In Art class with Ms. Angela, students have been creating works inspired by artists Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miro, Paul Klee and Hieronymous Bosch and by the artistry of Mehndi (henna).
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In Ms. Angela’s art class, students created art inspired by graffiti, Renaissance apothecary shops, architecture, the holiday season and more! Check out her blog and pictures below:
“Winter is here and we are busy creating in every classroom. FMS Students are working hard on beautiful pieces that would inspire any artist to create. I am always amazed by their perspective and ability to take on any project whether they are 3 or 13 years of age.
In Middle School, students are completing ...Read More →
“I look to each person whether old or young as a means to learn and grow … anything is possible with education, creativity and motivation.” — Angela Drew
Foothills Montessori School is a private Montessori school serving families in Henderson, Las Vegas and Southern Nevada.Read More →
From Ms. Angela’s art blog: “As you may have guessed, the students at Foothills Montessori are busy creating amazing works of art. Each time I walk into a classroom, I look around at all these shining faces and watch them continually challenge themselves to produce works that show their intelligence and creativity.
“The fall has brought all sorts of amazing lessons. In the Primary classroom, we have worked on color and shape. Primary parents may have noticed their children spinning colorful ...Read More →
Ms. Angela, our art specialist, has been busy keeping the artist’s spirit alive and burning within all of our students.
January subjects included the solar system, flower works inspired by Georgia O’Keefe and colorful three-dimensional abstract art in primary; Native Americans, sculpture and molded clay in lower elementary; and contemporary and historical pop culture in upper elementary and middle school.
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Playing outside with friends is integral to every child’s development. It improves cognition, encourages mental and physical development, reduces stress, reinforces social bonds, enhances creativity and confidence … and of course, it’s just plain fun. The best memories from childhood are usually the ones involving interactive play with others in the great outdoors.
Richard Louv in his landmark book Last Child in the Woods discusses the fundamental need ...Read More →
Through the month of January, our Primary classrooms are learning about space by exploring the planets, solar system, sun and constellations.
Says P4: “The children will explore what each planet looks like and the contents that make up the different planets. There are many different works out in our Science Area which allow the children to continue to learn all about our wonderful Solar System.”
P4 students also learned a “planet song” and did a special art project involving the sun with Ms. ...Read More →