High March School : Beaconsfield : Bucks
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Thursday 24th May 2018

Learning about Hapa Zome

Earlier this week Nursery CR had a fantastic time in the forest. They learnt all about Hapa Zome, a Japanese word meaning ‘leaf dye’ which refers to the Japanese art of beating leaves with hammers, thereby transferring the image and natural pigment of the leaf/plant onto fabric, usually a piece of cotton cloth.  All the children had a go and they produced some lovely designs. They also collected insects to inspect under the magnifying glasses and they painted trees with mud.

After a busy morning, they enjoyed a cup of hot chocolate and biscuit around the fire circle.

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