Sweet Music in Nursery

Sweet Music in Nursery

We certainly know how to move our bodies to music in nursery. Using a variety of percussion instruments, we learned to listen to instructions so that we know when to tap and stop. We also talked about loud sounds and more quiet ones. Our teachers then showed us how we...
Painting puddles

Painting puddles

Nursery made the most of the wet days by taking art outside.  We used powder and poster paint to mix into the rain water using spray bottles and paint brushes.  Some water was found inside of the tyres and there were plenty of puddles to experiment with. ...
Making Poppies

Making Poppies

Our children enjoyed using a range of resources to make their own representations of poppies. They were very proud of their art...
Frida Kahlo Art in Year 3

Frida Kahlo Art in Year 3

This term Year 3 have been studying the work of Frida Kahlo in relation to self-portraits. The children noticed that this artist took pride in exaggerating certain features of her face as they were part of her identity. She further emphasised her identity through...
Chuck Close style self-portraits

Chuck Close style self-portraits

We have combined our sketching skills – to complete a self-portrait – with our printing skills and produced art work in the style of Chuck Close. After looking closely at our facial features and sketching various examples, we completed a self- portrait....
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

In our latest Art unit, we studied the work of Andy Warhol and discussed what makes his artwork so effective.  We then developed our drawing skills and applied these skills to help us create our very own self-portraits.  This week, we then added bright colours to give...