Magical Lantern Inspiration

If you’re looking for some inspiration for a magical lesson, why not visit the Magic Lantern Festival at Roundhay Park in Leeds. The Magical Lantern Festival is a spectacular fusion of art, heritage and culture. A stunning outdoor Christmas themed event, a...

The Festival of Light

This year the festival of light (Diwali) falls on Sunday 30th October. We love using animation as a fun creative learning activity here at Elsium. Have your learners split into groups to re-tell the story of Rama & Sita. Along with writing a script, have them draw...

Remember Remember the 5th of November

The 5th November marks Guy Fawkes Night, so why not get ahead with planning a fun, interactive classroom activity. Have some fun & set your class the task of creating their own animations. Do Ink is a fantastic app available in the app store that is very user...

“Moving Fish” – Lesson idea

The Korkotak website gives a great step by step guide on making moving fish. We particularly like this idea for younger students. Although, we would recommend changing the colour of the paper to represent mammals rather than fish for example grey for dolphins or...

Roald Dahl at 100 – Lesson ideas!

Tuesday 13th September 2016, marked the hundredth birthday of Roald Dahl, the author of much loved children’s books such as The BFG, The Twits, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; and who better to base a literacy project on? We’ve put together some...