To enrich the learning experience, Alif Institute offers one hour of Arabic Arts & Crafts associated with the Arabic Language Program for Children & Youth.
Arabic Arts & Crafts program is designed to introduce Arabic folk art, Arabic traditions, and Arabic cultures through various arts and crafts in a fun and casual environment.
Arabic Arts & Crafts are open to all children and youth (Alif students or non-students) and are held on Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, on days when Arabic classes are held (please refer to Arabic classes calendar).
Adult volunteers are always welcome!
Some of the activities done in this program include the following:
- Show various Mosaic Art work, and make our own mosaic picture
- Display various Hammered Brass objects, and engrave our own hammered brass plate!
- Make beaded Masbaha
- Discuss Pottery in the Arab world and paint our own pottery pieces
- Show how geometric design are built from a simple rope and pen, then color a beautiful light catcher.
This program is FREE of charge to all students registered in the Arabic classes at Alif Institute and to ALif members. A $5.00 fee per person applies to non-members.