Passion for Montessori AND the Arts

Programs We Offer

 

Josey’s Art School offers creativity programs that can be tweaked to meet the needs of your school or organization. We offer many types of art programs SPECIFICALLY GEARED to your age groups. Ideally we structure our programs for groups of 15 children to give each child a more intimate experience. These classes last 30 minutes - 1hour.
We bring all equipment and supplies to you. 
WE TEACH ALL OVER ARIZONA  

Art Masterpiece Program(4-6)(5-8)(6-9)(9-12)

This program is organized in a similar fashion as Art Museum kid's classes where we offer a brief art history lesson and then create an art project focused on the artist we explore. Artists include Hundertwasser, Van Gogh, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Kandinsky just to name a few of over 25 artists in our curriculum.

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The Art and Literacy Project (4-6)(5-8)(6-9)(9-12) 

This program introduces kids to fun stories and then invites them to explore the images or concepts within the book through an arts and crafts project. This one is our most popular program having been utilized as curriculum at two Montessori schools in Arizona. Books include Joy the Jellyfish, The Wind Blew, The Littlest Owl, Robots Don’t Cry and more than 25 other books geared toward each age group.
 

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Art Experiences: Mixed media Projects (4-6) (5-8) (6-9)(9-12)

This program offers a unique way of teaching art technique to children. We work with all types of paint, watercolors, scrapbook paper and random items we use in our day to day lives. This  program is created by a Montessori trained teacher who recognizes and  honors the various age groups in the classroom and modifies/amplifies  the lesson based on skill level

I Like Me: Confidence Building Art
 (5-9)(10-13)

These projects are geared towards establishing art as a means to work through stress and anxiety and develop self esteem
 

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