to learn to mix colour, print by hand, develop texture and work together to create a collage.
2 lessons, 60 minutes each
1st to 6th class
- Green Schools: this exercise could be a wonderful excuse to organise a community clean-up of the school and surrounding areas, or of a favourite park or beach nearby.
- Science: opportunities to study environmental care and awareness.
- S.P.H.E.: this exercise will allow children to reflect on personal and collective responsibility for our actions.
Lesson 1: Large stack of newsprint paper, cotton buds, recycled rags – old T-shirts etc.
Cranfield’s Caligo safe wash ink in carbon black, white, process magenta, yellow and cyan [non-toxic, water based].
Cranfield’s Safe wash oil. 1 ink roller per colour to be shared.
A4 ink acetate palettes and plates cut down from large acetate: 15 x 20cm.
Recycled cleaning product spray bottles filled with water.
Drying rack for prints / string clothes-line and pegs. Folder to store prints.
Aprons for children.
Lesson 2: Enough rice glue and brushes for class. A3 sheet paper per pupil. HB pencils. Lining paper for group collage.
Hand printed colour sheets from lesson 1
Divide and tear newsprint sheets into eight: 25cm x 18cm approx. Cut down acetate sheets for prints.