ART for Kids 

Ainslie Davis is an Arts Educator who designs art activities for kids based on maximum fun and creativity.  Ainslie has more than 20 years' experience teaching art theory and techniques to children.  With degrees in Fine Arts and Education, she is experienced in delivering sessions for children to enhance their skills along with an appreciation for art. 

 

Children should be able to handle scissors and glue, however no other experience is needed.  The following three options are project-oriented and result in a completed take-home art piece.  These activities are guaranteed to motivate kids to continue future art investigations.  The sessions are also a great option to host in the home during birthday celebrations!   Ainslie is flexible and can incorporate special themes that will appeal to your children. 

 

For more information, see Ainslie’s Bio . . . 

The following workshops are available at client locations.  However, groups of 5 to 8 children can be accommodated in Ainslie’s art studio (Sandy Hook) during the summer months.  The full series of three workshops also makes a great birthday gift!

1.  MASKMAKING – Fearsome, Funny or Fancy!

Kids will have a great time creating their own masks using a cardboard or

plaster base along with other materials such as feathers, rhinestones, baubles,

pebbles, etc.  The special creations may take the form of an animal or a fantasy

creature depending on the interests of those who attend.  The completed masks

can be used for dress-up, Hallowe'en, drama or the child’s own special world of

invention.  The focus is on play, fun and creativity and the results are sure to

please.  Ainslie is a nurturing guide who is ever patient and flexible during the

workshop.  All supplies are included.  

Audience:          Children, ages 8 to 11

Group size:        8 to 10 children

Duration:           2 hours

Cost:                  $20 per child, all materials included

Call Ainslie at:  204-641-2473 to discuss details and customized needs.  Ask about her special Birthday Party rates.

2.   BEETLES and BUGS 

 

Audience:          Children, ages 8 to 11

Group size:        8 to 10 children

Duration:           2 hours

Cost:                  $20 per child, all materials included

Call Ainslie at:  204-641-2473 to discuss details and customized needs.  Ask about her special Birthday Party rates.

3.   PAINTING for KIDS

Artist Ainslie Davis is full of exciting ideas when working with children to expand their creative talents and interests.  In this session, kids will play with various types of tools, techniques and guided experiments to expand their abilities.  Once the guided warm-up exercises occur, they will create a take-home acrylic painting on canvas. 

 

This is a great way to develop an interest in art for years to come.  All supplies are provided during this rewarding art adventure for young people.

Audience:         Children, ages 8 to 11

Group size:       8 to 10 children

Duration:           2 hours

Cost:                  $20 per child, all materials included

Location:           Ainslie's Studio or Client Locations

Call Ainslie at:  204-641-2473 to discuss details and customized needs.  Ask about her special Birthday Party rates.

Kids will have lots of fun making their own artful samples of a funny (or fierce) friend!  All supplies for transforming small lake stones into art are provided along with easy to follow steps and helpful directions.  Fixings for pendants, pins, fridge magnets or special pet rocks will be available. 

 

Fun and creativity are guaranteed along with take-home results that are sure to please.  The options are endless!  Learning with Ainslie lasts into the future as kids will use their skills to continue creating!  This is a great workshop for birthday celebrations and family reunion events!