Art Camp

Picasso Kidz offers 1 week half day art camps for children of all ages. Our camps are taught by NYS Certified art teachers and are engaging, educational, unique and fun!!!  Each camp follows an artistic theme for the week in which children will be learning about and creating art in that theme. Each camp is 2 1/2 hours with a short break for snack.  We ask that you bring a peanut free snack for your child.

Beach Art- No Summer on LI is complete without MANY trips to our awesome beaches!!! Celebrate the beach with this camp as we create art  inspired by the beach. Paint a lighthouse, sculpt some fish, draw some  seashells and more!

 

Book Making- Children will learn about and create various types of books including, accordion books, book binding, recycled books, envelope books and more. Children will create various artistic papers to use as covers and decor for their books. Students will also learn to make their own paper pulp and and turn it into paper to be used inside their books.  Finished books can used for journals, photo albums, sketchbooks, address books, and anything else you would like to use them for.

Exploring Sculpture-  Students will learn about and explore various mediums used in sculpture such as : wood, clay, paper mache, and plaster. Students will also learn about famous sculpture artists as they relate to each medium.

One persons trash is another person’s treasure! This camp uses recycled materials such as plastic, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, etc to creature fabulous and innovative pieces of art.

Exploring Famous Artists-   Take a journey through time as you learn about different artists and their styles of creating art. As children learn about each artist they will create art in the style of that particular artist.

In this camp children will become designers of their very own dollhouse.  All aspects of the dollhouse will be created by your little artist.  Children will make furniture, dolls, wallpaper, and of course paint/design the exterior and interiors wall.  A real working dollhouse will be taken home to create and play..

Art from Around the World- Travel to countries  from all around the world as you explore how the art from each culture serves a religious, spiritual, or social purpose. Children will paint, draw, sculpt and more as they learn about the art from many lands such as Africa, Mexico, Japan, India, and more.

Jewelry Making – Why spend money on jewelry that everyone has when you could make you’re own one of a kind pieces of jewelry. Students will explore the various tools and techniques of jewelry making such as:Wire twisting, bead threading,pendant making, chain looping and more.  Students will make necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings.

Animal Creations- Using 2D and 3D materials, 4 year old students will explore a week of art inspired by animals from all over the world.  Drawing, painting, sculpture and more will all be learned as children create bunny sculptures, ladybugs, tiger painting and more!

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