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Room 5 have fun with salt painting – Aisling’s Class


On Thursday we explored painting with salt.

It was lots of fun and an art technique that was new to us.

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First we squeezed pva glue patterns on some card.

Next, we dunked the card in a tub of salt.

After that we shook off any additional salt.

We left our work to dry.

Later that afternoon we took out our watercolour paints.

We carefully dabbed droplets of watercolours on the salt.

We watched in surprise as the watercolours travelled up the salted lines!

Have a look at us hard at work!

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Room Five Make Mosaics – Aisling’s Class




Thursdays are special days in our room because we get to experiment with our art skills!
Today we made flower mosaics using clay, beads, dyed beans and chickpeas.IMG_1654
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First we kneaded the clay and flattened it.
Then we used plastic pots to cut round circles of clay.
Next we drew our flower shape in the clay using pencils.
Finally we pressed a selection of dried beans and beads into the clay.
Take a look at the final product!

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We had a little clay left over so we made even more wonderful creations using our imaginations and our fine motor skills!

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Thanks for stopping by 😉