Creative Arts

Get out and Play!

Preschool

DISCOVERING MUSIC

Discovering Music

Ages 2-6

Children and parents will have fun singing, dancing and playing an assortment of musical instruments. Activities are designed to help the development of the whole child physically, cognitively, emotionally, socially AND musically! Children will get to practice their active listening and social skills as well as strengthen those fine- and gross-motor skills all while having a ton of FUN with music! Parents will get tips and ideas for using music throughout the week to continue the fun and learning at home.  Little ones will make their own instrument on the last day to keep and enjoy!

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INTRODUCTION TO LIL' PEEPS MUSIC

Introduction to Lil’ Peeps Music

Ages 3-6

Lil’ Peeps Music by Elevate Rock School is specifically structured for ages 3-Kindergarten. It’s an action packed half hour where kiddos are singing, laughing, dancing and jumping around, all while learning about music…counting, notes, pitch, rhythm, etc. The class explores a different instrument each week. Piano, guitar, singing and drums will all be introduced.

 

This class is offered in the summer.

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START WITH ART

Start with Art

Ages 3-4

Each introductory, two-class, adult/child session will feature multiple exercises and projects to get your creative juices flowing! Get ready to be a little messy and explore the world of art.

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CREATIVE TIME

Creative Time

Ages 4-5

Participants will engage in story time followed by related crafts and games. Class activities will encourage interaction, creative thinking and physical fitness!

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Youth

JEWELRY DESIGN

Jewelry Design

Ages 8-13

Make a statement and come spend an evening constructing three on-trend jewelry pieces! Participants will use wire, braiding techniques, leather and gemstones to create their own wearable art.

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KIDS N' CANVAS

Kids N’ Canvas

Ages 6-12

It is time to experience Gallery On The Go! In this class participants will be creating a step-by-step canvas painting. All supplies, including easels, aprons, a drink and a snack are provided. After the class, participants will take home their very own 11×14 work of art! A photo example of the painting can be found on the online registration page for this class.

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HOLIDAY BAKING

Lil’ Bakers in Training

Ages 6-12

Themed recipes will be used to create delicious baked goods in these single session classes! Participants will learn baking basics and food safety while making festive treats.

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SEW AND STICH

Sew and Stitch

Ages 8-12

This class will teach kids everything they need to know to get started sewing! Participants will learn how to thread the machine and load the bobbin, sew straight lines and corners and make a few small projects. All sewing tools will be provided. Each participant will be notified before the class about how much fabric and matching thread to bring.

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VARIETY STYLE PAINTING

Variety Style Painting

Ages 8-12

Put down your paintbrush! This class will push the boundaries of traditional painting by utilizing balloons, bubble-wrap, string, ice, bolts, squeegees and tissue paper to make entertaining and inspired works of art. Be prepared to get a little messy and let your imagination run wild.

 

This class is offered in the summer months.

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WOOD CRAFTS

Wood Crafts

Ages 8-13

Participants will use wood to produce everything from practical games to creative works of art! Projects will vary by session. A hammer and nails will be used in this class. Throughout the four classes, a portion of the time will be spent working on a project to be donated to Lake Agassiz’s Habitat for Humanity.

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Theater

MISSOULA CHILDREN'S THEATER

Missoula Children’s Theater

Ages 6-18

The West Fargo Park District is excited to be working with the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT). MCT is the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre and has been touring extensively for 40 years now from Montana to Japan, and will visit nearly 1,200 communities this year. A tour team will arrive in West Fargo with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything it takes to put on a play except the cast. The show is rehearsed throughout the week and two public performances will be presented at the end of the week. All MCT shows are original adaptations of classic children’s stories and fairy tales with a twist on the classic stories that you know and love. Also included are three enrichment workshops presented by the Tour Actor/Directors. Creativity, social skills, goal achievement, communication skills and self-esteem are all characteristics that are attained through the participation in this unique, educational project. MCT’s mission is the development of life skills in children through participation in the performing arts.

This program is offered in the summer months.

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