Craft Club – craft classes for kids 7-14
April 1, 2024 16:00 - 17:30
An event every month that begins at 16:00 on day First of the month, repeating until September 2, 2024
If you are looking for affordable, quality craft classes for kids, join us for Craft Club: a brand new 18-month project funded by Arts Council England providing fun and inspiring creative activities for children aged 7-14.
The sessions will take place on the first Monday of each month from June 2023 through to September 2024. Try a different creative activity each month and help shape and influence the sessions as the project progresses.
Sessions cost just £5 each but if you are a Leigh Park resident then you can come along for only £3 a session.
Leigh Park residents – ensure you put Leigh Park in the Town/City address section during checkout and the discount will apply automatically.
What can you do?
August 7 – Making fabric flower corsage brooches and hat decorations.
Use different sizes fabric squares, layer up and sew through with buttons and beads. Stick on brooch bar.
Mini-make: peg doll figures
August 21 – Hampshire Open Studio Taster Session – 10.30-12.00
Potato circle printing onto canvas boards.
Mini-make: print onto felt bookmarks
September 4 – Make tiny wooden houses.
Use pre-cut blocks to paint, add lolly stick doors and nail in chimneys, draw on windows. Glue-gun onto wooden tiles / cork mats
Mini-make: make a tree, seagull etc to add to your scene
October 2 – Fake cake
Make a tea party out of cardboard.
Mini-make: design a teapot.
November 6 – Batik
Make a calico panel with wax batik design and inks like fireworks
Mini-make: wax crayon and black scratched through firework designs.
December 4 – Paper garlands
Cut paper circles, machine-stitched to make garlands
Mini-make: beadwork Christmas stars – beads threaded onto wire, then twisted into stars. Hang with ribbon.
Craft Club is part of Let’s Create Leigh Park, a project funded by