Monthly Archives: September 2019

Inspired by Monet at Kingswood

By |2019-11-18T17:45:58+00:00September 30th, 2019|Activities at Kingswood|

With the use of tissue paper, students worked to create their own masterpieces reflecting the impressionist art abilities made famous by Claude Monet! Students ripped the colorful tissue paper into new and interesting shapes then pasted them onto their canvas to create a new design. The final result was just as eye-catching as Monet’s original pieces!

Odyssey of the Mind at Brooker Elementary

By |2019-09-30T15:41:29+00:00September 27th, 2019|Activities at Brooker|

Today in the Odyssey of the Mind Club the students worked with their friends to solve the problem at hand. By each student creating a solution to the problem on their own and then sharing it with the rest of their group, the children were able to see that there was more than one way to solve the problem. Then after each solution was presented the students were able to work together to tie each of their ideas together to create an even more creative solution to the problem.

Basketball Club at Brooker Elementary

By |2019-10-21T15:32:53+00:00September 27th, 2019|Activities at Brooker|

Today at Brooker Elementary, students in the basketball club had a fantastic time shooting hoops! The students helped their friends learn new skills on the court. Then the rest of the day was spent playing different games that incorporated basketball. The basketball club allows the students to practice their skills and learn new skills while having a great time playing with their friends.

Phase 1 of the Garden Cleanup at Lithia Springs

By |2019-09-30T16:10:25+00:00September 26th, 2019|Activities Lithia Springs|

Today the Gardening Club has begun the first phase of the plan to clean up Lithia Springs yard. For phase one the students worked together to collect yard waste that was scattered across the yard. As the students collected the waste they learned that the waste collected included weeds, flowers, grass clippings, and brush. By completing this phase the students are beginning the first steps that are required to allow the future vegetation in their landscape to live longer and grow healthier. This first step will allow the yard

Human Tinfoil Sculptures inspired by Giacometti

By |2019-10-11T16:47:22+00:00September 25th, 2019|Activities at Bevis|

Today the students at Bevis were inspired by Alberto Giacometti. Giacometti is a famous artist known for his sculptures of the human form. The kids had a great time choosing which of their friends to base their models off of. After they chose a friend, the students sketched stick figures then shaped tinfoil into the human form. After completing their masterpieces the students took them home!

Hand Art at Fishhawk Creek Elementary

By |2019-11-18T17:24:09+00:00September 24th, 2019|Activities at Fishhawk Creek|

The BASE students at fishhawk elementary created colorful art using their very own hand! To begin their project each of the students traced the outline of their hand to the paper, then with markers and paints the students created their own masterpieces! The students enjoyed crafting something so creatively that they had never thought of doing before.

Arts & Crafts Impressionist Art by Monet at Lithia Springs

By |2019-09-25T16:48:08+00:00September 24th, 2019|Activities Lithia Springs|

The BASE students at Lithia Springs learned about famous impressionist artist Claude Monet from Paris who began experimenting with art around the same age as many of the students. The students learned about how Monet used art as a way to express himself which gave him the ability to create the beautiful pieces we still admire today. During the lesson, the children enjoyed learning about Monet and how he began his career as an artist around the same age that they all are. This made the activity even more

Creating Fall Trees at Fishhawk Creek

By |2019-10-21T16:23:31+00:00September 24th, 2019|Activities at Fishhawk Creek|

Today the students at Fishhawk Creek Elementary celebrated the beginning of fall! They traced an outline of their hand acting as the trunk and branches of a tree. Then they used different color paints and markers to create leaves. The students used multiple colors for leaves to create the fall color changing effect. Some of the students decided to use only fall colors on their fall trees while others decided to make their tree a bit more colorful.

Arts & Crafts Picasso Clay Faces at Fishhawk Creek

By |2019-09-25T17:23:18+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Activities at Fishhawk Creek|

To create their Picasso Clay Faces the students learned about the concept behind each of Pablo Picasso’s art pieces. The students learned that although a lot of Picasso’s pieces made them laugh because of how silly they looked they were actually created by the artist combining multiple points of view of one object into one complete piece. Then, with a better understanding of how Picasso created his own art the students created their very own cubism inspired self-portrait with clay. Each of the students enjoyed thinking of creative ways

Arts & Crafts Picasso Clay Faces at Stowers

By |2019-09-25T17:14:25+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Activities at Stowers|

Today, to begin the activity and gain a better understanding of what they were instructed to create the students learned a great deal about Pablo Picasso and his establishment of Cubism art. Cubism art was explained as a new way to see different objects. The students then used clay to model their own cubism self-portrait. After they finished each of the students proudly showed off their own masterpieces and got to take them home. This activity allowed the students to create a piece of art while also expanding their