Our final day in the arts studio involved a crucial debate about whether we, as the animals in the wild wood, should talk to ‘Leaf’ (the polar bear). One side took on the argument that we should NOT talk to … Continue reading →
Day 3 saw us becoming scientists to look closely at different leaves on all the plants around school. We created tints of green to create leaf paintings. We collected leaves from the grounds, created different tints and then painted the … Continue reading →
Day 2, we were joined by Y5 to help us create cave’s in our school grounds just like ‘Leaf’ did in the story. We worked in teams to create our caves. Then we created an imaginary creature to live in … Continue reading →
Day 1: a treasure hunt took us around the school grounds to find clues so that we could work out what our focus book for the week would be. This week we have looked at the story ‘Leaf’. We listened … Continue reading →
This week we are continuing our Superhero topic. Today we read Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson. In the story the whale becomes beached on a bay and the fire service have to come to rescue the whale. This made us think about the real life superheroes in our environments. We thought of many examples of real life superheroes together as a class such as; Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, The Fire Brigade, Police and the Army.
A ginormous cardboard box had found its way to our class carpet at lunch time. We decided to get creative!
We have had so much fun exploring colour today through looking at the artist Jackson Pollock.
Here are some of the questions we thought about whilst expressing ourselves through paint:
Can you remember where Jackson Pollock came from? How did it make you feel when you were painting? How did you produce your patterns? What happened when you dipped a ball in paint and then bounced it on your art work?
For those artists who have not had their turn yet do not worry! We are continuing this activity tomorrow!
Now that our blog is up and running. Here are some photos of the children making their Christmas cards that were sent to print before half term! We hope all those who ordered them like them when they arrive.