The grade 4’s are embarking on a mission to tell the world about water pollution through stop-motion with paint. This is all good and fun but many have never made a stop-motion before so today is about experimenting with the paint and stop-motion. Not only do they need art shirts but I really feel like… Continue reading Play Time with Stop-Motion
The grade 5’s have just completed our gamified Ancient Egypt project. (Gamified means that their tasks count toward points for their teams.) I am so excited that it all worked out well! HERE is the link to our point sheet. We had to add an equalizer column to ensure fairness across the project as some… Continue reading Pelicans find a winner!
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 grade 5’s are painting forth for the winning points! Yes this project has been “gamefied”. Please feel free to see the whole project at …… These kids have researched Ancient Egypt facts, deciphered their art instructions, created a virtual cartouche and created a giant cartouche as a group. They were put into groups using… Continue reading Egyption Games
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!