*Please enter Zoom Rooms 15 minutes before class to ensure that you are promptly permitted.*

About the Instructor:​​

​Gwen Black is a visual artist, educator, curator, and founder Of Arts and Jazzfest NYC™ and IAM (Incorporation of Artists On the Move, Inc.)  She has had the pleasure of working with  the community over 30 years developing and producing cultural events and advocating for arts and education. 

Part I (May 30th): Read Story and Learn how to make a puppet 

Part II (June 6th): Finish making puppets

Are there minimum age requirements to join the event?
This event is open to those who are creative beings with children.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Call 347-938-9335 with any questions you may have.

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 Fun art activity you can enjoy with your entire family.

Duration: 50 minutes.

Gwendolyn Black Project: Reading and Puppetry™

Course Description: Join us for a session of reading and art making. Through this reading and art project, you will experience the joy of reading and sharing stories and turning characters into delightful puppets. Learn how to develop puppets using felt and recycled materials.  Learn how to cut out a pattern, stitch/glue it together, and use recycled materials to decorate it.

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Supplies Needed: Colorful felt pieces (12 x 12”), thread and (large) needle, glue (tacky), yarn, feathers, buttons, scissors, small safety pins wiggly eyes, black pom-poms and recycled objects that you have at home.

Note: All supplies must be purchased prior to the workshop (supplies can be ordered from Michaels Online, 99 cent stores, Family Stores, Econo Crafts Online and other stores where craft materials are available.

>>>Upon registration, a pattern to create the puppet will be available to download for your use.

Watch this program live on ZOOM on Saturday,May 30th and June 6th, 2020 at 4:00 PM EST (REGISTER)