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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
Malia, French (Online)
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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I was able to connect my son to a live, interactive Spanish lesson within 24 hours...We're having a blast!
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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your crafts & hobbies lessons are live, interactive, and customized for kids.

Sonya M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Sonya M.

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I have been quilting for over 20 years. I absolutely love quilting and want to share quilting with all who are interested.
I have taught quilting to several individuals. I teach many styles: Piecing, Applique, Paper Piecing, Finishing the Quilt Sandwich, and Longarm quilting. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced quilters who want to learn a new skill.
Come join the quilting community! Let your inner creativity come out with fabric!

About Sonya

I have been sewing for over 30 years. I absolutely love sewing and want to share sewing with all who are interested. I have taught quilting, sewing clothing, sewing home decorating goods, and more. I am interested in sharing this art with beginners as well as experienced sewers who want to learn a

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Kati B.
Sonya is so kind, caring, and helpful! I have been looking for someone to help me with creating a pattern and she was helpful in helping me succeed! She is very knowledgeable and has many great tips to help beginner students with sewing. I am looking forward to taking more lessons with her!
June M.
Absolutely wonderful instructor. Patient and helped me along perfectly. I’m much more confident than I was before we started! Can’t wait for my next class. Thank you Sonya!
Leah
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Thomas H.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Thomas H.

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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas H. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, teac

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Poorva P.
I like this instructor because he plays games on chess and he teaches step by step so that it is simple to understand where as some teachers give you a load at 1 time and he doesn't give any homework but to practice what we learned so I think that anyone who wants to learn chess on TakeLessons should take the lessons with Thomas.
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Meg & Mal P.
Both my kids enjoyed their chess class with teacher Thomas! They were engaged throughout and came out super pumped and looking forward to their next lesson!
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Athan S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin, Latin
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Athan S.

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Yale MBA and Cornell BA and former professional poker player. I paid my way through undergrad and grad school playing and teaching poker (both online and live).

About Athan

- Yale MBA and Cornell BA - Expert in international business - have built 7 businesses myself, around the world - Former professional poker player - Former Cornell Varsity tennis player - Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French I've been tutoring since I was 8 years old (yes, 8 years old!

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Cindy
A terrific coach. Athan is patient, upbeat and professional.
Highly recommended and anyone would be lucky to have him as their instructor.
Cat
Enjoyed it and learned a lot—thanks, Athan!
Monty
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Lily Q.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Framed plaque from Department of Homeless Services, Catherine Street Shelter, NY, NY
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Lily Q.

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Embroidery is my favorite subject to teach. It offers the student endless creative possibilities. There are amazing machines that enable you to stretch your imagination beyond just sewing to decorating and personalized branding. You will learn how to hoop and set your machine for the best embroidery experience.

About Lily

I am a fashion designer/instructor and former social worker. I am very patient with students and passionate about sewing. I get excited watching students build skills gradually from basic through advanced level techniques. Also, I am one of the few teachers in the country who teaches the exclu

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Cinthia
Lilly has a lot of patience and extremely knowledgeable and able to answer all my questions.
Victoria Serrano
I signed up for Lily's beginners course-I literally didn't know a thing about sewing. By the end of the 1st lesson, I know how to thread the machine and sew a bunch of different stitches. Excited for the remaining lessons!
Rose T.
Lily is great! My mother really enjoyed her company and is looking forward to her next session. Thank you Lily!
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Tarek O.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tarek O.

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I will teach you how to design and build your own video games.

About Tarek

Tech Educator and Parkour Coach. For the past 10 years I gave lessons to groups and individuals in Egypt, Germany, France, Netherlands, Ghana and the US for all ages starting from 8 years old. Most recently, I have built and helped design 8 of the most popular high tech escape rooms in New York

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Shakila
Tarek has been teaching electronics classes for my 13 yr old. He is thorough in explaining each step over the  video. Taking classes online needs special skill, especially with Arduino kit.  My son has been looking forward to every class. Showing circuits in the shared screen and explaining and making sure he is wiring things right needs lots of patience. Tarek has been enjoy doing this. Overall my kid has been happy to work with Tarek and will recommend him to anyone. 
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Joia
Tarek is teaching our 11 year old son computer programming and building. He is an exceptional teacher and wonderful to be around. He is kind, patient and makes learning fun. He is also flexible and caters to the needs and interests of our son. He’s the best!
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J. Paul W.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor or Fine Arts and Masters degree in Art Education from Huntingdon College and University of Montevallo
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 11 and up
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J. Paul W.

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Will teach hand-building techniques from simple coil, slab and pinch methods to human bust sculpture

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that w

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William B.
Great Lesson! Enjoyed my time immensely. I would recommend Paul without reservation!
William B.
Superb first lesson. Will be taking more!
Byron
Great start. Very informative and fun to learn.

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Average Cost of Crafts & Hobbies Lessons for Kids

The average cost of 60-minute crafts & hobbies lessons is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $176 per hour.
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$35 average
45 min
$47 average
60 min
$69 average

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