Creative Play

Creative Play is designed to provide our youngest innovators, ages 3-7, the opportunity to draw, paint, design, build, invent and engineer the world they imagine. As an official Imagination Chapter, we’ll participate in global design challenges and share our art and inventions on our Facebook Page.

Classes are free and meet once a month on Saturdays, 10-11:30 am. Parents are welcome to stay (but it is not required).

Please note, due to social distancing guidelines, class sizes have been reduced and pre-registration online or by phone (724.652.2882) is now required. No walk-ins will be accepted. To safeguard your health and the health of others, please read our updated policies.

Upcoming Classes

 

Creative Play: Poems and Puppets
Save the Date: Sep 26, 2020

Celebrate Shel Silverstein's birthday by reading his poems and creating puppets to tell our own short stories or poems. Using their puppets, students will work together to tell their stories or poems.

Creative Play: Global Cardboard Challenge – Masks
Save the Date: Oct 24, 2020

Will you choose silly or spooky? With Halloween right around the corner, we will be challenged with creating a mask using cardboard and other common materials.

Creative Play: Matisse Paper Collage
Save the Date: Jan 23, 2021

From snowflakes decorations to famous artworks, paper cutting allows freedom for creativity! Join us this month to add some color to winter by making a bright abstract paper artwork.

Creative Play: Hidden in Snow – Air Dry Arctic Animals
Save the Date: Feb 27, 2021

Make your own arctic animal! Set against the winter snowy background, students will learn about animals like polar bears and artic foxes and then will get to sculpt an animal of their choice.

Creative Play: Out of this World – Mixed Media
Save the Date: Mar 27, 2021

Create a galaxy of your own during this space themed workshop. Paint watercolor planets and add texture and stars with stamps to fill your galaxy.

Creative Play: Earth Day Cardboard Challenge – What will hatch?
Save the Date: Apr 24, 2021

Build a nest and some baby creatures from cardboard and recyclable materials to celebrate Spring and Earth Day! Then share with the group by having your creatures “hatch” from their eggs!

Creative Play: Inventor’s Challenge
Save the Date: May 22, 2021

Be an Inventor! New ideas are developed every day to improve the world around us. This is your change to tackle a common problem – no matter the size. Students will design, build and share their new inventions.

Creative Play: Plan a Picnic
Save the Date: Jun 26, 2021

Students will design and construct a picnic basket and then illustrate their favorite summer foods and finish up by weaving a checkered place mat for their picnic.

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