Finding Art in nature programme aimed at KS2, available at Westonbirt Arboretum
Suitable for Years 3-6, March to November
Pattern, colour, texture, shape, use of natural materials.
- Identify colours, textures and patterns in the natural environment.
- Work to create an individual piece of artwork using natural materials.
- Communicate reasons, thoughts, observations and feelings.
Natural gallery - framing the contrast and variety of different art elements in the picturesque landscape.
Colour palettes - create a palette of natural seasonal colours from natural materials to take back to school.
Pattern search - choose a tree bark pattern and represent as environmental art using natural materials.
Texture challenge - collect items that are opposite textures and challenge another group to guess the featured textures.
Camera - use a partner's eyes as a 'camera' to look at the arboretum from a fresh perspective.