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Adire Inspired Art


We made art inspired by Adire textile art which is an indigo-dyed cloth made in Nigeria by Yoruba women. The women make the textile art using a variety of resist-dyeing techniques. We made patterns on watercolour paper using wax crayons. Then we painted over the wax crayon with a mixture of blue and black paint more »

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Leaf Printing


We collected lots of different leaves to use for printing. We put white paint on the inside of the leaves and used them to print onto black paper. To print we pushed them onto the paper and carefully lifted them up. Once they were dry we coloured in the spaces with colouring pencils before using more »

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Engineers week


At the start of engineers week we watched a documentary about engineers called Dream Big. It was mostly about how engineers help our society, and how life would be more difficult without them. On Wednesday we studied about what properties a bridge needs to be stable and weather resistant. After that we built bridges using more »

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Plaid Leaf Art


We designed backgrounds for leaves using paper. We made plaid patterns with the paper before adding our leaves. We created our leaves by tracing around leaves, cutting them out and adding patterns with pastels.

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Halloween Chromotography Art


We experimented with chromatography in science. We drew patterns using markers onto circular filter paper. We then folded it and put it into a cup of water. We let it soak overnight and then let it dry. When it was dry the colours were split and we then used it as a moon and created more »

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