Arts & Crafts Programs for Children

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Arts & Crafts Programs for Children


WCPR’s Arts & Crafts programs offer a wide variety of fine arts and crafts instruction for ages 3 and older to stimulate creativity, social interaction and skill development. Our goal is to provide an experience that will allow each child to explore their imagination through creative engagement while having fun.  While most scheduled classes require registration and payment, WCPR also offers a variety of FREE programs throughout the year which include a “make-it, take-it” craft project. Click on highlighted Registration Code #'s for program description, details and online registration.

Classes for September, October & November

Location Codes: 
FR = Franklin Recreation Complex in Franklin
LV = Longview Recreation Center in Spring Hill
NV = Nolensville Recreation Complex in Nolensville
FV = Fairview Recreation Complex in Fairview
EC = Community Enrichment Center in Franklin (next to WC Library)


OPEN STUDIO
- FRANKLIN
Join us for a fall open studio event at the Franklin Recreation Complex!  We will paint kindness rocks, create beaded wire tree sculptures, and assemble fall inspired sensory bottles. 
No registration is required   *   Art fun for all ages   *   Drop in anytime!  

FR   FRI   9/29   5:30pm - 7:30pm    all ages   $2 per person (cash or check)
For more information contact Shelley Egly at 615-790-5719, ext. 2020

STICKY FINGERS PRESCHOOL ART CLUB - FRANKLIN
Enhance and celebrate your preschooler's creativity by enrolling them in the Sticky Fingers Preschool Art Club.  Ms. Shelley offers educational art experiences geared just for preschoolers.  Join us to explore art in fun ways using a variety of media.  Kids will complete 2 or 3 works of art during each class.  This year's theme is Colors. 
Children MUST be potty trained! Registration is required.  Ages 3 to 6.
Instructor: Shelley Egly

For more information contact Shelley Egly at 615-790-5719, ext. 2020
9515    FR  Mon   8/14 - 8/28    9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $36
10067  FR  Mon   9/11 - 9/25    9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $36
10068  FR  Mon   10/2 - 10/30  9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $60
10069  FR  Mon   11/6 - 11/27  9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $48
9514    FR  Fri      8/18 - 8/25    9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $24
10070  FR  Fri      9/1 - 9/29      9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $60
10071  FR  Fri      10/6 - 10/27  9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $48
10072   FR  Fri      11/3 & 11/17  9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $24
 
NEW!!!
STICKY FINGERS PRESCHOOL ART CLUB - NOLENSVILLE
Enhance and celebrate your preschooler’s creativity by enrolling them in the Sticky Fingers Art Club.  Ms. Emily offers educational art experiences geared just for preschoolers.  Join us to explore art in fun ways using a variety of media.  This year's theme is Alphabet Adventures. Children will complete 2 or 3 works of art each class time.  Children MUST be Potty Trained!!! Registration is required. Ages 3yrs – 6yrs
Instructor: Emily Smallbone 
For more information contact Erin Williams at 615-786-0200, ext. 2417

10119  NV  Fri  9/1-9/29     *skip 9/16   9:30am-11:30am  3yrs-6yrs  $48
10120  NV  Fri  10/6-10/27 *skip 10/13 9:30am-11:30am  3yrs-6yrs  $36
10121  NV  Fri  11/3-11/17     9:30am-11:30am    3yrs-6yrs    $36

COLOR WHEELS ART CLASSES
Each week students will explore art history, techniques and styles, and famous artists from the past and present - all in fun, exciting and engaging ways.  A variety of media will be used to create rich experiences for each child.  Registration is required.  Ages 5 to 11. 
For more information contact Shelley at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com
Instructor: Shelley Egly
<<After School Class>>

9518    FR  Wed    8/16 - 8/30      4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $42
10064  FR  Wed    9/6 - 9/27        4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $58
10065  FR  Wed    10/4 - 10/25    4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $58
10066  FR  Wed   11/1 - 11/29 (skip 11/22)    4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $58
<<Homeschool Class>>
10250  FR  Fri    8/18 - 8/25     1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $28
10299  FR  Fri    9/1 - 9/29       1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $70
10300  FR  Fri    10/6 - 10/27   1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $56
10301   FR  Fri    11/3 & 11/17  1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $28

COLOR WHEELS - SCHOOL'S OUT ART WORKSHOP
School is out!  If your family is enjoying a "staycation" have your child join us in the studio.  We will have 2 creative afternoons full of painting, drawing, sculpting and more!  Registration is required.  Ages 5 to 11. 
Instructor: Shelley Egly
For more information contact Shelley at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com 
10123  FR  Wed & Thurs   10/11 & 10/12    1:00pm - 4:00pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $60

COLOR WHEELS - PARENT AND ME PAINT NIGHT
Start your Fall break with a fun parent-child painting class.  Paint a pair of canvasses that fit together to create a colorful piece you and your child are sure to love!
Instructor: Shelley Egly
For more information contact Shelley at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com
10460    FR   TUES   10/10   6:00PM - 8:00PM   5yrs - 12yrs   $20 per pair 


ART CRAWL WITH MS. AMY
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Let's spend the evening making ART! We start off with art games and cartooning to warm up our creative minds. Then we draw, paint, and sculpt in many mediums. Learn about pastels, oil pastels, markers, watercolor paints and more! Children are encouraged to bring peanut free snacks. Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor. Family discount given on the class fee of $10.00. Contact Hannah Impeartrice at hannahi@williamson-tn.org to recieve the $10.00 credit to your online account. For more information contact Amy Stielstra at 615-218-9877 or email amystielstra@bellsouth.net or visit amystielstraart.com.
10126  EC  Fri   11/3   6:00pm to 8:00pm   5yrs to 11yrs   $20

YOUNG REMBRANDTS

NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Young Rembrandts teaches children the technical skills of drawing, the basis of all visual arts, in a fun and nurturing setting. Our drawing instruction is easy to follow ensuring success regardless of artistic ability.
Drawing Classes for Kids
10034  EC   Mon    9/25 - 10/30    5:00pm to 6:00pm   6yrs to 13yrs   $100
10035  EC   Mon    11/6 - 12/11    5:00pm to 6:00pm   6yrs to 13yrs   $100

NEW AT LONGVIEW!
Drawing Classes for Kids
10231 LV    Mon     8/7-9/18           6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100
10232 LV    Mon     9/25-10/30       6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100
10233 LV    Mon     11/6-12/11       6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100

NEW AT FAIRVIEW!
Drawing Classes for Kids
9959   FV    Mon     8/7-9/18           6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100
9968   FV    Mon     9/25-10/30       6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100
9960   FV    Mon     11/6-12/11       6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100

CARD MAKING WITH VARADA
Perfect for a beginner or experienced paper crafter or anyone in between. In this class you will spend time exploring creativity. Students will work with different techniques to make unique and handmade greeting cards for various occasions. Class will remain open for registration through the session. Instructor: Varada Sharma. For more information contact Varada at varada.sharma@gmail.com or visit www.VaradaSharma.com.
HALLOWEEN
9978   EC   Mon    9/18      6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up      $25
9977   EC   Sat     9/23    10:00am to 12:00pm      9 and up      $25
THANKSGIVING
9981   EC   Mon    9/30      6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up      $25
9979   EC   Sat     9/25    10:00am to 12:00pm      9 and up      $25
INTERACTIVE CARDS
9985   EC   Mon    10/9       6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up      $25
9984   EC   Sat     10/7      10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
9987   EC   Mon    10/16      6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
9986   EC   Sat     10/14    10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
SMALL GIFT HOLDERS
9989   EC   Mon    10/23      6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
9988   EC   Sat     10/21    10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
CHRISTMAS CARDS
9991   EC   Mon    10/30      6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up     $25
9990   EC   Sat     10/28    10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
MIXED MEDIA
9993   EC   Mon    11/6       6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $25
9992   EC   Sat     11/4      10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up     $25
9997   EC   Mon    11/27      6:00pm to 8:00pm     12 and up     $25
9996   EC   Sat     11/18    10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up     $25
GIFT CARD HOLDERS
9995  EC   Mon    11/13      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $25
9994   EC   Sat    11/11    10:00am to 12:00pm     12 and up     $25

NEW!!!
Art with Kreative Kat- Nolensville
Come join me in having fun creating beautiful art! In my classes, I teach mainly drawing, watercolor, and acrylics. I help my students realize their potential - everyone can be an artist! Learn about composition, perspective, and color combinations in a playful way. Instructor: Katrin Keiningham.   
For more information contact Katrin at katrinkeiningham@gmail.com or at 615-500-8525.

10131   Acrylic Cats      NV    Tues  8/22    5:30pm-7:00pm  6yrs-12yrs  $20
10113  Face it!              NV    Tues  9/5      5:30pm-7:00pm  6yrs-12yrs  $20
10114  Zentangle!         NV    Tues  9/19    5:30pm-7:00pm  6yrs-12yrs  $20
10115  Horses Galore!  NV    Tues 10/3     5:30pm-7:00pm  6yrs-12yrs  $20
10116  Under the Sea!  NV    Tues  10/17  5:30pm-7:00pm  6yrs-12yrs  $20
10117  Fall Fun!            NV    Tues  11/7    5:30pm-7:00pm  6yrs-12yrs  $20
10118  Turkey Time!     NV    Tues  11/14  5:30pm-7:00pm  6yrs-12yrs   $20

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