Natural sculpture programme aimed at KS2, available at Westonbirt Arboretum
Suitable for Years 3-6, March to November
Pattern, colour, texture, 2D and 3D shape, sculpture, use of natural materials, environmental artists.
- Observe and use colours, textures, shapes and patterns in natural materials.
- Work together to create a group piece of artwork using natural materials.
- Communicate reasons, thoughts, observations and feelings.
Natural gallery - framing the tree collection highlighting contrast in colours, textures and shapes.
Nature challenge - sculpture challenges based on 3D patterns in nature, developing sculpture skills.
Artist inspiration - exploring techniques used by different environmental artists, including Andy Goldsworthy.
Gathering walk - a discovery walk through the woodland glades collecting interesting natural materials.
Environmental artwork - plan and create a large environmental sculpture.