Registration open for kids' art workshops this spring break

Youth can try something new, develop specialized skills and express their creativity this spring break with Kendall County 4-H workshops.

Six interactive art workshop topics will be offered during the week of March 25, with a variety of projects to inspire creativity, community service and self-expression.

“We want to help youth explore their artistic side and make great memories this spring break,” said Kim Eisnaugle, University of Illinois Extension 4-H program coordinator. “Each session will provide hands-on experience with skill development in mind.”

Techniques explored in the workshops include multimedia art for texture and depth, using a heat gun to make wax art, quilting for a community service project, developing an understanding of cartooning and sketching, learning to capture moments with artistic journaling, and personalizing a home preparedness kit. 

Dates, times and costs vary by workshop, and all will be located at the Extension office in Kendall County, 7775B Illinois Route 47, Yorkville. For more details or to register online, visit go.illinois.edu/spring4Hdkk. Space is limited. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, contact the Kendall County office at 630-553-5823 or keisnaug@illinois.edu at least two weeks prior to the workshop.

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