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Foundation Phase

Foundation Phase

Art - My First Gallery Visit

National Museum Cardiff

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A range of contrasting artworks will be explored through looking for clues, describing and asking questions.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Foundation Phase

Hip Hip I'm a Hippo

National Museum Cardiff

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In this 1 hour workshop linked to one of the most loved specimens in the gallery children will explore African wildlife. Handle real animal bones and take part in a dramatic story about a shy Hippo called Heulwen

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Foundation Phase

Sounds of the Dinosaurs

National Museum Cardiff

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Imagine what noises dinosaurs may have made, handle real dinosaur bones and take part in a lively, sound-based story about a forest at the time of the dinosaurs

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase

Drawing in the Galleries

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Bring sketchbooks and drawing materials so that
pupils can draw and make notes about a work of art that they have seen in the
gallery. This could follow on from the ‘My First Gallery Visit’ session.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase

Evolution of Wales visits.

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Use these notes and activity sheets to help plan your visit

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

Exploring Materials

National Museum Cardiff

Worksheet to help you explore the museum’s collections – how many materials will you find.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Documents

FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

General ideas for museum visits

National Museum Cardiff

 Use these notes to explore educational themes across the galleries.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase

Natural History Galleries visits.

National Museum Cardiff

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FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase

Number play

National Museum Cardiff

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Develop basic numeracy skills using number play bags.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.