Observing Nature can be a great source of inspiration for artistic creations.
Seeds, leaves, plants can be used in many ways, cut, glued, assembled or carved
Below are some examples of artistic activities experienced on Transgardens projects.
Happy Grandmothers’ Day ! Before leaving on holiday, the children of the Bercy school made candles to offer to their grandmothers. They painted small glass jars and decorated them with stickers, green or dead leaves collected in the school yard … Read More
During the vacations, the children of the youth center of Villiot (Claje – Paris Anim) have decorated small clay pots and wooden signs. After painting a first layer with the colors of their choice, they then added colorful patterns and … Read More
The Traversine garden will soon host a mini set-in-nature theatre ! First step: cutting out and colouring the paper templates that will bring to life all the stories that the children made up. Fairies, boares, feathers, pumpkin houses, she-warriors… that … Read More
The Bercy nursery school students took part in an unusual painting activity. After drawing branches on paper sheets, they got to decorate them with multicolored fruits, by using lemons, bell peppers, zucchinis, onions, celery and artichoke leaves as stamps to … Read More
Track game at the Grand Potager series 3/5 Third step of the discovery day at the Grand Potager: land art ! This artform consists in using materials from nature for esthetics purposes. The children had the opportunity to create their … Read More
After having made the bird boxes that will soon be scattered around the Great Vegetable Garden, the children set about decorating them. To do this, they used materials found in nature such as dead leaves, small branches, moss and flowers. … Read More
La Traversine is full of inspiring natural elements for craft activities! The children went there to collect leaves and sticks of different shapes and colors. Our little artists then assembled and glued them together to create people and animals. It … Read More
In the garden, winter has arrived with its first frosts. Our mandala was not spared, the sweet potatoes died out on a weekend, and the chilies that kept them company did not survive either… What to do with all the … Read More
This is the last step of the tin cans decoration workshop! After designinig black and white friezes inspired from traditional patterns from several African countries, after having them colored by the children of Bercy, we printed them on a water-resistant … Read More
The cans of the canteen were collected and painted in dark green. Filled up to 10cm of clay balls, at which level a hole was also drilled to form an overflow, they were filled with soil and biochar, and use … Read More
The children of the Macambeni center made drawings for the children of the Bercy preschool , as part of the “communicating classes” program, creating exchanges between educational gardens. These drawings will be given to the children of the Bercy … Read More