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'A River' Week

We read this wonderful book by Marc Martin, and used it as a stimulus for our learning. We had a lovely week.

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We looked at the pictures of the little girl gazing out of her window and imagined where the river would take us.

Here are some of our ideas...

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The river meanders through busy cities and dark, gloomy industrial areas... 

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​​​​​​We learnt about the artist L.S. Lowry who was famous for his paintings of northern towns and cities.

We sketched our own versions of some of his pictures...

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After leaving the dark, gloomy city, the river flows into the more colourful countryside...

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Our artist for the countryside was David Hockney, and we painted some very colourful pictures...

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