Sock snowmen and nordic gnomes

Online North

Who is this course for?

Sock snowmen and nordic gnomes

Course content

You will be guided, by our tutor, through the processes needed to turn socks into snowmen and learn how to make Nordic gnomes with your child/ren.

The session is designed for you to work together with your child/ren to create these festive characters to decorate your home or pass on as gifts to others.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will be there to support and guide you throughout the course and your tutor will give you feedback at the end of the course.

If you feel you require any support for your learning, please talk to the tutor or centre staff. Any information given will be treated confidentially.

Additional costs and requirements

This online course is real-time teaching in a virtual environment. Learners must have access to a computer/laptop, microphone, webcam and Zoom (we can advise on this).

There are no additional costs.

You will need to provide your own resources as listed below:-

1 pair of white sport socks

1 pair of patterned socks

1 pair of tights (any colour)

Fabric cutting scissors

Bag of rice

Small buttons (for eyes and embellishing)

Glue gun and glue sticks

10 – 15cm Polystyrene cone or cereal box

A4 size piece of felt or leather in your choice of colour

A selection of beads (2 matching for eyes, 1 for nose)

A5 piece of fur fabric paper, preferably with long pile (for beard)

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No, although your tutor may recommend things to try online after the session if you wish.

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Amanda Barrud. Amanda has been working for Learn Devon since 2002 and teaches a variety of Arts and Crafts courses, as well as family learning courses and courses for adults with learning disabilities. Amanda also works for Mencap, coordinating events and activities for adults with learning disabilities in North Devon. Amanda has 4 children and 1 grandchild and has valuable lived experiences of raising a family through challenging times.

Amanda graduated from the University of Kent and worked for the Kent Institute of Art and Design before taking up employment with Learn Devon.

Amanda is passionate about crafting and spends most of her spare time crafting or learning new craft techniques. Amanda is a patient tutor who is well known for facilitating learners to have a go at new challenges, she provides a supportive environment for leaners to experiment and try new ideas, as she recognises the potential in others and spurs them on to achieve their ambitions.

Start date12 Dec 2020
End date12 Dec 2020
Start time10:00
End time12:30
Concessions not available