Pots of Fun!

Explore mugs, jugs, plates and platters from long ago. Find out what they were used for, how they were made and decorated. Design and decorate your own plate the old way using drawing, painting and sponging.

Well organized, flexible to meet the needs of pupils, slow paced and appropriate for level

St Brid's Special School, Castlebar

Workshop at a glance

Level              1st to 6th Class
Group size     15
Location        Galleries, Activity Room
Duration        60 min
Times             10-11am  11.30-12.30pm

Curriculum Links

Visual Arts:
Awareness of form, shape, pattern & rhythm, colour & tone
Looking & responding

Using evidence

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what we do at the museum and understand what will happen during workshop; understand term ceramics
  • Identify ceramic objects and their uses. Understand the different ways to decorate ceramics.
  • Understand more about the process of creating and decorating ceramics.
  • Create designs through drawing, painting and stamping.