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January: Snowy Craft Classes @ the Colonial!

January 29, 2017
Best for ages 3-5 (although toddlers through age 7 are welcome!)
Each child is $10, parents are free. Includes complimentary coffee for parents.
Sibling discount and scholarship available based on need.

To register email pittsfieldhappimess@gmail.com or call/text 413-822-7902  with how many kids and what class.

snowman29:30am-10:30am
We will read “The Missing Mitten Mystery” by Steven Kellogg. Kids will then create a yarn snowman (can stand up or can be hung or used as an ornament next year!) Keep it simple or dress it up with sparkles and glitter!

Literacy & Educational Skills: Phonics, Inference. Knowledge and application.

Developmental skills: Listening to directions. Textural differences. Cutting and threading. Language production. Shapes and color recognition. Gross motor skills. Fine motor skills.

magnet11:00am-12:00pm

We will read “The Mitten” by Jan Brett. Then kids will create small snow globe magnets. You can build a winter scene or bring a photo of your child (2 inches by 2 inches), to decorate with snow, sparkly items, pom poms and more. This craft is a keeper!

Literacy Skills: Conflict. Problem solving. Exaggeration. Emotional Awareness. Dialogue.

Developmental Skills: Language Production. Cutting and tracing. Fine motor skills. Social Awareness. Listening to directions. Counting. Textual recognition. Spatial awareness. 

Each child is $10, parents are free. Includes complimentary coffee for parents.
Sibling discount and scholarship available based on need.

To register email pittsfieldhappimess@gmail.com or call/text 413-822-7902  with how many kids and what class.

February Craft Academy at the Colonial Theatre
Crafting fun over February vacation! 

CuttingTuesday, February 21, 2017 – 9:30am-11:30am
Ages 3-5

Kids will spend time on fine motor skills mainly cutting items. They will practice cutting shapes of all colors and textures to create a scene on poster board of their choice: a winter walk, summer fun, autumn woods, or springtime in New England.

All materials including markers, crayons, glitter, foam, stickers, paper, tin foil, yarn, and some pre-cut shapes will be provided.

Each child is $20, parents are free. Includes complimentary coffee for parents.
Sibling discount and scholarship available based on need.

To register email pittsfieldhappimess@gmail.com or call/text 413-822-7902  with how many kids and what class.

DecoupageWednesday, February 22, 2017 – 9:30-11:30am
Ages 6-9

Kids will practice fine motor skills and create a decoupage item. Students will find and cut pictures that represent their personalities and then adhere them to a small item of their choice! A final seal will keep it in great shape for a long time!

All materials including pictures, glue, sealant, scissors, paint and items like plates and boxes will be provided.

Each child is $20, parents are free. Includes complimentary coffee for parents.
Sibling discount and scholarship available based on need.

To register email pittsfieldhappimess@gmail.com or call/text 413-822-7902  with how many kids and what class.

SewingThursday, February 23, 2017 – 9:30-11:30am
Ages 10-13

Kids will learn the important skill of sewing! Using felt and fabric, kids will learn 2 different stitches and hand sew a small decorative pillow or plush toy of their own design.

All materials including needles and thread, iron-on adhesive and fabric, felt and stuffing will be provided. 

All materials including pictures, glue, sealant, scissors, paint and items like plates and boxes will be provided.

Each child is $20, parents are free. Includes complimentary coffee for parents.
Sibling discount and scholarship available based on need.

To register email pittsfieldhappimess@gmail.com or call/text 413-822-7902  with how many kids and what class. 

Additional dates include:

  • Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 9:30am, 11:00am
  • Sunday April 30, 2017 - 9:30am, 11:00am
  • Sunday May 21, 2017- 9:30am, 11:00am