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Live Online Classes for 1st Grade Kids

Our classes for rising 1st graders are specifically tailored to capture their imaginations and cultivate their innovative abilities. Led by nurturing, attentive instructors, each engaging offering focuses on building motor skills, independence and comfort with trying new things, plus plenty of pride in the projects they’re constructing or crafting—all on their own!

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MORE OOMPH THAN YOUR AVERAGE ZOOM

We know your kids have done a thousand Zooms by now. These are different. Our small group classes are led by enthusiastic instructors who know how to connect with kids, empowering them to express their ideas and share their designs. Engaged in fantastically fun hands-on projects, kids of every age build lasting innovation skills, game-changing confidence and the inspiration to keep creating long after class ends.

Single-Session Classes

Creative Constructors: Sweet Castles

Deck your halls for winter with a cheerful chain of paper pals. Use drawing skills and paper layering techniques to craft a collection of seasonal characters, then BE DETERMINED to loop them together into the longest, most wonderful winter garland you can imagine!

Paper Crafters: Festive Garlands

Deck your halls for winter with a cheerful chain of paper pals. Use drawing skills and paper layering techniques to craft a collection of seasonal characters, then BE DETERMINED to loop them together into the longest, most wonderful winter garland you can imagine!

Paper Crafters: Pouch Pal Cards

Warm your favorite people’s hearts with a whimsical winter card. Practice paper folding and symmetrical cutting, then BE VISIONARY to create a character-shaped winter greeting card, complete with a secret pouch to hold merry messages.

Creative Constructors: Sweet Castles

Construct a delectable castle decorated for fall. Learn to create sweet, sturdy 3D shapes from graham crackers and frosting, then BE VISIONARY as you add autumnal details with candy and fashion a cracker family to inhabit your edible abode.

Paper Crafters: Festive Garlands

Festoon your house for fall with a cheerful chain of paper pals. Use drawing skills and paper layering techniques to craft a collection of seasonal characters, then BE DETERMINED to loop them into the longest, most fun fall garland you can imagine!

Paper Crafters: Pouch Pal Cards

Show your friends and family you’re thankful for them with a friendly fall card. Practice paper folding and symmetrical cutting, then BE VISIONARY to create a character-shaped fall greeting card, complete with a secret pouch to hold notes of gratitude.

Paper Crafters: Design a Zoo

BE VISIONARY as you let your imagination run wild to design the zoo of your dreams. Learn paper folding skills to fashion 3D animals and drawing techniques to bring your fiercely inventive creation to life.

Paper Crafters: Fantastic Fireworks

Craft a paper firework that really pops! Learn about radial symmetry and BE DETERMINED as you create two beautifully balanced drawings, then fold them into a firework that “explodes” open and tucks into a custom case.

Paper Crafters: High-Flying Hoop Gliders

Watch your engineering skills soar as you craft your own graceful glider from simple supplies. BE REFLECTIVE by experimenting with paper construction techniques to find the highest-flying, smoothest-landing design.

Story Magic: Illustration

Get drawn into an epic story full of mystery, imagination and illustration. Listen to an original tale, learn drawing techniques and BE VISIONARY as you bring the story to life in your one-of-a-kind book illustrations.

Story Magic: Engineering

Build the foundation for a story full of magic and marvelous contraptions. Listen to an original tale, learn paper construction techniques and BE DETERMINED as you construct real projects to help your hero complete a courageous quest.

Art Explorers: Marker Magic

Make your mark with marker art! Experiment with unconventional marker techniques, using them to dye, tie-dye and print. BE REFLECTIVE as you explore how to make your next marker masterpiece even more marvelous.

Note: This project is included in our weeklong Art Explorers: Creator’s Corner curriculum. If your child has taken that class, they’ll already be familiar with this project—and have the chance to put a whole new spin on it.

Paper Crafters: Quirky Creatures

Transform simple pieces of paper into a simply incredible creation. Explore a variety of versatile paper-shaping techniques, then BE VISIONARY as you use them to craft a one-of-a-kind paper creature.

Lego® Builders: Symmetrical Structures

Investigate the beautiful balance of your favorite building bricks. Learn the ins and outs of symmetry, then BE COURAGEOUS as you design, build and share your way through a series of symmetrical Lego challenges.

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