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Creative Exchange: ARTPlay for Parents

A fun, friendly, supportive let's-get-messy ARTPlay session for parents to embrace the joy of paint.


Welcome to Kickstart Arts’ Creative Exchange: Sharing Skills and Culture.

Session Title: ARTPlay for Parents

Description:  Afraid of letting your kids play with paint at home?   Wish you could give you kids more creative experiences at home?   Not sure where to begin? This is the session for you!

Sheree from The Little Red Art Shed is an expert in being brave with paint, delivering open-ended paint experiences for children aged 18 months to 5 years. You’ll be taken through one of Sheree’s fabulous hands-on ARTPlay processes; Paint, Sensory & Spray, to experience it yourself, first hand. By doing so, you’ll build confidence around the process of setting up a painting experience, learn ways to manage a messy activity, and of course learn many tips and tricks for a quick and easy clean up.

This session suits parents with children aged 2 and up. Everything will be provided.

What you’ll get: 

  • Printed handouts on ARTPlay: Paint, Sensory and Spray
  • Your own paint exploration artworks to take home
  • Increased confidence to continue using paint at home
  • Many new ways to present creative activities to your children
  • New connections

What to bring:

  • Apron or wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on (smocks will be available)
  • Notebook and pen

About Creative Exchange: Kickstart Arts value community skills and knowledge, so we started up Creative Exchange – Hobart’s newest destination for teaching, learning, sharing and collaborating!

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Making great art to promote wellbeing & creativity.

Sheree Martin’s passion for process-guided practice was shaped while studying at New Zealand’s School of Creativity and Art, where she was encouraged to explore her imagination whilst nurturing her creativity and wellbeing.

After focussing on her own creative practice, Sheree worked within adult community arts and also became a mother. Having children inspired the creation of her business, The Little Red Art Shed, which travels across Tasmania to bring art experiences to young children and families.

Sheree is passionate about sharing the joy and richness of engaging in ‘the process’ through her own arts practice, within her community arts, education support and of course The Little Red Art Shed.

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Creative Exchange: ARTPlay for Parents

Kickstart Arts, St Johns Ave, New Town, Tasmania, Australia

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