Jun 13 2015

Art Gallery, Outdoor Activities and Art Day!

Cober Class have taken part in some exciting rainforest art workshops this week, at Falmouth Art Gallery and at school. We were made to feel extremely welcome, as always, at the gallery, despite the mess we created around our magnificent rainforest collage! We experimented with paint, tissue and other media to create a background for animals which we painted or cut out. It was great to spend time with year 6 at lunch time and together they produced some interesting pictures. In the afternoon we turned our creative energies towards making a waterfall and by the time we were ready to return to school, we were all exhausted! Thanks to all the parents and staff who helped with lifts and to Mrs Page who accompanied us and gave us some of her artistic ideas.
Wednesday was no electricity day, which Mr Anjari explained in a thought provoking assembly. As a result we spent a day measuring sticks, mapping the grounds, investigating trees and plants.
Thursday was art day, which was a great opportunity to have small groups working on different activities. We made rainforests in boxes in the morning and then animals from natural materials in the afternoon. The children had a lovely day, working in teams, sharing resources and developing their creative ideas.
By Friday we were all exhausted and spent a quieter day designing explorer bags (for a magnifying glass) and making a paper practice bag which we could use as a pattern. Next week we will be cutting out and sewing our felt bag and then decorating it with a rainforest theme.