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This art and design teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to select and use 3D shapes and different materials to design and make Christmas decorative characters. The class can explain how to identify cube shapes by their matching square faces and number of sides.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use 3D shapes and different materials to design and make Christmas decorative characters

Learning Objectives

Explore characteristics of shapes and use mathematical language to describe them. Experiment with design and form to build models.

Learning Outcomes

I can use the correct vocabulary to describe shapes. I can combine different shapes to make a model of an object.

Snowman Shapes

Teaching sequence to help the children select and use 3D shapes and different materials to design and make Christmas decorative characters

Snowmen

Display posters to help the children identify and describe some of the different shapes and materials that can be used to make a snowman

Snowman Instructions

Activity to help the children make a model of a snowman decoration using cubes and a range of different materials

Snowman Shapes

Interactive activity to help the children select and use 3D shapes and different materials to design and make Christmas decorative characters

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and use 3D shapes and different materials to design and make Christmas decorative characters

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