I'll let you in on a little secret - I have wanted to make 'flying keys' for a long time. Well, it's not a secret as such as Mrs Evans and the other staff have known about my idea ever since we discussed the school's vision at the beginning of the last academic year and the line 'we unlock hidden treasures' was born. I just couldn't get it out of my head but I'm not sure anyone else is as obsessed with Harry Potter as I am (where have you been for the past 10 years?)
What is really great is that it is something that I could share with my new class, who are thoroughly enjoying our Harry Potter themed learning and they are as excited as I am. I would put this lesson on a par with our Wand Making at the beginning of the term: Half an hour of pure delight - learning/developing an art technique as well as having something real and meaningful that relates to the stories we are engrossed in.
Come and have a look in our classroom!
Want to make your own? Download the wing template here
All you need to do is trace over the wing template with permanent pens (check with mum and dad first!) onto clear acetate - I have plenty in school if you need it. Then cut out your template and glue to an old key - I have 5 left over - using a glue gun (again check with mum and dad first!)