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These Studios and Spaces Offer Art Classes to Kids in Bangkok
by: The Beat Asia
Art classes are a great way to encourage and foster creativity in children. Regardless how old one may be, getting started on creating art – no matter the form – brings about many benefits, from boosting one's self esteem and reducing stress to stimulating the imagination and enhancing one's problem-solving skills and memory, among many others.
If you want to enroll your kids in art classes and other creative activities in Bangkok, here are some studios and spaces to check out!
Paron School of Art
This art studio in Khlong Toei district offers art classes for different age groups, such as the Mini Monet (four to six years old), Progressive Picassos (seven to 13 years old), Tenacious Teens (14 to 19 years old), and Artistic Adults. While drawing and painting are the two visual art forms that Paron School of Art focuses on in its activities, it employs countless ways to approach these. For those who don't feel like enrolling in an art class, this studio also offers art packs with video instruction for kids and adults as well as private art parties for special occasions.
Playville is an indoor space that offers process art and messy play activities for children aged 1.5 to five years old. The former helps in enhancing kids' motor skills through their small and large hand muscles, as well as improving their concentration and mood. Messy play, on the other hand, offers a fun, sensory experience for kids who are not afraid to get their hands dirty.
The process art activity costs THB550 on Tuesdays and THB650 on Sundays per child, whereas the messy play activity costs THB650. The fee includes a one-hour ticket entrance to the Playzone for one kid and adult. You may check Playville's website for more information on the activities' schedules. You may also reach out to Playville through LINE for inquiries.
Amy Diener is a New York artist, educator, and entrepreneur based in Bangkok. Diener has battled obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) since she was 18 years old. Through art, she was able to turn her "suffering into something inspirational and beautiful" by paintings dots, which she considers a "mindful practice, requiring focus and repetition."
Today, Diener offers dot painting classes for one-on-one and small groups in her art space at Waterford Diamond Condo on Sukhumvit 30/1, Phrom Phong, Bangkok. Outside of this, she also offers private and small group drawing and painting classes for kids, which follow a choice-based art curriculum.
You may check Diener's website for more information about her class packages.
Little Pea is a playgroup located at The Commons shopping mall. It offers multi-sensory play and other fun and educational activities for kids, from dance and arts and crafts to cooking, as well as classes for the whole family and even expectant parents. Aside from its daily activities, the calendar of which you can check here, Little Pea also organizes camps every school break for your kids to join. Its April Camp 2022 (4th-15th), for example, is open for kids aged three to five and six to 12 years old, with activities like science experiments, painting, photography, and costume creation in store for the attendees.
Little Pea likewise offers at-home projects with its activity kits for sale, including a playdough set, ultimate slime set, and sew and stitch kit, among others.
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