A selection of projects that will develop skills and confidence when using a range of processes and techniques.
Colour mixing with paint
This simple unit is designed to show young children, in a very direct way, that colours mix.
A simple printed pattern
This unit is a basic introduction to making repeat patterns using print. Children are encouraged to look for examples of patterns in the natural and man…
Colour mixing project
All pupils need at least the primary colours and white, a large palette on which to mix the colours, a container of water, a brush, a sponge and some…
Drawing shapes by looking
Enabling young children to identify shapes in the classroom and then to describe them through drawing.
Designing a Pattern
Helping children to become more aware of pattern through collecting and drawing them
This unit will explore line, drawing, movement, emotion, feeling, expression
Creature skin design boards
The main purpose of this unit is to introduce pupils to how they can develop design ideas from an unusual stimulus.
Make a collection of objects, natural or made. Involve the children in investigating and interrogating the objects. Encourage them to handle them in order…
The intention of this unit is to introduce children to the idea of abstraction in the history of art, and the possibility of making such paintings themselves