The tree is up....
and the children are busy making decorations.
Also, amazing screen prints are being created.
Initially, it started with a simple Christmas Tree formed by triangles layered on top of each other.
Olli found a previous print to add another colour
He created a fabulous Christmas tree
next day he created some candy canes
Day One was green, Day Two we changed to red paint
Keira at work
Next we added more ideas - candy canes and holly so we had an array of prints appearing
Bardia has really embraced the new ideas....
...creating holly leaves
a Christmas tree
and a few others.
Rixon made a couple too
Bardia and Rixon worked alongside each other
On his first day at Kindergarten Jake observed his big sister creating a print then made his very own
Cameo has made a simple print too
Marissa has created several prints, this one told a story...
....a house with a Christmas tree inside
...."this is the snow"
Grace has created at least one or two prints a day... some are embellished;
this one she painted...
Another Grace masterpiece...
Grace and Darcy being watched by Keira
Now Keira creates one
Eva has great role models with Keira, Grace and big sister Tayla
Darcy, also new to Kindergarten has quickly mastered the process of printing and created many Christmas masterpieces
Here is one of them.
Ellie has also created many, many prints
Chloe is also and enthusiastic printer
Maya found a previous print too and created a bi-colour tree
...a beautiful tree.
And Jayden makes one of her own
Delfina has made a couple as well
and of course, Lila has been busy
Logan used the oak leaves to create a holly print...
then embellished it
Wow, Logan they look just like the provocation!
Tobias also created a holly print using the oak tree leaves we made available...
Tobais is a fast worker so the embellishing was quick
The boys are busy too....
Zane has made heaps - all for his Mum
Each one gets more and more elaborate!
Ellen too is a proficient screen printer
Naomi one of our expert printers peer tutored cousin Wilbur - they worked together to create a print.
Naomi was so impressed, she decided to make a replica for herself...
Matilda took it to another level when she stated "I want to make Santa"
With encouragement she drew him, I helped her to cut her sketch out, Matilda added legs and arms ...
What a handsome Santa! I love his pompom on his hat Matilda.
While screen printing and other creations were being made at the art table the Ephemeral table was also festive...
Molly was one of the artists
Tinsel was added at the easel by Keira, Eva and Grace
Christmas music has been enjoyed too
Singing, drumming and dancing
The girls in full flight - Jayden, Erin, Acacia, Chloe, Maya and Ellie.
Logan beating the drums
I'm sure Christmas cheer will continue for many days to come!
Documented by Karen.