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!
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
The grade 6’s have made poly symmetrical patterns inside of concentric circles in 2D. Now they are to make a 3D mobile of circles. It has to be 20cm wide and 30cm long. I have to be able to hang it. The whole mobile will be made out of recycled goodies and spray painted white… Continue reading Circle Mobiles Begin
Today the Grade 4’s are adding hot patterns to the background of their blue dogs. A lovely theme linking with the guide dog association and AACL outing in Grade 4. You are welcome to see the project brief for this project at this link. I link the mark sheet or checklist to their Google Classroom… Continue reading Blue Dogs
The Grade 5’s are finishing up their own Marog Monster creations. The monsters were based on a poem called “The Marog”. A wonderful poem in my opinion. So full of imagery. Please see my project blog post on this. The Grade 5’s have used chalk and chalk pastel, rich in colour and potential. They… Continue reading Marog Madness
The Grade 6’s are learning about monochromatic colours. They are using these colours to create a design for a rose window. Rose windows were used in the big cathedrals as decoration. They were big and brilliant when the sun shone through them. The chalk that the Grade 6’s use to outline their artwork will absorb… Continue reading Our Monochromatic Rose Windows