Looking for ways to keep the children off their tablets and games consoles this February Half -Term? The D@rt Centre’s Fantasy Art Activity Week offers an array of entertaining and fun opportunities for children from four to 12-years-old.
The week is inspired by children’s literature and features everything from cooking and comic book illustration to model making and animation.
- Monday, February 12 - Develop your painting skills by studying the work of illustrator and writer Shirley Barber.
- Tuesday, February 13 - Learn how to draw fantasy characters from written descriptions within popular children’s books.
- Wednesday, February 14 - Bake sweet surprises inspired by Mrs Saucepan’s kitchen in Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree.
- Thursday, February 15 - Design and build a magic castle taking inspiration from the world of Arthur Rackham’s illustrations.
- Friday, February 16 – Create paper models of characters from Harry Potter and film a short animation of your favourite scene from the J K Rowling fantasy series.
Activities run from 10am to 3pm daily and cost £17* per child (*Cookery Wednesday costs £22, to include ingredients). Early drop off, late pick up is available from 9am to 5pm at an additional £2 per hour.
For more details, visit www.thedart.co.uk or to book call 01489 779471.