Living Paintings

Dipping into Science and Nature

Suitable for: 11-14 years (Key stage 3), Teachers

This educational resource is designed to support various subjects across the National Curriculum at Key Stage 3, including art, history, geography and science. The 4 varied and independent topics provide educators and readers with a starting point into subject areas. This educational resource may support other subjects across the National Curriculum and is great for home-schooling, homework-help, project work and independent learning.

Listen to an audio clip

From the left edge of the thermoform follow the line straight to the right. Along this line, if you are careful, you can find two cracks dug in to the cliff rising upwards. The strong waves crash against the cliff, forcing and squashing air deep into the cracks. As the air is released it expands. This makes the crack wider. After a long, long time the crack becomes a cave. Trace along the cliff's sea line to the right. Can you find a rounded dip or hollow in the rock? This is the cave.

What's inside

  • A collection of raised tactile pictures.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An A4 large print colour image pack.
  • Guidance notes for parents and teachers to help you make the most of using this book.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

The Water Cycle
Cliff Erosion
Ice Age Animals – Woolly Mammoth, Reindeer, Bison and Woolly Rhinoceros
The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein the Younger, 1533, a painting in The National Gallery

What our members say

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Inspires learning The information on the audio is relevant and concise and the images are very clear. We are using the pack as part of wider home school projects. The packs have become an integral part of projects. The opportunity to feel images really inspires learning. Library Member
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