Category Archives: Art & Values
We all have it. Good and Bad. The struggle is finding which one we want to be our voice. The students made masks the month of April, representing different attitudes they have in life.
On of our favorite activities for the monthly value, Inspiration, this last March was the ¨brain activity.¨ Each student was given a shape to paint whatever they believe their part of their brain that represents inspiration looks like. Then each … Continue reading
On Thursday afternoons, the 6th grade girls have found a new way to shake off the daily grind by participating in a girls only club held in the Creative Expressions room and lead by Art teacher Sami Dardas. While the … Continue reading
On February 22nd, the creative expression program collaborated with the group Mad4Kids from the United States. We partnered the group up with 2 classes to wrap up our month of Love (the monthly value of February). The younger 3rd grade … Continue reading
February is always the month of love at Camino Seguro, especially in the Creative Expression room. We initiated this years afternoon values based art and music program with activities surrounding the theme of love. The older afternoon students made 3-D … Continue reading
This year, during the month of November, the creative expression program is making Zines with the older morning students. Zines are underground magazines that can be made with very little materials and be copied and distributed easily. Through art and … Continue reading
The younger students made peace necklaces during Octobers month of Peace while the older students finished out the month with their favorite activity: grafitti letters!
October was the month of Peace at Camino Seguro and we celebrated it with mandalas in the Creative Expression room. Mandalas represent internal balance. Each student was given the opportunity to look for their own inner balance and inner peace.
The month of June was heavily focused on teaching the afternoon classes about collaborative street art. We started the month out with an informative slide show about Guatemalan and International street artists and the ways multiple artists collaborate to create … Continue reading