Encouraging your Child’s Creativity at Home

In these sessions, participants will explore art ideas, exercises, and the benefits of providing creative and exploratory opportunities for children of all ages in the home. 

Using only basic stationery, kitchen resources and items from around the home, the instructor will guide participants on how to make drawing, collage, sculpture, painting and printing be a fun part of a child's day. 

Class Outline

Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.

Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.

Items to buy for this class

  • Flour
  • Salt 
  • Oil
  • Cream of tartar (optional)
  • Food coloring
  • Instant coffee
  • Old magazines/newspapers
  • Cereal box card
  • Scrap paper
  • Kitchen foil
  • Pencil
  • Permanent marker pen
  • Scissors
  • Cotton buds/q-tips
  • Tissue

On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.

Where to buy your materials

Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:

  • Cass Art (Fire station): Community Classes students get a 15% discount upon presenting the registration ticket
  • Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
  • Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
  • Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
  • Al Rawnaq

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Start
Sun, 10 May, 2020
End
Mon, 11 May, 2020
Lessons
2
Days
Sun and Mon
Time
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location
Online
Cost
Free

Instructor

Bridget Dunn

Bridget Dunn is an art teacher and illustrator who is originally from New Zealand.

Her specialty is art education for younger children and she is passionate about promoting art in the community.

Bridget majored in art at Canterbury University in Christchurch and trained as a primary teacher.

Prior to moving to the Middle East, she taught for 10 years in London preparatory schools and lectured art at a teacher's college. Bridget had three more years teaching in Bahrain before moving to Qatar where she spent eight years teaching art and design in schools and with VCUarts Qatar in community education. 

Now on another adventure in the Middle East, she is excited to share her ideas and expertise online. 

Bridget had three more years teaching in Bahrain before moving to Qatar where she spent eight years teaching art and design in schools and with VCU community education. 

Now on another adventure in the Middle East, she is excited to share her ideas and expertise online.