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Sanibel Sea School to offer ocean art classes

By Staff | Oct 17, 2019

PHOTO PROVIDED After School Ocean Art participants will craft ornaments from shells.

In October and November, the Sanibel Sea School will once again offer a series of After School Ocean Art classes for students ages 6-13.

Participants will get creative and use everything from shells to coconuts to make some gift-worthy art pieces just in time for the holiday season.

“Our focus is always on using natural, local, environmentally friendly materials,” educator Shannon Stainken said. “We also want to create art that our students will be proud to take home or give to a friend or family member.”

Project details for each session are available on the organization’s website. and planned activities include palm frond weaving, mosaic making and shell ornament decorating.

Cost is $20 per student per session, with scholarships available upon request. The classes will be offered on Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Sanibel Sea School.

For more information or to register, visit sanibelseaschool.org/afterschool. The Sanibel Sea School is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the ocean’s future, one person at a time.