Dragonfly Designs has proudly partnered with CAIS since 2009!
Ages: 5-11 years
Day & Time: Saturdays from 9:00am-12:30pm
Drop-In and pay hourly/per class OR buy a Pre-Paid Class Pack for 4-classes. Includes instruction, materials to complete projects from start to finish, free parking and more!
If you’re interested in registering for both days Saturday & Sunday Enrichment, we suggest purchasing the pre-paid class packs*
Clay Exploration! – 9:00am-10:00am
October 1st – October 22nd [Dates: 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22]
Young artists will create texture on the surface of clay, practice the ‘pinch and slab’ technique, use their imaginations to make interesting forms, and turn them into small dishes and a wall hanging. They’ll feel a sense of accomplishment about their handmade treasures and newfound skills.
Intro to Jewelry Making – 10:15am-11:15am
October 29th – November 19th [Dates: 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19]
In this beginner beading class, you’ll get to know the tools of the trade, and the foundational techniques to start creating unique, dazzling beaded jewelry from scratch! Once you learn the basics, we’ll have fun designing jewelry like necklaces, bracelets, and anklets! Students will gain the knowledge and skill to create their own jewelry pieces. This class is a prerequisite for all other jewelry making courses.
[Illustration/Storyboarding] – 11:30am-12:30pm
November 26th-December 17th [11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17]
It’s storytime! Students will learn different styles of children’s book art, how to use bright colors and whimsical designs, create their own characters and make a storyboard. Their final illustration will showcase the student’s chosen and unique style. *This class will be taught by a children’s book illustrator/author.
Little Picassos Drawing & Painting Exploration – 9:00am-10:00am
October 2nd-October 23rd [Dates: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23]
No pressure, just playing with paint! This introductory class is perfect for younger kids to explore drawing watercolor, and acrylic painting in a relaxed setting. Students will have a blast trying out a variety of painting tools and learning basic techniques they can build on. Creative imaginations are welcome here! Your child will have the freedom to express themselves while they fall in love with this art form.
Fall Fling! Art/Mixed Media- 10:15am-11:15am
October 30th-November 20th [Dates: 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20]
It’s Fall, ya’ll! We believe inspiration can be found anywhere, especially in the bounty of nature! We invite our artists to get inspiration from the magical autumn season as we create mosaic and abstract leaves, paint watercolor pumpkins and draw 3D squirrels. Students will learn the techniques and brushwork needed when working with watercolor and will even learn a few tricks on how to create the illusion of form.
Intro to Textiles & Fiber Art Design – 11:30am-12:30pm
November 27th-December 18th [11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18]
Jump into the exciting world of fashion and fiber arts! This class will introduce budding designers to the basics of textile and fiber art techniques. They’ll learn how to change the surface of fabrics through processes like Shibori, Batik & tie dying, stamping and fabric painting. Then, it’s fiber arts time as we explore wool felting, weaving, and macramé. Students will learn to design, plan and execute their ideas from an abstract idea into a tangible product.
Mixed Media Open Studio
*Please Contact Angelica Osorio for any questions
Open Studio Drop-in – 9:30am-12:30pm [K-5]
Drop in and explore! Parents, run your errands or have some alone time while we keep your kiddos entertained! Open Studio is a great way for your child to get their feet wet (or should we say paintbrush?) in different mediums like watercolor, acrylic, beading, clay and drawing. They’ll be so excited to show you their treasures, like a beaded suncatcher, paintings, and clay mosaic with our DIY craft stations!
**Students are able to be dropped off for 60 minutes of DIY fun! MUST register online to request a drop-in date & time