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Wrenshall News: After-school art is popular

 

January 24, 2020

Photo contributed by Molly Kidd

Fourth-grade student Drew Bartczak and parent volunteer Laura Fitzsimmons work on the sewing machine.

The Wrenshall elementary art club is open to students in grades 3-6 and meets once a month for 90 minutes after school in Molly Kidd's art room. She says students ask about the next month's offering as each monthly meeting ends.

"They are so engaged during art club, it's really fun to see," Kidd said. "I really see a difference in the students' demeanor while they are making art. It is a special time that they can just let go and focus on creating."

I talked to Kidd after learning about the project in January. She had members of the community join her for an evening of sewing with students...



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