Art History Activities and Fireworks

Feb 26 – March 2

Workshop Activities

1. Craft – Cave Paintings

2. Key Points – Gallery of art history

3. Collaborative – Art Styles

4. Writing – Parts of Speech

5. Math/Logic – Golden Rectangle

6. Genius Principle - Polyhedra

7. Big Activity – Art Styles Game

8. Movement - "Un, due, tre per le vie di Roma” game

Field Trip

Laguna Beach Art Walk

Minecraft Activities

  1. Label famous works of art

  2. art styles mini build

  3. identify the real paintings that the Minecraft paintings are inspired by

  4. build challenge: make your favorite art

Upcoming Activities

  • Weekly Teen Hang Outs – Wednesdays in Santa Ana, 2-8

  • Santa Ana classes starting Friday:

  • High school literature and writing

  • sign language for teens

  • geology: gems and minerals for teens

  • architecture for K-8

  • food art for k-8

  • exploring art


Read through the fireworks and choose five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

  • Notice art in every-day life. How much art is there in the things you see and use every day? Write about it in your notebook.

  • Write your own critique of a piece of art of your choice.

  • Pretend you had a conversation with the subject of a painting. What painting would you have a conversation with? Why? What would you discuss? Write your conversation in your notebook.

  • After reading Sluggers' Car Wash or Lemonade for Sale, help your kids to set up a little business of their own. How much should they charge? What is the cost of supplies? How much profit will they make if you have twenty customers?

  • Who is your favorite painter? Study his/her life and work. Read everything you can about this person. Perhaps visit some of their work. Hang reproductions of your favorite paintings by him/her throughout the house.

  • Observe a piece of a