March 16, 2011 The participants of the Creative Arts for Teens after school program are preparing to set sail for the land of Colchis.   Everyone helped decorate the boat and lace it together. Jason and his men prepare to sail for the Kingdom of Colchis. As we move the boat around the room we [...]

Based on a story by Guido Visconti, The Enchanted Kingdom is a desert kingdom where dry winds  blow. Years ago, all the trees were cut down to build a beautiful castle, but then the rains stopped because there were no trees, the flowers did not grow and the birds stayed away.  Through the desire of [...]

May 27, 2011 These are sand pictures depicting the desert with the hot sun in the deep blue sky.  Onto a piece of blue card stock the teens glued a piece of shaped brown card, covered it with glue and sprinkled fine art sand over it. “What dark magic made the beauty of nature vanish [...]

I am sure you have all been sitting on the edge of your chairs wondering whether the magic has continued.  And indeed it has.  The rain not only made the birds sing with joy, it  awakened the seeds that lay dormant in the earth for many years.  They sprung to life.  The kingdom was covered [...]

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