Category Archives: Arts Enrichment

After School Art Class for Kids at the Strathcona Community Hall

For kids 6 and up, these classes are offered by Berna Ponich, our artist in residence at King Edward Elementary. Late fall session – Learn To Make – Artist Trading Cards – $80   Wednesdays Nov 1st to 22nd (no class Nov 9th); 4:00 – 5:15, or … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence: Berna

By: Cheryl West-Hicks King Edward Elementary is proud to have Arts Enrichment at the core of their program. Learning is enhanced in all subject areas by incorporating art. Many studies have demonstrated that by integrating the arts into education, long-term … Continue reading

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Grade 4 Multiplication Art

The 2013-2014 Grade 4 class created cityscapes with a special mathematics twist: the rows of windows in their buildings were another way to practice the concept of multiplication.  The green building is an illustrated example of 3 x 5.

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Tizzled Topped Tufted Mazurkas

The 2013-2014 Grade One classroom read Dr. Suess’ If I Ran the Zoo and then they created their own  Tizzled Topped Tufted Mazurkas!

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Grade 5/6 Book Report Dioramas

As part of their Book Report projects, the Grade 5/6 class created dioramas recreating a scene or setting from one of their favourite books.  This student created a room from Sherlock Holmes’ apartment at 221B Baker Street.

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What is Arts Enrichment?

Students at King Edward Elementary  enhance their learning by exposure to, participation in and appreciation of the Arts. What does Arts Enrichment look like at King Edward? Classroom arts activities that complement student learning across the curriculum School-wide arts activities … Continue reading

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Arts Enrichment at King Edward

Building Community – from Art to Z Four grade one students are huddled together in a circle, heads down, diligently examining their drawings of a big, brick wall. They are trying to decide on the best background for their stop … Continue reading

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