An important date


Day 17: An important date

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Jo Cox Foundation

The Jo Cox Foundation makes meaningful change on issues that the late Jo Cox MP was passionate about.

Like Jo, we believe that a kinder, fairer and more connected world is possible. Underpinning this belief is the understanding that we have more in common than that which divides us.

As we work to make change, we follow Jo’s example of collaborating with others and bringing people together to achieve more than we can alone.

FieldLane Primary School in Brighouse, is a part of the Batley Multi-Academy-Trust, a collection of school that works closely with the Jo Cox Foundation.

Luckily for us - the year 6 students at FieldLane have designed today's creative prompt! As soon as the Y6 children heard that the project was taking place in January, they knew that they would like to do an activity that involved the calendar and important dates.



Create a 2 by 4 grid of 8.

In each box, write a number that represents a special date to you.

For example, if you were born on the 27th, you might write '27', if you like the month of March, you might write '3' because it's the 3rd month of the year.

Fill the grid with 8 numbers, 1 in each box.

Now - connect each number by drawing a line from the end of one to the beginning of the other.

Each number should be connected to another one, and when you're finished you should have an abstract looking design!

Add colour over the lines or in between the spaces to create an abstract print, shaped by your special numbers.



What prompted your connections between your numbers?

Was it random or did you spy any connections that you hadn't noticed before?



Share pictures of the artwork you create with friends and family or whomever you feel comfortable sharing to.

If you'd like to, you could share it online.

Tag us in your posts so we can see them to.



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