CREATIVE KIDS – programme details

The Weekly Programme Structure

About Creative Kids

This programme has been designed to maximise on the innate creativity of kids ideas, and to foster good negotiations skills and confidence building. From 5 year olds to 13's , all participants in Creative Kids are not only part of the bigger "whanau" of Artmakers,  but become key members and decision-makers in their smaller teams. Many children have attended for years, enjoying the adaptability of the programme structure and the variety of activities both in the Art & Craft projects, and the endless number of  ways the original plays can be put together !

What to bring: Like a school day, please bring lunch and snacks, a personal drink bottle, SHOES, and a sun hat for the summer programme and an old shirt or coverups - we will get a bit  messy with paint and glue !

Medical or special needs:  Please note all medical or special needs IN WRITING BEFOREHAND and at the time of registration so we can evaluate any particular care needs that staff will undertake.

 TIMETABLE

8:30 - 9:00 am / DROP OFF TIME
9:00 am / GROUP MEETING and ACTIVITY START TIME 
3:30 - 4:00 pm  / CLEAN UP and DAILY AWARDS
4:00 pm / FINAL PICKUP TIME

( early drop off and late pickup by prior arrangement, surcharge will apply )

CHOOSE to attend either:

• FULL WEEK * ( 5 days )

• Mon / Tues: Art & Craft days - book as individual days or as a pair ( recommended) 

• Wed  to Fri :  a 3-day DRAMA BLOCK.

*You can also book for 2 full weeks, as the art & craft projects change with each session.

 

OPTION 1: FULL WEEK 5 days

Enjoy all 5 days of the programme, and maximise on the fun !

People often book for MORE than one week !

OPTION 2: Monday and/or Tuesday

On Monday and Tuesday we focus on art & craft activities to take home. Monday is an important day for establishing our groups, team building and getting to know what we are going to do. Highly recommended for first timers to help them settle in and get familiar with our spaces and ways of sharing. Each day brings new project activities devised by the arts group leaders and aimed at the particular age group and skill levels in that team A variety of techniques and media are explored.

OPTION 2: Wed Thurs Fri 3-day drama BLOCK

This art/craft/ DRAMA BLOCK is 3 days long. Children must attend all 3 days because the show depends on everyone playing the part they have devised for themselves with their friends.

Day 1: WEDNESDAY: Each child invents their own character. Their group builds a story, they design and make all scenery, costumes and props.

DAY 2: THURSDAY Rehearsals and more costume-making.

DAY 3: FRIDAY Final rehearsals then the SHOW for YOU at 3:15 pm.