Latinetc – Chemical Reactions and Klee inspired Art

5100713374_15a1d378ef_b I felt quite unprepared this morning for Latinetc. I was struggling to think of something quick and creative that would appeal to all ages and that I already had the materials for. But I found something, we did it and it worked perfectly. I asked some of the children if they enjoyed the art sessions, if they found them fun and interesting, because at the end of the day that’s how I want it to be. It was a resounding ‘Yes’ πŸ˜€ I feel better now.

So, here it is, art inspired by Swiss artist, Paul Klee, taken from this example of his work, we created these…

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They did some ‘real’ science today using some very toxic chemicals testing reactions. Helen explains beautifully here. πŸ™‚ Girls thoroughly enjoyed it and Poppy said it was quite scary using poisonous chemicals but loved it!!

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French and Latin with Katy, music with Gina – Poppy’s practising this week paid off and she came away feeling happier πŸ™‚

Sang a belated ‘Happy Birthday’ to Poppy, stacking the doughnuts she made to create a ‘cake’ πŸ™‚

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After much chatting and tea drinking, we came home, dog walked, prepared and ate dinner and had a family game of Ticket to Ride. The girls played together as a team and came second, I came last, again 😦 It would help if I joined the correct stations though I guess!! That’s the second time I have played and the second time I have made the same mistake!!


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. HelenHaricot
    Jan 21, 2011 @ 00:06:44

    ooh, may i copy the klee pic, as had left by then. looks really fab πŸ™‚


  2. lecielrouge
    Jan 22, 2011 @ 07:52:09

    help yourself! πŸ™‚


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