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The Art Show Aleena & Dezlin’s Rattle

Aleena and Dezlin are from Six Nations Reserve. Their modern and traditional dancing demonstrates how art and dance can bridge cultures.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/20/2017

The Art Show Nawal’s Little Red Bus

After a trip to the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Nawal creates a whimsical VW bus using a toilet paper roll.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Kevin’s Pumpkins

Inspired by a day at the local pumpkin patch with his family, Kevin transforms an ordinary pumpkin into an untraditional work of art.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Warren's Beadwork

Warren’s home is on Six Nations Reserve and one of his favourite activities is making beadwork for traditional ceremonies in the longhouse.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:09
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Kohen’s Pottery

Inspired by her Uncle Steve’s pottery, Kohen visits his pottery studio on Six Nations Reserve. There she creates her very own piece using her great, great grandmother’s original design.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Bella's Clay People

Using her dog Sky as a model, Bella creates her own version of ceramic art using modelling clay.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:04
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Ben's Fence

Inspired by a colourful outdoor installation piece, Ben decides to create a colourful fence of his own.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:07
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Joshua's White Pine

Joshua spends the day with Arnold Jacobs, an Indigenous artist on the Six Nations Reserve, where he learns the importance of art in preserving culture.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:05
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Vivian's Airplanes

Inspired by her day at the aircraft museum in Hamilton, Vivian creates a flight-inspired work using a board, wire and pieces of an airplane bought at the museum’s gift shop.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

The Art Show Neza’s Painting

Neza spends the day at Glenhyrst Art Gallery where he experiences abstract paintings of diverse colour and texture – one reminds him of his basketball hoop back home where he plays with his sister Keza.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:05
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

Artzooka! (Eng) Yeti | Bird Sculpture

Jeremie makes a yeti — complete with snowball-throwing-arm — out of a coffee cup, popsicle sticks and binder clips. Then, by cutting and painting a kitchen sponge, Jeremie creates a bird statue that looks like stone. He also mixes a batter out of flour, salt, baking soda and food colouring to create a puff paint butterfly that puffs up dramatically ...
  • 2011
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Water-Bottle Sculpture | Backpack Decorations

Old plastic water bottles are great for recycling into art! Jeremie makes a water-tower sculpture for his cat’s water bowl. He also shows us how to decorate a backpack by creating a bumblebee out of some pipe cleaners. Jeremie reviews the rules on how to draw a realistic face, then breaks them and makes some crazy-looking faces! For an Artzooka ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Underground Caves | Panda's Plane

Using layers of rock and sand, Jeremie is inspired to make underground caves in a glass jar. Then he makes a plane for his panda critter. Later, tired of painting on canvas, Jeremie branches out and makes some running shoe art. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie recycles bottle caps into a drum set and Paper Bag plays in a ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Turtle Box | Pixelator

The design on the bottom of a takeout container inspires Jeremie to make a turtle box with a secret compartment! Jeremie then creates a pixelator: a screen that creates an amazing light show when put over the TV. Later, Jeremie constructs a house of cards — but cards that connect so that it is sturdy! Jeremie creates a popcorn machine ...
  • 2011
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Tropical Mask | Clay Octopus

Jeremie is inspired by breakfast leftovers to make a beautiful tropical mask. Then he plays with clay and lets his imagination fill in the gaps to make an octopus that appears to float on the water. Surprise your friends with a talking lunch box! Jeremie shows us how by recycling a recording device from a greeting card. For an Artzooka ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Treasure Map | Collage

Jeremie makes a fantastic pirate treasure map appear old using some teabags, a toothbrush and other tricks. Then he makes a picture collage and turns it into a beautiful flower. Jeremie makes colourful spinning tops out of cardboard and a paintbrush. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, he recycles a dish into a UFO and sends Paper Bag on an outer ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Talking Door Alarm | Rock Lunchbox

Jeremie creates a door alarm by recycling a speaker from a talking flyswatter. Then he shows how to make a lunch box that looks like it’s built out of rocks, using newspapers and painting tricks. Later he uses a scanner and his hands to create cool art pictures. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie recycles an egg carton into a ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Swooping Bird | Crushed-Crayon Mosaic

Jeremie makes a swooping bird out of card stock, straws, and a magnet. It can swoop down and pick up metal objects with its magnetized feet! Crayons inspire Jeremie to fashion a mosaic image using crushed crayons, string and white glue. Jeremie then creates amazing images of ponies using just paper cut out in five simple shapes! For the Artzooka ...
  • 2011
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Surprise Painting | LED Light Gloves

Jeremie shows how to take a painting and add a surprise joke. Then he creates magic light gloves using LED lights. Later he cuts potato chip bags into strips and weaves them into a book cover. In an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie recycles a canister into a time machine and sends Paper Bag back in time to the days of ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Superhero Comic Book | Skateboard

Anyone can be a super hero! Jeremie creates a superhero comic book by drawing and colouring on photos. Then he uses a grid to take a really cool image from his t-shirt and put it on his skateboard. Lights, camera, action! Jeremie shows us how to use everyday objects to create sound effects for movies. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Sun Catchers | Personalized Pillows

Jeremie recycles some plastic packaging into colourful stained-glass sun catchers. Then, using an old sweater, he personalizes his a pillow — Artzooka style! Want more pals? Jeremie builds several crew dudes from cardboard rolls. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, he recycles some old keyboard keys into a robot and sends Paper Bag to help out at a fantastic robot factory.
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Socktopus | Frozen Nightlight

Jeremie uses socks to make an octopus — a socktopus! Jeremie then makes an icy nightlight by freezing an LED light in water, using a plastic bottle as a mold. He follows this with an Artzooka! box bot made out of cardboard and straws, with moving arms and legs. For the Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie makes an RV out of a drain ...
  • 2011
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Snow Globe | Flip Book

Want to Artzooka a jar? Jeremie shows us how to make a cat jar with a snow-globe stomach full of treats. Then he creates a Paper Bag flip book. A flat drawing of a house pops off the page when Jeremie adds some shadows. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie creates a racing car out of a glue bottle and ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Singing Puppet | Homemade 3D Glasses

Jeremie makes a puppet with moveable mouth out of some paper plates, a cardboard tube and an elastic band — perfect for singing! Jeremie then makes his own 3D glasses out of some cardboard tubes, straws, cardboard and magnifying glasses. Old stockings inspire Jeremie to create a pig. Jeremie creates a pirate ship using a paintbrush and a boot for ...
  • 2011
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Secret Compartments | Photography Tips

Jeremie shows us how to make secret compartments and hide them in a work of art. Then he gives us ideas on how to compose photos by experimenting and thinking about where we stand. Later he discovers the joys of drawing without looking. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie recycles a yogurt container into a golf cart and sends Paper ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013