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Have a mini Picasso at home? 6 kid-friendly art events happening this weekend

If your little one loves painting, sketching or doodling, check one of these activities out.

A recent kids' workshop in action at the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin.
A recent kids' workshop in action at the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin.

DUBLIN

Sunday Sketching: These workshops at the Hugh Lane Gallery for explore paintings, sculpture and architectural features through discussion and drawing – a great introduction to art.

Suits: 4-12 years. Time: 3-4pm. Tickets: Free. Find out more here.

Art Trolley: Rua Red in Tallaght is running its parent and child workshops again and they are well worth a visit. Divided into younger children and older children, these age appropriate workshops explore lots of different mediums and are great fun for everyone.

Suits: 3- 12 years. Time: 10:30am – 11:30am. Tickets: €30 for a full course. Find out more here.

LEITRIM

Like Me: This exhibition in The Dock gallery in Carrick On Shannon is a great introduction to modern artists and how they approach work, sure to inspire kids with an interest in art. Like Me is a group show by three artists incorporating elements like frieze, iconography and collage.

Suits: 10 +. Time: All weekend. Tickets: Free. Find out more here.

craft Getting messy at a Busy Bee Ceramics junior workshop. Source: Busy Bee Ceramics/Facebook

MONAGHAN

Easter Pottery Camp: The no-school fun can extend in to next week thanks to the Easter break, and Busy Bee Ceramics is running a kids’ camp for would-be potters. You’ll make fairy doors, Easter nests and more to take home.

Suits: 10+. Time: March 28, 29 and 30 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Tickets: €62. Find out more here

MAYO

Wreath-Making Workshop: The Connacht Textile Crafters are hosting two drop-in workshops at the Museum of Country Life in Mayo this Saturday where they’ll show kids, families and everyone else how to create wreaths for all seasons.

Suits: 12 +. Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm and 3pm – 4pm. Tickets: Free. Find out more here.

CAVAN

Kids Craft Club: The Craft Cabin in Ballyconnell, Cavan is hosting a drop-in craft club this Saturday where kids can complete three different craft projects to bring home, plus some colouring and even a game or two. If your little one enjoys it, good news – it’s a monthly occurrence.

Suits: 5-10. Time: 1-3pm. Tickets: €15 per child. Find out more here.

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