Welcome to Valued Art & Education school!
We opened in 2016, our school is licensed by the Ministry of Children and Families. The mandate of this program is to provide a wide range of recreational, art, social and educational programs. Serving students in art classes, birthday parties, camps and mainstream from Preschool to Grade 5, our focus is on student achievement and supporting all learners.
Our Vision: At Polka Dot Fine Art & Education, we want all learners in our school community to be open-minded, creative risk-takers, who nurture a love of learning.
Our goal is to provide a positive school culture that will empower and engage all learners.
Polka Dot Art Therapy Class
What is Art Therapy?
Art Therapy combines the creative process and psychotherapy to facilitate self-exploration and understanding. Using imagery, color, and shape as part of this creative therapeutic process, thoughts and feelings can be expressed that would otherwise be difficult to articulate.
Working with Art Therapy
Everyone can be an artist.
Creative outlets boost self-esteem.
Art can be used as a tool for communication.
Art can be a container.
Artistic communities can foster self-esteem and connection with others.
Everything is a resource.