Be Creative for Key Stage 1 at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

KS1 Art and Design and Music

 

Natural Art Gallery

Using your senses, explore the natural world as a media for artistic expression and then help create an art gallery in the meadows.
Cirriculum Links: Arts and design
Availability: March – November
Maximum group size: 70
Price: See standard charges below

Framing Nature

Go on a hunt for natural treasures around our meadows and use these to explore willow work techniques.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, Physical education
Availability: March – November
Maximum group size: 35
Price: £120 + VAT per group of up to 35

Sensory Sculpture Trail

Indulge your creativity in a day of making and composing inspired by our unique art installations. Make music, write poetry, create dragonflies and earth imprints.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design English: Writing Composition Yr 2
Availability: March – November
Maximum group size: 70
Price: See standard charges below

Make Wild Music!

Create a sound CD and an orchestral score inspired by sounds heard around the meadows. Make your own instrument from natural materials.
Curriculum Links: Music, Design
Availability: All year round
Maximum group size: 50
Price: See standard charges below

Papermaking

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!
Make design choices about what materials you will combine to make your own recycled paper.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T
Availability: All months except June and July
1¾ hr workshop suitable for groups of up to 30 children
Price: £100 + VAT, additional workshops £50 + VAT

Working with Willow

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!
Explore the properties of willow, choose to have your class make a fish, dragonfly, indian mandela, dream catcher, lantern or other willow shape. Structures can be made for a negotiated rate.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T
Availability: All months except June and July
1½ hr workshop suitable for groups up to 30 children
Price: £100 + VAT, additional workshops £50 + VAT

Felt Making

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!
Create your own piece of fabric from natural fibre! Learn about the history of the material, then design and make your own A5-sized piece of felt.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T
Availability: All months except June and July
1¼ hr workshop suitable for groups of up to 30 children
Price: £100 + VAT, additional workshops £50 + VAT

Prices

The standard price structure for the led activities are:

  • 25 children or less – £90 + VAT
  • 26 to 35 children (or one class, whichever number is larger) – £120 + VAT
  • 36 to 50 children – £180 + VAT
  • 51 to 70 children – £240 + VAT

Further Information and Booking

For further details of individual activities, to discuss your individual requirements and/or to make a booking, call 01588 676060 or contact Stephanie at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

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