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Trent University’s School of Education and Professional Learning to Hold Arts Carousel for Elementary Students on February 4

Children in Grades One to Six Encouraged to Attend and Take Part in Rotational Art Stations


Wednesday, February 1, 2006, Peterborough


Second year teacher candidates from the School of Education and Professional Learning at Trent University are inviting students in grades one through six to join them for a free, interactive day of art and fun on Saturday, February 4 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at Gzowski College, Argyle Campus (780 Argyle Street).


Throughout the morning there will over a dozen 40 minute art stations available for the children to participate in. Each station is designed and run by the teacher candidates and will cover themes such as Under the Sea, Winter Olympics, Snow Day, Model Magic, and many more. Each child will participate in three activities through the course of the morning.


The goal of the Arts Carousel is for the teacher candidates to create an authentic learning experience that encourages elementary children to experience the pleasure and engagement of learning through the arts.


The event is free for all who wish to attend. Drinks will be provided and children are encouraged to bring a snack of their choice. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult who will stay on site for the duration of the activities. To register for the event, parents are asked to call 748.1011 x7726.


The media is invited and encouraged to attend this event.




For more information, please contact:

Paula Wager, School of Education and Professional Learning 748.1011 x7726


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