Kidra Nidra (KidArt)… Creating a space for Family Community Connections & Creativity in Currimundi. Ages 4 – 10 years.
Kidra Nidra is a Family Fun activity for kids and their parent, grandparent, carer, favourite uncle or aunt, god-parent, older sibling to enjoy an interactive, fun, creative space for developing skills and awareness in a variety of Art techniques and experiences. This session is for exploration, inquiry and experimentation in all things Arty as well as developing an awareness of calming and relaxing the body and mind using the breath and body awareness techniques.
Kidra Nidra Session rolls something like this...
- 10 minutes Body Movement for gross motor and fine motor warm up
- 10 minutes Mini Yoga Nidra (Breathe & Relax) Learn strategies for Calm & Clarity (bring a pillow & blanket & favourite soft toy)
- 30 minutes Art Exploration (All Art supplies included)*
Week 1: Guided Art session using Black Felt pens (Dragons, Dinosaurs, Mermaids, Unicorns, Insects and more…)
Week 2: Working with Wonderful Watercolours
Week 3: Make & Create Playdough with natural dyes
These sessions are suitable for a mixed group of children aged 4-11 years of age but are not restricted if older siblings wish to join in. Sessions are also aimed at parents who want to explore their own artistic creativity for their children to witness and share.
Cost is priced for equitable community access at $18 for 1 adult & child to participate ($5 extra per child, $10 extra per adult).
*Children can bring their own Art Journal if they want to but not compulsory.
Anna is a registered Primary & Kindergarten Teacher with the Qld College of Teacher and a Member of Yoga Australia. She is an internationally certified Yoga Nidra facilitator for both kids & adults, sharing strategies for using the breath and body awareness techniques for self-calming, relaxation and sleep for kids. She has a genuine passion and interest in offering families affordable, relaxed, equitable accessible opportunities for children to access creative spaces for sensory processing, tactile experiences and independent artistic exploration sharing this in the company of their family members.