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Virtual Kids' Art Studio


Join Miss Mary Lou for summer-reading themed art lessons LIVE on FCL’s Facebook Page. See below for templates and supplies you can find around your home. All of the lessons in Kids’ Art Studio are designed as a natural extension to our Summer Reading Theme (Imagine Your Story), for ages 8-12.

Materials needed for lessons:

– Download and print PDF for each lesson

– Pencil

– Eraser

– Ruler

– Skinny Black Marker

– Colored Pencils

– Markers

Story-Themed Artist Trading Cards

Monday, July 6, 2:00 p.m.

Artist Trading Cards are miniature works of art, meant to be collected and traded. Start your collection with these designs and use the blank template to make your own individual creations.

Note: We recommend printing the template on card-stock.



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Family Crest

Monday, July 13, 2:00 p.m.

We’ll create our own family crest using symbols, colors and signs, all with their unique meaning.



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Create a Castle

Monday, July 20, 2:00 p.m.

What’s a fairytale without a castle? We’ll borrow the style of Mary Blair, famous Disney designer to create a royal dwelling of our own.



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Illuminated Letter

Monday, July 27, 2:00 p.m.

In the days before machinery, books were lettered by hand. Sometimes in very special books, the beginning of passages were designated with a beautiful, colorfully designed letter.



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Mythical Creature – Summer Reading Party!

Monday, August 3, 2:00 p.m.

Whether they fly, roar or protect the Princess, mythical creatures capture the imagination. Let’s create a unique one of our very own, using sample parts provided.​



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