Art- session 3
Monday May 05th 2014, 3:55 pm  Tagged , , , , ,
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We began this lecture by looking at the art and inferences made in story books. In group we spoke about the use of expression on characters as well as simple versus complicated art work. We decided to look particularly at The Rainbow Fish. we were then asked to create a background and characters for our […]



Music- session 3
Monday May 05th 2014, 3:40 pm  Tagged , , ,
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In this session we used the tune of One finger, One thumb , to tell a well known traditional tale. My group were given The Gingerbread Man and we came up with the main points of the story for each verse and then added detail that had the right number of syllables to fit the […]




Feb 10 In this session we looked at using recycles materials to make instruments. This really engaged me as this is a great use junk modelling to create something that can be used as a musical instrument… whilst working on fine motor skills and being fun! Below is a picture of all of the instruments […]



Dance- session 1
Monday May 05th 2014, 2:46 pm  Tagged , , , ,
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In this session we look at using dance as a way of telling stories or nursery rhymes.This ties in with two Early Learning Goals from the EYFS development matters document. These are; Children sing songs, make music and dance, and experiment with ways of changing them, and they represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art, […]



Art Lecture two- Imagine
Monday November 18th 2013, 9:11 am  Tagged , , , , , , ,
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In this lecture we looked at your a range of materials, and our imaginations! We started by warming up our imaginations using items round the room to sculpt ourselves in a character. This helped to show us that although to us, our ideas are clear, to others they may not be! It also made Art […]



ICT lecture two- Unplugged Computing
Monday November 11th 2013, 7:10 pm  Tagged , , , ,
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The National Curriculum will be changing as of the next academic year . This curriculum takes a step away fro the idea of ICT and a step towards ‘Computing’ which seems to involve more of the process behind computing itself.  Computing also needs to be taught and used across the curriculum, not just in a […]



Art- A trip to the forest
Monday November 04th 2013, 6:13 pm  Tagged , , ,
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Our first art lecture commenced in Northampton University’s Forest. Here we focused on using different types of media to make – in this case it was the use of nature or things available in the environment. In Early Years Foundation Stage, it is particularly important for children to be able to expressive themselves using any […]



Introduction to blogging
Monday November 04th 2013, 9:43 am  Tagged , , ,
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This is my first chance to have a go at blogging so… here goes!! So far it seems like a brilliant and effective way to communicate ideas and information in a way that is engaging and up to date in a way that children, and adults, relate to. Our first Multimedia experience was an ICT […]