This term Out of the Box activities included ‘Clay Play’ where the children created a Tree Gallery outside.
The children pressed a clay background onto the bark, then shaped and imprinted texture and pattern using their fingers, palms and natural objects, such as twigs and fruits.
Picture 1: Savannah’s dog is being decorated using a twig.
Picture 2: Ruby carefully selected sycamore ‘wings’ and leaves of different shapes and colours for her star.
Picture 3: Alina used her fingers to shape her cat’s head. She made its features pushing in twigs.
Picture 4: Alex likes circles so he experimented with a variety of items he found to make rings and dots.
Picture 5: Honor and Evie discovered that a criss-cross pattern made with a twig gave their clay ice-cream a textured cone. Red seeds became strawberry sprinkles and a crispy brown horse chestnut leaf “flake” topped this muddy treat.
Picture 6: Clara’s portrait of Mrs Hulbert had stylish curly grass eyelashes and a leafy mop of brown hair to make it unmistakeable!
Thanks to Miss Rooks and all the artists for another fun session!