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Bay School provides ‘Art to Go’ kits for the community

The Bay School Community Arts Center, Mathews, has been making “Art to Go” kits for the community since schools closed in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Bay School, Executive Director Pam Doss, the instructors started making the art kits for the students in after-school program which met twice a week.

Doss decided to make the art kits open to everyone to help youngsters pass the time while they are out of school and help keep them engaged throughout the summer. The Bay School may even continue the art kits in the fall.

The instructors at the Bay School make the kits for children ages three and up but most of the kits are designed for children ages five-12 and many of them can be adapted for any age. There are also some kits that are specially designed for teenagers and adults.

Since March, the Bay School has created 132 different projects and has put together 3,257 individual kits. This includes 37 projects that have been created specifically for p...

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