This project has an art focus and teaches children about carnival art from cultures around the world. At the heart of this project children write and re-tell a range of stories from a range of different cultures.

In the Innovate Stage children apply their skills and understanding by holding their own seasonal carnival.

In this project the children will learn:

About a range of carnivals and celebrations around the world;

How to use art and design skills to design, make and construct masks and headdresses;

How colour, decoration and pattern is used in different cultures;

About different cultures around the world;

How to re-tell and write a range of stories from different cultures;

How to make patterns using 2 and 3D shapes;

How to work together and perform collectively.

 

Carnival