Let’s create, dance, make music, and pretend! Teaching artists show different ways to have creative fun.
Asha John and two friends from the New Victory Theater show how to do a step dancing routine to music from different cultures.
Join Lia Zuilivia from Studio in a School in a demonstration on drawing a houseplant. Observe the lines and shapes of the plant to sketch the drawing.
SEASONS IN SPANISH
Diane Sanlatte teaches a song about the four seasons in Spanish — verano, otono, invierno, and primavera.
NO MAS MONOS
Diane Sanlatte teaches a version of the song “No More Monkeys” in Spanish using animal finger puppets.
Arielle Lewis from Education Through Music sing sabout different types of weather — sunny, rainy, cloudy, and stormy. She prompts viewers to clap, tap, and blow to imitate the sound of rain.
SINGING ABOUT WHERE WE LIVE
Arielle Lewis from Education Through Music sings about different languages and cultures from around the world.
Katherine Huala and Belinda Blum from Studio in a School create self-portraits. Using a mirror, they notice the shapes and features of their faces, then draw and paint what they see.
With his dance students, Shawn Bible explores moving in straight, curved and zig-zag pathways.
TRANSFORMING PRIMARY COLORS INTO SECONDARY COLORS
Lia Zuvilivia from Studio in a School guides students as they mix primary colors of paint — red, blue, and yellow – and transform them into secondary colors.
David Martinez sings a welcome song in Spanish, then transforms his body into a percussion instrument.
USING SENSES TO DANCE
Aaron Umsted as he uses his senses of sight, touch, and hearing to clap and march while dancing.
Diane Sanlatte teaches the Spanish song “Mi Cuerpo.”