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CMA Live: Club CMA with Raquel (Ages 6-8)

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July 08, 1 pm 1:30 pm
July 15, 1 pm 1:30 pm
July 22, 1 pm 1:30 pm

Ages 6-8

$10 per class

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Join us for 30 minutes of fun, play, and art-making. Bring your creative energy, make new friends, and share your art with others! This class is led by Raquel Du Toit, CMA Associate Director of Programming. 

This class takes place on Wednesdays through August 26. Class times are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

Please Note: This class will be recorded for educational and promotional purposes. If you do not wish to have your image or name on screen, please join with audio only and rename yourself using the Zoom rename options.

Weekly Themes

July 1: Superhero Sun Gadgets

Create your own superhero sun gadget with this science-based project. Learn to read time by creating a beautiful sundial! Use your sundial in the park or when out on hikes to tell time, and you’ll always be prepared without a watch. 

Materials: CD or cardboard, found object (such as a shell, pebble, stick, or pencil), tempura paint, paintbrushes, pencil, glue (Elmers or hot glue), scissors 

July 8: Recycled Wind Chimes

Behold the power of the wind! We will make our recycled wind chimes using materials found at home. Install your wind chime outside of your apartment window or hang it on a tree. What does the wind have to say? 

Materials: tempera paint, string or yarn, cardboard, scissors, recycled items such as plastic forks or spoons, bottle caps, or buttons and beads

July 15: X-Ray Vision

What if your superpower was x-ray vision? We will make our x-ray prints using our favorite toys! Your friends and family will be impressed when you show them your superpower knack for x-ray painting. 

Materials: black or dark blue construction paper, white chalk, favorite toy

July 22: Magical Kaleidoscopes

Let’s create a magical kaleidoscope using the colors of the Earth. Learn how you can see your favorite park, tree, or apartment in different colors.

Materials: Pringles can (lid and bottom) or toilet roll, wax paper, aluminum foil, scissors, tissue paper, wrapping paper

July 29: Whirligigs

Create an illusion with a whirligig spinner and play with color while impressing with your friends. Transfix their imagination with your superpowers of color transformation! This age-old activity will take on new life using recycled materials and colorful paints. 

Materials: cardboard, string or yarn, scissors, glue, plain paper, colored markers, paintbrush, pencil

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