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 November, December, January & February

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)




FRANKLIN OPEN ART STUDIO
Our
quarterly open art studio will be filled with winter inspired art stations.  Bring your friends and family to paint snowman rocks, assemble snowy sensory bottles and bird feeders, & create glittering winter paintings.
Instructor: Shelley Egly
For more information contact Shelley Egly at 615-790-5719, ext. 2020 
10867   FR  Thurs  12/21  5:30pm - 7:30pm (drop-in anytime)  All Ages   $3 per person

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
10069  FR  Mon   11/6 - 11/27  9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $48   All things green!
10490  FR  Mon   12/4 - 12/18  9:30am - 11:30am   3yrs - 6yrs  $36   All things blue!
10491   FR  Mon   1/8 - 1/29 (skip 1/15)    9:30am - 11:30am   3yrs - 6yrs  $36   All things purple!
10492   FR  Mon   2/5 - 2/26 (skip 2/19)    9:30am - 11:30am   3yrs - 6yrs  $36   All things pink!

10072  FR  Fri      11/3 & 11/17  9:30am - 11:30am  3yrs - 6yrs  $24   All things green!
10493   FR  Fri      12/1 - 12/15  9:30am - 11:30am   3yrs - 6yrs  $36   All things blue!
10494   FR  Fri      1/5 - 1/26  9:30am - 11:30am   3yrs - 6yrs  $48   All things purple!
10495   FR  Fri       2/2 - 2/23  (skip 2/16)  9:30am - 11:30am   3yrs - 6yrs  $36   All things pink!

STICKY FINGERS GRANDPARENT & ME ART CLASS
Preschoolers and their grandparents will enjoy a morning of creating seasonal art together and making memories! Registration is required.  Ages 3 to 6.
Instructor: Shelley Egly
For more information contact Shelley Egly at 615-790-5719, ext. 2020
10942   EC   Tuesday 12/19  9:30am - 11:00am   3yrs - 6 yrs   $10
 

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
10760   NV    Fridays    12/1-12/15     9:30am-11:30am    3yrs-6yrs    $36
10761   NV    Fridays    1/19-1/26       9:30am-11:30am    3yrs-6yrs    $24
10762   NV    Fridays    2/2-2/23         9:30am-11:30am    3yrs-6yrs    $48

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>>

10066  FR  Wed   11/1 - 11/29 (skip 11/22)    4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $58
10498   FR  Wed   12/6 - 12/20    4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $43
10499   FR  Wed    1/10 - 1/31     4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $58
10050   FR  Wed    2/7 - 2/28       4:30pm - 5:30pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $58

<<Homeschool Class>>
10301  FR  Fri    11/3 & 11/17  1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $28  *sibling discount offered
10501   FR  Fri    12/1 - 12/15   1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $42  *sibling discount offered
10502   FR  Fri    1/5 - 1/26       1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $56  *sibling discount offered
10503   FR  Fri    2/2 - 2/23  (skip 2/16)  1:30pm - 2:30pm    5 yrs - 11yrs   $42  *sibling discount offered

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 
10496   FR  Wed & Thurs   1/3 & 1/4    12:30pm - 3:00pm  5yrs - 11yrs  $60

COLOR WHEELS - YOU +  ME PAINT NIGHT
Join us for a fun night of adult + child partner art inspired by the heart art of Jim Dine.  Open to parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc., - paint a pair of canvases that fit together to create one colorful piece you both are sure to love!
Instructor: Shelley Egly
For more information contact Shelley at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com
10497   FR   Fri   2/2   6:00PM - 8:00PM   5yrs - 12yrs   $20 per pair 

AR WORKSHOP FRANKLIN
Workshop #1:  Canvas Wall Art
Join AR Workshop Franklin for a youth canvas wall hanging workshop!  Choose from our custom designs and non-toxic paints to create a beautiful monogrammed 12 x 20 canvas wall hanging. 
10862   FR  Tues  1/2  9:00am - 11:30am  8yrs - 14 yrs  $40  **Join all 3 workshops for $100 #10865
Workshop #2:  Wooden Plank Sign
Join AR Workshop Franklin for a youth plank wood sign workshop!  Choose from our custom designs and non-toxic paints to create a beautiful 12 x 16 plank wood sign. 
10863   FR  Wed  1/3  9:00am - 11:30am  8yrs - 14 yrs  $40    **Join all 3 workshops for $100 #10865
Workshop #3:  Canvas Pillow Cover
Join AR Workshop Franklin for a youth canvas pillow workshop!  Choose from our custom designs and non-toxic paints to create a beautiful monogrammed 18 x 18 canvas pillow cover. 
10864   FR  Thurs  1/4  9:00am - 11:30am  8yrs - 14 yrs  $40   **Join all 3 workshops for $100 #10865

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
10700  EC   Mon      1/8 - 1/29      5:00pm to 6:00pm   6yrs to 13yrs   $56
10701  EC   Mon      2/5 - 2/26      5:00pm to 6:00pm   6yrs to 13yrs   $56

NEW AT LONGVIEW!
Drawing Classes for Kids

10233 LV    Mon     11/6-12/11       6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100
10753 LV    Mon     1/8-1/29           6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $56
10754 LV    Mon     2/5- 2/26          6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $56
NEW AT FAIRVIEW!
Drawing Classes for Kids

9960     FV    Mon     11/6-12/11       6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100
10671   FV    Mon       1/8-1/29         6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100
10672   FV    Mon      2/5 - 2/26        6:00pm to 7:00pm     6yrs to 13yrs   $100

Art Crawl with Ms. Amy
Let's spend our 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. We will complete a portfolio full of art for you to take home to show your friends and family. 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 615-786-0186 ext.2513 or hannahi@williamson-tn.org to receive the $10.00 credit to your online account. For more information contact Amy Steilstra at 615-218-9877 or email amysteilstra@bellsouth.net or visit www.amysteilstraart.com  
10663   EC   Fri    12/1     6:00pm to 8:00pm    5yrs to 11yrs      $20
10664   EC   Fri     1/5     6:00pm to 8:00pm     5yrs to 11yrs      $20
10665   EC   Fri     2/2     6:00pm to 8:00pm     5yrs to 11yrs      $20

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.
MIXED MEDIA
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
10702   EC   Sat    12/2     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10705   EC   Mon   12/4       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25

NEW YEAR
10703   EC   Sat    12/9     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10706   EC   Mon   12/11     6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
10704   EC   Sat    12/16   10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10707   EC   Mon   12/18     6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
BIRTHDAY CARDS FOR GUYS
10708   EC   Sat    1/6     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10712   EC   Mon   1/8       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
BIRTHDAY CARDS FOR GIRLS
10709   EC   Sat    1/13     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10713   EC   Mon   1/15       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
VALENTINE CARDS
10710   EC   Sat    1/20     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10714   EC   Mon   1/22       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
10711   EC   Sat    1/27     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10715   EC   Mon   1/29       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
CLASS VALENTINES
10717   EC   Sat    2/3     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10721   EC   Mon   2/5       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
LOVE CARDS
10718   EC   Mon   2/10       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
10722   EC   Sat    2/12     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
EVERYDAY MESSAGES
10719   EC   Sat    2/17     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10723   EC   Mon   2/19       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
SPRING
10720   EC   Sat    2/24     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10724   EC   Mon   2/26       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25

NEW!!!
ART WITH KREATIVE KAT-NOLENSVILLE

Join Kat in making beautiful art using pencils, watercolors, acrylics, and more! Kids will realize their potential as young artists and learn about composition, perspective, and color combinations in a fun way! For information about each project and to register, click the link next to each class.
 Instructor: Katrin Keiningham. For more information contact Katrin at katrinkeiningham@gmail.com or at 615-500-8525.

Kid’s Art with Kreative Kat
10778  Santa’s Sleigh            NV    Tues   12/5       5:30pm-6:30pm     6yrs-9yrs      $20
10780  Christmas Fun!           NV    Tues   12/19     5:30pm-6:30pm     6yrs-9yrs      $20
10782  Vision Board!             NV    Tues   1/9         5:30pm-6:30pm     6yrs-9yrs      $20
10784  Horses Galore!           NV    Tues   1/23       5:30pm-6:30pm     6yrs-9yrs      $20
10786  Valentine Love Bugs!  NV    Tues    2/6         5:30pm-6:30pm    6yrs-9yrs      $20
10788  Disney Fun!               NV    Tues    2/20       5:30pm-6:30pm    6yrs-9yrs      $20

Teen Art with Kreative Kat
10779  Santa’s Sleigh            NV    Tues    12/5       6:30pm-7:30pm    10yrs-14yrs   $20
10781  Christmas Fun!           NV    Tues    12/19     6:30pm-7:30pm    10yrs-14yrs   $20
10783  Vision Board!             NV    Tues    1/9         6:30pm-7:30pm    10yrs-14yrs   $20
10785  Horses Galore!           NV    Tues    1/23       6:30pm-7:30pm    10yrs-14yrs   $20
10787  Valentine Love Bugs   NV    Tues     2/6        6:30pm-7:30pm    10yrs-14yrs   $20
10789  Disney Fun!               NV    Tues     2/20      6:30pm-7:30pm    10yrs-14yrs   $20

 



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