Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Colour Explorations

Grades: K (Half Day)

Program: Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Curriculum Connections: Visual Arts, French

Students will explore the effects of natural light and the elements on the colours, shapes and textures in the waterfront landscape. Back in the studio students will rotate through play based activity centres experimenting with colours, line, shape, texture and space.  Student will then bring together their colour experiments to create a collaborative landscape mural.

Key Inquiry Question
How can we use colour to represent the world around us?

Program Objectives
By the end of the Colour Explorations program, students will:

  • Explore how we perceive colour, shape and texture throughout Harbourfront Centre’s landscape
  • Experiment with colour, texture and shape through the medium of paint
  • Use appropriate vocabulary as related to the elements of design

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