Kids Art Classes in Westford

Children’s Weekly Classes at The Maker Farm

Creativity and imagination abound in our weekly school-year classes. From masterpiece art to sewing, our unique classes are designed to tap into children’s natural curiosity and unbridled imaginations. There is no “right way” nor “wrong way” at the Maker Farm just a wonderful journey down the path of the child’s imagination guided by our experienced teaching staff.

 

FALL 2019 PROGRAMMING at The Maker Farm at Meadowbrook in Westford.

 

NOTE: There are no classes held during school vacations and holidays. Please do not drop off more than 5 minutes prior to a class at The Maker Farm as staff is busy prepping lessons and doing farm chores! Classes missed can often, but not always, be made up. Please check in with Emily (info@themakerfarm.com) about make-up lessons and prorating.

MONDAYS (Fall 2019 - in Westford)

Homeschool Art Lab

Ages: 6-12
10 Mondays, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
September 9  – November 25, 2018 (No class on Oct 14 or Nov 11)
Maker: Emily Piper
Location: The Maker Farm at Meadowbrook (Westford)
Max: 12

Fiber Arts: Fun with String, Wool, Fabric and Paint
In this class, we will learn the art of batik. Plus, we will needlefelt and wetfelt plus create unique dreamcatchers and more! This is the perfect class for the hands-on messy artist who loves texture and mixed-media.

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Sew Fun!

Our program has made a few changes! We are now offering a joint class for our novice and experienced seamstresses and tailors, however, our experienced sewers have the option of an extended class to cover more challenging projects between 5:15 and 5:45. Each week we will focus on machine skills, cutting, gluing, making templates and handsewing. We have lots of fun projects and themes this year to keep your young crafter inspired!

Junior Sewing
Ages: 7+
Mondays, 4:00 – 5:15 pm


Extended Senior Sewing
Ages: 8+
Mondays, 4:00 – 5:45 pm

Autumn Leaves
2019: September 16 – October 28
No classes on Oct 14

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Holiday Gifts
2019: November 4 – December 16
No classes on Nov 11

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Animal Love

Come to the farm and enjoy all of our animal friends! Kids will have lots of animal snuggle time, learn about their care and create fuzzy, furry and fluffy art projects!

Ages: 5-8
Mondays, 4:00 – 5:15 pm
September 16 – October 28, 2019 (No class on Oct 14)
Maker: Lisa Arrigo
Location: The Maker Farm at Meadowbrook (Westford)
Max: 10

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TUESDAYS (Fall 2019 - in Westford)

The Maker Farm Theater for Young People
Romeo and Juliet (abridged for children)

Ages: 7-12
Tuesdays, 3:45 – 5:15 pm
September 10 – November 19, 2019
FINAL SHOW: November 21 & 22 at 7 pm in the barn (show approx. 50 minutes)
Director: Emily Piper
Location: The Maker Farm at Meadowbrook (Westford)
Max: 12

Join Director Emily Piper at The Maker Farm for theater in OUR BARN! Yes we will perform in the beautiful stable as we have transformed our first floor of our barn into a theater and art space. Costumes provided.

Class is Full
WEDNESDAYS (Fall 2019 - in Westford)

Pony Love!

Ages: 5-12 (split into Jr & Sr groups)
Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:45 pm
September 11 – October 30, 2019 (No classes on school vacations & holidays)
Maker: Emily Piper
Location: The Maker Farm at Meadowbrook (Westford)
Max: 14

This class is for the novice horse enthusiast who wants to learn about horsemanship, animal care, farm life and who want to ride horses! Our harnesses have also arrived, so we will also learn the art of driving! We have added to our staff for this popular class to allow for more riding time on our wonderful horses, Hank, Monty, Gracie and Holly. Kids will also work with our miniature horses and small ponies.

Class Is Full
THURSDAYS (Fall 2019 - in Westford)

Animal Rescuers

Ages: 6-10
Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:15 pm
September 12 – October 17, 2019
Maker: Lisa Arrigo
Location: The Maker Farm at Meadowbrook (Westford)
Max: 10

Join us at The Maker Farm to learn all about Animal Rescue around the world and at home! Kids will spend time with our animal friends at the farm as well as create critter-inspired art projects. Plus, kids will raise money for one of our favorite rescues, Big Fluffy Dog!

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FRIDAYS (Fall 2019 - in Westford)

Masterpiece Art – Animalia

Ages: 6-10
Fridays, 4:00 – 5:15 pm
September 13 – October 18, 2019 (No classes on school vacations & holidays)
Maker: Emily Piper
Location: The Maker Farm at Meadowbrook (Westford)
Max: 14

In this favorite class, young artists will explore many types of media from paint to clay to photography and even sewing! Each session will focus on a fun, kid-friendly theme.

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