The Art Spark is offering after school art classes to students at Sacred Heart School in Fairfield. –This class will take place at Sacred Heart School on Wednesdays.
– The class is 75 minutes long and on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:15 PM for grades K-4. If your child is in 5th or 6th grade and wants to come, they are welcome to!
-Our classes fill up quickly, so enroll today! Checks should be made out to: Sacred Heart School.
-We pick up the students from the lunchroom at 3:00 PM. Pick up is in the entrance near the bathrooms, gym, and library. (The entrance that faces Nilles Rd.)
(7 Week Session) Class Session Dates: Dec 12, Dec 19, Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 6 NO CLASS ON DEC 26, JAN 2
Brrrrrrrr…get ready to get chilly this session! This session will be all about freezing temperatures, icy adventures, snowy animals, expeditions to the North Pole, and much, much more! Each week we will focus on a different aspect of the winter season. We will use a multitude of different art materials including but, not limited to: foil, paint, glitter, cardboard, fabric, Model Magic, watercolors, oil pastels, beads, pom poms, etc.
Week 1: North Pole Watercolor
We will start the class by using our imaginations to brainstorm all the different wonderful things you might find in the North Pole. We will use Sharpie to outline our magical drawings and use oil pastel and watercolor to make it come to life!
Week 2: Model Magic Christmas Candy Land
This class will be all about creating a magical land filled with candy canes, sugared gum drops, gingerbread houses, peppermint lollipops, and much much more. Students will receive a cardboard platform to build a magnificent Model Magic Candy Land that will go make everyone’s Christmas dreams come true!
Week 3 & 4: Arctic Stuffed Animals
Students will brainstorm different types of animals that live in the cold places of the world. Each student will get to pick a special animal to make into a stuffed animal! What do we need to make our animals? Felt? google eyes? poms poms? Sharpie markers? We can’t wait to get started!
Week 5: Icicle Castle Paintings
Imagine a magical land covered in ice. There is a magnificent castle that sits atop a mountain over this magical land. What does this ice castle look like? Who lives in the mysterious cold towers? Students will create their very own ice castle using tempera paint and glitter!
Week 6: Snowman/ Snowwoman Fashion Show
What does it look like when Snowmen put on a fantastic fashion show? Students will use cut paper and many different art supplies to create different snowman and women outfits! Let’s get this show on the road!
Week 7: Snowflake Designers
Students will have the opportunity to create their own cut paper snowflake mobile. We will use string, metallic paper, and beads to create a hanging masterpiece!
Sparklers Grades K-4 *If there is a snow day, class will be cancelled that day. A credit for your class will roll over to the next session. We do not refund for snow days. How do I sign-up? Enrolling your child is easy on our website. Please fill out the form below. Our classes usually fill, so be sure to sign-up early to secure your spot! How do I pay? Please make a check out to: Sacred Heart School and give it to us, (The Art Spark teachers) the first day of each session. The total will vary based on the length of the session. The cost is $14 per class. Each session will be approximately 6 weeks long.
What kinds of projects will you be doing? Classes will be split up into sessions based on different themes. At the beginning of each class we will ask questions, diagram ideas, and brainstorm solutions to create unique projects. Children will use a plethora of art materials including but not limited to: oil pastels, watercolor, colored pencils, crayons, markers, felt, paper mache, clay, model magic, and more!
What should I do if I know my child is going to miss a class? If you know in advance that your child will not be able to make it to specific classes, please let us know before the session begins and we will prorate the session for you. We will not refund for classes missed unexpectedly.