Tag: primaryart

Reindeer Drawings

Using line and shape to draw a reindeer

Fireworks Collage

Ages 5 – 11 Project Length 2 x approx 1 hour   This project combines some great experimental mark making with a range of collage techniques. Firstly, the children taped two pieces of black card together ( an adult will need to help younger children).  For older groups, we showed them how to create a …


Length of session – 2 Hours Ages 5 – 11   This was run as a holiday club session which was great as the children were able to work solidly for two hours.  The session could however be split into two one hour sessions if needed. Firstly we had a chat about robots and what …

Self -Portraits

A self portrait topic for children aged 5 – 11 including drawing and colour mixing.

Picasso Portraits

A two hour art project for primary aged children creating Picasso – inspired portraits using oil pastel

Introduction to printing

The children in our art clubs have been busy getting to grips with the idea of printing this week.    We had a short discussion about printing before hand and many of the children realised that they had printed before even if it was simply using potatoes or hands.  We talked about different kinds of …

Wooden Skewers and Indian Ink

We had a couple of great holiday club sessions over the Easter Holidays.  I always enjoy running these sessions as the longer time (two hours) gives the opportunity to really get stuck into a process or technique and send the children home with some lovely finished work at the end of it.  We also seem …