5 Blue-Art day

Today was art day and as a school we are looking at ’Global orchards’. In Year 5, we are looking specifically at ’Olive orchards’.

To learn the importance and symbolism of a olive branch

The children researched and created a pic collage as part of a group.

To use food colouring to dye egg shells

We followed instructions to dye our egg shells appropriate colours and then wrote our own instructions for this process.


To sketch an olive branch

We followed a step by step video to draw an olive branch in proportion. We then copied these onto our cardboard ready for our mosaic.


To create a mosaic using egg shells

We worked in teams to create our mosaics using egg shells.

What is an orchard?

Which skills have you develop?

How have you made progress?

14 thoughts on “5 Blue-Art day

  1. What is an orchard?
    An orchard is a piece of enclosed land planted with fruit trees
    Which skills have you developed?
    * Dying egg shells
    * Painting
    * Sketching
    * Creating mosaic
    How have you made progress?
    I have made progress by learning what a olive tree is and I know that it symbolises peace and friendship

  2. What is an orchard?
    An orchard is a tree that grows olives
    What skills have I developed
    – Dying the egg shells
    – Sketching
    – Painting
    – Sticking

  3. What is an orchard?
    An orchard is a group of trees that grow together and grow something
    What skills have I developed?
    I’ve developed making a mosaic and my sticking skills and painting skills.
    How have you made progress?
    I’ve made progress by making an olive tree.

  4. An orchard is a large quantity of trees that grow something
    The skills I have developed was sketching
    I have made progress by knowing what the olive tree symbolises(peace).

  5. What is an orchard?
    A orchard is a group of trees that can be a group of fruit.
    Which skills have you develop?
    I have developed glueing.

    How have you made progress?
    By making a mosaic.

  6. What is an orchard?
    It is a land of trees that are a group of fruite trees

    Which skills have you develop?
    I have developed:
    -Dying eggs
    -Egg art
    – Painting

    How have you made progress?
    I made progress by knowing what a olive branch.

  7. An orchard is a land filled of trees which grows plants.
    The skills I have developed are using egg shells and put them on the picture creating a mosaic and sketching in the olive tree branch.
    I have made progress by understanding more of an olive branch and understand what it is to Ancient Greeks and what it symbolises.

  8. What is an orchard?
    A orchard is a large place and trees growing plants.
    Which skills have you develop?
    Dying egg shells and creating a mosaic.
    How have you made progress?
    I have worked with safa and we communicated together.

  9. An orchard are a lot of trees. For example we are working on an olive orchard.
    Skills we have used are :
    Sticking
    Mushing / crushing.
    Sketching
    I have made progress by now knowing what an orchard is and how it’s a bit hard to crush eggs and stick them

    • What is an orchard?
      An orchard is a group of trees that grow together and grow something
      What skills have I developed?
      I’ve developed making a mosaic and my sticking skills and painting skills.
      How have you made progress?
      I’ve made progress by making an olive tree.

  10. WHAT IS AN ORCHARD?
    it is a land planted with fruit
    WHICH SKILLS HAVE YOU USED?
    diying egg shells and sketching
    HOW HAVE YOU MADE PROGRESS?
    I have made progress by sketching litly
    and knowing the meaning of words

  11. What is an orchard?

    An orchard is a group of trees that are in the same area and all of the trees grow something. E.g. an olive tree

    Which skills have you develop?

    The skills I have developed is
    -writing instructions
    -dying egg shells
    -sketching
    -painting
    -researching
    -creating mosaic

    How have you made progress?

    I have made progress because I now know that an olive tree symbolises peace and friendship and also how to mosaic an olive tree branch.

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