Term: 1 Year: 2006
- Students in Grade 3 and 4 created these foam prints.
- After discussing Egyptian symbols and etchings, students engraved their designs into a piece of print foam
using a blunt pencil.
- Paint was rolled over the top and then their foam printed onto paper in their choice of colour
- Students in Grades 3 and 4 created these gemstones by silk painting.
- After drawing four different designs, students decided on one stone and drew it with grey lead on silk.
- Gutta in black, silver or gold was applied over the grey lead.
- The stone was painted with the use of silk dyes.
- Students were very careful with the aplication of silk dyes as too much dye causes bleeding.
Jewels of the Nile
- Students in Grade 3 and 4 created these jewels from air dry clay and beads.
- Using air dry clay, students made a disc shape and etched their design into it.
- Once dry, the disc was painted gold and strung for beading.
- Beads are a combination of scrunched up aluminium foil and an assortment of different plastic beads for
- Students in Grades 3 and 4 created these dot prints.
- Using the flat end of a pencil, it was a simple but time-consuming process of dipping the pencil into
paint and then dotting to form a circular print.
- Students aimed to get an even coverage of dots over their page. The gold print is the foam print as
detailed in the foam print activity.
Eltham College Junior School