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Art and Ceramics for Children

STEM - INSPIRED ART (Grades 1 to 3)

A multi-media and cross-disciplinary adventure into the arts! Young artists will embrace their creativity, learn appropriate skills, and be challenged all while learning how art connects to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). They will learn how famous artists used academics to enhance their art, and how it can be applied to their own masterpieces.


This course introduces students to a range of media and techniques in drawing, with an emphasis on realistic, classical drawing styles. Medias such as graphite, charcoal, pastel, and pen will be used. Students will learn different application methods to develop an awareness for line, volume, form, and shadow. Concepts such as tone, perspective, texture, gesture, and more will be experimented with. 


Become a Mini Master of Ceramics! The young artist will be in a creative and non competitive environment, allowing the developing mind the needed freedom to explore their own potential and nurture self-esteem while building a love of art, knowledge of technique and experience with materials. Using pinch pot, coil and slab, participants will be taught to fashion vessels, creatures, decorative and fanciful objects. Glaze and the decorative finish will be explored.     

CHILDREN CERAMICS (8 to 12 years)

With a focus on creative thinking and imagination, this class uses clay projects to help children have fun as well as develop physical skills. We push our students creatively and encourage them to think outside the box when it comes to standard projects such as ceramic cups, animals or gifts they make on special holidays. The techniques we will be teaching include coiling, slab work, glazing and occasional l use of the pottery wheel.  


Using pinch pot, coil and slab, participants will be taught to fashion vessels, creatures , decorative and fanciful objects. Glaze and the decorative finish will be explored. Certain holidays will provide the structure for a Judaic link in the creative curriculum. The opportunity for working on the wheel be available to the students once basic clay skills.

EXPLORING ART (Grades 1 to 6)

A comprehensive art programme honouring creativity that is taught to develop individual skills in a cross disciplinary manner. In a family style grouping , students will learn appropriate skill development and will be challenged and inspired. Siblings or friends of different ages will have the opportunity to work together to deepen social relationships.

YOUTH CERAMICS (10 to 14 years)

Course focuses on visual creativity, technique, and confidence building through creative expression. Projects in this age group are more ambitious, we allow for medium to large scale creations through the term. There is an introduction to the pottery wheel and depending on the size of the class the instructor may allow the wheel to be used regularly.

KIDS ART STUDIO (3.5 to 6 yrs)

Kids will enjoy learning new art concepts through painting, drawing, and fun material applications. Projects will be using a variety of resources such as canvases, mosaic, fabrics, and other raw materials to create wall plaques, wood boxes, pencil holders and many other creative items. Kids’ imagination will be sparked through guided work.

Program Type: Arts,
Age range: 6 to 14 years
Classes Start: Monday, October 15, 2018
Classes End: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Days of the week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
Mini Masters Ceramics
(5 to 7 years)
Mondays Jan.14-Apr.8
no classes Feb.18, Mar.11
4.30-5.30PM 11 CA$187.00 CA$220.00 CTFMMC4WI19
Introduction to Drawing
(Grade 4 to 6)
Tuesdays Jan.15-Apr.9
no class Mar.12
5.30-6.30PM 12 CA$168.00 CA$204.00 CTFITD3WI19
Exploring Ceramics (Grades 1 to 6)
Tuesdays Jan.15-Apr.9
no class Mar.12
4.00-5.30PM 12 CA$204.00 CA$240.00 CTFERC2WI19
STEM - Inspired Art (Grade 1 to 3) Wednesdays Jan.16-Apr.10
no class Mar.13
4.30-5.30PM 12 CA$168.00 CA$204.00 CTFSTM1WI19
Children's Ceramics (8 to 12 years) Thursdays Jan.17-Apr.11
no class Mar.14
4.30-6.00PM 12 CA$204.00 CA$240.00 CTFCCE4WI19
Youth Ceramics (10 to 14 years) Thursdays Jan.17-Apr.11
no class Mar.14
6.00-7.30PM 12 CA$204.00 CA$240.00 CTFYTC2WI19
Kids Art Studio (3.5 to 6 yrs) Thursdays Jan.17-Apr.11 no class Mar.14 5.30-6.15PM 12 CA$160.00 CA$194.00 CTFKAS1WI19

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