Workshops at REmida are unique creative experiences that will stretch your students to think critically and creatively, whilst raising their awareness about sustainability and valuing waste.
Students explore materials from industry that would have been discarded, and imaginatively construct unique and colourful creations. REmida facilitators are trained to nurture the creativity of the child and deliver a learning program that caters to multiple intelligences including visual/spatial, body/kinaesthetic and naturalistic.
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This workshop employs team work to construct a unique class mascot or garden scarecrow.
This collaborative workshops helps children work together to build a life sized mascot or scarecrow for your school.
Whether you have a kitchen garden, a nature play area or a simple flower bed, your Garden Guru will be a source of interest and inspiration for the whole community. Students will explore the concept of identity as a class through this fun workshop.
Students work in small groups to explore collaborative design, choosing materials to build a scarecrow that gets installed at your school. This workshop is run as an incursion, one mascot/scarecrow is produced and the school needs to provide a star picket for final installationBOOKING INFORMATION
Are your students ready to creatively engage with environmental issues?
This workshop guides students through a creative process, exploring their ideas, concerns, passions and emotions about environmental issues. We cater to a range of learning styles and encourage collaboration, so that student's leave with a deeper understanding of the human impact on the natural environment and ways they can contribute to solutions.BOOKING INFORMATION
Insects are an integral part of the ecosystem, all with their own part to play in the web of life. From decomposers to pollinators, the insect world is a fascinating place to explore imagination.
What important role does your bug play in the environment? Does it have special powers??
This fun artistic workshop brings to life the child’s imagination and capacity for creative expression. Appealing to a variety of learning styles and encouraging independent problem solving this workshop helps students gain a different perspective on mini beasts.BOOKING INFORMATION
This workshop will take your class on a journey with their own puppet creation, focussing on the challenge of making ‘moving parts’ to enhance the puppet’s expression and communication. Story telling is an oral tradition and puppetry brings that to life, engaging children in character creation, visualization and narrative development.
This workshop engages students imaginatively and guides them through the design elements to create a puppet with moving part/s. Appealing to a variety of learning styles and encouraging independent problem solving this workshop helps students gain a deeper understanding of storytelling, characterisation and the craft of puppetry.BOOKING INFORMATION
Sounds Like Fun!
In this fun interactive workshop your students design and make a unique instrument using re-purposed materials.
This workshop engages students critically and creatively in the design and construction of their own musical instrument. REmida materials come in all shapes, sizes, textures and versatility, offering a spectrum of sound exploration. Appealing to a variety of learning styles and encouraging independent problem solving this workshop helps student’s gain a deeper understanding of sound and instruments.BOOKING INFORMATION
Explore the how, why, when, where and what of the built environment!
Working in groups of 2-3, students will design and build a model building using re-use materials. This workshop is designed to explore a range of topics including (but not limited to!) construction principles, functionality and form, resource use/re-use/efficiency, sustainability and thinking outside the box.BOOKING INFORMATION
Celebrating the invention of the wheel! This workshop will spark some healthy competition. Students race to problem solve their way through designing a wheeled-vehicle that can be propelled across a surface, using weights.
Either working individually or in pairs, students explore the available re-use materials to design and construct a wheeled-vehicle that can (hopefully!) roll across a table top, propelled by a weighted string tied to the vehicle. This workshop embraces trial and error! Students are able to get hands on with problem solving and have some fun along the way.BOOKING INFORMATION
Our creative reuse workshops are flexible and can be delivered as an incursion or excursion. All our workshops incorporate the Australian and WA Curriculum and we provide addtional support materials to enhance your workshop experience. To discuss your idea for a custom made workshop call our Education team on 9227 5576 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org