As clearly outlined in the Australian Curriculum, general capabilities play an important role in equipping young Australians to live and work successfully in the twenty-first century. Integrating general capabilities through The Arts adds depth and richness to student learning. Music, dance, drama, media and visual art experiences provide students with the opportunity to communicate, collaborate, problem solve, and reflect. Authentic arts learning experiences … Read more
Why is building wellbeing and resilience so important? When physical, emotional and social needs are met, students are in the best position to engage in the learning process. Students who have their needs met are students who can learn. When children experience anxiety or low self-esteem, they tend to shut off and shut down, exacerbating … Read more
Remote Learning Packs have been designed to support teachers who are teaching remotely during Term 2. Over a hundred activities will be available across music, drama, visual arts and dance that have strong links to literacy, numeracy, physical activity and well-being so that teachers are easily able to include them in their lesson planning. Activities … Read more
Tools to support remote learning and provide engaging at home activities for children are currently in great demand due to the unprecedented increase in at-home learning caused by the COVID-19 virus. This demand is coming from both the education sector, and from parents who are under enormous pressure to manage school workloads, their own workload, … Read more
It is getting towards the end of the year, time for school concerts and performances. Here are our top 5 tips for prepping your students to strut their stuff on the stage! 1. Nerves are OK! Some students can get really nervous before a performance, especially if they haven’t had much experience before. Reassure them … Read more
The end of term is almost here. You’re so close to being able to take a well-deserved break! But before you do, we thought that some fun, creative and educational projects may be just the thing to keep the energy up in your classroom as we race towards the end of term. With that in … Read more
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If you’re stuck for ways to entertain the kids these holidays, we’ve got a range of ‘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 child can … Read more
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.
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