Art and Math on the Land

Art on the Land

Students investigate patterns in nature and the work of land artists by collecting natural materials and creating pieces of art based on inquiry questions. The works are photographed and students discuss their work.

Students will spend the day outdoors at Kew Beach (or other green space near their school).  The day begins with an investigation of patterns in nature and the basics of creating land art.  They then work in teams to collect natural materials and create three increasingly more complex pieces of art oin the land based on program learning goals and guiding questions centered around examining the natural world in urban areas and making connections to math and art.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Math: 
    • A1. Social-Emotional Learning Skills and the Mathematical Process;
    • E. Spatial Sense - E1. Geometric and Spatial Reasoning;
    • C. Algebra - C1. Patterns and Relationships
  • Visual Arts: 
    • Creating and Presenting; Reflecting, Responding and Analyzing

Character Development:

  • program emphasizes respect, responsibility, teamwork, perseverance and co-operation

Program Length: one day (9:30 am - 2:00 pm)
Availability: spring (May to June)
Location: Kew Beach and/or local green space
Fee: Please find information on the price structure here.

User fees help ensure the continuation of these learning experiences through partial cost recovery; fee schedule reflect rates subsidized by the Toronto District School Board.

TTC: FREE for kids under 12 years

Maximum 30 students