Creative Ideas: Family Workshops

Creative Ideas is a Creative Arts project, offering fun and inspiring family workshops during the school holidays.

Votes for Women Creative Family Workshops:

May Half Term 2018

Over the May half-term, Wembley based families joined us to celebrate the centenary of the Women’s right to vote by taking part in a range of craft activity. This ranged from creating rosettes to painting suffragette inspired sashes and making posters and megaphones to spread messages of hope and peace.

Windrush – WWI Centenary – 70 Years of NHS Family Activities:

August Summer Holiday 2018

During August, Learning Through The Arts were at Wembley Library for 3 weeks of exciting Creative Arts Workshops.

The first week began with a week of creative activities celebrating 70 Years since Empire Windrush embarked on her journey to United Kingdom, the first stop being Tilbury, Essex.
The second week of activities, commemorated the WWI Centenary with activities to promote peace and togetherness.
The final week celebrated 70 Years of the NHS, from tissue paper flower making to junk modelling your own medical machinery!

95 Years of Wembley Stadium Family Activity:

October Half Term 2018

This week of workshops celebrate 95 Years of Wembley Stadium; from crafting your own stadium to making your own team kit…

Feedback from families:

Parents Quotes:

“It’s so good for young people, give them something to do, keep them off the streets”

“It’s good that you’re teaching them about medical history whilst having fun.”

“It’s hard to find something for all of the family, so thank you.”

“It’s good for them, thinking. Very imaginative.”  Nesrine

“She’s very shy, it’s good for her to share her ideas”,Shuchi

“It’s growing in popularity! It’s great to see. We always tell families.” Library staff member

Children’s Feedback:

“I liked the theme – it’s the school holidays and we are sitting down relaxing and having fun and learning.”

“I’m coming back every single day you’re here!” Alise

“These activities make you feel calm and relaxed.”

“Being this creative, I never knew I could think of so much stuff!”

“At school we have ‘show and tell’. I’m going to take this!”  Arush

“I enjoyed having the time to do Art that you don’t get to do usually!”

“I like coming to the library and making a mess!”

“I learnt to thread a needle! it was fun”

 

The next workshops will take place in February 2019 Half Term.
More details to follow…

This project is supported by Children In Need.