Tag: Upper Key Stage 2

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…

Fossil Fuels

Humans use fuels to make energy to power machines like cars, computers and ships. People get the fuel to make all this energy, mostly by digging it out of the ground and burning it. This releases ancient energy stores, what we call fossil fuels, which are made up of billions  of tiny plants and animals.  When plants and animals died,…

Wayside school is falling down – Book recommendations by children for children

Wayside School is Falling Down Title: Wayside School is Falling Down       Author: Louis Sachar          Publication Date: 1989 Publication Company: HarperCollins Publishers Inc. New York City, NY: United States.  Characters: The characters are: Louis, Mrs. Jewls, Mark Miller, Benjamin Nushmutt, Bebe, Jenny, Mac, Eric 1, Eric 2, Eric 3, John, Ron, Allison, Stephen, Joy, Jason, Mrs. Zarves, Virginia,…