Learning about Georges Seurat

Room 15 were learning about lots of different artists and this month we were learning about Georges Seurat who is a french artist responsible for pointilism. Pointilism involves using closely packed together dots to create a picture.

2nd class school tour

Last Tuesday, second class went to Pine Forest up in the mountains. It was pouring rain but that didn’t stop us having lots of fun! We did lots of things including making a fish tea light holder out of clay and a monster bookmark.

Poolbeg art in Room 1

The children in Room 1 created art based on the Poolbeg Lighthouse and chimneys!
They mixed compost with brown paint and PVA for the pathway, constructed the lighthouse and chimneys out of paper and painted the background!

Room 11 – dream houses

Room 11 have been discovering the different properties of various materials to decide which ones would suit our dream houses! We designed our dream houses before adding some materials to it. There were some whacky houses- would you like to live in an upside down house?

Celebrating mothers in Room 12

Check out this lovely Mother’s Day art from Room 12!

Fighting words with Room 12

Room 12 were very lucky to be invited to a Fighting Words workshop. This workshop was set up by the author Roddy Doyle. Everyone wrote a story together and created characters. Illustrators, editors and publishers were on hand to help. It was a fantastic day!

Mothers Day celebrations in Room 11

Room 11 designed unique Mother’s Day cards for their mothers, grandmothers, aunts or any other special person in their lives who  helps to takes care of them. They wanted to show them just how thankful they are.