Virtual Events and Online Activities Calendar for Kids
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Online Events and Virtual Activities for Kids
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Camp is all about inspiring creativity in kids at different ages! These activities will keep your kids not only entertained and engaged but give them a zeal to DIY and upcycle things that are around them. Day 1 (Monday, 12th Apr) Sock Puppet Making – A sock puppet is a puppet made from a sock or similar garment. It is amazing how an old sock can transform into a character and things that seem otherwise hard in DIY seem easy with guidance from the trainer. Additions can be glued on in order to give the sock a personality. We will make our puppets, name them and weave a story around the characters. Materials required – Socks, adhesive, cardboard, scissors, colored paper/ beads/ foam sheet, any small decorative that you have. Day 2 (Wednesday 14th Apr) Book Sculpture & Corner Bookmarks – Create some cute DIY bookmarks to encourage reading for kids or for yourself. Transform an old book into masterpiece! Bring an old book and sculpt out your own design. Materials required – Any old books, any marker or sketch pens, glue, colored or white papers, scissors. Day 3 (Friday, 16th Apr) Pebble Painting & Upcycling a T-SHIRT to a […]
Enjoy our Inaugural Arts and Crafts Fair. Our theme is Spring! with an emphasis on Mother’s Day! and Graduation! Each seller has a posting showing their goods as well as a link to their online store (if they have one). They may have more than one post depending on the categories of items they sell. In their postings, each seller will explain how they would like payment and how shipping will work. All transactions are between buyers and sellers directly and Craft Arts Collective has no involvement or responsibility for these transactions. If you would like to search, we are all starting our posts with the category of items being sold. The categories are as follows: Fine Art Graduation Home Jewelry Kitchen Mother’s Day Wearables Our “Fair” will last the entire weekend so take your time, browse, invite your friends and of course buy some unique gifts from some amazing small businesses.
Not your average storytime! PO PO MO CO’s resident drag blokes are online! They are ready to share warm and fuzzy rainbow books they picked up from their favourite bookshop of all time, Hares and Hyenas. It’s the queer playschool of your dreams and influenced by early nineties Play School, Lift Off, Sesame Street and with a healthy glitter sprinkle of RuPaul’s Drag Race. A comedy TV show sure to make little and big kids giggle – celebrating individuality, rainbow families and reflecting the ever-changing performativity of gender. Be sure to tune in and share it near and far! Actors: Kimberley Twiner, Lily Fish, Sunanda Sachatrakul Writers: Lily Fish, Hallie Goodman and Kimberley Twiner Videographer: Dana Simon Director: Stephen Nicolazzo Sound: George Hanley Composer: Jack Lewis Project Assistants: Angela Fouhy and Ell Sachs Image: Michelle Baginski Supported by funding from Yarra City Council. This could not have been made without in-kind support from La Mama Theatre. The process of creating this series was Covid Safe and adhered with all regulations in place at the time.
Registration required: mcpl.info/calendar Interested in expanding your Legend of Zelda fun into the real world? Learn how to cross-stitch your own Link bookmark while we answer questions like “What are pixels?”, “What is 8 bit?”, and “Why do some games look so blocky?” Ages 7–12. To participate in this Zoom program, please register each child individually at mcpl.info/calendar with a valid email address. A confirmation email will be sent to you with the Zoom link, and a link to sign up for a date/location to pick up the kit associated with the program between April 10 and 23.
Learn the Japanese art of paper folding! **$5 – $10 suggested donation** Origami Class Description From cranes to flowers to cute little **$5 – $10 suggested donation** Origami Class Description From cranes to flowers to cute little boxes, origami is the Japanese art of paper folding that allows you to create anything your heart desires! Come join us for beginner classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays. See you there! Materials Needed 1 or 2 square pieces of paper will be needed. You can copy origami paper from here . Instructor Bio Ty Yamamoto is a Chicago-based filmmaker, photographer and Japanese translator with a passion for the art of folding paper. Ever since childhood, Ty has enjoyed teaching origami to his friends and colleagues. Throughout college, Ty taught origami to numerous students through his roles at organizations like Japan Table, Asian Cultural Exchange and more. *Once you register, you will receive an Eventbrite confirmation email which will include a “View Now” button that will take you to the Zoom link to join. Please reach out if you do not receive this email or have trouble accessing the Zoom link. **Registration will close one hour prior to the class.
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