Art & Design
This week the reception children have been learning about the season Winter . They have been finding wintery objects outside while completing Maths challenges. They have been on a winter hunt looking for different items and completing a checklist. They have also been painting snowmen. Great work Kingfishers.
The Swans have being doing observational drawings of migratory birds. This week we used magnifying glasses to look closely at the colour and texture of the feathers. We then used watercolour paints to paint over our sketches. The children used a variety of drawing media such as biros, sketching pencils and handwriting pens.
This half term, the children are creating 3D Art. The children have investigated the possibilities of working with clay. The children were introduced to the story of Henry the Pebble and his Family. Miss Jones told the story and the children followed the story manipulating a small piece of clay. The forceps of each part […]
The year one children continued being artists this week, focusing on 3D art. The children used different coloured clays to decorate 3D forms. They manipulated clay to produce balls and coils. Great work Kingfishers.
The children have been very busy creating fireworks. The children chose the colours they wanted and dripped the paint on to the circle tapping it on the side of the spinner. When they had selected the colours they put the lid on top and spun the spinner. When they took the top off they were […]
This half term the children in Kingfishers Class have be investigating different textiles and learning new skills. The children have learnt to weave, mark – make, knot, take rubbings and fabric peg. The children have also enjoyed working with Brusho and seeing the effect it has when paining over oil pastels. The photographs show the […]
This half term, the children in Woodpeckers class have enjoyed learning about The Stone Age. In Art we have looked at Stone Age cave art, drawings and pottery. This week we made our own Stone Age pots and bowls and used natural objects to help make patterns on them. We used our finger nails, sticks, […]
As part of the Owls topic based on the Ancient Egyptians, the children created some portraits. They also used modelling clay to make canopic jars! These were then displayed in our class museum. The children were really proud of their creations.
The children continued being artists and working with textiles. Today the children used different tools and techniques to produce a fabric resist piece of work. The children used textured surfaces to produce effective rubbings. Great work Kingfishers.
This half term the children in Woodpecker class have been learning about The Stone Age. In Art, we have been looking at prehistoric cave art. Stone age cave art consisted mainly of hunter gatherers, bush men and animals. The children used tracing paper to help them draw some outlines of prehistoric animals and hunters for […]
The children continued being artists and working with textiles. The children explored marks and patterns using oil pastels on white strips of fabric. The children applied Brusho over their marked strips. Great artwork Kingfishers.