Introduce the Metals and their uses topic in an engaging way, for example, invite a silversmith to talk to the class. Continue reading Metals and their uses
Introduce ‘Silver of the Stars’ at group time
Have a ‘Talking Tub’ with different teapots, images, teabags, tea leaves, tea cosy etc to inspire conversation. Create mind-map with children’s ideas
Have different tea pots in the water tray to explore volume – ‘How many cups can you fill with each pot?’ Continue reading Teapots
Students responsible for arranging a tea party/ cafe event for community or invited guests:
Research traditions and customs around making and serving tea to guests; cultural variations; types of tea: global citizenship, social, languages… Continue reading Organise a tea party/event
On our visit to the Silver of the stars collection pupils were unable to touch the pieces but I enabled individuals to communicate preferences by laying cardboard silver stars on the table beside their favourites. We also took silver foil to shape and hold, thus keeping everyone’s hands busy!