TERM CLASSES

DROP-OFF

STORYCRAFT DROP-OFF 4-8 YEARS & 6-10 YEARS

Storycraft drop-off classes are for children aged around 4.5 to 10 years old. We start every class with a story from a fun picture book. Some of our favourite authors at Storycraft are Julia Donaldson, Helen Stephens, Benji Davies and Roald Dahl but we also like discovering new picture and chapter books so usually they'll be a mixture of stories you know and probably a few stories you don't.

The art and craft project each week will normally relate to the theme of the story. Every term we will have a good variety of projects, including 2D and 3 D projects, structured crafts and more freestyle experiments. Many art and craft projects are one week long, sometimes a project will span a few weeks. Every term we use a variety of artistic materials and introduce children to different techniques, for example watercolor, acrylic and gouache paints, clay cutters and modelling, mixed-media collage and sculpture, stamping and stencils, pastels and charcoal. At Storycraft we particularly like getting messy and we like mixed-media crafts which allow us to bring lots of colour, texture and fun, sensory experiences into the art room.

In the drop-off classes children have freedom to adapt the projects to their own interests so projects should be viewed as starting points and your child may end up bringing home something a little different! There is also time in the drop-off classes for some freestyle art and crafting which allows the children to experiment and explore all the many different materials in the art studio. 

Sometimes a project will span two weeks so it is helpful if children can attend as many classes as possible during the term. 

LITTLE BUTTONS

DROP-OFF

Friday 14.30 -16.00 (4 - 8 years) - Mady  & Zeynep 

Friday 16.10 - 17.40 (6 -10 years) - Mady & Zeynep

Where: Storycraft Studio, Bahnhofstrasse 3, Ruschlikon, 8803

Starts: 21st August

Ends: 2nd October

Includes: All art materials and a snack (average 15chf per class) 

Cost: 259chf (7 weeks)

Notes: Classes are 90 minutes. All classes require a minimum of 5 children to run. If there are more than 8 children, there will be two teachers to support the group, with a maximum of 14 children. In the event of a lockdown classes will be rescheduled or refunded. 

'LITTLE ARTISTS' AT STORYCRAFT 7-12 YEARS

The 'Little Artists' session is aimed at older children aged around 8-12 years old who would like to find and explore their own creative voice and build their confidence as an artist.

 

In these sessions we explore a mixture of different art practices including drawing, painting, collage and sculpture. These sessions may sometimes include text, story or an introduction to the work of a particular artist, but the focus is on developing an understanding of art, experimenting with different techniques and improving our drawing and painting skills in a fun and supportive environment. Some projects are structured and designed to explore particular materials and methods of working, others projects allow more freedom and individual interpretation using the vast array of materials available in the Storycraft Studio. Materials that we use regularly include acrylic, watercolour, inks, neocolors, pencils, charcoal, pastels, clay and collage materials such as patterned papers and fabric.

 

Often a project will span several weeks so it is helpful if children can attend as many classes as possible during the term. 

LITTLE ARTISTS

Monday 16.10- 17.40 (7-12 years) with demand

Thursday 16.10 - 17:40 (7-12 years) 

The class will run on a Thursday. This class will also run on a Monday with sufficient demand. 

Starts: 17th/20th August
Ends: 28th September/1st October

Where: Storycraft Studio, Bahnhofstrasse 3, Ruschlikon, 8803

Includes: All art materials (average 15chf per class) 

Cost: 210chf (7 weeks)

Notes: Classes are 90 minutes. All classes require a minimum of 5 children to run.   In the event of a lockdown classes will be rescheduled or refunded. 

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