Show & Tell Art Party (Social Club: Let's Share, Discuss, and Create Fun!)

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Rachael Shapiro Majka | Art, Music, & Social Time
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(79)
In this fun and interactive art class, we celebrate creativity and artistic expression! Each student will share artwork they created and respond to questions by classmates. Afterwards, we will make process art together. #creative

Class experience

US Grade 1 - 4
Beginner Level
This class is taught in English.
In this class, my goals are to provide a platform for students to showcase and discuss their recent art projects and creations, foster a supportive and encouraging environment for artistic sharing, explore different art techniques and mediums through collaborative art-making activities, and promote creativity, self-expression, and imagination in the art-making process.
I employ a Montessori approach to art. This philosophy encourages freedom, within limits.  Allowing elementary students to express their ingenuity through art creation and sharing builds several important skill sets, including (but not limited to) visualization, turn-taking, patience, curiosity, and empathy. When exposed to different art activities students are likely to find the art domain they enjoy, creating endless future opportunities for healthy expression of emotion and imagination. When children find the right art experience for them, they become independent as they actively choose to practice these skills. When elementary students work independently on art, they also intuitively self regulate their own stress. Independent working students can also reach creative flow states! Practicing emotional regulation and flow-state focus through art is important for everyone, but it can be especially helpful for neurodivergent children. 

I bring a lifelong passion for art and several years of experience running this class independently.  I've witnessed art's positive impact on children of all ages and walks of life. My expertise lies in fostering confidence, facilitating sharing, and guiding collaborative art-making activities. Let me share my knowledge and enthusiasm for art with your learner!
Homework Offered
There is no assigned homework, just a strong suggestion to keep making friends and keep making art!
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
There is no objective assessment of learner progress in my art classes, only consistent encouragement to create and share art with others.
Grades Offered
Materials Needed for "Show & Tell Art Party" class include:
(1) Artwork from learners (any piece they have already created, such as a pencil sketch, LEGO build, coloring pages, or any other form of art)
and
(2) Materials for Process Art: 
Base medium: Paper or canvas (depending on learner preference)
Art supplies: Crayons, pencils, markers, oil pastels, or paint (whichever materials learners prefer or have available)

Note: The specific art supplies for process art can vary based on what learners have access to or prefer to use. No additional materials need to be purchased unless learners don't already have the basic art supplies mentioned above. 

Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(79)
Profile
I am passionate about music, art, games, and culture. I have been teaching music for 20+ years, and I love working with both neurodivergent and neurotypical learners. I am comfortable working with kids of all ages, and I believe all children are... 
Group Class

$16

per class
Meets once
40 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(52)
Completed by 35 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 6-11
3-6 learners per class

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