National Curriculum Subject Area/s: Science, Art, potential for cross-curricular work
Length of session: 1 hour
Max group size: 30 pupils
- Reinforce learning about minibeasts in school
- Discover artists' fascination with minibeasts and try fun techniques inspired by artists such as Matisse
- Improved speaking and listening skills
Activity 1: Minibeast hunt
Pupils will solve minibeast riddles and then hunt for minibeasts in paintings in our Still Life Gallery.
Activity 2: Caterpillar collage
Starting with the story of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ children will work in groups to create a giant ‘big, fat caterpillar' collage to take back to school.
Activity 3: Make a finger puppet
Pupils will then make a colourful snail or butterfly finger puppet to take away.
Contact for Early Years, Key Stage 1 & 2 programmes:
Clare Coleman, Sackler Education Officer: Early Years to Key Stage 2
T: 01865 288077 E: email@example.com