Arts Learning Journey – The Artground

Artground

Arts Learning Journey

The Artground
Arts Learning Journey

The Artground welcomes preschoolers and primary school pupils who are keen to embark on an arts learning journey as a group. All participants will get to experience an artist-led workshop, explore our interactive arts play space (with an activity booklet and a craft kit).
 

Gardening-inspired Workshops


Worms Love Coffee
Age group: 2 – 12 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend) 

Children will get to learn about the environment and the friendly creatures that live underground and how they help to sustain life above-ground. Through observation of worms, and what they eat, the children will understand about compost, experience various sensory stimuli, and also get to bring back their very own coffee drawing!
Seed Balls
Age group: 18 months – 12 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend)

Seed balls is a multi-sensory activity for our curious little ones. Coconut husks makes an outstanding gardening resource and the children will get to make their own seed balls with a concoction of clay, compost, coco peat and seeds to form a seed ball in their favourite shapes. Teachers can encourage them to grow these seed balls in the school garden or at home, with just a few simple steps.

Colours from the Garden
Age group: 2 – 12 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend)

Using flowers and leaves from our edible garden, we will explore ways to extract nature’s dyes and create our own textile art print. Do bring along a pre-loved light-coloured tee-shirt for this workshop.


Yummy Microgreens
Age group: 7 – 12 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend)

In our urban environment, children are often unable to observe how food are grown, from soil to plate, and this is the chance for them to do just that! In this workshop, children will create and design their own upcycled pot, and mix their own compost/soil, and bring home their own harvest of microgreens!

 

Music Appreciation Programmes

 


Baby beat
Age group: 0 – 36 months
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend) 

Baby Beat is a part performance, part exploration session of Classical music by musicians from Kulcha Pop. Children will listen to sounds produced by ethnic instruments such as the Bansuri, or Er Hu and Zhong Hu. Musicians will be playing favourite pieces from Mozart, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky and children will have a chance to play on percussion instruments together with the performers!
Bamboo Melodies
Age group: 3 – 6 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend)

Learn to work together and to play as part of an Angklung ensemble in this workshop that has been specially designed for little ones!

 


Bitesize Lil’ Creatures
Age group: 0 – 16 months and 17 – 30 months
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend) 

Explore, experiment and simply experience with musicians in spontaneous musical play! Each session features live musicians as they explore creating meaningful sounds with babies 

Let’s Improvise with Dots and Lines
Age group: 3 – 12 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend)

Music are made up of sounds, and these sounds could be High, or Low; Big or Small! Music can also become creative drawings using dots and lines to represent sounds. In this programme, join Little Creatures by SA in creative music making through exploring sounds using dots and lines.

 


Body Rhythms
Age group: 6 – 12 years
30 minutes
(Minimum 20 to attend) 

Learn about the rhythms of rock and reggae music through clapping, stamping, body percussion & singing 

Looping
Age group: 6 – 12 years old
45 minutes
(Minimum 20 to attend)

This workshop for kids has proven to be a hit! Our instructor helps the group to build layers of sounds using words, lyrics, vocalisations and rhythms to create songs

 

Craft Workshops

 


Craft your spirit tree
Age group: 4 – 12 years
30 minutes
(Minimum 20 to attend)

Don’t shy away from being your fabulous self! If you could be a plant or a tree, what would you be? A pink marshmallow inspired tree with spikes? A pine tree that never dies even in the summer heat? 

Pompom Pal!
Age group: 7 – 12 years
30 minutes
(Minimum 20 to attend) 

What is better than being able to take a handy dandy pal with you wherever you go? Pompom pals are here to always brighten your day! Give them a celebratory roll in your palms on the good days, or a squeeze, maybe even a throw, on days that might feel tougher than usual. No matter what, you can count on your Pompom pal to stick it out with you. Come make a Pompom pal with your very own hands, some yarn and an eye-catching array of embellishments. We can’t wait to meet you and your new pal!

 


Fun with pet rocks!
Age group: 18 – 24 months
30 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend)

As an introductory workshop to spark children’s interest in rock art, explore how ordinary items like pebbles found in nature come alive when you give them some colours and textures. Using craft materials like googly eyes and pom poms, the children will create their very own pet rock in their favourite colours.
 

Let’s Bag It
Age group: 4 – 12 years
30 – 45 minutes
(Minimum 15 to attend)

Collage making has never been more fun, especially when the little ones not only get creative during the art process but also use this personalised bag to store their daily belongings. Learn about the different colours, shapes and sizes through cloth collaging. If you have a particular theme in mind, share it with our artist, and leave the rest to the children’s imagination!
Proficiency with scissors is required. 

 

 

Dance Workshops
 


Let’s Dance!
Age group: 2 – 9 years old
45 minutes
(Minimum 20 to attend)

This dance workshop will encourage students to use their bodies to make different shapes, experience low and high levels in dance and understand various tempo in relation to modern dance (Creative Dance). Students will learn simple dance movements through step by step learning of the dances. The high energy fun filled workshop session aims to engage students through dance and music to understand the body better, engage in a social activity and at the same time to move the body in a specific manner in a fun-filled environment with peers. 

Talking Hands and Moving Feet
Age group: 7 – 9 years old
45 minutes
(Minimum 20 to attend)

This dance workshop will introduce students to the elements of Bharathanatyam – hand gestures, facial expressions and beats cycles with the learning of simple steps. Students will move their body and their feet to specific rhythms and music from the Indian dance culture. They will also use their bodies and hand gestures to make shapes to define animal movements and nature such as , flowers, trees, wind, water etc.

 


Dance Playground
Age group: 3 – 12 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 20 to attend)

Through movement and the forms we create with our bodies, we discover more about shapes, lines, curves, and symmetry in this programme. Dance Playground always includes visual elements, using materials such as oil pastels and paper to visualise movement. Children will experience the fun and pleasure of being creative with their bodies, heighten their self-awareness in terms of their bodies and their feelings as well as in relating to others when they share the space.
 
Bound
Age group: 5 – 12 years old
30 minutes
(Minimum 30 to attend)

BOUND is an interactive dance performance inspired by “Zero Point”, a lost “kampong” game of the past. BOUND uses rubber bands to explore the theme of boundaries, how they can restrict, confine and yet also define the body
and space.In this performance, audiences will be invited to experience a game of “Zero Point’, allowing them to relive the fun of such traditional games.(Photo by RAW Moves) 

 

 

 

Grow with me
Age group:18 months – 36 months
30 minutes
(Minimum 25 to attend)

Young children aged 18 months to 3 years are invited to join us in our multi-sensory imaginary garden. Feel our seedlings grow and change in an atmosphere of coloured lights that will keep you entertained.

 

                     Theatre for young audiences

Annie Ting and the Dragon by Tiny Feat
Age group: 2 – 4 years old
40 minutes
(Minimum 40 to attend)
Annie Ting is a little girl who goes on a big adventure and discovers that kindness, empathy and love can be found in the most unexpected places. This is an interactive puppet theatre show with live music soundscape.