A downloadable colouring sheet for you to design your own birds. Enjoy! Please see my two previous posts for more children’s activities, and also follow the link below: http://ayeshagamiet.com/pattern-in-islamic-art/teaching-resources-islamic-art/ Good luck with the home-schooling!

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Tessellating Tile Patterns for Children

Some new geometry teaching resources for the home-schoolers today: free, downloadable tessellating “tiles” to help with your maths and art curriculum… or just to play with at break time! Here’s a short movie clip to give you some ideas for … Continue reading

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FREE Downloadable Islamic Art Teaching Resources for Children and Adults

Today I would really love to share with you some free, downloadable Islamic art activities and teaching resources to help us through the lockdown. I’ve posted some of these resources before, but thought they were worth sharing again to help … Continue reading

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Islamic geometry and plaster carving workshop at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education

Last week, I was back at Cambridge University to deliver my second Islamic art workshop for the year. I had a full day to work with the wonderful trainee art teachers, so I decided to go into a little more … Continue reading

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Free, downloadable Islamic art colouring sheets for children

Please feel free to download and print these children’s colouring sheets! I created these activities a few years ago, whilst working on a practical, hands-on, children’s guide to Islamic art. Sadly, my publisher was unable to complete the project due … Continue reading

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Teaching at Cambridge University

I recently delivered an Islamic art workshop to trainee art teachers on the PGCE course at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. I demonstrated a few simple techniques that these new art teachers could use to generate Islamic-inspired floral … Continue reading

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How to make your own firework painting

I made these paintings with my nephew and niece (ages 4 and 5) over the weekend. You will need: colourful wax crayons thin card black poster paint paintbrushes a plastic fork, spoon or knife Happy Guy Fawkes!

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Teaching Resources: Collage / Piñata Lesson

Teaching interviews are scary things. They last the entire day, and normally consist of a tour of the school, a meeting with the Head Teacher and Department Head(s), a lesson observation, a formal interview, and in the case of art … Continue reading

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Teaching Resources: Islamic art

Please feel free to download and use some of the Islamic art teaching resources that I designed for my year 7 classes. Last term, my students designed and made their own Islamic art-inspired tiles (see my previous post for pictures). … Continue reading

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