Classes for ages 5-8

Tinker Time classes and our Make & Take Studio are other great options for ages 5-8!

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Clay & Sculpt

  • Ages 5 - 9

  • Mondays 3:30 - 4:45pm

  • August 26th - October 14th

  • No class September 2nd

  • $185 + $18 materials fee

Working in the 3rd dimension is a fun and rewarding experience for children. Building with our hands, we'll work with a variety of sculptural materials including wire, wood, and especially clay. Using clay tools and many techniques, children will make artwork that will last a lifetime! Don't miss this opportunity to delve into the wonderful world of sculpture!  

Meet the instructor: Julia Zuniga

Art Lab

  • Ages 5 - 8

  • Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:45pm

  • August 27th - October 15th

  • $210 + $18 materials fee

Join us to paint, draw, build and create as we work with clay, wire, paints, pastels, and more in this explorative and fun Art Lab for ages 5-8! Taught by Tinker's owner, Christie, with guest teaching days with Studio Manager, Anika, students will make exciting projects while having plenty of open ended exploration time in our encouraging and supportive studio environment. See you in the Lab!

Please note that this class is appropriate to take for the first time, or continue on from a previous session as we’ll make all new projects this Fall!  

Meet the instructor: Christie Hubley

Clay Makers

  • Ages 5 - 10

  • Thursdays 2:45 - 4:00pm (Please Note: This class time is coordinated with Community Montessori’s dismissal time.)

  • August 29th - October 17th

  • $210 + $18 materials fee

Join us to learn a variety of hand-building techniques in clay! Using techniques such as coil-building, slab-building and adding creative embellishments, we will create sculptural and functional pieces. With seasonal inspiration and incorporating other sculptural materials, this class is sure to wow!

Please note that this class is appropriate to take for the first time, or continue on from a previous session as we’ll make all new projects this Fall!  

Meet the instructor: Julia Zuniga


Tinkerers Club!

Month-long Specialty Workshops

Couldn't get into your favorite Summer Camp, or hungry for more? Check out our new month-long specialty classes. Join us for one month or sign up for several. During each 4-week session, we will focus on a specific theme or topic. This fall kicks off with some of our most popular Summer Camp topics, and not-to-be-missed fun! Join us for a full month of slime making & playing followed by an amazing dollhouse building experience! Check back soon for additional monthly class details.

  • Ages 7 - 11

  • Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:45pm

  • $105 + materials fee (varies) per 4-week class

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Tinkerers Club: Slime & Potions! // August 29th - September 19th // $105 + $9 materials fee

Join us for a month full of slime making, potions mixing, and and all around silliness in the studio! Students will also go home with plenty of slime (in sealed containers!), a slime tray, and lots of ideas for continued play at home. (Materials note: we will use a 3 ingredient slime recipe: glue, water, and liquid starch. We’ll also use materials like shaving cream, baking soda, vinegar, and cornstarch for potions play. Please reach out if you have any additional questions about materials!)

Meet the Instructor: Heather Pfeifer-Edwards

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Tinkerers Club: Dollhouse! // September 26th - October 17th // $105 + $40 materials fee

Take home your very own heirloom quality dollhouse at the end of this very special session at Tinker! After receiving your wooden dollhouse on the first day, each day will include planning, building, painting, and creating an amazing complete dollhouse set! Add wallpaper, build furniture, light fixtures, rugs, and virtually anything you can imagine. A set of peg people will complete the dollhouse, ready to move in and party in their new home (and at yours) for years to come!

Meet the Instructor: Heather Pfeifer-Edwards


Don't forget about

Wednesday Tinker Time

Wednesdays 3:30-4:45pm

Wednesday Tinker Time is another great after school class option for ages 5-8! Click the link above for more information! 


Cancellation Policy: 

  • A minimum of 3 students must be enrolled in order for class to be held. We will notify you if your class might not run due to low enrollment.

  • Payment is due in full at time of registration. The Materials Fee is a non-refundable deposit. In the event of a cancellation, tuition will be refunded up to 10 days prior to the start of class. Within 10 days of the class start date, class tuition is non-refundable.