Bubble Visits

We are open for Bubble Visits and will continue to add availability in increments. Follow us on social media to keep updated on future dates.

See all the details and book your visit below. 

Different setup – same magic!

Book a Bubble visit play in our studio space

STUDIO BUBBLE VISIT

We have divided our studio into two separate areas Allowing for physical distance of well over 20 feet between areas. Each area includes lots of favourites as well as some new and improved activities to try!

Enjoy a 1.5 hour visit in 1 area 

Weekdays $50 for 2-5 people, $10 for each additional person 

Weekends $60 for 2-5 people, $12 for each additional person

Book a play in either area for up to 10 people (this includes both adults and children). Infants in carriers or arms are not included in our capacity limits.

You will have the area to yourself for the duration of your visit.

Book your visit any day,  Sunday-Saturday.  Click Book a Visit below to see available times. We do not take bookings over the phone.

Daily Covid-19 Screening measures are in place. Each visit is spaced out by 30 minutes- 1 hour to allow time for cleaning. Masks are required for anyone over 5.

Please see our policies for further details regarding cancellations and refunds. By booking a visit you agree to our cancellation policies &  Covid-19 Policies and Safety Measures.

Please do not book both the Sensory and Imagination area at the same time/during overlapping times. If you would like to book a full studio visit see options below.

Our studio space is geared to children 1.5 -8 years old. If you have younger children you may prefer our Baby Basquiats program. Visit our PROGRAMS page for more information. We recommend the Imagination Area for young toddlers, the sand pit keeps little ones engaged and the musical instruments on the stage and train nook are also favourites for this age group.

FULL STUDIO VISIT or SPACE RENTAL

Please do not book both the sensory and imagination area at the same time/during overlapping times.

Alternatively,  for a group of up to 5 you may book one area then the following time slot in the other area, for example, 8:30-10:00 Sensory Area and 10:45-12:15 Imagination Area. You will be required to leave between visits while we clean.

If you have an inquiry about renting our space or program room please email bookings@thechildrensartfactory.com

Nature silkscreening and sewing with Miko!

week 1:  Printmaking on fabric

Miko will demonstrate silkscreening techniques using leaves to create unique printed designs on fabric. Experimenting with brayers, stamp prinitng and coloured inks to create their own designed fabrics!

week 2: Sewing

Using their own printed fabric from week 1, children will transform their work into a creation of their own choosing, using real sewing machines! The direction of the sewn project will be child-led, whether they want to transform their printed fabric into pillows, wall hangings on stuffies, Miko will gently guide young artists, to produce a work of fiber art entirely from their own vision.

About the Artist

LilTreeandMe

How "Lil Tree & Me" came to be....Lil Tree is my first daughter Sequoia who came along at just the point when I needed her most. It was 2013 when she was born and she soon became my muse for designing handmade clothing and dolls. My love for creating for my children has evolved into a business that has taken me to shows and festivals across Ontario and made my life so much more meaningful in the process.

Miko Henry (She/Her) makes handcrafted clothing in Guelph. https://www.instagram.com/lil_tree_and_me/

Introduction to Watercolour with Candice!

week 1:

Creating and using a watercolour colour wheel

week 2:

Wet on wet technique

week 3:

Draw with me- outline and colour in a cupcake!

About the Artist

Candice Leyland (She/Her) is watercolour Artist and Teacher from Kitchener.  I'm passionate about making art inspired by nature and exploring colour. Contact Candice: https://linkpop.com/candiceleylandart

 

Introduction to Calligraphy with Candice!

Learn the "not so ancient” art of cursive writing and Calligraphy in a fun 4 week class. Students will learn basic handwriting and explore simple calligraphy through a variety of fun exercises and projects. At the end of class students will be able to write a letter in cursive and have a small collection of artworks featuring their own handwriting.

About the Artist

Candice Leyland (She/Her) is a watercolour Artist and Teacher from Kitchener. I'm passionate about making art inspired by nature and exploring colour.  https://linkpop.com/candiceleylandart