Merrydale Infant School

Merrydale Infant School

One school, many strengths

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Art & Design and Technology

Autumn 1

In art lessons we will be...


  • Learning about the 3 primary colours (red, blue and yellow)
  • Mixing colours using different art materials
  • Experimenting with different mark making techniques
  • Using simple 2D shapes to recreate Paul Klee's 'Castle and Sun' painting!


Practice mixing primary colours here smiley


Autumn 2

In design and technology lessons we will be making hand puppets!


We will be...


  • Checking out different types of puppets.
  • Having a go at using different types of stitches to join fabric together.
  • Designing our own puppets
  • Using different types of tools and equipment to measure, cut and join materials.
  • Saying what we think is good about our hand puppets and what we could do to make them even better!

School Information

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  • Merrydale Infant School
  • Claydon Road,
  • Leicester,
  • LE5 0PL