Participants discover all about Roman mosaics and how they were made. They then take on the role of musivarius or Roman mosaic maker, before creating their own mini ceramic mosaic, or larger class mosaic inspired by Roman designs and artefacts from Canterbury Museums collections.
Curriculum links: Key Stage 1 and 2 History, Maths (tessellation and repeating patterns), Design and Technology, Art.
Canterbury Heritage Museum, 1 hour 20 minute interpreter-led activity, £5 per child (minimum charge £100). It is recommended that this session is combined with a visit to Canterbury Roman Museum with its stunning in situ mosaics to create a memorable half or whole day visit.
This session can also be delivered as a museum outreach activity in school. £350 whole day, £200 half day, plus £1 per child for materials, plus petrol. Up to 4 classes can be taught in a whole day session.
To find out more, please telephone 01227 862162.