Our local library has a regular art club for children one Sunday a month. The only time we have managed to go is when it coincided with my book club! Today when we nipped into the library there was a special day on with the resident artist getting children to help create a haunted house backdrop for this summer's reading challenge:
Of course my children were straight in there without even pausing to roll up their sleeves! They had a lot of creative fun painting one of the house walls:
They were having such fun I had time to take out a couple of books and sit reading one whilst drinking a coffee! It took them a while but eventually they produced this:
My daughter then had had enough but my son went on to do some turrets:
It was good old fashioned messy fun:
And I had a chance to notice and admire son of the great bits of art in the library building itself:
What a great way to attract families into libraries and I hope we can make t for the next session at the start of the holidays!