Today in the home room we were exploring our mark making skills.
we got our trays, paper and paint all set up and decided to use the Lego blocks to print the marks and patterns they made.
We picked different shape sizes, colours and shapes of blocks.
We had lots of fun dipping our blocks into the paint, and exploring what print it would make.
When we finished using the blocks ,we then decided to use our fingers to design the rest of our picture.
We had lots of fun getting messy and mark making our block pictures.
Can you make your own block prints at home? What else can you find that you can print patterns with?
This week in the Studio room the children have shown an interest in using every day recycled materials to make their own models.
We discussed what materials we would need to make the robots.
“We need glue and paint”
“We could use these sponges and brushes to paint them”
They decided to make Robots using “big” and “small” cardboard boxes and selected their own paints and materials such as sponges and paint brushes to paint their boxes.
” We chose orange and blue and green paint”
“We are going to glue heads on our robots”
When the boxes were dry the children glued them together to create their robots and decorated them using “sparkly gems” .
Junk modelling is a great way to provide our children with opportunities to develop their imagination and problem solving skills.
We are looking for more bits n bobs to add to our collection that you may have at home :
- Bottle lids
- Cereal Boxes
- Cardboard boxes
- Kitchen roll tube
- Shoe Boxes
- Yoghurt pots
We have been having lots of fun exploring different Autumn experiences in our toddler room this week. Through curiosity the children have been exploring sensory playdough, printing pictures with apples and exploring touch and texture with porridge oats.
The children chose various autumn colours to create prints using apples.
The children explored different natural materials with sensory playdough.
A is developing his fine motor skills here by exploring the sensory oats to find numbers and then chose to thread them onto a paintbrush. Fab problem solving!
The children have been exploring the studio and getting creative. The children are able to express themselves through music and visual arts.
Today we have been busy creating collage pictures using various materials, cutting with scissors and using glue sticks.
We are all enjoying painting at the easel.
Can you hear us singing and playing musical instruments?
Today in the studio the children were exploring colour and mark making on a variety of different materials such as cling film, corrugated card and tin foil.
They choose to use every day objects such as rollers, sponges and brushes to create their wonderful artwork, developing their creativity, fine and gross motor skills.