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Learn how to screenprint a lightning strike on to a t-shirt and make it light up with conductive materials and LED lights.

What will you learn on this course?

Working as a family you will learn how to make a simple hand-cut stencil to use to screen- print your t-shirt. You will use connective thread and fabric to complete a hand sewn circuit which will attach to a battery and a light.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for children aged 6 years + accompanied by their parents or guardians who are looking for the opportunity to learn together. It is open to all ability levels but is aimed at beginners. The class will be tailored to the participant’s abilities. All our staff are DBS checked. 

The course may be accessible for children with disabilities. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to. 

Do you need to bring anything?

All course materials and equipment are provided. One t-shirt is provided per ticket for you both to work on together as a family.

You could begin collecting patterns on paper or fabric for reference use.

Are there any additional costs?

There is a charge for each additional person (child or adult). At least one adult must be present for every three children.

Who teaches this course?

Claire Leggett