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Creative Threads: Mindfulness & Fiber Arts (Kids 8-11yrs.)
Mon, Jun 5, 2017, 9:00 AM – Fri, Jun 9, 2017, 12:00 PM MDT
Creative Threads is a weeklong studio session designed for kids to mindfully learn about new and exciting ways to apply traditional hand/fiber art. These skills and techniques will be used to spark their creativity and discover unique and modern pieces from accessible and affordable materials. In this week-long studio, each class will include a short introduction to mindfulness techniques and ways of applying mindfulness to the process of creating art. The class involves three areas mindfulness/visualization, experiential/skill building activities, and application. Each area will help kiddos to identify ways to combine and apply skills, planning, and the conceptualization of projects. Kids experienced in fiber arts may apply outside knowledge to add to their concepts.
Benefits and Skills: Mindfulness, development of coping strategies, building self-esteem, confidence, developing eye-hand coordination, nervous system regulation, color coordination, sequencing, temporal-spatial, attention to detail, measuring, basic sewing and, weaving skills.
This programming is part of Violet Hive Art Therapy Summer Studio Sessions.
Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. kids 8-11yrs
STEP 1: REGISTER
STEP 2: PARTICIPANT WAIVER (Required)
STEP 3: DROP YOUR ARTIST OFF FOR SUMMER SESSIONS