Grades 1-8 Lively Arts Program

handworkThe Lively Arts HomeSchool at Mountain Phoenix Community School is an arts enrichment program designed to supplement home school education. Our program is inspired by Rudolph Steiner’s lively arts within a public Waldorf setting.

Practicals Arts: Sewing, knitting, weaving, felting, cooking, and gardening
Visual Arts: Painting, drawing, modeling, and sculpting
Movement Arts: Games, dancing and Eurythmy
Performing Arts: Theater, poetry, story telling 
Music Arts: 
Flute, recorder, singing, band and orchestra
Language Arts: Poetry, Spanish, verses, stories, and creative writing

Daily Schedules

Grades 1 and 2 Schedule
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.   Opening Circle Time
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.   Games and Movement
9:45 – 10:00 a.m.   Recess
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.   Snack
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.  Spanish
10:45 – 11:15 p.m.   Music
11:15 – 11:30 a.m.   Story Time
11:30 – 12:15 p.m.   Lunch and Recess
12:15  – 12:45 p.m.   Handwork
12:45 – 2:45 p.m.   Activity Blocks (arts and crafts, nature walk, bees wax modeling, games)
2:45 p.m.   Closing Circle Time
3:00 p.m.   School is adjourned

Grade 3  Schedule
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.   Opening Circle Time
9:30 – 9:45 a.m.   Snack
9:45 – 10:00  a.m.   Recess
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.   Art
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.   Games and Movement
11:10 – 11:50 a,m.   Handwork
11:50- 12:40 p.m.   Lunch and Recess
12:40 – 1:15 p.m.  Music
1:15 – 1:45 p.m.   Spanish
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.   Activity Time (arts and crafts, nature walk, bees wax modeling, games)
2:45 p.m.   Closing Circle Time
3:00 p.m.   School is adjourned

Grades 4-8 Schedule
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.   Opening Circle Time
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.   Art
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.   Snack
10:15-11:00 a.m.   Handwork
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.   Games and Movement
11:45-12:40 p.m.   Lunch and Recess
12:40-1:30 p.m.    Music
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.   Spanish
2:15-2:45 p.m.   Activity Time (arts and crafts, nature walks, beeswax, modeling)
2:45 – 3:00 p.m.   Closing Circle Time
3:00 p.m. School is adjourned

lowergradesField Trips
In addition to the classroom experience, field trips are planned to provide additional arts enrichment experiences.

These trips may include:

  • Theater productions
  • Denver Puppet Theater
  • Denver Art Museum
  • Dance productions

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