Modern vivid & abstract art had been embraced by the children on the Topic of Native Indians. Brush stroke & the use of layering paint unfolded perfectly. Learning of spirit animals, the tribes meaningful existence & the symbol of feathers & their position on a bonnet had been discussed too.
Fascinating Facts on the Moon and clay Sculpture of A rocket brought a lot of curious Artists out in the children. Using professional clay tools & natural chemical free clay. The students cleverly suspended rockets into mid air, formed moons craters & spoke of the moons atmosphere, role & the influence of the Moon on… continue reading »
Sustainable solutions in our Garden Schools Science experiments. Learning about natural forms of energy & their potential for a better future. Uniting, caring & inspiring Mindful & Creative Education.
The children walked with their painting easels to paint the Beautiful Big trees that they saw. They Discovered what & why our amazing planet Earth is habitable, from it’s atmosphere to it’s unique land forms. Learning about The Solar System through Art is amazing to teach the children. Very memorable for both teacher & the… continue reading »
Discovering Ancient History involved Drawing techniques last Friday in the Garden School. Learning about fascinating facts on Ancient Egypt inspired the Art to begin with. Did you know the Ancient Egypt invented numerous discoveries such as the calendar & toothpaste! So much of today’s Maths, building & Science principals where derived from Ancient Egypt…. continue reading »
This Science class in our Friday Garden School involved the children discovering renewable Energy Solutions with a Solar Oven experiment! Their enthusiasm was so inspiring to see. Each child enjoyed their cheese toasties they cooked in their own Solar Oven! leesartgallery.com under classes has our Wonderful Science program for the term. See what the children… continue reading »
The Significant importance of learning & understanding our Australian History can teach a child values, culture, equality & sympathy. Give meaning to our land & relationships the Aboriginal Community have to flora & fauna. Something that should be cherished & embraced in Education.
The children responded with enthusiasm as Jas explained the function of Body Systems to them. Encouraging questions & group activities to bring an understanding of how their body moves why & the benefits of fitness & Diet in their lives.
From the function of Simple Machines of a Wheel Barrow to how sound waves travel through cups phones connected by a simple string. The children learned how they both perform a reaction & function from surrounding shapes & why?
TERM 3 SPORTS DAY EVENT! A perfect Morning, lots of laughs & good Memories of Healthy movement made Fun!
Reading a Dream time Story of a Bilby s Home. The children discussed what a home means to them. Then proceeded with the construction of the cute little log house scenes. A lot of fun was had. I look forward to the next Work shop on the topic of Australians Farmers & Discussing how to… continue reading »
With Natural clay & materials the Children Learnt about Viking Long Ships. How the Viking Communities lived. Where & why they sailed to particular locations and the Historic impact on today s life.
Beautiful Gardens & Friendships
Woodwork on Tuesdays Functional Design & Craft was a wonderful & beneficial experience for the children. Jas taught the common woodwork tools, functions & safety. Each child was guided & encouraged to attempt woodwork, such as hammering a nail, sawing & sanding. All in preparation for making hanging boxes in the next class.
Promoting fun association to health & the importance of warming up the muscles before physical activity. On our walk we encountered the remaining of controlled Burning areas, which was explained to the children. We spoke of the reasons & effects of Controlled fires on animals & plant habitats.
Learning about the Arachnid Class during our garden photography walk. Learning about the 3 principles of photography 1-Composition, 2-Lighting & 3- focus.
When a child receives a balance of creative thinking with knowledge it forms more meaning. A sensory experience inspires a topic not just with the mind but all the body. Especially enriching for active, sensitive & tactile needs of a child.
Learning about Ancient Greece with Scetching techniques with Charcoal. Charcoal was used 40,000 years ago as the first medium of drawing. In our class we discovered the significance of the Greece Alphabet to Today s English , the climate & Geography of Islands.
Wow! I was sooo excited to do this for the children, the beach looked so clear the waves broke slowly for a memorable learning experience. We spoke of Ancient history of the Polynesia people, their culture, beliefs & Geography of the land, The children learnt about primary & secondary colours then they blended the water… continue reading »
Our New “Functional Craft & Design” is ongoing projects that is booked out for half the term. Creative Maths has really proven to motivate & inspire the children s interest & Science is super fascinating to end the Week on what we call “Fantastic Fridays” !!!
Amazing families with starts to new friendships as I had the blessing to teach children & parents Basket Weaving.
Learning about the world through art
Tuesdays Sports Day program Topic was Digestion & Nutrition with children picking Blood Oranges from the Garden & learning fine motor skills & coordination to make delicious a fresh juice. Jas, the teacher spoke of the components of this system in their bodies that are needed for the eating process & what aids the body… continue reading »
Today s topic was based on representing a living animal of the Jurassic era & what environmental conditions & features of this era needed to create a realistic portrayal in a multi media sculpture form. Teaching of the earths features & temperature experienced during this Geological Time frame was discussed. Using sustainable & natural materials… continue reading »
The Beauty of small classes, fresh air & inspiration to learn.
Friendships with kindness, joy, love, & inspiration.