We recently ran an art competition for all pupils working from home at the moment. There was a Junior Competition for pupils from Junior Infants to 2nd Class and a Senior Competition from 3rd – 6th Classes. Pupils were free to choose any medium that they wished and there was great variety in the entries. Well done to all of those pupils who took
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As part of our Aistear topic we read the story of Elmer and made our own Elmers. We also made giraffes. We had to do a lot of cutting, sticking and colouring. We think they look great.
We are all very excited about Christmas in second class! We have been practising for our Christmas concert in the church every day and today is the big day when we perform in front of all our families and friends. We have enjoyed doing Christmas artwork, fun activities and reading Christmas stories in our class. Here are some of the pieces we have made
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Santa has come to Junior Infants. We used different materials to make our Santas – paint, glue, cotton wool and crepe paper.
We made penguins in Junior Infants. We coloured our shapes in then cut them out and finally glued them together.
We did some work based on Humpty Dumpty. We cut out pictures and placed them in the correct order to show the rhyme. We coloured pictures of Humpty Dumpty. We cut out the parts of Humpty then put them together and made a wall for him to sit on.
We worked really hard on our self portraits. We looked carefully at the colour of our eyes and hair. They look just like us!
On Friday we painted our faces. We will be adding our features next week.
We have covered many of the Art strands over the last few months, such as painting, fabric and fibre and construction.
We painted lambs and used chalk for the grass and marker to add the facial features. We also used our colouring, cutting, matching and sticking skills to make chicks.