Creative

Feeling creative? Below you will find a variety of activities from creating keepsakes to Shakespeare. Where activities need equipment, we have tried to select ones that include equipment you might already find in your home.

Good luck and let us know how you get on at enrichment@starbank.bham.sch.uk

Make a Hand Print Butterfly Keepsake

Why not  make a Hand Print Butterfly Keepsake ? It’s really easy to make and can be adapted to create anything you like. You could design a reminder of your time during lock down or a present for someone special. Great idea for all the family. Click the link to download the PDF instructions.

 

Musical Mash Up featuring Beyonce and Beethoven!

Probably not the two musicians you’d expect to create a mash up, but its really interesting. Have a watch… you’ll be suprised how much Beethoven music you recognise. If you’re interested, there is more information in the bio below the video, explaining the project. 

Design the Mascot for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

They’re looking for a design that reflects the identity, heritage, and culture of the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham and the West Midlands. It should also embody everything that the region stands for: diversity, youthfulness, dynamism, creativity and always be innovative and forward thinking. The winning design from each age category will receive family tickets (for up to four people, 2 adults, and 2 children) to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in July 2022. Deadline for entries is Monday 2nd August. Click the link to read more about this great opportunity!

Watch the full performance of Macbeth

Watch the full performance of Shakespeare’s chilling Scottish tragedy, MacBeth. Staring Emmy-winning magician Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Helen Hayes.  Award-winning director Aaron Posner brings a startling, supernatural show brimming with magic, mayhem, and madness.

Click the link to find out more. 

Make an Elephant out of a Milk Container

Why not make An Elephant Out Of A Milk Container?!  They could be all different colours and you could even make a family of elephants! Click the link to download the PDF instructions. 

Learn to Dance from a Professional!

Oti Mabuse, from Strictly Come Dancing, has created lots of dance tuition videos on her youtube channel.

Ever wanted to learn to dance a routine to ‘The Greatest Showman’, ‘Shrek’, ‘Trolls’, ‘Annie’ or ‘Mary Poppins’?

Or maybe some of the dances they perform on Strictly Come Dancing like the Samba, the Charleston or the Quick Step?