Arts & Crafts Programs for Children

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Arts & Crafts Programs for Children


WCPR’s Arts & Crafts programs offer a wide variety of fine arts and crafts instruction for ages 3 and older to stimulate creativity, social interaction and skill development. Our goal is to provide an experience that will allow each child to explore their imagination through creative engagement while having fun.  While most scheduled classes require registration and payment, WCPR also offers a variety of FREE programs throughout the year which include a “make-it, take-it” craft project. Click on highlighted Registration Code #'s for program description, details and online registration.
Classes for April & May
Location Codes: 
FR = Franklin Recreation Complex in Franklin
LV = Longview Recreation Center in Spring Hill
NV = Nolensville Recreation Complex in Nolensville
FV = Fairview Recreation Complex in Fairview
EC = Community Enrichment Center in Franklin (next to WC Library)

MASTERPIECES WITH MOM PAINT NIGHT
NEW FOR MAY!
Celebrate Mother's Day and share some special creative time with your child.  We will paint a pair of canvases that fit together to create one colorful piece that you and your child are sure to love!

9626  FR   Fri       5/12       6pm to 8pm     5yrs - 12yrs + Mom    $20/pair

STICKY FINGERS PRESCHOOL ART CLUB

April
8829  FR  Mon    4/3 - 4/24   9:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $48
8830  FR  Fri      4/7 - 4/28 (skip 4/14)   9:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $36
May
8833  FR  Mon    5/1 - 5/22   9:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $48
8834  FR  Fri      5/5 - 5/19   9:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $36
 
COLOR WHEELS - AFTER SCHOOL ART CLASS
8837  FR  Wed    4/5 - 4/26    4:30pm   5yrs - 11yrs  $52 
8838  FR  Wed    5/3 - 5/24    4:30pm   5yrs - 11yrs  $52

COLOR WHEELS - SATURDAY MINI CAMPS

Mixed Media Sunburst Art
8841  FR  Sat  5/13  1:00pm   5yrs - 11yrs  $25

MS. AMY'S CARTOONING CREATURES
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!

Follow along Cartooning creatures with Ms. Amy. We will draw animals, bugs, imaginary creatures, and even aliens! We will draw with pencils and markers then color our creations with oil pastels, watercolor paints, and more markers. Take home a portfolio filled with your colorful cartoon creatures to show your family. Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor. Instructor: Amy Stielstra. For more information you can contact Amy at 615-218-8977 or email amystielstra@bellsouth.net or visit www.amystielstraart.com
8548  EC    Sun   5/14      2:00pm   6yrs - 11yrs   $15

MS. AMY'S ART ZOO
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Let's make art animals. Follow along cartooning different zoo animals with colored markers and oil pastels. We will explore many art mediums including pastel chalks, oil pastels, paints, and clay. We then choose different animals from the zoo and complete an art folder to take home. Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor. Instructor: Amy Stielstra. For more information you can contact Amy at 615-218-9877 or email her at amystielstra@bellsouth.net.
8592   EC   Sat   5/6      9:30am to 11:20am    6yrs to 12yrs   $20

MS. AMY'S AFTER SCHOOL ART ADVENTURES
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Let's do art! Let's draw cartoons, doodle, paint, sculpt clay, collage, and more! We create with markers, paints, pastels, oil pastels, model magic, glue, and recycled found collage. You will be amazed at how much art and fun we will have in just a few hours. Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor. Instructor: Amy Stielstra. For more information you can contact Amy at 615-218-9877 or email amystielstra@bellsouth.net.
8625   EC  Tues   5/9    3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20

YOUNG REMBRANDTS
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Young Rembrandts teaches children the technical skills of drawing, the basis of all visual arts, in a fun and nurturing setting. Our drawing instruction is easy to follow ensuring success regardless of artistic ability. In order to register go to the Young Rembrandts Website > Class Location > Williamson County Enrichment Center. For more information visit www.youngrembrandts.com or call 615-614-2017.
Drawing Classes for Kids
Get ready for summer fun as your budding artist explores the great outdoors with Young Rembrandts.
9641   EC   Wed    6/7 - 8/2 (skip 7/5)    3:00pm to 4:00pm   6yrs to 13yrs   $136
Favorite Apps and Video Games
Join Young Rembrandts for a workshop mimicking the amazing imagery of our Favorite Apps and Video Games! Every day students will learn new illustration and coloring techniques inspired by popular video games. *Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor.
9629   EC   Mon-Fri    6/19 - 6/23    3:00pm to 4:00pm   6yrs to 13yrs   $150
Pastel: World of Dinosaurs
Join Young Rembrandts for a workshop celebrating a favorite topic - dinosaurs! Artists will draw and color idffernt types of dinosaurs in varying artistic styles ranging from realism, graphic, and cartoon. *Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor.
9630   EC   Mon-Fri    7/17 - 7/21    3:00pm to 4:00pm   6yrs to 13yrs   $150

SEWING MACHINES & THINGS - LEVEL 1 SEWING
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!

Learn basic sewing skills: We will be teaching how to make a basic poncho, simple skirt, pillowcase, tissue holder, and tote bag. We will teach the use of our sewing machines, proper measuring techniques, fabric selections, ease of allowance of fabrics, machine hemming, elastics casings, French seams, and much, much more!!! Supply Fee: $45 payable to Sewing Machines & Things. For more information contact sewingmachinesandthings@yahoo.com or 615-790-3888.
9408   EC   Tues     5/9 - 5/30   5:30pm - 8:30pm   12yrs and up   $120
9410   EC   Thurs   5/11 - 6/1    1:00pm - 4:00pm   12yrs and up   $120
9483   EC   Tues     6/6 - 6/27   5:30pm - 8:30pm   12yrs and up   $120
9484   EC   Thurs   6/8 - 6/29    1:00pm - 4:00pm   12yrs and up   $120

CARD MAKING WITH VARADA
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Perfect for a beginner or experienced paper crafter or anyone in between. In this class you will spend time exploring creativity. Students will work with different techniques to make unique and handmade greeting cards for various occasions. Instructor: Varada Sharma. For more information contact Varada at varada.sharma@gmail.com or visit www.VaradaSharma.com.
BACKGROUND TECHNIQUES
Stamps
9474   EC   Mon    5/8        6:00pm to 8:00pm     12 and up     $25.00
9475   EC   Sat    5/13     10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up     $25.00
Dies
9622   EC   Mon    5/15      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $25.00
9624   EC   Sat     5/20    10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up     $25.00
Sticker + Paper
9623 
  EC   Mon    5/22      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $25.00
9625   EC   Sat     5/27    10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up      $25.00
EMBOSSING
9476   EC   Mon    6/12 - 6/26      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $75.00
9477   EC   Sat     6/17 - 7/1      10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up      $75.00
DIE CUTTING
9478   EC   Mon    7/10 - 7/31      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $100.00
9479   EC   Sat      7/8 - 7/29     10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up      $100.00
WATERCOLOR
9480   EC   Mon    8/7 - 8/28      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $100.00
9481   EC   Sat     8/5 - 8/26    10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up      $100.00


ARTWORK BY MELINDA 
Come have some creative fun in a Social Artworking® acrylic painting class! Students will be instructed step-by-step to create a fun, kid-friendly pattern. Featuring bright colors, fun images, and simple steps, this class is perfect for young artists. Instructor: Melinda Duncan.  For more contact Melinda at Melinda_duncan@att.net or visit information visit http://social-artworking.com/profile/melindaduncan.           

April - Hoppy Easter
8726  NV   Sun   4/2    2:00pm   6yrs & up   $20    
April - Friendly Fox
8727  NV   Sun   4/23  2:00pm   6yrs & up   $20
May - Snoozing Raccoon
8728  NV   Sun   5/7    2:00pm   6yrs & up   $20
May - When Pigs Fly
8729  NV   Sun   5/21  2:00pm   6yrs & up   $20

NEW!!! 
Franklin Art Scene's "First Friday Art Crawl" & Parent's Night Out!

Parents if you would like a night out to enjoy the Arts yourself, but need childcare.....we have the perfect solution for you.  WCPR has teamed up with The Franklin Art Scene to provide programs where you can drop off your kids to MAKE art....and then you can go downtown, enjoy dinner on Main Street and then mosey through the Franklin Art Crawl to see the work of incredible local artists. Click on the link in the left margin for more information! 

NEW
TIMES AND PRICE
8844  FR   Fri   5/5      6:00pm   Ms. Shelley   4yrs - 7yrs    $20
8588  FR   Fri   5/5      6:00pm   Ms. Amy        7yrs - 11yrs  $20




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