As children entered the space, they were given a sentence printed on a strip of paper. These sentences were copied from an old art book, some made sense and others were rather more complicated; with long words and unstructured meaning.
These sentences became the starting point for their paper creations. Some children selected one word from the sentence whilst others selected more than one strip to create longer narratives within their art work.
The outcomes were varied and interesting; children were able to turn nonsensical text into art works with hidden meanings and new landscapes. Words bought the shapes alive and and letters became symbols and sounds.
Words fired our imaginations and I’m excited to see what we can create next time…
Sarah Marsh June 2014