Summer

Summer in the city can be a real adventure:
our interactive program in English and French for children from 2 to 8 years old!

In the summer season 2020, we offer two programs:
- "Inventions and Inventors" in French
- and the Musical Theater in English.

Kids will enjoy interactive lessons at school in Arbat and fun walks in Neskuchny Sad.
We offer a lot of creativity, outdoor games, communication, and language practice.
Choose inventions and creative experiments, acquaintance with different cultures, from the aborigines Australia and Johannes Gutenberg to Leonardo da Vinci and Andy Warhol.
Or choose musical theater, with songs, dances, poems, creative workshops, a real carnival and even Oscar nominations.

Teachers: all native speakers.
Tony Bernard is a French teacher, musician, and poet; he came to Moscow from romantic Paris. Tony is a gentle and cheerful teacher, one of the creators of our interactive video tutorials. He knows everything about scientific experiments, music, and physical education of kids.
Tina Chidyausiku is an English teacher, singer and actress, an expert in English language and literature. She came to Moscow from Zimbabwe, and knows what creative freedom and self-expression are. Tina teaches students music, acting and oratory skills.

Schedule:
- half a day (9.00-12.00, 14.00-17.00),
- full day (9.00-17.00),
- or full day with evening games (9.00-18.15).



July 6th-10th
North American First Nation Culture vs. Australian Aboriginal Culture

We will build tipi tents, make a totem, a costume (crown with feathers) and musical instruments (rain stick and didgeridoo). We will be inspired by the painting of the aboriginals and create our own masterpieces in workshops. We'll present our works at an exhibition, vote for best, and arrange a rain dance.

July 13ht-17h
Giuseppe Arcimboldo vs Leonardo da Vinci

We will be inspired by the Four Seasons by Arcimboldo and make portraits using fruits, vegetables, flowers, and branches. We'll make sketches in the style of da Vinci, and work with forms (wings, fan, kite). We'll paint our portraits in the style of Mona Lisa, presents our works at an exhibition, vote for the best, and arrange a dance of birds and vegetables.

July 20th-24th
Fernand Leger vs. Pablo Picasso

We will be inspired by Leger's cubism and create sculptures in his spirit. We'll get acquainted with the “blue” period of Picasso and paint portraits in shades of blue. We'll get acquainted with the “pink” period of Picasso and draw paintings on the circus theme. We'll present our works at an exhibition, vote for best, and arrange a dance with cubes.

July 27th-31st
Pete Mondrian vs. Vasily Kandinsky

We'll get acquainted with the abstract art of Mondrian and learn to work with shapes (square, triangle, rectangle). We'll paint trees in Mondrian style, and copy the Kandinsky concentric circles. We'll get acquainted with Kandinsky theory of colors perception (yellow, red, blue). We'll present our works at an exhibition, vote for best, and arrange abstraction dances.

August 3rd-7th
Henri Matisse vs. Vincent Van Gogh

We'll get acquainted with the painting "The Fall of Icarus" by Matisse and write our own copies. We'll create a collage in the spirit of Mateisse, and make Van Gogh's sunflowers with different materials. We'll watch the movie "Van Gogh's Passion" with animated paintings, as well as present our works at an exhibition, vote for best, and arrange a flower dance.

August 10th-14th
Andy Warhol vs. Keith Haring

We'll get acquainted with the painting "Marilyn" by Warhol and paint our own copies. We'll draw animals in Warhol style (zebra, frog). We'll get acquainted with Haring's pointillism and copy its characters using stencils. We'll present our works at an exhibition, vote for best, and learn a variety of dances.

August 17th-21st
Brothers of the Light vs Johannes Gutenberg

We'll get acquainted with the device of Gutenberg printing press. We'll get acquainted with Brothers of the Light flipbook technique and put photos in our own books. We'll create a taumotrop (an optical toy the history of cinema and animation began with). We'll create stamps from potatoes and apples. We'll present our works at an exhibition, vote for the best, and arrange robot dances.

July 6th-10th
Week of stories
We'll read about colorful mittens, a fish swimming in the ocean, a caterpillar that has a lot of boots, gingerbread cookies and Peter Pan.
We'll learn funny songs and dances and play memory games. We'll meet insects, and stage a performance. We'll make cookies and arrange fishing. We'll craft pirate costumes and go searching for treasures guarded by the terrible Dragon.

July 13th-17th
Week of fairy tales
We'll read about The Little Red Hen, a Room on the Broom, the Bremen Town Musicians, the Old lady who Swallowed a Fly, and about what the Little Lady Bird heard.
We'll create a shadow theater and the world's simplest toilet paper theater. We'll make puppets and cardboard characters for a play. We'll put on performances, and learn funny songs and dances. We'll know how to make a bread, and watch a cartoon about a good witch.

July 20th-24th
Week of fairy tales
We'll read about the Little Mermaid, Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf and Seven Kids, Alice in Wonderland and the Wizard of Oz.
We'll make back drops and costumes for little kids. We'll watch a musical, and learn funny songs and dances. We'll choose roles and play them. We'll get to know under the sea creaturse, and have a crazy tea party.

July 27th-31st

Week of professions
We'll learn a lot of interesting things about doctors, police officers, farmers, pilots and biologists.
We'll study professions, change roles of doctor and patient, policeman and robber, pilot and farmer, biologist and traveler. We'll build a 3D city, and learn songs and dances. We'll find out where food comes from, pack suitcases, and craft paper planes. We'll observe birds, collect plants and keep scientific diaries.

August 3rd-7th
Week of rhymes
We'll read about Diddle Diddle, Baa Ba Black Sheep, The boy Who Cried Wolf, Little Piggy, The Eensy Weensy spider, and The Little Teapot.
We'l learn rhymes and create our own. We'll make puppets, and stage a performance. We'll learn funny songs and dances, and create a giant spider web, and put on a show with dishes.

August 10th-14th
Show time
The school will present Summer Fashion Show, an open veranda in a restaurant, a circus, Mardi Gras Carnival and a Cowboy Western.
We'll create fashion props and backdrops. We'll get to know the circus professions, learn songs and dances, and stage a performance. We'll build a float for the carnival, and turn into our characters with bright makeup and costumes, as well as arrange races in the Wild Wild West.

August 17th-21st
Gala week
Every day there will be new events in the school: Art Gallery, Medieval Party, Theater of Shadows and Monsters, and even an Oscar Party.
We'll read stories about the Princess and the Fog, the little mouse and th Gruffalo. We'll learn songs of forest inhabitants and medieval dances. We'll create an art space and present our creative masterpieces at an exhibition. We'll guess the story characters in the shadows dance, and pick up our well-deserved Oscars at the festive ceremony.

You can find out THE FEES HERE
and book a place by contacting our managers at:
arbat@ptitcref.com, +7 (495) 697-20-06.