What is clay? Where is it found? What do we make from it?
Squeeze, stroke, squash, nip, and smooth the clay, enjoy being tactile whilst re-enforcing language.
Students will love looking around the galleries at the ceramic collections and then identifying different materials used to make the objects.
Armed with inspiration from the amazing Linthorpe collection they will set about creating their own piece of pottery to take back to school to paint and display.
Key early learning outcomes:
Through this high quality experience, rooted in a nationally significant ceramics collection, children will develop their cultural awareness plus their understanding, self-expression, vocabulary and ability to communicate through the arts.
Main early learning approaches: