Easter Art Ideas

Two weeks until the Easter holidays! I can’t believe how quickly this year is going! So here are some Art ideas for Easter. I’ve split them into 3 categories; easter eggs, easter bonnets/baskets and bunnies/chicks! If you have any other ideas – email me or comment below! Easter Eggs     Easter Bonnets/Baskets     […]

Valentines Ideas

Valentines Day is just around the corner so here are some ideas to use for a thematic day/week based around St. Valentine and love.

New Year Activities

So today is the last official day of the Christmas holidays. The thoughts of returning to school on Monday fill me with fear – while I love my job, I also love the holidays and alarm clocks, making lunches, commuting and working are not very appealing at the moment. So instead of planning/changing timetables I […]

Christmas Art Ideas

Its beginning to look a lot like….. Christmas! Ah one of the maddest times of the year – so here are some nice art lessons/ideas that you might like. I usually try to get 2 pieces of Christmas Art completed.

Winter Art Ideas

Winter is here so I’m putting together some winter art ideas that are separate to Christmas. I’ve spent the last few hours looking online for inspiration and here are some of my favourites. The Snowflake is really effective and makes a lovely display in your classroom. They cover the Construction strand and children can work […]

Halloween Art Ideas

I know it’s a bit early but this will give you a chance to get the materials you require. Spooky Silhouettes Art teacher in LA Mythical creatures (made from clay/ could be a drawing lesson too!)   Monster Attack The children chose an image from newspaper/magazine (mainly vehicles but any images could be used). They […]

Hands On – Crafts for the Classroom

Ultan the editor of ‘Hands On – Crafts for the Classroom’ got in touch with me before we went back to school about this publication. Art is certainly not my strong point so I was excited to read about the books and delighted when the hard copies arrived in the post. My first impression was […]

Art Supplies

Usually if you are working in a mainstream classroom you’re given an art budget which is typically between 5 and 8 euro per child. So in a class of 28 children you will have approximately 150 – 200 euro or more to spend on art supplies for the year.

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