Sunday, June 30, 2013

The Art Adventure Experience

 Just in case you’re wondering what we do on our Saturday Art Adventures, here’s a little sneak peak…
While we’re waiting for everyone to arrive, we play “kiss a fish” at the pond: We lay down on the rock pier and put our faces near the water and then throw some fish food in.  When the fish come up to get the food they make a little splash.  It takes a little bravery and gives a little thrill.

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We take a short 10-15 minute walk up the hill to the pavilion or Yurt, depending on the weather…

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We introduce ourselves with a warm-up game….

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Then we get down to business with different art materials, often exploring the environment to find natural items to help us create.

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We usually need time to let things dry, so we play group games while we wait.

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Then we finish up our projects….

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We get a little messy, but that’s part of the fun….

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And we always end with a sweet game to give us the energy to get back down the hill.

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Down past the trees and horses, to the real world again…

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Many thanks to Orenda Springs for hosting our events, Beverly Karsteter for dropping in to lend a hand and Dru Nordmark for being our roaming photographer.

Saturday Art Adventures will be back in September for more art and games in the wild! 
 
Check our Events Page for September Dates.


2 comments:

Jessica Sporn said...

looks like so much fun!

Kelly Diemond said...

Thanks Jessica! The kids seem to like the mix of art, play and nature. A little something tor everyone.