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Art and Ecology of Natural Materials - Techniques and Approaches for Artmaking with Natural Materials (morning session)


Educators will have hands-on practice and discussions about using three different types of materials for artmaking with children. Build your own creative experience to respond in new ways to children’s questions and inquiries....

Are you looking for creative ways to support children’s learning in and about outdoor environments? Are you interested in more hands-on skills using natural art materials such as fibers, clay, and drawing materials with children? Join 4elements Living Arts for this innovative and interactive experience.

  • Fibre skills - Explore stitching, weaving, 3-D building with fabrics, yarns, needles, and gathered materials such as reeds, grasses, branches.
  • Hands On Clay - What are helpful techniques and tools for sculptural work? What are the sensory opportunities? How do you store clay for use over time?
  • Delve into Drawing - Discover ways to use charcoal, graphite, and pastel with children of various ages, and create your own natural pigments from collected materials.

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Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and all art materials.
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