The K@P Kids continued to settle in and get working on a wide variety of creative projects over the month of October. Rather than focusing solely on visual arts, the performing arts were introduced and the students got to explore and hone their senses of humor.

Trying their hands at improv and stand up comedy, the kids learned about forms of comedy with local comedian and actor, Ben Harper. He taught them how to listen to each other and feed off each other’s ideas. Our young artists created characters and played improvisation games.

October wrapped up with practice working with costume makeup and techniques, as well as crafting their own masks from foam and paint, starting with pattern making and designing of the masks.

The K@P Staff also got to visit the opening of the school book fairs at Oakcrest and Rhoades, treating each child to the book of their choice and a donut. Being present in the schools is another way we can work toward being the community art center we strive to be!

Everyone got to eat healthy meals provided by Broken Arrow Neighbors and prepared by KAP staff. This month included a large variety of food. Everything from wings to spring rolls, rice and savory croissant sandwiches. The kids scarfed down some food and took home extra fruits and veggies.

Thank you to BAN and our guest artist, Ben Harper for such a successful month of KAP!

K@P Kid Quotes About Ben

“I thought it was a good experience for acting and getting people into acting. Overall it was fun!”

“I miss him really badly. Tell him to come back!!”
– Colin

“A ten.”

“It was fine”