"Kids Create" - Art Classes
Registration starts March 1 at 7pm ONLINE!
Who: For Kids Ages 4-8
Dates//Times/Type of Class/Description:

Session 1- Going into Grades K-2: 9:30am - 12:00pm, Max of 22 kids
Session 2- Going into Grades 3-5: 12:15pm - 2:45pm, Max of 24 kids
$30 per child per session
-Owl Art Class includes a 30-minute presentation from SOAR (Saving Our Avian Resources) This exciting class is all about OWLS! Students will enjoy creating fabulous mixed media artworks and playing games. Terrie from SOAR will teach us about owls and introduce us to her live Screech Owl named Cedar. We will paint, draw and marker all while learning about the principals and elements of design.

Friday, June 29, 2018- SUPERHERO ART CLASS
Going into Grades K-2: 9:00am-11:30am, $25 per child, Max at 18 kids
-Students will turn themselves into a superhero and create a  mixed media artwork around their new identity. We will also play games, enjoy a snack and listen to music all within our superhero theme. Students will learn about face proportions, creating a sense of movement, and designing a successful composition. We will draw, paint and cut & paste.

Session 1- Going into Grades K-2- 9:30am - 12:00pm, $33 per child, Max of 22 kids
Session 2- Going into Grades 3-5: 12:15pm - 2:45pm, $33 per child, Max of 24 kids
-This exciting class is all about reptiles! Students will glaze a ceramic turtle, complete a perspective drawing, play games, and even meet live reptiles. Blank Park Zoo will join us for a 30 min. presentation at the end of class #1 and the beginning of class #2. We will center our art learning around craftsmanship, perspective, composition and color theory.

Thursday, July 26, 2018- RAINBOW UNICORN CLASS
Going into Grades K-2: 5:15pm - 7:45pm, $33 per child, Max of 22 kids
-Students will glaze a ceramic unicorn and create a magical drawing. We will also play games that get us active, listen to great music and enjoy a snack. Craftsmanship, color theory, and composition will be the main learning points in this super fun class.

Location: Grimes Community Complex Room #402 at 410 SE Main Street in Grimes
Registration: Click here to Register Online or Stop in to the Grimes Community Complex (410 SE Main St.) or Mail to GCC at 410 SE Main Street in Grimes Ia 50111. 
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