"Come and celebrate local children collaborating with local artists"
Charlbury Pre-school (venue 485) is thrilled to be taking part in Oxford Artweeks event on May 21st and 22nd and have called our event The Big Boom as we have so many events including a cafe, jumble sale and workshops and talks, as well as exhibitions.
Drop-in and find out more about us and join in one of our free events from 10-4pm! No tickets necessary but donations are welcome.
11.00-11.30 - Creative dance with Brek.
Brek will run a dance/ movement session for children exploring animals and music. No prior dance training needed to participate, just an active imagination! We’re hoping to run sessions like this from September onwards.
11.30- 12.15 - Craft with Mizue.
Following on from the success of “Make a snowman craft workshop” in December local parent and artist Mizue is sharing her skills to help children make life size drawings of themselves. Mizue will hopefully work with us from September to run similar sessions
13.30 - 15.30 - Mural in the garden.
Come along, grab a paint brush and with support from artist Mizue let’s bring the wall of Charlbury Pre-School’s playground wall to life. As part of the playground improvements project.
15.30-16.00 - Music and song time with Jim and Emily.
Pre-School trustees Jim and Emily share their skills and a selection of instruments to encourage participation and singing in this easy-going children’s music session - featuring the popular songs with this years Pre-School children. We want to run more music sessions from September onwards so tell us what you think.
11.00 - 11.30 Spanish with Hattie.
Pre-School Mum and language teacher Hattie shares a fun, creative and practical approach to learning languages with little ones through the use of games and songs. We would like Hattie to start teaching with Pre-School from September so come along and find out more.
11.30 -12.00 Speech development with Jill.
International speech and language therapist and Pre-School Mum, Jill talks us through what we need to know to encourage effective speech and language development in our children, sharing tips and ideas along the way.
14.00 - 14.45 Craft with Mizue.
Local artist and Pre-School Mum Mizue is back by popular request to run her “Make a dream catcher” workshop with locally picked flowers.
14.45 -15.30 - Crazy Creatures ink painting with Jeni
Local artist, Jeni Burnell, shares her latest art technique of blowing ink through straws to create fun mythical creatures. Come and make your own - then make up a story about their wild adventures afterwards!
15.30 - 16.00 - Storytime
We invite children to come and listen to a selection of children’s stories read by parents and staff from Charlbury Pre-School.
All workshops are suitable for children of all ages, though please note an adult must be present to supervise their own children.