Christmas Crafts for Pleasure

Ref: C3671153

This supportive 'Christmas Creative Crafts' course will enable students to try different 'cost effective' Christmas crafts to create a variety of decorative items for gifts and pleasure. The course is aimed to improve your wellbeing and confidence through participating in fun and relaxing craft activities. This course will include such crafts as: textile crafting, card/paper crafts, painting on a variety of materials and Christmas trimmings. This friendly and relaxed course caters for everyone who has an interest in crafting, working with their hands, learning new skills and techniques as well as the sharing of ideas.

Course aim

This supportive Christmas Creative Craft course will enable students to try different cost effective crafts. The course is aimed to improve your wellbeing & confidence through participating in fun & relaxing craft activities.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify existing craft levels - measuring accurately , cutting, positioning, layering
  • Produce a range of Christmas projects which reflect your personal creativity
  • Create a range of cards which reflect two different painting techniques
  • Create home based trimmings using different recycled resources
  • Establish ways through crafting to relax both within the classroom and at home

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Christmas Crafts for Pleasure Course Outline

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Waiting List Conditions

You can join the waiting list if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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