NEW Art Classes for Kids are featured in Crystal Lake Park District Winter/Spring Brochure

Wed January 2, 2019

NEW art classes for kids ages 2-12 are exciting additions to the Crystal Lake Park District Winter/Spring program schedule. Register online at www.crystallakeparks.org or in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, One East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake. Browse our interactive brochure for class descriptions and schedule, http://clpd.fun/brochure

For more information about art classes at the Crystal Lake Park District, contact Lindsey Pollina at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1210, lpollina@crystallakeparks.org

 

Create With Me Art Class

Ages 2-5

This Child/Adult class is highly recommended as a first art class for Pre-K children. Explore and create together as your child develops

sensory as well as motor skills. They will learn about color, texture and more while experimenting with a variety of art materials

and techniques. Adult attendance required.

*no class 3/25, 5/27

Location: Administrative Building

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

M, 1/17-2/11, 9:15-10:15 am, $75/$85, register for code 210303-01

M, 1/17-2/11, 10:30-11:30 am, $75/$85, register for code 210303-02

M, 2/25-4/8*, 9:15-10:15 am, $75/$85, register for code 210303-03

M, 2/25-4/8*, 10:30-11:30 am, $75/$85, register for code 210303-04

 

Craft n' Creations

Ages 4-7 6

Your child will create their own masterpieces using a range of art materials and techniques in this fun and engaging environment. Art classes help develop skills important for school success such as fine motor skills, cognitive skills and the ability to listen and follow directions.

*no class 3/25, 5/27

Location: Administrative Building

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

M, 1/17-2/11, 1-2 pm, $75/$85, register for code 210305-01

M, 2/25-4/8*, 1-2 pm, $75/$85, register for code 210305-02

 

You & Me Storytime Crafts

Ages 3-7

Spend some special quality time with your little one this month as you join us for story time followed by a great hands on project based upon the book we read!

Location: Grand Oaks

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

Sa, 2/2, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 210306-01 Snowmen at Night, Caralyn Buehner

Sa, 3/2, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 210306-02 I Need My Monster, Amanda Noll

Sa, 4/6, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 210306-03 The Best Easter Eggs Ever, Jerry Smath*

Sa, 5/4, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 210306-04 Nerdy Birdy, Aaron Reynolds

Sa 6/1, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 210306-05 Tops and Bottoms, Janet Stevens

*Please bring a dozen hard boiled eggs in a carton and we’ll provide a wide variety of supplies

to decorate them.

 

Make a Messterpiece

Ages 5-7

Lets get messy! Your child will get to create their own messterpieces using a range of medias, art materials and techniques in this

fun and engaging environment alongside a certified elementary art educator. Art classes help develop skills important for

school success such as fine motor skills, creative expression, critical thinking and the ability to listen and follow directions all while

having fun. Don't worry, we will wash hands before they get in your car!

*no class 3/25, 5/27

Location: Administrative Building

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

M, 1/17-2/11, 5-6 pm, $75/$85, register for code 210304-01

M, 2/25-4/8*, 5-6 pm, $75/$85, register for code 210304-02

M, 4/22-6/3*, 5-6 pm, $75/$85, register for code 210304-03

 

Kids/Teen Paint Art Attack

Ages 6 & Up

It's never too early to nuture the love of art! Simple to follow, stroke-by-stroke age appropriate directions make creating your

artwork easy. We supply the 11x14 canvas and acrylic paint. You bring friends, snack and beverage. Together we will explore your

inner talent! Painting selections can be found at crystallakeparks.org under the art tab.

Location: Administrative Building

Instructor: Julie Kukreja / Staff: LP

Sa, 1/12, 10 am-12 pm, $20/$25, register for code 220323-01

Sa, 2/16, 10 am-12 pm $20/$25, register for code 220323-02

Sa 3/9*, 10 am-12 pm, $20/$25, register for code 220323-03

Sa, 4/13, 10 am-12 pm, $20/$25, register for code 220323-04

Sa, 5/18, 10 am-12 pm, $20/$25, register for code 220323-05

*SPECIAL GLOW IN THE DARK PAINT PARTY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make & Take

Ages 3 & Up

Simple yet fun crafts to satisfy that creative itch. Join us each month as we feature a different project that is great for young and old! Children under 10 require adult supervision.

Fee is per person.

Location: Grand Oaks

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

Sa, 1/26, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 240301-01, Snowman Jar Luminary

Sa, 2/23, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 240301-02, Hand Painted Mugs & Homemade Hot Cocoa

Sa, 3/30, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 240301-03, Air Plant Terrarium

Sa, 4/27, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 240301-04, Washi Tape Easter Treat Jar

Sa, 5/25, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 240301-05, Fingerprint Garden on Canvas

 

Family Pinterest Party

All Ages

Who doesn't love Pinterest? And who doesn't pin crafts they'll probably never make? Well, here's a fun way to fix that! Join us each month as we feature a different Pinterest project that is great for the whole family! Fee is per family–one project per family.

Location: Grand Oaks Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

Sa, 1/12, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 250301-01, Mixed Media Winter Landscape Art

Sa, 2/9, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 250301-02, Collage Art with Paint Chips

Sa, 3/9, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 250301-03, Personalized Family Handprint Art

Sa, 4/13, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 250301-04, Handmade Bunny Tail & Carrot Garland

Sa, 5/11, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, 250301-05, Summer Dandelion Multimedia Art

 

Young Rembrandts

Ages 5-12

We kick off 2019 with NEW drawing lessons like our detailed Great Wall of China art history and colorful Fish Below Ice lesson! It doesn’t matter if your child is new to drawing or a seasoned pro - everyone is going to have fun and learn a lot. Winter sessions are a chance for kids to learn drawings like the Patterned Football and Candy Land. Our content is based on child-friendly subjects that open the imagination and stretch the mind like our cartooning classes where kids are learning to draw a funny bird feeding sequence and silly forest animals! Young Rembrandts strives to inspire your child’s imaginative spirit and boosts classic learning skills.

*no class 1/21, 2/18

Location: Woodscreek Building

Instructor: YR Staff Sarah Stetzler / Staff: LP

M, 1/14-2/25*, 6-7 pm, $78/$88, register for code 220300-05 Elementary Drawing Class

M, 4/8-5/6, 6-7 pm, $78/$88, register for code 220300-06 Spring Cartoon Class

 

ZenDoodle

Ages 8-13

Each class focuses upon developing skills, learning techniques and expanding self confidence.We will learn and practice several patterns on mini projects for the first 4 weeks. We will then use our new skills in the final two weeks to create a unique masterpiece with ink and watercolor. Doodlers develop artistic skills, craftsmanship and the power of self expression.

*no class 3/25, 5/27

Location: Administrative Building

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

M, 1/17-2/11, 6:15-7:15 pm, $75/$85, register for code 20304-01

M, 2/25-4/8*, 6:15-7:15 pm, $75/$85, register for code 220304-02

M 4/22-6/3*, 6:15-7:15 pm, $75/$85, register for code  220304-03

 

 

 

Sew Easy

Ages 10 & Up 1 Class

Who knew sewing could be so easy?! Learn basic sewing techniques as you get step by step instructions on how to create simple projects such as zipper pouches, pillows and tote bags. Only two sewing machines will be available for group use, so we recommend that you bring your own. Basic sewing machine skills are required. A supply list will be provided prior to the class.

Location: Woodscreek Building

Instructor: Marni Eschman/Staff: LP

ZIPPER POUCHES

Sa, 1/19, 1:30-4 pm, $20/$25, register for code 240313-01

READING PILLOW

Sa, 2/9, 1-4 pm, $20/$25, register for code 240313-02

TOTE BAG

Sa, 3/16, 1-4 pm, $20/$25, register for code 240313-03

TOTE BAG

Sa, 4/13, 1-4 pm, $20/$25,, register for code 240313-04

 

Magical Crafts for Muggles

Ages 8-13

Join us once a month! Wave your wand and be enchanted with these magical projects based on the Harry Potter series. It’s sure to be a spellbinding time!

Location: Grand Oaks

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

Book of Monsters Notepad, Wand Pencil & Quill Pen

Sa, 1/19, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 220308-01

Unicorn Blood, Liquid Luck & Troll Boogers

Sa, 2/16, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 220308-02

Hogwarts Silhouette Collage & Acrylic Painting

Sa, 3/16, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 220308-03

Kawaii Versions of the Harry Potter Characters

Sa, 4/20, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 220308-04

Hand Painted Harry Potter Pot with Plant

Sa, 5/18, 9-10:15 am, $15/$20, register for code 220308-05

 

Clay Creations

Ages 9-14 6 Classes

Do you think of ceramics or pottery when you hear the word clay? Expand your clay knowledge as we explore modeling with different

types of non-traditional clay, including polymer & paper clay. While using all different types of clay, this class will teach you how to make trendy projects that are sure to impress your friends.

*no class 3/23

Location: Grand Oaks

Instructor: Meg Newsome / Staff: LP

Sa, 1/12-2/16, 10:45-11:45 am, $75/$85, register for code 220306-01

Sa, 3/2-4/13*, 10:45-11:45 am, $75/$85, register for code 220306-02

Sa, 4/27-6/1, 10:45-11:45 am, $75/$85, register for code 220306-03