Category: Classroom

Believe in your selfie 3-D bulletin board idea

A twist on a classic art activity, drawing a portrait of yourself, is to draw your selfie! Children took selfies and then drew them. They loved to capture themselves in class with the camera and their art  took on a whole new life.  Some asked if they could draw snapchat filters. Allowing their imagination to roam, the children took their selfies…

2017-2018 Classroom Reveal: Travel Theme

It’s been a week into school and it’s time to reveal this year’s classroom theme. Those who have been following my blog –  a huge shout-out to my amazing 400 followers ❤ THANK YOU! – you already know that this year’s classroom theme is TRAVEL! Obviously, inspired by my love for travelling here is a picture tour of my classroom.…

Travel Theme Classroom

Are you ready for a  year of learning adventures? Explore new territory and discover newly found land with this amazing, travel classroom theme!  Yes, inspiration has finally kicked in and I can’t wait to start jazzing up my room for my new pupils! Grab your suitcase, passport and get ready to take some snapshots of this year’s exciting journey! EXPLORING…

Me Paint Cave!

Classroom displays don’t have to be flat! Make those bulletin boards come to life by making them three-dimensional, whenever possible. Use paper, and card to your advantage and create inspiring images to display and celebrate children’s learning. Below is a photo of a ‘Cave Paintings’ display, which shows some work from our fun ‘History Day‘, whilst learning about the Stone…

Science Investigations

What better way to learn about science than hands-on activities! We had great fun trying out these different investigations in class. We learned all about separating mixtures and solutions and had a lot of fun doing so. We planned the following investigations and had the children working on each investigation for 10mins. They loved carrying out these investigations and their…

World War Two Display with QR Code

 World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world’s nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. (wikipedia.com) Here is my World War Two display  that…

9 tips for effective classroom displays

Effective displays are essential tools for supporting pupils’ learning and making the classroom feel welcoming and engaging. They’re also something that most teachers enjoy doing—and sometimes overdoing! It’s tempting to cover classroom walls with bright, beautiful and teacher-chosen resources. It’s equally tempting to put up multiple copies of the same thing in order to please all the children in the…

Artwork with perspective – Cityscape

Create this gorgeous artwork and teach the idea of perspective in drawing. The children loved this, as can be seen by their creations. Read on to find out how you can recreate this. When starting, it is important to draw diagonals that go through a centre point. Make the space for the sky and rub out the inner lines. Then, draw…

Hearts display

Here’s a little blast from the past for Valentine’s Day. This is a cute display that was done some years ago, which can easily be made with card and tissue paper. Just cut out two hearts and glue, weaving strips of tissue paper on one side, then glue the other heart on top so it looks good on both sides…

Fall into art

Autumn a.k.a fall, such a colourful season full of auburn, yellow and orange. We tried to bring some autumn colour into our classroom with this fantastic Autumn Leaf art, from Pinterest. Take a look at the result for yourselves! This is such a simple and effective art activity. Children use their imagination to create patterns in a meaningful way. To…