School Programs
Programs can be delivered at school | no extra charge if you team up with 2 or more classrooms | Half Day - 2 hrs for	$5.50/student | Full Day - 4 hrs for $8.50/ student | Program durations are approximated | TAXES INCLUDED

The Amazing Rainforest Science & Arts Children's Centre is an interactive centre designed to provide extensions in science and arts for learning. The centre has provided science and Arts programs to various boards for many years. Programs are designed to make direct links with the Ontario curriculum. They are led by Ontario Certified Teachers.

Call (905) 857-2467 to book your next school visit.


SCIENCE PROGRAMS

Bridge Building (Science & Arts) (Grades 3-7)

Children will study structures and the needed elements of building a bridge (i.e. load, force). They will build a bridge using recycled materials and then test their bridge using weights/people. We have built miniature bridges to hold a 200 lb load.

Duration: Full Day
Price: $8.50/student

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS:
Grade 3-6: Visual Arts
Grade 2-7: Structures & Mechanisms


VISUAL ARTS PROGRAMS

Our visual arts program includes the traditional fine arts of drawing, painting and sculpting. Our program is intended to further develop children's creativity. Children will use a variety of tools/mediums according to the activity/project selected. Art activities can be modified to cross link with a specific theme or teaching subject. Most projects can be accompanied by a rubric or assessment tool as requested by teacher.

Grades: PreK- Grade 8
Capacity: 15 to 25 students at a time (2 classes can run at the same time, please advise when scheduling visit)

Clay Pinch Pots (PreK-Grade 2)

Using basic hand-building techniques for clay, students will create pot, vase or tea cup with saucer. We will explore pot making from a variety of cultures. We will use vocabulary specific to working with clay.

Duration: Half Day
Price: $5.50/student

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS:
PreK-Grade 2: Visual Arts

Clay Head Portraits (Grades 1-8)

Using a photograph, children will create a 3-dimensional head portrait or make a portrait of a school teacher and display it. They will learn a variety of hand-building techniques for clay.

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS:
Grades 1-8: Visual Arts
Grade 5: Ancient Civilizations .

Duration: Half Day
Price: $5.50/student

Clay Masks (Grades 1-8)

Using a variety of hand-building techniques, students will create a 3-dimensional mask! Explore the history and use of the mask from a diversity of cultures. Students will explore form, pattern, and texture. We will discuss the physical properties and many uses of clay. We will learn and use terminology and vocabulary specific to working with clay.

Duration: Half Day (Grades 1-4)
Price: $5.50/student

Duration: Full Day (Grades 5-8)
Price: $8.50/student

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS:
Grades 1-8: Visual Arts
Grades 5-6: Heritage & Citizenship

3D Paper Mask Making (Grades 3-6)

We will take a look at masks around the world. Children will create a life-size 3D paper mask using a variety of cutting/"texturizing", paper sculpture techniques.

Duration: Half Day
Price: $5.50/student

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS:
Grades 3-8: Visual Arts
Grades 5-6: Heritage and Citizenship - cultural history & use of masks