Bizzy Fingers Craft Group

Ref: C3671226

This is a friendly supportive craft group with mixed ability students with approximately 60% with Learning Difficulties. This term the students will learn a variety of different craft techniques including: Card Making, Papercrafts, Pottery, Sugar Craft, Chocolate making and Ceramic painting.

Course aim

To introduce new students to a range of simple crafts and to build on existing students' previous experience in simple crafts

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • paint a ceramic tea light for a Halloween decoration. - either a skull or pumpkin lantern to a standard suitable to sell in the Community Café or to give as a gift.
  • make greetings cards for Halloween and Christmas with various techniques and students will be encouraged to make additional cards to raise funds for the Community Cafe
  • make and decorate a tile with a Christmas theme that can be used as a trivet
  • sew Christmas bunting.
  • bake and decorate a small Christmas cake

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
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Bizzy Fingers Craft Group Course Outline


You can 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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