Fathers Day Art Ideas

Fathers Day is next Sunday 17th June. While it is a lovely way to celebrate dads it can also be a very sad day for some children so I think its important to be mindful of that. Here are some activities/art that I love – Click the photo to be redirected to the template/step by […]

Some art lessons I’m planning for the last term

6 weeks left so here are some art lessons that I’m planning on trying in my class. Tissue paper bleeding These look great! Children will choose a landmark, symbol, their name etc as the focus. We have since completed these! I love how these turned out!! Children drew landmarks and then we used the technique […]

Ireland in 2116

I was walking through Dublin this morning and noticed that the Art Gallery was open so we decided to pop in for a coffee and a quick look around. One of the current exhibitions is ‘Imagining Ireland in 2116’ which was a competition that was run as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. Hundreds […]

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     […]

Daily stations

I was thinking of some new ideas that could be used in January and thought about stations. These would be fun, minimal prep activities that could be used daily/weekly that might give a focus to a certain time in the school day (first thing in the morning/after break/after lunch/just before hometime or just add something […]

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.

Famous people in history- art and history display

I recently shared the above photograph on Facebook and Instagram. This was a display by one of my colleagues which integrated Art and History. The children chose a famous person in history – wrote some interesting facts about the person and then created an image and background about them. Here are just three examples of […]

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 […]