Elixirs that will make you invisible, take you on twisted time traveling adventures, and let you sing like a mad raven! We have been busy brewing some delightful fall potions full of rare, tasty ingredients to fill you up with magic and mischief. GULP.
Month: October 2017
What are the attributes of those creatures that walk, eat, or fly in the deep hours of the night? From plaster sculpture construction in art, to the colorful library bat cave, and curious observations in science, our darkening fall evenings are full of interesting characters.
Beginning Steps: Deconstruction + Observation. Welcome to the LABORATORY! In Art the upper grades are deconstructing stuffed animals to discover the creature within! The challenge is to flip the stuffed toy inside out…seam lines become visible, facial features take on new characteristics. Often the body […]
Fourth Grade is planning our Native Garden. Considering how each plant will grow and expand helps us determine where they might thrive. The moderate October days will give the plants, transported from the Theodore Payne Foundation, time to acclimate to their new surroundings. The adventure, […]
Rothko inspired color fields on canvas give us the chance to experiment with rollers, long brush strokes, and physical movement. “A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience.” -Mark Rothko Colors swirl into the rest of our spaces as well… […]