Welcome to The giraffes art school!

We provide accessible, well-rounded arts education to children of all abilities. Through art, your children will develop powerful social and academic skills. Skills like problem-solving, self-expression, and self-discipline. Skills that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. We teach art through inclusivity and collaboration. We learn through laughter and openness. We create through love and exploration. We communicate through art with compassion for ourselves and others.


Shima Dehghan

Shima Dehghan

Shima is a licensed Early Childhood Educator who has been teaching visual arts to children for over 22  years.

She has experience working with special needs students, and is a practitioner of both the Reggio Emilia and Montessori approaches. Throughout her career, she has focused on creating developmentally appropriate lesson plans for students of all abilities. She believes in understanding and catering to each child’s interests and abilities so that the class can grow and learn as a whole.

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