The British School of Beijing (BSB), Sanlitun held its annual Charity Art Auction event on May 11, in which each class from pre-nursery to Year 6 was assigned to make a piece of art for the auction under the theme, ‘Travel the World’.
Year 3 Macaws Class (7-8 years) – ‘A Piece of the Puzzle’
Inspired by the ‘Global Goals’ the children created this piece to show that we are all part of the same ‘puzzle’ and that we must all work together in order to keep the puzzle intact.
Year 6 Eagles Class (10-11 years) – ‘Bicycle’
The Eagles used observation and color-mixing skills to create a monochromatic bicycle – the universal mode of transport used by rich and poor, old and young, throughout the world.
Nursery Butterfly Fish Class (3-4 years) – ‘High Flyer’
Inspired by the many countries they have visited, the children decided to create a piece of art that shares their passion for transportation and travel.
Reception Dolphins Class (4-5 years) – ‘193 Nations’
Inspired by their learning of ‘Space’, the children found and colored all the flags of the world and drew the earth using melted wax.
Pre-Nursery Starfish Class (2-3 years) – ‘Fingerprints Across the World’
The Starfish children put their fingers together to work printing with the paint.
Year 4 Herons Class (8-9 years) – ‘World Piece’
The Herons wanted to create a piece that represented not only all of the world’s countries in unity, but also the unity of their class.
Tadpoles Class (1-2 years) – ‘Footprints Around the World’
The youngest children joined in with a wonderful sensory and messy activity – walking around the whole world to create their artwork!
Year 5 Pelicans Class (9-10 years) – ‘Home Is Where the Heart Is’
The Pelicans children used block printing to design stamps to represent the broad range of nationalities that included in their class.
Year 2 Elephants Class (6-7 years) – ‘Hot Air Balloon’
Inspired by the scene of the Hot Air Balloon Festival in Cappadocia, Turkey, the children created this uplifting piece of artwork.
Year 1 Leopards Class (5-6 years) – ‘Water Color World’
Each color represents a different student in Leopards class. In the world we live in, we all blend together as one.
This article appeared on p42-43 of beijingkids June 2018 issue
Photos: Courtesy of BSB Sanlitun