It’s so wonderful to combine technology with something that children can really identify with. We started off by singing along to the well known nursery rhyme, watching a animated video made it more fun! The children were then able to create their own Incy Wincy pictures using a programme that uses symmetry. By drawing one […]
The children really enjoyed making their Christmas cards .They were able to choose whether to write to Santa or make a card with a message for someone special. Using the mouse or graphic pen to draw their design, they then saw their pattern repeated around the page. Here you can see some beautiful creations: a red present […]
The children learnt so much creating their Autumn Collage pictures this week. Using a graphics tablet and pen they had to choose a colour from the colour palette, choose a leaf background and draw their chosen shape. Such beautiful creations and all so different. A great way to explore and use technology and learn about […]
The children enjoyed creating their African sunsets this summer term. Learning all about Africa, they used the computer to select colours and special effects to create their sunsets. They completed their pictures by using our special lower case keyboard.
The children so enjoyed creating their own bookmarks. The children are using the graphics tablet, mouse or touch screen to design their bookmark using their choice of colour and stampers. They are then using the keyboard to find and recognise the letters of their name and finally printing to them out. They are a great […]
The children (and our tutors!) have had a wonderful time creating firework pictures this week. From perhaps watching fireworks over the last few weeks, the children have been able to use their experiences to create these very colourful and dramatic pictures. A great project with lots of opportunities to discuss festivals and celebrations!
We listened to the rhyme “Mary, Mary Quite Contrary” and talked about the flowers in Mary’s garden and how the petals make patterns. We drew our own flowers using a pen and graphics tablet and then clicked to make our patterns repeat over the page. We used the keyboard to type in our names and […]
Tracing with a graphics pen… The children loved working on their handprint flowers this term. As a group, the children helped each other to trace around their fingers using a graphics pen. They they enjoyed using lots of colour to fill their image and decorate it using flower stampers. Can you see how carefully Dolly […]
Creating with graphics tablets… We just love these self portraits that the children have made using a graphics tablet and pen. They have worked so hard to create their masterpieces. See more on our Facebook page.