Lost arts of Dartmoor
Delve into the old ways of making and creating with this activity. Using the old Heatree Barns as a base we will create a number of items to take home.
As a collective make baskets for garden climbing plants... or are they a fish catching device? As individuals create, from raw materials, your own piece of felt and a masterful clay sculpture.
How do you make a wall without bricks or stone? Using mud and straw of course! A brilliant activity for getting your hands dirty and your minds creating.
Curriculum LinksHISTORY: Knowledge and understanding of events, people and changes in the past D&T: Working with tools, equipment, materials and components to make quality products. Knowledge and understanding of materials and components. ENGLISH: Listening; Speaking ART: Knowledge and understanding
Learning OutcomesDevelop some new creative skills of basketry, felt-making ,pottery and earth walling Be patient in their practice of new skills Understand the need for safety Work in a trustworthy, responsible manner Develop fine motor skills Assess materials needed and risks arising during construction.