Gosh! It’s already been a busy but fantastic start to the term. Take a look at what’s happening this term in the Arts at Moonee Ponds P.S.
Foundation- Visual Arts
This term Foundation students will be introduced to clay for the very first time. Students will learn the skills to make a clay butterfly sculpture. They will discuss colour, line and symmetry when adding colour to their sculpture. They will also learn about line and using oil pastels to create a background for their butterfly. This artwork was inspired by the amazing Cassie Stephens ( https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com/claybutterflies).
Year 1/2 – Visual Arts
This term, students in year 1/2 are learning about observational and imaginative drawings! They are going to learn about how to draw one of the trees in the MPPS yard. They will learn the steps needed in observational drawing. Their final artwork will be a watercolour painting of their tree. Their second artwork this term will be a drawing of a tree using only their imagination. They will discuss and critique the difference between the two styles of drawing.
Year 3/4 – Performing Arts
In term 4, students learnt about musical elements by exploring and learning basic Ukulele skills. By the end of the term, students will be able to play the song Riptide on the Ukulele. They will listen to different songs each week and discuss each in relation to the elements of music.
Grade 5 & 6- Performing Arts
In term 4, students explored the elements of music and through listening and performing activities. They will be introduced to basic keyboard skills and music theory.