Creating towering structures has loomed tall in our creative process! Our interest is visible in the sculpture park, museum and the classroom.
To bring the children’s attention to the concertina folds of Marta Chilindron’s sculpture Plexiglas we introduced some new materials to our studio area. The children were invited to color folded sheets of acetate and then to
Will says: Watch this. Will discovers that if he attaches a clothespin to one end of the ribbon, then sends it through a hole in the grid, and then attaches a clothespin to the other end
On Thursday, Emily and Diane took Cal, Ian and Saige to visit the museum. In these first visits of the year, we are inviting children up in groups of three. This is Cal’s first visit to
The story begins when Travers and Asha find a quiet spot . . . Asha and Travers have established a “conversation.” There is a trust here, and they have communicated their plans to each other. Caroline
Measuring the face of a boulder. Measuring the height of the table. Ray shoots a catapult and the objects flies. “It can go as high as the table. Let’s measure!” Ray “Let’s see if this is how
A group of children began exploring machines with blocks. Creating imaginary vehicles, shooters, and electric powered motors, they discussed cause and effect. This pretend play gave way to two machines with very real, observable power.
For a number of weeks, the children of Studio Red have been creating the characters and setting from The Three Billy Goats Gruff out of lego pieces. A small group of children put these pieces into
On Thursday we took a small group into the museum to examine the work of another Screens artist, Penelope Umbrico. Her piece incorporates various types of electronic displays in an interesting layered installment. With so much