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Casa Kid Crafts • In-person Easter Break Activities for kids ages 7 to 14

Dates:
March 30, 9:30 am11:30 am.
Cost:
$35-$45

Description:

Casa Kid Crafts • In-person Easter Break Activities for kids ages 7 to 14
MARCH 30-APRIL 1 from 9:30 to 11:30 am each day.

Children ages 7 to 14 are invited to have some fun at Casa Belvedere during Easter Break with Casa Kid Crafts! 

Three different craft programs, each with an Italian theme, will be held on Tuesday, March 30; Wednesday, March 31; and Thursday, April 1, from 9:30 to 11:30 am each day. 

The fee for each workshop is $35 for members or $40 for non-members. All materials are included. There is a member discount for siblings. 

You can sign up for one, two or all three sessions.
See descriptions for each activity below.

 

Part 1: The Magic of Mosaics • Tuesday, March 30

Kids will learn about the history of mosaics, a beautiful art form dating back to ancient times. The program will begin with a short lesson, with photos of amazing mosaic creations around the world. Children will then create their own paper mosaic design/s to take home.

Part 2: Michelangelo and Leonardo • Wednesday, March 31    Kids will learn about Renaissance artists: Michelangelo, who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and sculptor Leonardo da Vinci. The program will begin with a short lesson showing photos of the artists’ masterpieces. Children will then create their own mural in Michelangelo “style” and “carve” a statue out of homemade clay.  

 

Part 3: Magnificent Murano Glass • Thursday, April 1  Italy is famous for its Venetian glass creations crafted on the island of Murano. The program will begin with a short lesson with photos of Murano glassmaking. Children will then create their own Venetian millefiori “glass” creation/s on clear acetate to take home and hang in a window.  

Location:

Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation 79 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, 10301

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