Takashi Murakami-inspired Art

Takashi Murakami-inspired Art

We’ve loved finding out all about the colourful work of Japanese artist Takashi Murakami in Year 1. We have discussed his work, and then used his art as inspiration as we develop our painting skills. We have learnt how to correctly hold a paintbrush, as well as...
Amazing Art –  Year 4

Amazing Art – Year 4

This term we will be making some clay animals but first, we had to remind ourselves of how to use clay effectively! It had been such a long time but we came up with a list of top tips based on our experiences last year like: keeping our hands cool, not oveerworking...
A Magical Time in Music

A Magical Time in Music

We have thoroughly enjoyed ukulele with Mr Langford since coming back from half term – we have been learning to play the melody from the Harry Potter movies! It was great once we’d gotten the hang of moving our fingers to the frets for the higher notes and...

Musicians in the making

The children have continued to develop their glockenspiel skills this half term and are wowing Mrs Donaldson. They have looked at both the E and D keys focussing on rhythm and reading the notes whilst...
Making our own play dough

Making our own play dough

What budding scientists, cooks, problem solvers and creative people we are in Nursery. As well as saving money and having the opportunity to explore, we love to make our own play dough, and this way, we can choose the colour and flavour we make. This varies from...
Creating Colours

Creating Colours

This half-term we have moved on to our painting unit. We began by looking at three different types of paint: block paint, water colours and poster paint. We tried using each of them and then discussed their properties. Next, we moved onto looking at primary colours...