Primary

Ready to plan your visit? Click here to find out how to Plan your visit.

Dance

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance workshop directed by Tara Luz Danse.

Arts à la Carte - Dance
Exploration, improvisation, creation, body awareness, reflection

Contemporary Dance: Students are invited to move along with a Tara Luz Danse dancer - accompanied by a musician - to explore, through games, the concepts of improvised movement that guide the company’s creation process: the spontaneous creation of movements, the imitation and development of movements and listening to the environment and the group. At the end of the workshop, students are asked to share their experience with the group.

Curriculum Links: Dance Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.4, A2.3
Duration: 90 minutes

Materials:
-Running shoes
-Comfortable clothing
-Water bottle 

top ]



 

Pottery


Pottery Instruction provided by Gloucester Pottery School

Pottery 1

Arts à la Carte - Pottery
Pinch Pot Animals: Creating and Presenting

Students will have the opportunity to create various geometric and organic shapes using some of the basic ceramic hand building techniques (i.e. pinch pots to create a sphere). Use of different tools to create textures.

Curriculum Links:
Visual Arts Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: D1 – D3.2
Duration: 90 minutes

top ]

Pottery 2

Arts à la Carte - Pottery
Coiled Cups : Exploring Forms and Cultural Contexts

A very exciting and enjoyable program for children learning basic handbuilding techniques. Students are encouraged to express their own creativity with each piece. Returning students are given more challenging projects.Materials included.

Curriculum Links:
Visual Arts Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: D1 – D3.2
Duration: 90 minutes

[  top ]
 

Pottery 3

Arts à la Carte - Pottery
Picture frames : Creating and Presenting, Exploring Forms and Cultural Contexts

Work with two dimensional geometric and organic shapes using the slab building technique. Using different found objects, the students will explore different textures.

Curriculum Links:
Visual Arts Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: D1 – D3.2
Duration: 90 minutes


top ]

Theatre

Theatre Instruction provided by OYP Theatre School

Theatre 1

Arts à la Carte - Drama
Puppets: Creating and Presenting

Engage in dramatic play and role play, using puppets with a focus on exploring a variety of sources from diverse communities, times, and places.

Curriculum Links:
Drama Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: B1 - B3.2
Duration: 90 minutes


top ]


Theatre 2

Arts à la Carte - Drama
Mask : Reflecting, Responding, and Analyzing

Demonstrate an understanding of the element of character by pretending to be someone or something else; adopting thoughts, feelings, and gestures relevant to the role being played.

Curriculum Links:
Drama Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: B1 - B3.2
Duration: 90 minutes


top ]


Theatre 3

Arts à la Carte - Drama
Theatre Games: Creating and Presenting, Reflecting, Responding, and Analyzing, Exploring Forms and Cultural Contexts

Express feelings and ideas about a drama experience or performance that had the same problem or felt the same way as this character, making personal connections to the characters and themes in the story.

Curriculum Links:
Drama Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: B1 - B3.2
Duration: 90 minutes

top ]



Theatre 4

SAC - OYP - Creative Movement
Creative Movement: Creating and Presenting, Reflecting, Responding, and Analyzing

Creative Movement aims to teach students how to be aware of the space around their body and how to move through it. It is good for all ages and all physical abilities. It is expressing creativity with movement that might be inspired by mask, or character, costume, art, music, story or poetry. There is no right or wrong.

Curriculum Links:
Drama Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: B1 - B2
Duration: 90 minutes

top ]

 

Visual Arts

Visual Arts Instruction provided by Ottawa School of Art - Orléans Campus

Visual Arts 1

Arts à la Carte - Visual Arts
Fun in Learning Fundamental Elements of Art : Creating and Presenting

Explore the different forms of lines making; curved, spiral and broken lines, and how they can be used in drawing. Before starting to paint, an introduction to the basic colour wheel (primary and secondary colours) will be made. The activity will culminate with a relief painting on plaster. Students will have the chance to use their creativity and new knowledge of line to scratch their image into a plaster base and paint it.



Curriculum Links:
Visual Arts Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: D1 – D3.2
Duration: 90 minutes


top ]



Visual Arts 2

Arts à la Carte - Visual Arts
Sculpture: An Introduction to the Third Dimension: Exploring Forms and Cultural Contexts

This hands-on dynamic session will introduce the fun of creating and learning how to work in 3D. Elements of size, shape and balance; learning about the materials and how they are used in creating internal structure and exterior details will be explored as the students create a sculpture out of paper and cardboard that will be finished in plaster bandage. (This session can be flexible in the theme of the sculptures; birds, underwater creatures, insects, etc.)


Curriculum Links:
Visual Arts Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: D1 – D3.2
Duration: 90 minutes


top ]


Visual Arts 3

Arts à la Carte - Visual Arts
Silkscreen Printing - An Exploration of Design and Pattern : Reflecting, Responding, and Analyzing

With the use of paper and pencil, students will have the chance to learn about shape and pattern. They will learn about the ideas behind printing and have a demonstration of silk-screening. They will then have the opportunity to try their hand at it with their own original design. Colour and contrast, seeing how the image is altered when printing on different coloured paper or changing the colour of the ink will be explored.



Curriculum Links:
Visual Arts Grades 1 to 3
Specific Expectations: D1 – D3.2
Duration: 90 minutes  

top ]