Welcome to The Arts 2017

This year I will be taking grades 3/4 & 5/6 students for Visual Arts on a Monday or Tuesday for terms 1 & 2 and for Performing Arts during terms 3 & 4.

This year in Visual Arts, your child will be creating lots of exciting things and developing their artistic skills in areas such as drawing, modelling, construction and printing.

In Performing Arts the students will be engaging in various drama and music activities.

To help your child keep their school uniform clean, please make sure your child has an Art Smock.  An Art Smock can be bought from shops such as Target or Kmart or you could use an old shirt.  Don’t forget to make sure your child’s name is on their Smock!

In the Art Room we are always looking for things from home we can use for our artworks. Some things we always need in the Art Room are:

  • Scraps of material
  • Wool, buttons
  • Magazines / newspaper

 

If you have any of these at home that you no longer need please feel free to bring them in.

I look forward to an exciting year in The Arts.  Please feel free to see me on a Monday or Tuesday and have a look at the wonderful work we will be creating!

Vietnamese translation:

Chào MØng ñ‰n V§i NghOE ThuÆt

Xin chào, tôi là Vinza Armocida, tôi dåy môn MÏ ThuÆt cho h†c sinh L§p 3/4 và 5/6 vào ThÙ Hai ho¥c ThÙ Ba trong h†c kÿ 1&2 và dåy môn NghOE ThuÆt Trình DiÍn trong h†c kÿ 3&4.

Næm nay trong ChÜÖng Trình MÏ ThuÆt, con cûa quí vÎ së sáng tåo ra nhiŠu tác phÄm lš thú và phát tri‹n kÏ næng nghOE thuÆt cûa em nhÜ vë, xây d¿ng mô hình và in. Trong môn NghOE ThuÆt Trình DiÍn các em së tham gia nhiŠu sinh hoåt khác nhau vŠ kÎch và nhåc.

ñ‹ giúp cho ÇÒng phøc con cûa quí vÎ không bÎ vÃy bÄn, vui lòng bäo Çäm con cûa quí vÎ có Art Smoke (Áo Choàng). Art Smoke có th‹ mua tØ nh»ng cºa tiOEm nhÜ Target ho¥c Kmart ho¥c cÛng có th‹ sº døng áo sÖ mi cÛ. ñØng quên vi‰t tên cûa con lên Art Smoke!

Trong Phòng MÏ ThuÆt chúng tôi lúc nào cÛng cÀn nh»ng thÙ tØ nhà mà chúng tôi có th‹ sº døng trong môn MÏ thuÆt. Nh»ng thÙ mà chúng tôi luôn cÀn nhÜ :

 Väi vøn

 Len, khuy nút

 Tåp chí/báo cÛ

N‰u quí vÎ có nh»ng thÙ này ª nhà mà không cÀn ljn chúng n»a vui lòng mang ljn cho chúng tôi.

Tôi mong mÕi có m¶t næm dåy MÏ ThuÆt thÆt lš thú. Xin ÇØng ngÀn ngåi g¥p tôi vào ThÙ Hai ho¥c ThÙ Ba và Ç‹ m¡t coi nh»ng tác phÄm tuyOEt v©i mà các em së sáng tåo!

Term 4 Visual Arts

What a busy term we have ahead.  This term in Visual Arts students will begin with focusing on the area of painting, using the element of colour and building on their painting skills and using brushes.  Students will following some wonderful artists as inspiration for their artworks.

This is also reminder to all students the importance of bringing an Art Smock next week to class.

Sneak preview of up and coming Artshow!

SAVE THE DATE:

Next term St. Albans East is celebrating it’s 60th anniversary on Saturday the 22nd October. As part of the celebrations we are also having an Art Show.  Here is a sneak peak from grades 1 to 4 artwork that will be on display.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Indian Elephant

Indian Elephant

Indian Elephant

Indian Elephant

Indian Elephant

Indian Elephant

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Textiles by 1/2

Textiles by 1/2

Grade 1/2 Moon Face Masks drawings

Grade 1/2 Textiles

Textiles by 1/2

Textiles by 1/2

Textiles by 1/2

Textiles by 1/2

The beginnings of our Indian dolls by 3/4

The beginnings of our Indian dolls by 3/4

The beginnings of our Indian dolls by 3/4

The beginnings of our Indian dolls by 3/4

 

Term 3: Visual Arts

This term students from grades 1/2 and 3/4 are participating In Visual Arts lessons for the rest of the year. Students will be creating lots of exciting things and developing their artistic skills in areas such as drawing, textiles, painting and collage.

To help your child keep their school uniform clean, please make sure your child has an Art Smock.  An Art Smock can be bought from shops such as Target or Kmart or you could use an old shirt from home.  Don’t forget to make sure your child’s name is on their Smock and bring it along to the next art lesson.

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Welcome to The Arts 2016

This year I will be taking the grades 1/2, 3/4 students for Performing Art on a Monday or Tuesday for terms 1 and 2 and Visual Arts in terms 3 and 4.

This year in Performing Arts the students will be engaging in drama and music activities.

In Visual Arts, your child will be creating lots of exciting things and developing their artistic skills in areas such as drawing, modelling, construction and printing.

To help your child keep their school uniform clean, please make sure your child has an Art Smock.  An Art Smock can be bought from shops such as Target or Kmart or you could use an old shirt.  Don’t forget to make sure your child’s name is on their Smock!

In the Art Room we are always looking for things from home we can use for our artworks. Some things we always need in the Art Room are:

  • Scraps of material
  • Wool, buttons
  • Magazines / newspaper

If you have any of these at home that you no longer need please feel free to bring them in.

I look forward to an exciting year in The Arts.  Please feel free to pop back into the blog and have a look at the wonderful work we will be creating!

Merry Christmas & Holiday Ideas….

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Another school year is over and we have had so much fun learning about the Arts.  I would like to wish the whole school community a Merry Christmas and wonderful New Year. 

Stuck on what to do during the holidays? Below is a list of Arts related activities you might like to try.  For more information visit:

http://www.vic.gov.au/about-victoria-tourism/holidays-daylight-saving/school-holidays/school-holiday-activities.html#ARTSCENTRE

Performance:

Jack and the Bean Stork – Windmill Theatre Company presents a new twist on a classic fairy tale that will have kids and adults in stitches. So bring the kids, bring the family and come and cheer on Jack as he tries to save the Bean Stork! Venue is Cranbourne Community Theatre, Brunt Street, Cranbourne (at Cranbourne Secondary College. All tickets: $10. 8-9 Jan 2016 @ 10.30am & 1pm. 10 Jan 2016 @ 12.30pm.

The Magic Toyshop – In a performance that will be enjoyed by all ages, Melbourne City Ballet brings to life the story of two dancing dolls, taking the audience on an adventure to protect their friendship in the reimagining of the classic “The Magic Toyshop” (La Boutique Fantasque). Venue: The Alex Theatre. Tickets $25 per person. 14-19 December 2015 at 1.30pm.

Galleries

Bendigo Art Gallery – School Holiday Program – Imagine, design and create at our special holiday workshops.

Geelong Gallery – The Gallery offers a range of fun, family-friendly art adventures and workshops each school holiday.

Heide Museum of Modern Art – Kids Activities – Discover fun ways to explore the exhibitions and gardens at Heide with these FREE printable activities designed especially for kids.

NGV Education Programs – NGV Education Programs are designed to educate through art, and promote visual literacy, higher order thinking and communication skills and enhance students’ understanding of themselves and the world in which we live.

NGV Kids – Programs and events for kids.

NGV Teens – – Programs and events for teens.

School Holidays at NGV – The NGV presents a range of specially developed artist projects, programs and publications for children and families. Visit the Gallery these school holidays and discover the creativity behind stop-motion animation and Australian car design, or learn to craft unique accessories with the makers from Melbourne’s Thread Den sewing lounge.

Films

ACMI – Kids’ Flicks – Smart films for smart kids. Our fun-filled Kids’ Flicks program is guaranteed to delight and captivate the imagination of children and grown-ups alike

Exhibitions

Our Land is Alive: Hermannsburg Potters for Kids – Australian Rules Football has taken over the NGV! The Hermannsburg Potters have created twenty pots depicting some of the AFL’s best and finest Indigenous players from all eighteen teams. Who do you barrack for? 19 September 2015 – 16 April 2016

Arts, Crafts and Mixed

a3 – australian arts alive – Looking for something exciting to do these holidays? Join a3 – australian arts alive at our holiday programs for a fun and fresh approach to the performing arts.

ArtPlay – The ArtPlay schools program offers a range of workshops covering a variety of art-forms for you and your students to explore.

BASE Camp Kids – Primary school and kindergarten children have hands-on fun with exciting baking, art and science workshops and birthday parties. BASE Camp has a massive multi-level indoor playground (including baby and toddler play areas) and free weekly activities (eg. music, water sensory play, story time, ball games). Enjoy our cafe serving fresh quality food prepared by our chef. Venue: Shop 11, Level 1, Home HQ, 372-394 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading.

Bindu Creative Dance – Creative movement/art sessions for primary school aged kids.

Bits & Pieces – offers a place whereby customers can come into the studio and spend some time to build/paint our wooden models.

BizWorld Australia School Holiday Program – BizWorld is now here in Australia! Founded in Silicon Valley in 1997, over 560,000 kids around the world have gone through its unique Entrepreneurship program. BizWorld is a Project Based Learning program for young kids in Grade 4-6, where children get the opportunity to learn first-hand how to start and operate their own business, while learning the basics of entrepreneurship, business, and finance. Venue: Manningham MC Square Doncaster 11–13 January 2016. 9am to 3pm.

Blanc Canvas Studios – range of art lessons and classes for children aged 4 and up.

Box Hill Community School Holiday Program – Have fun at any age and ability with the fantastic range of art activities that will keep everyone creatively entertained during the July school holidays. The Box Hill Community Arts Centre’s range of programs are tailored for children, teenagers and family activities.

Bubble Dome Workshops – Learn skills in a range of the latest Technology and computer workshops across Melbourne. Workshops include Robotics, Minecraft, Girlcraft, Coding, App and Web Design and Looming for 5-18 years. Various locations include Brighton Grammar, Kingswood Coolege and Tintern Grammar.

Charteris Music School – Music @ Charteris – Enjoy creative fun at our ‘Sing & Make Music’ School Holiday Programs!

Club Engineer – Build and program robots with Lego Mindstorms, Write then play your own computer games. Club Engineer teaches tech-savvy kids, teens and young adults engineering principles through robotics and game programming. Our junior program is for students from year five to year seven and prepares them for entering the Robocup Rescue competition. Our middle and senior school programs are for students from year eight and beyond and teaches game programming using a variety of commercial languages and tools. All our course-ware is available online for free for those who can not make it to a face-to-face session.

Creation Music Education – Inspiring Young People to find their Voice! – Melbourne’s Premier Music Education company, Creation Music Education, is offering another series of Children’s Song Recording & Confidence Building Workshops for AprilSchool Holidays Fun! Open to ages 4 to 13 years who love music, songs and singing.

Daylesford Arts, Recreation and Cultural Centre – School Holiday Program – Running at the ARC over the 2 weeks of school holidays is this fun and diverse program of activities for school aged children.

e2 Young Engineers offer Lego Challenge for children between the ages of 6-12 years. We build educational models like amusement park rides, aircraft, transportation vehicles, cranes etc using Lego bricks and Lego technic while developing creativity, concentration and social skills to name a few.

Gasworks Arts Parks Kids Holiday Program – Creative and entertaining experiences for children aged 4-14, bringing together a range of energetic artists and performers, workshops and classes aimed to be imaginative, engaging and fun! The featured performance is The Owl’s Apprentice, based on a journey where an Owl meets all kinds of Australian wildlife on a journey to reach a special kind of wisdom. The workshops include: Dance like Michael Jackson, Bugs and Beetles in the Fields, Create a Self-Portrait, Australian School of Magic, Clay Animals, Unicorns and Dragons, and Fencing- Sword Fighting. When: 19-22 January 2016. Cost: All tickets to workshops and performances are $18.

GlazeIt Studio – Pottery Painting at GlazeIt Studio is a unique, fun and creative activity for all ages and occasions, which involves decorating ready-to-paint ceramics into beautiful and usable pottery pieces.

Invent the World – Courses designed for kids 5-7, 8-12, and 9-14 who are more interested in fixing a computer than kicking a footy, or who have taken apart their phone ‘just to see how it works’. A safe, fun place to learn about engineering, programming, robotics, game design and many other disciplines. We channel your childs’ passion and enthusiasm, and teach them how to think outside the (virtual) box.

Kraftworks for Kids – a fun craft-based school holiday program for kids aged 8 through 14. Our activities include: Figurine Painting, Jewellery Making, Plasterkraft, Scale Modelling, and Stitchery. All activities encourage patience, persistence, and practical skills.

Lemonade Stand – The Business School for Kids – A 2-day program for Grades 5 and 6 students aimed at equipping children with the fundamental mindset required to succeed in a fast moving century. Children learn the basics of business building and how to pitch their ideas in a fun and interactive way and solve real problems. Students are introduced to building prototypes, websites, apps and 3D printed mock-ups and armed with this information are placed into groups of 5 and given the opportunity to create their own business. Venue: Collective Campus. 11 January 2016 at 8.30am, 12 January 2016 at 5.30pm.

Music Works Magic – Fun for all during the school holidays.

Performing Camps of Australia – Workshop based in Melbourne. Classes in Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre & Technique 7 hours of dancing, with qualified and very experience teachers.

Robotics Club Australia Holiday Camps – Robotics and technology holiday camps for kids and teens. Programs available every school holiday with exciting modules which promote innovation among kids and teens with a strong focus on STEM and STEAM education in an engaging way. Includes Young Explorer, Young Inventor and Teen Innovator.

The Space Dance & Arts Centre School Holiday Program – Build your child’s confidence with 3 AMAZING days of dancing, singing, & acting. No experience needed, just a creative mind and a passion for having fun!

Thread Den – During the school holidays, Thread Den offers a great range of sewing classes for kids aged 6 years and up. Develop skills with textiles, add to your folio, or just make something completely unique. Classes are run in Thread Den’s light filled sewing lounges and are led by industry professionals and friendly instructors.

Tree Sparrow Treasures – Jewellery making workshops, workshops are aimed at 5+ age group and 10+ age group.

Wyreena Community Arts Centre – Wyreena Community Arts Centre offers a School Holiday Program several times throughout the year.

Yellow Dance Spot – A unique dance school for children aged 2 – 12: playful, creative and fun. Offering Ballet, Creative and Contemporary Dance in a nurturing environment.

Arts Centre Melbourne – Kids and Families

Dance Floor – Whether you are a prima ballerina or have two left feet – dancing is for everyone!. 11-23 December 2015.

It’s Time to Tutu – Fairies, frogs, princes and princesses welcome. 14-15 December 2015.

Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty – For the first time, children aged three and up can experience The Australian Ballet dance, dazzle and sparkle on stage in a fairytale ballet that is interactive, narrated and made especially for the little ones. 16-20 December 2015.

Jimmy Giggle’s Christmas Party – Jimmy Giggle is set to light up Christmas adding plenty of cheer to your celebrations with the release of a new album, followed by live Christmas shows in Melbourne and Sydney. 21-23 December 2015.

The 3 Little Pigs – A very curly musical tale. A classic story with a musical twist in its tail is trotting into Melbourne, direct from London’s West End! 2-17 January 2016.

Deadly 60 – Swimming with leopard seals, tracked by Jaguars, hunted by Polar Bears….15-16 January 2016.

Frank Woodley – Noodlenut – World Premiere! Wonderful nonsense that has children bursting with joy! 19-24 January 2016.

Tangle – Tangle is an enormous, weaving play-space, using coloured elastic to create a vibrant, live, interactive artwork made by children and their families. 20-24 January 2016.

Boxy & Sticky – From the team who brought you Out of the Blue comes a mischievous adventure to delight and entrance the youngest of theatre-goers. 17-21 February 2016.

Welcome to The Arts 2015

Hi, this year I will be taking the grades 3/4, 5/6 students for Art on a Monday or Tuesday for terms 1 and 2 and Performing Arts in terms 3 and 4.

This year in Performing Arts the students will be engaging in drama and music activities.

In Visual Arts, your child will be creating lots of exciting things and developing their artistic skills in areas such as drawing, modelling, construction and printing.

To help your child keep their school uniform clean, please make sure your child has an Art Smock.  An Art Smock can be bought from shops such as Target or Kmart or you could use an old shirt.  Don’t forget to make sure your child’s name is on their Smock!

In the Art Room we are always looking for things from home we can use for our artworks. Some things we always need in the Art Room are:

  • Scraps of material
  • Wool, buttons
  • Magazines / newspaper

If you have any of these at home that you no longer need please feel free to bring them in.

I look forward to an exciting year in Art and Performing Arts.  Please feel free to pop back into the blog and have a look at the wonderful work we will be creating!

 

 

Asian Studies / Art Show Celebration

On Monday the 15th September, our school hosted an Asian Studies / Art Show Celebration evening. The classrooms were opened and students invited their parents in to show them what they have been learning about this term. Later in the hall, fabulous artwork was on display and the school community were treated to some very special performances by Tina’s dance group, our school Choir, and room 7 performing the ‘The Two Bullies”. Enjoy the photos of the wonderful evening!

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