Ta daaaaaa! Here is the overall winner!
It is a great poster, simple, straightforward, it contains the important teaching points and conveys them in an attractive form that dosen’t detract from the points which are elegantly illustrated with simple, neat diagrams. Well done!
I was like a kid in a sweet shop, pouring over some really brilliant, creative and ingenius pieces of art. It was amazing to see what the kids had taken on board from my classroom visits and how that information translated into an piece of art intended for peer education. In case you haven’t been following my School Handwashing project, here is the Project Proposal and here are the Teaching Points and another post on Kid’s Hand-washing Questions.
As I’ve mentioned before, the incentive for students to create a masterpiece was the promise that the winning poster would be produced professionally and placed above all the sinks into school to remind everyone to wash their hands.
Here are three of the very talented runners up. I went crazy when I saw these, they are utterly fabulous! A superhero flying out of a tap in order to combat germs? Only a kid could come up with with something as awesome as that. And of course the incredible painting of Mrs Wishy Washy, what an eye catching piece. They belong in an art gallery! The final picture is also fantastic and straight to the point. I love the germs, the bright bullet points. FAB stuff.
Here is a pile of other posters that were also shortlisted, they go down to the Kingerdarten class, so we are talking 4,5, and 6 year olds contributing to this project and I think they did a fantastic job too. If I was allowed to nick them all and take them home to put on my walls I would…