Summer: Plastic Oceans Sculpture
Project aims: To create 3D, hybrid sea-creature sculptures, inspired by the ocean, to draw attention to plastic waste. To challenge children to collect and re-use plastic bottles and plastic bags for their creations.
6 lessons, 45 mins per lesson
Suitable for 3rd to 6th classes.
Summer: Environment Alphabet Project aim: To create an environment alphabet, in black and white line drawings, consisting of native and non-native plants, flowers, trees and animals of the Irish natural environment. To compile with the aforementioned drawings, a colouring book for use hroughout the school community. To further raise children’s awareness of diversity of plant and animal life in Ireland.
4 lessons, 45 mins per lesson
Suitable for 1st to 6th classes. Summer: The Sound Garden This project aims to use sound and imagination to encourage children to slow down and pay attention to their surroundings.
1 class 60 mins, preferably at the end of the school day.
Suitable for all class levels.
Summer: Putting on an Exhibition
After producing so much work, it would be ideal to take some time to plan an exhibition. An exhibition is a time to make things public, set up a space in the school and bring work made throughout the project. Set a date and send invitations to parents and the other classes of the school. Give children agency to plan this exhibition, move furniture out of the room, hang works properly on the wall, ...
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