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  We created a ‘Rainstick’ which were originally made by the …

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 …

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 …

Superhero art lesson for 2-5’s

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Superhero art lesson We started our new block today which is all about ‘Characters’. Today Tiny Artists created their own imaginary superhero type character mask.  We first talked about what a character was and what our favourite characters and why.  We spoke about how they are usually very bright and bold colours which made us want to look at them.  …

Mandala art lesson for kids

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Mandala art lesson for kids This week Tiny Artists looked at Mandalas which are special circle pictures which stand for peace, they are meant to be relaxing to create and when you look at them in your home you should feel happy and relaxed.  Most importantly it is a circle shape that is filled with different types of patterns – …