Art lesson on the 5 Senses – Taste

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Fun kids art lesson with the 5 Senses – Taste This week Tiny Artists looked at the sense of taste – this was tricky to tackle in an art lesson!  First we squeezed and squished play dough and created big and small play dough cupcakes.  We spoke about the types of cakes we liked to eat – chocolate was the …

The 5 Senses – Smell

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The 5 Senses – Smell This week Tiny Artists looked at the sense of smell in creating their artworks.  First we created ‘smelly prints’.  We did this by first smelling a range herbs and vegetables and fruit such as rosemary, chives, onions, lemons and then we dipped them in different colours of paint and stamped them on paper to create …

The 5 Senses art lesson – Touch

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The 5 senses art lesson This week 2-5’s investigated ‘Touch’ in the 5 Senses.  This involved them first touching a range of different objects of varying textures such as cotton wool, sand paper, plasticine, foam, sponges and bubblewrap.  We even played a game trying to guess the different objects that were hidden in balloons – this was lots of fun!  …

The 5 senses Art Lesson – Sound

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The 5 Senses Art Lesson – Sound During the next 5 weeks we are investigating the ‘5 Senses’.  The children really seemed excited by this!  Today we looked closely at ‘Sound’.  We spoke about all the different sounds we could hear around us and what we liked to listen to.  We created a ‘Rainstick’ which were originally made by the …

Art Exhibition for children aged 6+

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Art Exhibition for children aged 6+ What a fast going action packed last lesson we had with the 6+ classes last Saturday, in preparation and anticipation of exhibiting all of the finished pieces to family and friends. There were so many things to do – finish the comic strips by colouring either in colour pencils or watercolour paints and then …

Tiny Art Easter Hats

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Tiny Art Easter Hats Wow!  I can’t believe that today was the last class of the term for 2-5 classes, next week being Good Friday and all.  So being our last class and looking at characters, I couldn’t go past the Easter Bunny being central to our art activity today.  We had fun reading an Easter Bunny book, then Tiny …

Nemo and Rainbow Fish Art Lesson

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Nemo and Rainbow Fish Art Lesson Tiny Artists first discussed different fish characters from TV or from books such as: Finding Nemo, Shark Tale and The Rainbow Fish.  We looked at pictures of Nemo in a fish tank with his friends, and we looked at the Rainbow Fish book’s beautiful watercolour pictures.  We looked at the watery blue water.  Tiny …

Tiny Art Comic Strips

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Tiny Art Comic Strips 6+ classes are really enjoying creating their comic strips at the moment.  With their chosen ‘Superhero’ and Villian’ characters they worked hard in developing an interesting story to make as an eye catching comic strip.  Students also have the choice from three mediums to colour them: watercolour paint, watercolour pencil and colour pencils – all with …

Paint Blob Monsters

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Paint Blob Monster My Tiny Artists are obsessed with Monsters at the moment and we decided to create a monster painting. We squirted lots of paint to one side of paper and folded and pressed down so they paint would squish inside and on both sides. When we opened to see the painting, the kids then decorated it with collage …