Six Senses Zighy Bay in collaboration with Hoopla Education, presents a unique entertainment program to deepen the memorable guest experience by unfolding a sense of creativity in children aged 1-10 years alongside their parents through a series of experiential learning workshops from October 18 to 22, 2015.
Kids Get Creative in Six Senses Zighy Bay
The programs will be conducted by Hoopla Education Specialist Paul Frank Wagner, who is also a world-renowned conceptual artist based in Paris, linking healthy eating with inspired art creations. He will use foods as his inspiration to appeal to children’s creativity and raise the awareness for healthy eating habits whilst drawing a parallel between nourishing foods and aesthetic works of art.
Every workshop will be sub-divided into three sessions:
Nutritional highlight as an introduction on the nutritional lesson of the day.
Art techniques demonstration as a link between the concept discussed and simple art techniques.
Art projects that create an appreciation for healthy eating habits, whilst drawing on food as a source for creative inspiration and developing a sense of aesthetics.
Sunday, October 18, 2015 – Texture and Taste Exploration.
Guessing foods through tangible exploration. Children will discover and guess different types of food by putting their hands in boxes and experiencing the different shapes and textures.
Food tasting. Children will discover different types of foods by physically tasting them.
Installation of dried citrus fruits. Children will discover the difference between dry and fresh citrus.
Monday, October 19, 2015 – Healthy Eating Choices
The hungry caterpillar story telling.
Play-dough reproduction. Children will mold different fruits with play-dough.
Brown or beige – an analogy of processed foods. Children will discover the difference between healthy and unhealthy foods.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 – Food Identification and Components
Fruit stamping and ‘X-ray Onions’. This is a print making technique, using fruits and vegetables to create some beautiful prints.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 – Decay and Oxidation
Banana tattoos and compost. Children will discover how foods might change the color over time.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 – Super Foods
Sensory plan with lighted sensory bin. A unique activity to get children who are adverse to touching and eating certain foods.
Musical food. Children will discover sound vibration in grains created by their voices, by humming or even music.
Beans and lentil kaleidoscopes.
Hoopla Education is an innovative educational company that specializes in children’s development in the early years. They adopt a multi-disciplinary, child centered approach to awaken their creativity and foster an environment of collaboration with children from around the world. Their vision is to encourage creativity in the early years by empowering educators, which are parents and teachers, with unique methods and skills across key disciplines including tactile art, creative movement, sound exploration, performing arts, and science and nature whilst engaging the senses. More information can be found at www.hooplaeducation.com