Cave paintings

In this very practical lesson, we will be taking a look at some photographs of the oldest paintings known to mankind. We will then move on to replicating a cave painting ourselves by working with a parent or carer to create natural paints from items we can find in our kitchen. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

Video

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Lesson summary: Cave paintings

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Walk

On the spot:
Chair yoga

The next lesson in:
Painting
is:
A world without paint brushes

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