Kids Online Classes (Clay for Teens, Magic & Balloon Animal-Making, Sculpting with Model Magic!)

​​Virtual Youth Enrichment

This summer, we're offering a number of classes online for kids, including Clay for Teens, a magic class, a balloon-making class, and Sculpting with Model Magic. Click the class title to register. 

Clay for Teens with Natalie Steinmetz

Grades 5-10; Wednesdays; 8/5-8/26; 3-5 PM; $115/130

Have fun working with clay from home! We have modified our regular Ceramics class to accommodate working from home. Students will get a to-go box consisting of tools, 25lbs of clay, and plastic to store their pieces. The class will focus primarily on pinching and coiling, with a new hand-building project demonstrated each week. Students can drop off work to be fired and pick it up to glaze at home. Students can select their glazes after the first class. All materials and firings are included.


Online Magic Class with Gary Cantor

Ages 5-12; Any day 8/3-8/3;1 Anytime; $13/15

Professional magician Gary Kantor offers his popular magic class online! This 45-minute class teaches children how to perform a number of mind-boggling tricks using everyday household items. Gary will start by explaining the secrets to the tricks, and then both Gary and the children will practice. The children will have a blast as they learn exactly what to say and do when performing in front of an audience. Since this class is online, it can be taken whenever it is convenient for your schedule and the videos can be watched again and again. Your entire family can even take this class together! New tricks are taught in each session. When you register, you will be told the household items that are needed for the class.


Online Balloon Animal Class with Gary Cantor

Age 7+; Any day; 8/3-8/31; Anytime; $13/15

Balloon artist Gary Kantor teaches this 45-minute online class that shows the techniques needed to take plain balloons and transform them into incredible balloon animals like dogs, butterflies, and fish. Children will be able to create their own balloon animals, with Gary walking them through each step. This class isn't just for the kids! Parents will have a blast if they join the experience. Each session will make different animals.


Sculpting with Model Magic with Natalie Steinmetz

Grades K-2; Mondays; 8/3-8/24; 3-4:30 PM; $100/110

Grades 3-4; Thursdays; 8/6-8/27; 3-4:30 PM; $100/110

Have fun creating sculptures with Model Magic, an air-drying, non-staining, easy-to-manipulate material! Our instructor will guide children with step-by-step instructions to make their own sculptures, with a new theme each week. All projects are age-appropriate, with no experience necessary or parent participation required. All materials are provided and dropped off at your doorstep. Red, blue, yellow, white, and black colors will be provided. The instructor will demonstrate how to mix them to create a full range of shades.