Art for Kids
This page features the latest workshops and events from our Art for Kids program.
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Draw a Vegetable Character
Event: Draw a Vegetable Character, by Grace Fraraccio
About: Grace Fraraccio, the artist behind our current online exhibition Vegetable Soup and Friends will guide you to observe everyday food items, and turn then into imaginary characters!
What you will need: This fun drawing workshop will require pencils, markers, paper and a selection of veggies from the fridge.
Join this fun drawing workshop on YouTube
Suitable for ages 8-18 years.
NATURAL INK MAKING WORKSHOP
Event: Natural Ink Making Workshop by Chaco Kato
About: Learn to make natural ink at home using ingredients from your kitchen and garden with Chaco Kato! You can use spices such as turmeric, paprika and also vegetables such as spinach and beetroot. The fun step by step guide will show children and adults the natural way to create and make art at home by using simple kitchen ingredients.
What you will need: Spinach or green leaf, carrots, spices, beetroot or frozen berries, tea bags, scissors, spoon/fork, grinder, paper, small paper plates, plastic cups, containers, flour, brush.
Join this fun natural ink making workshop on YouTube
Suitable for ages 4-10 years.
Make a Pizza Shop Playset
Event: Make a Pizza Shop Playset with Kitiya Palaskas
About: Craft-based designer Kitiya Palaskas will show you how to use old boxes, coloured paper and other supplies to create your very own pizza delivery shop!
What you will need: Cardboard from old boxes, coloured paper, coloured tissue paper, glue
Join this fun Pizza Shop Playset workshop on YouTube
Suitable for ages 5-12 years.