Local kids develop new skills with PCYC
IT WAS an action-packed week for children of the PCYC Cannonvale’s school holiday program, who enjoyed everything from mosaic workshops to making traditional Italian pizzas and an excursion to Daydream Island.
Jacqui Quadrio from Everything Mosaic surprised the excited group with a hands-on workshop teaching them how to create beautiful, mosaic picture frames last Tuesday.
PCYC Cannonvale School Aged Care (SAC) co-ordinator Di Quadrio said all the children came up with fantastic mosaic designs.
“I love the workshop because some of the children who wouldn’t normally have the patience for fiddly things actually loved it,” she said.
“We will definitely do this activity again and Jacqui has agreed to come along to help.”
The kids also enjoyed learning about Italian culture and completed a series of painting workshops before creating delicious, traditional pizzas for lunch and designing cardboard models of the colosseum.
Last Thursday, the kids got their thinking caps on to construct a Smurf house out of recycled cardboard.
“It was probably one of the most entertaining activities so far and it was wonderful watching the kids plan, co-operate and build their Smurf house together,” Ms Quadrio said.
“It took them all morning to make.”
To round out an amazing week, the group also enjoyed a seafaring adventure to Daydream Island last Friday, a day-trip to Cannonvale Beach for fish and chips on Tuesday and an art and craft workshop with Bunnings Warehouse on Wednesday.
For more information about the PCYC Cannonvale’s school holiday programs, contact 4946 4299.
CREATIVE MINDS: Oliver Brewer, Blake Parker, Keisha Taylor, Allegra Bradley, Oscar Tuck and Lachlan Vandermeyde made a Smurf house out of recycled cardboard at the Cannonvale PCYC last Thursday.