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Found Object Collage at Home Instructions 2/19/19

Dear SGES Parents: SGES is starting on a three week “found object” art enrichment project. Today your child is bringing home an egg carton which is their “object collector.” Your child should look around their room, your house, in the

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We Created a Neighborhood

SGES Students used the skills they learned in Part 1 of our clay exploration and created 3-D architectural structures by rolling natural clay out flat, laying a paper pattern down and cutting it out, then forming it into a three

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Exploring Natural Clay

SGES students started exploring natural, local clay in December 2018 which was the beginning of a long-term art enrichment project. First, we took off our shoes and socks and rolled up our sleeves and had a full sensory experience with

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Art Enrichment: Colorado Aspen drawings- chalk, pastel and crayon

  In art enrichment with Ms. Page this week of September 11-13th, 2018, Ms. Page told SGES students about a trip she had just taken to Colorado to visit her daughter. Kelty took Ms. Page to Breckenridge where they got

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Creation of Art Show Auction Projects

St. Gabriel Episcopal School students were given free reign to create a colorful abstract art piece with watercolors and oil pastels to form the basis of our three Art Show Auction Projects. When they had filled their paper with wild

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Building Structures in Prekindergarten

SGES Prekindergarten students have had an explosion of interest this spring in building structures of all kinds, and teachers Becca and Gwynne have responded by providing provocations and materials of all kinds for our children to explore. Structures have ranged

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Artist-inspired Art Projects Ready for Our Art Show June 7th

Since February 2018 our students have been spending each week with our art enrichment specialist Ms. Page, learning about famous artists and then doing an art project based on that artist’s work. We have had fun and tried all kinds

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Clay Exploration- Messy Fun! Art Instruction November 2017

SGES Preschool and Prekindergarten students have spent November learning about and working with natural, local clay with Ms. Page! Week One Nov. 1-2: Students were given the chance to take their shoes and socks off, wash their feet in warm

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Circles and Crayons Art Instruction October 2017

St. Gabriel students have been exploring circles and crayons with Ms. Page the last two weeks. The first week we started out practicing drawing small circle shapes. This helps students learn to gauge the size of things on the page

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End of 2016-17 School Year Art Show

St. Gabriel Episcopal School presented an end-of-school-year  show on Friday, June 16th 2017, displaying art pieces we created through our art enrichment program. All students from our preschool and prekindergarten programs were be represented. Artwork included three-dimensional animal sculptures, architectural

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