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Activity #5 Trashcan Composition

Activity #5 Trashcan Composition

Did you know that you can make music out of things in your bin? Percussion is music you make by hitting objects (or yourself) with your hands or another object. Today we’ll be experimenting with rhythm and composing percussion songs out of things you can find in your...
Activity #4 Olympic Statues

Activity #4 Olympic Statues

A tableau is when you pose your body and freeze like a statue to tell a story. Today we’ll be making tableaux (frozen pictures) of different types of sport. Don’t forget to stretch before you try this at home!⁠ STEP ONE: Brainstorm your favourite types of sport and...
Activity #3 Eye Spy Poetry

Activity #3 Eye Spy Poetry

Poetry is a careful selection of words to make the reader imagine something or feel a certain way. Today we’ll be writing short poems about what we can see from our windows using the 5 senses and our imaginations. ⁠ ⁠ STEP ONE: Look out your window and select FOUR...
Activity #2 Picasso Portraits

Activity #2 Picasso Portraits

Have you ever tried to draw someone from every angle all at once? Pablo Picasso was a famous painter who helped start the cubist movement. Cubism aimed to show portraits from lots of different viewpoints in a flat image. Because of this he often painted pictures of...
Activity #1 Tea Stain Doodles

Activity #1 Tea Stain Doodles

Sometimes it can be hard to know how to start an artwork. Why not start with a mistake? Putting something unexpected on the page makes it easier to get started and get creative. Today we’ll be doodling around tea stains and creating something imaginative out of...
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