2009 Children's Program - 5 to 7 yr olds
2010 KAF Term Children's Fibre Classes also listed!

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CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

 

5-7 yr olds

 


Thursday, November 12th
   

Felted Soaps

 

 

Instructor: Jenni Kinney

 

This by far has been one of our most popular classes for the little ones!

Using a bar of soap, wool fiber, and water, students will create a colorful “felted soap” that can be used in place of a wash cloth in the tub or shower. A perfect holiday gift a unique novelty soap 

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm (8 spaces) Wait List

Class Fee: $10

 

Friday, November 13th

 

Felted Soaps

 

 

Instructor: Jenni Kinney

One of our most popular classes for the little ones! Using a bar of soap, wool fiber, and water, students will create a colorful “felted soap” that can be used in place of a wash cloth in the tub or shower. A perfect holiday gift for mom or dad or a unique novelty soap to encourage fun bath time!

 

Time: 4:30 – 5:45pm (8 spaces)       

Class Fee: $10 

 

 Saturday, November 14th

 For Groups of 4, Family & Friends: All Ages

Weaving on the KAF Communtiy EarthLoom™

Instructor: Susan Barrett Merrill

The Bermuda Community EarthLoom™ is installed outdoors in the KAF gardens. Usually based on the seven-stick loom designed by Weaving a Life, and conceived by Susan Barrett Merrill as a community activity, the KAF loom has been created using a recycled arched door frame made from local wood called. “EarthLooms™ and their weavings are a gift of friendship and an inspiration for action.”   “Weaving together is so powerful-- it is a literal act of weaving together the community. In this simple and ancient art, we connect with others whose fingers have touched the same threads to create the same fabric with the same purpose. It is a deep-rooted bond in the heart that can change the way we define our neighborhood.”

Join Susan Barrett Merrill as she helps bond our community through the act of weaving together, as a community.

Reservations are being taken for groups of four. There must be at least one adult with children 5 or under. Families are encouraged to participate.

Times: 9:00 – 9:45am – (4 spaces)
            10:00 – 10:45am – (4 spaces)
            11:00 – 11:45am – (4 spaces)
            1:00 – 1:45pm – (4 spaces)
            2:00 – 2:45pm – (4 spaces)
            3:00 – 3:45pm (4 spaces)

Fee: $10 ea ($35 for a group of 4)

Felt Bird Ornaments

 

Instructor: Jenni Kenney 

Children will create whimsical birds made from wet felted wool balls. This workshop will give them basic felting skills that they can use to create other projects later, at home. Using soft colorful wool, feathers, beads and warm soapy water, students will create an ornament that they will be proud to display.

 

Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm– (8 spaces)

Fee: $20

 

Monday, November 16th 
  

Using Fabrics in a Painting 

2 Sessions - Monday Nov 16th & 23rd

Instructor: Trevor Todd

 

Bermudian Artist Trevor Todd will be guiding students through one of his painting techniques using fabrics and acrylic paints to create abstract and geometrical surface design paintings; a most unique fibre art! Students will be inspired by Trevor’s easy manner and creative mind. Do not miss this rare opportunity to study with this up and coming artist!

Time: 4:00 – 6:00pm – 2 Sessions Wait List

Fridays Nov 13th & 20th  (8 spaces)

Fee: $40 ( for both days)

Tuesday, November 17th  

Felt Balls & Geodes

Instructor: Marianne Dubois

 

Children in this class will learn the basics of wet felting with wool as they create small balls and colorful geodes that when split in half will reveal colorful designs! This is a good basic beginner class that all children seem to enjoy!

Time: 5-7 yo:   4:00 – 5:00 pm (8 spaces)

Fee: $10


Wednesday, November 18th 

 

Felt Balls & Geodes

Instructor: Marianne Dubois

 

Children in this class will learn the basics of wet felting with wool as they create small balls and colorful geodes that when split in half will reveal colorful designs! This is a good basic beginner class that all children seem to enjoy!

Time: 5-7 yo:   4:00 – 5:00 pm (8 spaces) Wait List

Fee: $10

Thursday, November 19th 

Felt Balls & Geodes

 

Instructor: Marianne Dubois & Jenni Kinney

Children in this class will learn the basics of wet felting with wool as they create small balls and colorful geodes that when split in half will reveal colorful designs! This is a good basic beginner class that all children seem to enjoy!

Time: 5-7 yr olds: 4:00 – 5:00 pm (8 spaces)   Wait List

Fee: $10

 

Friday, November 20th 

Felted Snakes

 

Instructor: Jenni Kinney

Creepy crawly creatures always intrigue the young as well as the young at heart! Children will be able to create their own slithery creatures using soft colorful wool, soap, and warm water in this beginning wet felting workshop. After this class, students will know how to create snakes at home on their own!

Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm (8 spaces)

Fee: $10

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2010 Fibre Workshops

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January - March 2010

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5 – 7 yrs

Fibre Frenzy Returns!

Instructor: Gale Bellew

Winter Term at KAF will bring back the Fiber Program offering Children 5-7 yrs, and 8 -10 yrs an opportunity to be exposed to or to continue their experiences with fiber art!  Students will practice a variety of techniques to create projects that they can cherish. Each age group will learn how to make their own yarns and change their colors, turn wool hairs into solid fabrics and dimensional shapes, weave flat or dimensional works to create a variety of end products. The creation possibilities are endless once students learn these techniques using basic and often inexpensive or recycled materials and tools.

 Age group will determine the complexity and depth of the art projects to include the level of enhancement and embellishment, and how they are achieved.

 Age: 5 – 7 yrs: (primary 1, 2 & 3)

Time: January 12th, Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:00pm (8 session)

Cost: $144m / $164nm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2008 Event

Friday, December 5th 

CIRCLE WEAVING
Instructor: Mike Patterson   

Using cardboard circles as a loom with bright colored yarns in various weights, Master Weaver Mike Patterson will guide students through the weaving process in round forms which can be used as coasters ornaments or small wall hangings. Children will enjoy Mike’s thought provoking process for choosing colors and design in their weavings. 

Age: 5 - 7 yr olds

Time: 4:00- 6:00 - (15 spaces)
Class Fee: $15

 

Saturday, December 6th

 

Creature Containters

Instructor: Louisa Flannery

 Come along and explore the technique of wet felting with Local Fiber Artist Louisa Flannery. Students will learn the basics to make a small container.... but look out it could be a creature too!!

Age: 5 - 7 yr olds

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am (8 spaces) - FULL & Wait Listing

(See Sunday December 7th for an additional offering of this class)

Class Fee: $20

 

Sunday, December 7th

 

Creature Containters

 Instructor: Louisa Flannery

 Come along and explore the technique of wet felting with Local Fiber Artist Louisa Flannery. Students will learn the basics to make a small container.... but look out it could be a creature too!!

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm (6 spaces)

Class Fee: $15

Monday December 8th

FELTED SOAPS
Instructor: Susan Mills
Using a bar of soap, wool fiber, and water, students will create a colorful “felted soap” that can be used in place of a wash cloth in the tub or shower. A perfect holiday gift for mom or dad or a unique novelty soap to encourage fun athtime! olds
   

Age: 4 - 7 yr olds

Time: 4:00- 5:15 pm (6 spaces)                                                                   5:30 – 6:45 pm (6 spaces)  

Class Fee: $10


Wednesday December 10th 


FELT A SNAKE EGG & BABY SNAKE
Instructor: Ellen Kalman
Using soft wool and rocks children will wet felt vessels to use as “eggs”. Using their hands and bamboo mats and soft colorful wool they will wet felt their snakes which will live in the eggs!
Age: 5-7 yr olds
Time: 4:30-6:30pm (8 spaces)
Class Fee: $20

Thursday, December 11th   

FELTED JEWELRY

Instructor: Ellen Hedglin
Using soft wool and skewers or dowels students will wet felt tubes to cut into beads, then by supplying cord and shells they will make bracelets and necklaces incorporating their wool beads.
Age: 5-7 yr olds
Time: 4:30-6:30pm (8 spaces)
Class Fee: $20



Friday, December 12th 
 

WEAVING WITH PICTURES
Instructor: Mike Patterson
                                                                Using magazine, calendar and various printed photos, students will create wall hangings or placemats. Mike’s teaching style encourages children of all ages to explore and study the images and color, and their relationships while creating their wall hangings or place mats.
Age: 5-7 yr olds
Time: 4:30-6:30pm (12 spaces)
Class Fees: $20