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LITTLESPARKS HOME EDUCATION CLASS

Mondays 1pm - 3.30pm
For children aged 5-10

Littlesparks classes are termly outdoor art classes, inspired by Jupiter's unique outdoor sculpture collection. They are based in Jupiter Artland's Woodland Classroom and sessions contain a mix of fun and messy indoor and outdoor arts activities and Forest School inspired nature play. Created to go hand-in-hand with Jupiter's sculpture collection and our magical woodland, children will make, create and let their imaginations run away with them.

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LITTLESPARKS (AGES 3-5)

Littlesparks are our regular term-time courses for 3-5 year olds packed full with fun and messy indoor and outdoor activities.

These are weekly sessions in termly blocks running on Monday mornings (9.30am-12pm) and afternoons (1pm-3.30pm) and Friday mornings (9.30am-12pm).

Sessions are packed with fun and messy indoor and outdoor activities which develop preschool skills in the beautiful environment of Jupiter Artland. With leaders qualified in Montessori and inspired by Forest School methods, Littlesparks sessions place the child at the centre of their learning, inspired by both these approaches. Imaginative play, drama and music sessions alongside the artwork add up to a wonderfully busy time for little ones.
 

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LITTLESPARKS (AGES 5-10)

Termly outdoor art class that follows for early aged primary children ages 5-10, inspired by Jupiter's unique outdoor sculpture collection.

Sessions run from 2pm-4pm every Friday afternoon. Littlesparks (ages 5-10) take place on Friday afternoons and are designed as a follow on, from our popular preschool programme for children in P1 to P5.

Classes are based in Jupiter Artland's Woodland Classroom, and sessions contain a mix of fun and messy indoor and outdoor arts activities and Forest School inspired nature play. Inspired by Jupiter's sculpture collection and the magical woodland, children will make, create and let their imaginations run away with them. With leaders qualified in Montessori, and inspired by Forest School methods, Littlesparks sessions place the child at the centre of their learning. 

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WOODLAND LITTLESPARKS (ages 3-5)

Forest School outdoor learning for ages 3-5
Friday mornings 9.30am-12pm.

Woodland Littlesparks combines outdoor art activities with the ethos of Forest Schools, set within the magical environment of Jupiter Artland.  These sessions are based entirely in Jupiter's woodland, with no set base or classroom, and include a mix of woodland games, tool use and green outdoor art. Class sizes are small to achieve the child-centred and learner-led approach of Forest School. The leaders will help to facilitate their learning and encourage them to assess and manage their own risks.

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WOODLAND LITTLESPARKS (AGES 5-10)

Fridays 2pm-4pm

At the end of a busy school week, this is a chance for 5 to 10 year old adventurers to enjoy being outside in the fresh air. Woodland Littlesparks is a termly course which encompasses outdoor arts activities, inspired by the child-led approach of Forest School and Montessori methods. Designed for imaginative, outdoorsy children, these sessions will be based entirely in Jupiter’s woodland amongst the world-class, contemporary sculpture collection. Activities include- woodland games, working with tools, den building and green outdoor art. Class numbers are kept small, with a high adult to child ratio to allow for responsive and personalised activities.

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KIDS GO FREE WEEKEND

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June 2019
10am-5pm

Come along for a day of fun at Jupiter Artland in June, where all under 16s can visit for free.
Simply enjoy spending a day with your family exploring the Artland, or take part in some activities throughout the day designed to make the most out of your visit. Book onto our family friendly tour of Jupiter Artland, happening both days at 10am, 11am, 2pm and 3pm (£2 per person). Bookable when buying entry tickets (step 2 of booking process). 

Due to the popularity of this event, tickets are limited and must be booked in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

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Children's parties

Available March to October (for ages 5 and up)

Jupiter Artland’s birthday parties are a fun and special way to celebrate. Explore the mysterious woods and discover the magical world of Jupiter Artland. Please note that we do not run parties between November and February due to the unpredictable weather conditions.
All parties are 2 hours 15 minutes and are full of exploring, crafting and having fun. Each party includes an adventures into the woods of Jupiter to discover fairies, monsters or even a sculpture or two. The children then return to the classroom to take part in a crafting activity using materials foraged in the woods. During our open season (18 May – 29 September) we also offer a picnic lunch.

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JUNIOR MASTERCLASS SERIES (AGES 7-12)

Casting & Carving: Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 July
Printmaking Masterclass: Wednesday 24 & Thursday 15 July
3D Construction Masterclass: Wednesday 7 & Thursday 8 August

These two day classes will offer children a real opportunity to learn, explore and refine a new set of skills and materials.

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SUMMER SESSIONS (AGES 3-5)

Friday 5, 12, 19, 26 July & 2, 9, 16 August
10am & 2pm

Set in our outdoor classroom, our two hour sessions will introduce a world of creativity, imagination and messy fun to each child. Each session will be themed around an artist, a sculpture or a material in order to really facilitate experimentation and creative play that will have an impact beyond your time at Jupiter.

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SUMMER SESSIONS (AGES 5-10)

Friday 5, 12, 19, 26 July & 2, 9, 16 August 2019
2pm

Focusing on one sculpture or artist per session, our two hour classes will encourage the participants to respond to the world-class art at Jupiter Artland in their own voices. Whether it is through material, theme or process, our participants will take part in an artistic adventure. Our sessions are messy, imaginative, exploratory and unique!

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WOODLAND EXPLORERS (AGES 5-10)

Wednesday 3, 17, 31 July & Wednesday 14 August 2019

At Jupiter Artland, we believe that nature can be both a playground and a classroom so our days in the forest will reflect this. We will discover the natural world, climb trees, learn how to use tools, cook over the campfire, create art inspired by nature and explore the sculptures hidden in the Jupiter forest.

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