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March 4, 2021
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Kids Art-Making Festival

By Alexandra Glorioso

Sun., Feb. 6, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Hannah Senesh private school in Carroll Gardens hosts a free, community arts-making festival for kids of all ages, with more than 15 art activity rooms. More than 50 artists will exhibit.

Activities will include:

Printing Techniques with Rubin Museum of Art: Take inspiration from Buddhist prayer flags and make your own peace flags to spread wishes for good will around Brooklyn.

Create a Thaumatrope with The Jewish Museum: A Thaumatrope is an optical toy that provided entertainment for hours in Victorian times.  In this activity children will make their own.

Multimedia Mobiles with Aura Shahaf: Make hanging mobiles or kinetic sculptures from a variety of materials that will spark creativity and imaginations.

Beading Workshop with Brooklyn Bead Box: Learn to design and create your own beaded necklace.

Puppet Making with Evie Elman: Stop by to create your own exceptional paper bag puppet inspired by puppetry from around the world.

Comic Book Arts Class with Manor Arts: Students will have the opportunity to create a comic flip book, and will learn how to evoke emotion and personality in the faces of the characters.

Clay with Wheel and Hand-building with Amani Ansari:  An exploration of clay forms on the wheel and through hand-building to familiarize participants with material and introduce a variety of techniques

Origami and Paper Cranes with Andreea Adereth: Learn how to make colorful origami paper cranes and decorate a room, a piece of jewelry or a mobile.

Mosiac Workshop with The Painted Pot: Enjoying creating the oldest of art forms. Children will be able to make a mosaic tile or a picture frame.


Commitment, Connection, and Possibility: Hannah Senesh Community Day School is an exceptional, Jewish, co-educational K-8 community. Senesh’s learning community fosters a commitment to the rich and diverse history of Jewish life and thought.

Hannah Senesh Community Day School

342 Smith Street

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