, learn about dinosaurs, play games, decorate dinosaur cookies, and watch an episode of Dinosaur Train while enjoying theater style snacks. Expect your student to create a masterpiece, learn, and play. This is the perfect class for your dinosaur enthusiast! Click here to register for this class.
Tuition: $34 per child
Ages 4 (PreK) to 1st Grade (2018-2019)
9:00am-12:00pm

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