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ARTS:LIVE Wins Technology Innovator of the Year Award

Another award for ARTS:LIVE!

We are so proud to announce that The Song Room has won the Technology Innovator of the Year Award for our online creative learning hub ARTS:LIVE!

World Creativity and Innovation Day

World Creativity and Innovation Week 2018

This week (15 – 21 April) marks World Creativity and Innovation Week. Individuals, families, leaders, nations, students and groups from around the globe are invited to use their creativity to consider fresh approaches to difficult questions which will have a positive impact on some of the world’s most challenging issues. In an education context, thought … Read more

Five arts activities to do with the kids these school holidays

If you’re stuck for ways to entertain the kids these holidays, we’ve got a range of brand new ‘At Home’ Activities for kids of all ages and inclinations. From arts and crafts, to songs and dance, there’s hours of holiday fun for kids (and parents!) on ARTS:LIVE.   1. Paper Boats In this activity your … Read more

Teaching the Elements of Music

Children are naturally playful and creative. In fact, they express themselves musically from birth, starting with their very first sound – their voice. Play is children’s work; it’s how they learn about the world. New ideas are tested out and thoughts and experiences are formed through a process of trial and error.

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Announcing ARTS:LIVE Competition Winners!

Late last year we ran a competition offering one of five VISA pre-paid gift cards to ARTS:LIVE users who took out a Full Access subscription between October 22nd and December 31st 2017. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are: A. Farrugia, NSW C. Larsen, VIC G. Bell, QLD J. Freeman, VIC M. Hancock, NSW Congratulations! Winners … Read more

Make a Sock Puppet

Creativity at Home

What better way to spend a crafternoon than by creating your own sock puppet? Puppetry is a great way to be creative and experiment with role play, so let your imagination run wild by making a sock puppet using all kinds of found objects and craft supplies. Check it out here! ARTS:LIVE is now available for … Read more

Process Drama

Stories from Home – a new devised theatre resource

Hi drama teachers, I am really excited to share with you a new devised theatre resource I have created to help guide you through the sometimes daunting process of devising an original show with your students.  I’m not sure about you, but I love it when I get an insight into how other drama teachers … Read more

Sustainable Songs on ARTS:LIVE

Sustainable Songs on ARTS:LIVE!

We’ve all played with our food, but when was the last time you actually played your food? Sustainable Songs is a fun and imaginative music project that encourages children to make connections between food, sustainability, and music. Developed in partnership with The a2 Milk Company, Sustainable Songs takes students through a process of making and playing fruit and … Read more

PlayAir with The Song Room

Rock Out by Playing Air!

Are you ready to rock?! Learn how to play air guitar like a pro! PlayAir is a brand new course on ARTS:LIVE that will engage your students with dramatic improvisation activities and media arts by teaching them how to play air instruments and produce video clips for their air bands. Not only are these activities … Read more

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia on ARTS:LIVE

Visual Arts Resources with MCA

A number of brand new resources have been created in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia featuring the work of three exciting Australian artists, Esme Timbery, Daniel Boyd and Hayden Fowler, whose art practice involves visual art and media art. Note that you must be signed in to ARTS:LIVE to access the links below. Sign in here Family Tides Esme … Read more