In this session pupils will explore natural materials to create artistic crafts.
They will learn why it is important to use natural materials and experience the qualities and uses of them.
10 mins- Introduction to Centre leader. Name game energiser to quickly get to know each other.
15 mins Intro to Sustainability Ethics. Earth Care, People Care, Fair shares. Visual aids and board to engage and explain. Circle discussion. Earth care: Where do our materials come from? What properties do they have? Man- made vs natural. Using natural materials. Why are they more beneficial for the environment? Fair share: How we share our resources during activities.
20 mins Craft activity. Clay tree spirits. Using clay to create creatures or patterns on trees outside in your grounds. Or, if there are no trees, we can do these on card.
OR 20 mins Chalk carving with flint. Using chalk and flint from our site. Discovering how chalk is formed. Using the flint as a tool to carve the chalk into shapes. Can be decorated with natural dyes from nature.
20 mins Craft activity. Leaf bashing: nature’s paintbox. Using small hammers to bash leaves onto fabric, making beautiful patterns and colours from nature.
10 mins. People Care : Circle time with an earth based song. Using sticks to create rhythm.
Art and Design KS1 to use a range of materials creatively to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
Art KS2 improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including, drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials
English KS2 preparing poems and play scripts to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action discussing words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination