Customized for Each Child
For kids 5 and older. Techniques for children (from the age of 5 and up) range from "pick and place" (ages 5-7), "pick and glue" (ages 7-9), and "Cut, glue and place" (ages 9-12) to "Design, cut and place" (ages 12+).
Each class begins with safety and tool use instructions. All work is done at workbenches.
Note: At least one parent or designated adult should be in attendance with their child(ren). Participants will not be near or accessing the kilns or any hot equipment during the class.
Projects & Tools Customized to Each Child's Ability
Cutting bits of glass and gluing into place (with an adult's assistance) is safe and fun for kids from the ages of 5 and up.
Every class begins with a safety orientation for all participants young and old, including:
Studio orientation for safety equipment, tools, supplies, first aid kit, washroom, etc.
Safety goggles are provided for all kids
Checking each child's position at the work table (seat height and or standing options)
Full instructions for each tool that will be used
What to do if glass is dropped or broken
What to do if you get a glass sliver in your hand
Although rare for children's classes, how to handle a glass cut (cleaning, bandages, etc.)
Participants will not be near nor accessing the kilns when they are on or hot.
Gloves are not generally needed for the classes, but available