Pupils are introduced to the painting ‘Aesop Composing his Fables’. Pupils try and spot and name the different animals in the painting. Pupils are asked to name the different features of the animal, ie. long beak, sharp teeth, feathers. Gallery staff will tell a number of Aesop’s fables featuring the animals from the painting. We talk about the meaning of the stories, what it means to be fair and why it is important to respect each other’s differences. Pupils have the opportunity to make colourful sculptures based on the different creatures. This is made into a display to go back to school.
This session is at Salford Museum and Art Gallery
We can accommodate a maximum of 35 pupils for this session.
Half Day Session
Half day sessions run 10am – 12pm or 1-3pm, with the option to extend your visit by staying for lunch or doing teacher-led activities in our galleries.
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