Posts tagged with Craft

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Chinese New Year

On Tuesday we had a fantastic crafty afternoon taking part in 3 different activities to celebrate Chinese New Year. Primary 1-3 worked together in each classroom to create a lantern, a chinese dragon and as it is the year of the horse – a special wooden horse. What was your favourite activity and why?

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Funky Chickens

We made these funky chickens after reading chapter 10 of Fantastic Mr Fox when we found out that Mr Fox had come up with a brilliant plan to beat farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean. What was Mr Fox’s plan? How did we make these chickens?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Papier Mache Planets

As part of our topic work, we created a new planet! We used balloons, papier mache and paper to build the layers of our newly discovered planets. Then we added mountains and colour using tissue paper. Finally we wrote an imaginative story about using a telescope to discover our new planet. What did you enjoy […]

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Sparkly Super Stars – making neckies

Last week we were busy designing and making our neckies to wear at the Christmas concert. We then split into groups to help primary 1, primary 2 and the children from the nursery to make their neckies! It was hard work but lots of fun. What did you enjoy about this task?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

The Twits

We enjoyed reading The Twits and were inspired to do lots of art and craft activities.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Ghoulish Ghosts

Today we made some ghoulish ghosts, perfect pumpkins and symmertrical scary spiders. How do you celebrate Halloween? Do you go guising? Do you get dressed up? Leave a comment to tell others how you made your Halloween craft.

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Easter Hats

As part of a craft activity, P3 made prototype Easter Hats that P1, P2 and P3 would wear at the Easter Service. We then worked with a P1 or P2 buddy to assist them with their Easter Hat. We think everyone made a great job and they certainly looked great as we sang in the […]

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Hairy Maclary

As part of our World Book Day activities, we read Hairy Maclary by Lynley Dodd. We then made our very own Hairy Maclary using special hairy wool! Leave a comment telling us about your favourite book or author.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Bagpipe making

Bagpipes Gary, a bagpiper from Alba School of Music, came to play the bagpipes and tell us how they were made. We made our bagpipes using paper, scissors and PVA glue. First we had to fold our paper and cut strips but we had to be careful not to cut all the way to the […]

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Chinese New Year

We have been learning about some of the traditions of Chinese New Year. 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, so we made some fantastic Dragon puppets. We learned that red envelopes are given to children and can be filled with sweets or money. We made envelopes with Chinese writing to give to our friends […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Christmas Craft

Over the last week or so, we’ve gone ‘craft daft’! We’ve made pom pom penguins, dancing reindeer, snowman puppets, sewn stockings, santa faces and made cards! Have a look at all our hard work. Which craft activity did you enjoy the most and why?

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Autumn Art

As all the leaves began to fall off the trees, we managed to gather some to make some Autumn Artwork. We used wax crayons to make rubbings of the leaves and bark, and then cut them out to create our wonderful art. What did we made our bark shape from?

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Hallowe’en Craft

Today we made some pumkin lanterns. We had to fold the paper very carefully, draw straight lines using a ruler, cut neatly and glue together. What do you do to celebrate Halloween?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Hamish the Cat

First of all we had to draw around the puppet template to make the puppet head. Then we had to glue the two parts together, but remembering not to glue the bottom edge. Next we used our own imaginations to make the ears, whiskers, nose, eyes and draw any more details needed. All the cats […]

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Our final topic of the year!

After all our hard work with our Ancient Egypt topic, Mrs C asked us what we’d like our final topic to be and we voted for The Seaside! We sorted and identified different types of shells, created a seaside display with safety posters, designed packaging for sun protection cream, made papier mache hot air balloons, […]