Block Printing Workshop for Kids – Summer Activities for kids
Block printing is an interesting craft for children where they experience the ‘joy of creating’ with wooden blocks. The 2-hour workshop will cover the following though not in order!
1. Teaching the technique of block printing
2. Making kids practice on paper till they are confident
3. Use of lead-free acrylic colors and getting the children acquainted with the colors
4. Process involved in making the colour ready
Take away product:
Kids will get to take away either a pencil pouch or a lunch bag. Designed and block printed by the young artists!
Kids also get to make some greeting cards using the beautiful art of block printing
We would be using exclusive kid-friendly blocks which have been designed keeping the young mind interests – Dinosaur den, insect insight, Jungle world, Christmas, whroom vehicles, sea scenery, farm fun etc)
Once they know the basic technique they can use it for any kind of artwork in future.
Date – Saturday, 19th May
Time – 11am -1pm
Fees – Rs 550 per child (includes all material costs + taxes)
Parents are allowed to accompany the child in the session
Age – 3 to 11 years
Artist – Bishakha (Rags to Quilts)
About Bloom and Grow:
Bloom & Grow facilitates artist-led art & craft workshops in studios and also, conducts art based corporate workshops across India.
King tales have been all time favourite for children and this Oct 8, we will hear a funny story about a king who yawned yawned and yawned. Ha… Did you just yawn now ?
Come catch the best story time with your kids! It’s a sure not to be missed story for their childhood.
Fee – 150/child
Age – 3+
Learn an amazing skill of weaving your own toys from coconut leaves. You would be able to make watch, spectacles, whistle, snake, fish, bird, and other things from coconut leaves. The versatility of the material will amaze you.
The South Indian tradition has been alien to kids in the city. The workshop will take us to the times when we did amazing crafts with things around us, before consumerism engulfed us.
The workshop gives partcipants the joy of making own toys besides connecting with tradition and nature. The workshop would also help in improving hand eye co-ordination
This is a small step towards self-reliance, sustainability in a world of use & throw.
Bloom & Grow reintroduces a rich tradition of creating ones’s own toys in asociation with the artist, Nowshid. Nowshid hails from Kerala and is a graphic designer by profession. He has been exploring traditional arts and crafts.
This is a beginner workshop, an expert can weave hats, basket, even build a house.
Date: 6th August 2017
Timings: 10AM to 1PM
Fees: Rs 450 per head (includes material costs)
What to bring: A pair of scissors
The workshop is open to all. Kids less than 5 yrs may be accompanied by a parent (You need to pay for one only).
LEGO WeDo & Community build day
LEGO WeDo Construction Kit is a simple robotics tool allows children to design their own interactive machines and then program them using drag-and-drop software. These projects help children to lay the foundation for lifelong learning.
Why LEGO WeDo?
Enables students to work as young scientists, engineers, mathematicians and creative writers providing them with the settings, tools and tasks for completing cross curricular projects.
How it helps?
A playful learning approach
Think creatively to make a working model
Develop vocabulary and communication skills to explain how the model works
Reflect on how to find answers and imagine new possibilities
Make systematic observations and measurements
Follow 2D drawings to build a 3D model
Write and present creative stories using models for visual and dramatic effects
Beginner – No previous experience required.
Community build of Wall E/Volvo
Using motor, axles, gears, motion sensor, lever, pulleys and writing algorithms & programs
A lot of FUN! Children will develop their 21st-century skills like problem solving, collaboration and communication.
7 – 12 years
Rs. 900 for one session or 1500 for both
1st session 10.30 am – 1.00 pm – SPHINX
2nd session 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm – Community build WALL E and/or Volvo
Enquiries – Pls contact 9845030095
Features of Workshop: Design and build a Miniature Solar Yacht Model, powered by solar cells. This literally runs on water and powered by sunlight. Learn about the benefits of solar power, and how architectural and building engineers integrate solar cells.
Main aim of the workshop is to introduces students to alternative energy concepts while incorporating problem solving, design and modeling. In addition, students will experience using hand tools as they construct their miniature solar yacht.
All Material will be provided; Nano Solar Panel, Micro DC motor, plastic gears, Acrylic sheet, foam sheet and propeller for DC motor.
Bishojeet Paul started making miniature models out of paper during his school days. He was featured on various TV shows like, BBC Wheels India 1999. Star News, Ndtv, etc, currently holding “LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS” for making miniature cars bike and aero models out of stiff paper.
Timings: 10.30 AM-1.30 PM
Course fee : Rs 700 (inclusive of all material cost)