2 - 5 YEARS



Storycraft parent and child classes are for children aged around 2 to 5 years old. Children come with a parent or a carer for a fun creative session at the Storycraft Studio. We start every class with a story from a fun picture book. Some of our favourite authors at Storycraft are Julia Donaldson, Helen Stephens, Oliver Jeffers and Benji Davies, but we also like discovering new picture books so usually they'll be a mixture of stories you know and probably a few stories you don't.


After the storytime there is a short demo showing parents and child the suggested project for the class. The art and craft project 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 and parents to different techniques, for example watercolor, acrylic and gouache paints, clay cutters and modeling, mixed-media collage and clay or papier mache 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 sensory experience for little ones into the art room.

We love singing and action rhymes at Storycraft, not to mention all those animal noises in Old MacDonald! So time permitting we try and finish each class with a song or two. 


After the Autumn holidays in October we will start our term leading up to Christmas. We will be reading some really lovely stories including 'Lost and Found' by Oliver Jeffers, 'Uni the Unicorn' by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and 'Tabby McTat' by Julian Donaldson. We will also have plenty of festive Christmas stories such as the rather funny 'Father Christmas needs a Wee' by Nicholas Allan. Our super storybooks will lead us into making some colourful projects including a Halloween craft, Cat (or Tiger) masks, rainbow unicorn project, a clay and papier mache fairy and some rather jolly Father Christmas Paper Bag Puppets complete with fluffy beards. These crafts will make nice presents for loved ones at Christmas time or festive decorations to fill your home with colour and sparkle at Christmastime.


PARENT AND CHILD - 2 - 5 years


09.30 - 10.30 - Mady

10.35 - 11.35 - Mady

(If less than 7 children then classes combined into one at 10:00)


09.30 - 10.30 - Mady

10.35 - 11.35 - Mady

SATURDAY CLASSES - 2 - 8 years

*Children aged 4.5 years plus can attend without a parent*


09.30 - 10.30 - Mady & Zeynep*

10.35 - 11.35 - Mady & Zeynep*

*Classes will be shared between Storycraft teachers as necessary, Mady and Zeynep will take most classes.

Winter Term 1

Where: Storycraft Studio, Bahnhofstrasse 3, Ruschlikon, 8803

Starts: Thursday 28th October/ Friday 29th October/Saturday 6th November

Ends: Thursday 16th/Friday 17th/Saturday 18th December

Includes: All art materials (average 10chf per class) 

Cost: Thursdays & Fridays 216chf (8 weeks) Saturdays 189chf (7 weeks) 

Notes: Please note there is no Saturday class on 30th October due to Halloween classes. Classes are 50-60 minutes. All classes require a minimum of 5 children to run. Non participating siblings under 2 will not be charged. In the event of a lockdown classes will be rescheduled for the same days and time afterwards or refunded if classes can not be rescheduled. Parent and Child term classes will be limited to 7 registered children (plus one make-up child when necessary) with a separate table for each family.