We have already begun to work hard this year. We have created paper insect collages and endangered animal prints.
Our topic this term is Ancient Greece. We will be visiting the British Museum on Tuesday September 19th. If you would like to learn more about the Ancient Greeks take a look at the following link.
During our topic about Ancient Greece we made our own sandals, Greek masks and created Greek pots.
This half term we have been studying the Maya. We have learnt about their ancient civilisation, their way of life,beliefs, art and architecture. We have made comparisons between the Mayans and other histroical groups.
Here are some photos of our Mayan masks.
Look at our weaving! If you want to try this at home have a look at the follwoing video link to help you. https://youtu.be/X53ZXcHoR_c
Today we made some Mayan Chocolates using 74% chocolate, chilli and cinnamon !
Our topic this term has been Japan, so far we have learnt about the geographical landscape and some of the art forms and crafts that comes from Japan. In art we have made our own fans decorating them with a cherry blossom flower. We have researched the history of the Kokeshi doll and made our own out of clay. Later this term we will be making our own sushi, creating information leaflets and designing and making our own rickshaw.
Mount Fuji and The Wave
Japanese Persuasive Writing
We have continued to learn anout Japan this term. We have made our own moving rickshaws and created salt dough maps. We have compared Japanese home to our own and created fact files about Japan. We have also made our own Sushi and tried some wasabi!
Japanese Fact Files
Salt Dough Maps
In RE we have been looking at art in religion. We have made our own rangoli patterns and created beautiful prayermats.