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Expressive Arts

Welcome to the Expressive Arts page here you will find lots of ideas and links to getting creative. 

Art expands a child’s ability to interact with the world around them, and provides a new set of skills for self-expression and communication. Not only does art help to develop the right side of the brain, it also cultivates important skills that benefit a child’s development.

By engaging in art activities, children practice a variety of skills and progress in all areas of development. Creative art helps children grow in physical, social, cognitive, and emotional development. Children also practice imagination and experimentation as they invent new ways to create art. This could be through techniques including art, drama, movement, music, poetry, puppetry, and sand play.

We know that the Rosary Children are very artistic and we would love to see you spending some of your daily routine including art. 

Maybe you can play an instrument?

Maybe you’re a fabulous painter?

Maybe you love to dance or sing or act?

We are all good at something! So maybe you could have a go at a few of the ideas and links below and let us know how you got on?

Back and forth drawing game.

One person starts the drawing with something simple and quick. For example, you might draw circle or a line, a pair of eyes, or the outline of a house.

Then we just take turns adding elements back and forth. Taking one turn each to add something to the drawing. This can be drawing or you may choose to add words or phrases, speech bubbles or sentences. 

Play free games and quizzes, find art activities, explore homework help at Tate Kids.

TATE KIDS

Junk modelling is always a fun way of using old materials.

Junk modelling is a fun way to get designing and using your recycling.

 

It’s the most unique way to learn how to draw anything ever invented! If you know your NUMBERS and LETTERS, let John and his buddy Muffalo show you how to draw anything in minutes!!! Over 200 videos and counting! Have fun!!

DRAWING WITH NUMBERS AND LETTERS 

 

Discovery Education/ Espresso  offers a breadth and depth of digital media content that is immersive, engaging and brings the world into the classroom/Home to give every student a chance to experience fascinating people, places and events. There are lots of games and fun activities.

ESPRESSO LINK

9 comments on “Expressive Arts

  1. alice.miles says:

    What an exciting new page! I can’t wait to try out a few of these activities. I hope everyone sends in pictures of what they get make and maybe share some of their ideas too!

  2. SO FUN!

  3. Oooh nice! I’m sure I can get theese engredients somewhere!

  4. Jacqueline Hayter says:

    I am so excited about this page. We have such talented children at the Rosary and I am looking forward to see all your wonderful creations.

  5. Anna McGrory says:

    This page is absolutely BURSTING with ideas and activities! I cannot wait to see what everyone creates using this as inspiration!

  6. Mrs Ahmed says:

    This is an amazing page with lots of creative ideas. I am going to try one myself and looking forward to see your creative work.

  7. Miss Scott says:

    We tried the muffalo potato drawing today, it was so much fun and such a laugh. We made a rule no pause button… makes the drawing competition better! I’m so happy with my Mickey Mouse I drew..😃 And I never knew I could draw Batman!
    Try it out.

  8. Miss Stewart says:

    OMG! This page is going to create so many masterpiece’s. I cannot wait to see the type of work it produces.

  9. lailamarie morgan yr5 says:

    the skittles were so cool

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