Friday, 2 November 2018

Leaf Hunting and drawing

Looking for different shape leaves - Infants Gaelscoil Baile an Chollaigh  Corcaigh

Wild Dyeing

We used flower petals and blackberries and elderberries which we squished onto the fabric and then painted with pre prepared dye from onions  / blackberries and red cabbage . Fun and messy !! 

Basket making

Using prepared willow the children get to make their own small tray basket . The images show them helping their friend to start it and then is it finished by themselves .

Fairy Dens

Using natural materials both brought by me and collected , the infant classes use them to create their own imaginative dens which encourages play and imagination ,

Living Willow Clonakilty

Wild Grasses and Biodiversity

This workshop was done using wild grasses from the hedgerows . The school were preparing to get their An Taisce green flag for Biodiversity . So we were both learning the crafts of weaving and ropemaking and learning about the wide variety of wild grasses that there are .