Rock Valley College

Make-It-Take-It Saturdays

  • Class are for children ages 4-7
  • Class Cost: $20
  • Time: 9-10:30am
  • Where: 3350 N Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL - Room 007
  • No refunds 1 week before each class
  • Adult can stay with child 
  • Limited seating available!

September 23: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


Make-It-Take-It-Saturdays

Would you let the Pigeon drive the bus? Join us for a morning of fun with the silly Pigeon as we read Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems. We will have fun together as we make Pigeon themed snacks, crafts, and do activities to celebrate this fun book!

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN
Instructor: Dana Busker
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September 30: Expressionist Painting & Color Mixing

 

Students will learn all about expressionism as well as e ective color mixing. After, they’ll create their own expressionist masterpieces on canvas!

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN2
Instructor: Laura Williams
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October 7: Owl Bet You Love This

 

Listen to owl sounds and learn some interesting owl facts as you have fun sponge painting your own owl on canvas. Then choose your favorite wing design and glue away. You are sure to have a hoot with this project.

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN3
Instructor: Marge Blake
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October 14: Spookly the Square Pumpkin

 

Who is Spookly & why is he square? Come join us and nd out with us as we read The Legend of Spookly the Square Pumpkin by Joe Troiano. We will have a fun morning of making Spookly treats, crafts, and activities together!

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN4
Instructor: Dana Busker
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October 21: Go Away Big Green Monster

 

Monster, monster, who loves monsters? Bring your little monsters out for a fun morning as we read Go Away Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley. We will create Monster cookie treats, crafts and do some fun activities all about monsters! Join us for a “Monsterous” good time!

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN5
Instructor: Dana Busker
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October 28: Pumpkins Galore Painting
 

Painting the outside of a pumpkin is always fun but let’s see how your young budding artist gets creative when painting on a 6” x 8” canvas panel that comes complete with a mini easel for displaying during our beautiful fall season. All materials will be included. Acrylic non toxic paints used, brushes and canvas panel with mini easels. Remember to have your child dress appropriately for working with paints.

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN6
Instructor: Sally Roldan
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November 4: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything


Who is the Old Lady and why isn’t she afraid? Come join us as we read The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything by Linda Willams and make some Fall related snacks, crafts, and fun activities.

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN7
Instructor: Dana Busker
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November 11: DADA - A Look at the Art of College & Assemblage


Your child will explore the world of DADA art while exploring principals of collage and “ready mades.” Students will create collages as well as a small assemblage sculpture.

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN8
Instructor: Laura Williams
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November 18: Turkey Trouble
 

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Turkey is in some Trouble! What kind of trouble and what will he do? Come nd out as we read Turkey Trouble by Wendi J Silvano. Join us for a morning of fun as we make turkey theme treats, crafts, and do activities together!

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN9
Instructor: Dana Busker
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December 2: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

 

Join us as we have an exciting morning of reading If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff. If you bring your child to this session they will make a cookie snack, crafts and do fun activities all inspired by this fun story!

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN10
Instructor: Dana Busker
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December 9: Rock Sculptures

 

Create your very own rock sculpture just in time for the holidays! Students will paint and assemble their rocks to create unique and exciting works of art.

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN11
Instructor: Laura Williams
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December 16: Gingerbread Baby

 

Gingerbread fun just in time for the holidays! Join us for a morning of fun as we read Gingerbread Baby by
Jan Brett. We will make a yummy gingerbread treat, crafts, and do some fun gingerbread activities! Don’t
miss this yummy time!

Course Code: WIZ-822-FUN12
Instructor: Dana Busker
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