A note from David D, a student in the Pelicans: "Hello everyone grade 5 pelicans are doing a Cartouche challenge and it is hotting up here in the art room. Students have have been spilt into groups of 4,5 and 3, they have had to do challenges that have been hard and brutal. They have… Continue reading Pelican’s Giant Cartouche
The grade 6's have just completed there stop-motion project which was done on a very large background. It was a group project and thus fairly free and noisy. I wanted to take the grade 6's in the opposite direction again by giving them a project to do as individuals and in miniature. This focuses the… Continue reading Eyes of South African Animals
The Kestrels are busy in their third painting session. Some are close to finishing, some are finished and some are just starting.
The Grade 6’s are now well on their way with this terms’ big project: Stop-motion Superheroes! (Or villains) The photos below show two classes working in two rooms, moving between them as they need to. They are painting their backgrounds or sets and creating their plasticine characters. One is even an octopus with a moustache.… Continue reading Stop-Motion is Underway!
Elkanah House is proud to announce the Little Mermaid as their choice of theatre production this year. Each time we put on a big production we ask the children to submit an artwork for the advertising poster and another artwork for the jacket. The jacket made for the cast and team to proudly wear during… Continue reading Poster Competition
Today in Technology… What a noisy lesson but boy did the kids enjoy it! Did they even realize they were learning, problem solving and up-skilling? Harry is a little fuzz ball with eyes. He needs a purch in which to enjoy his homeland’s sunshine. The children can be so creative! “It was lots of fun… Continue reading Guinea Fowls Lift Harry
Diabolical Dioramas Wow Ms Crous! The Grade 5’s are creating a diorama to create awareness of the Riverine Rabbit’s plight, namely it being so endangered that there are only 250 or so bunnies left. These are our rabbits. They do not live in any other country and we need to look after them. We learned… Continue reading Diabolical Diorama