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Foundation Stage : Curriculum : Topics : Spring Flowers


This curriculum teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to identify, describe and print patterns and shapes to reflect flowers that can grow in family gardens during the spring. The class can practise making printing blocks to design shapes of different flowers to use in their artwork.

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This teaching pack includes six lessons to teach the class about printing flower shapes. There are activities for shared, independent and group learning.

This scheme of work for creative development is recommended for Reception aged children in the Foundation Stage although it could also be easily differentiated for children in other ages and classes to use.

Skills covered in this teaching pack include identifying and describing colours and shapes seen in flowers and making blocks to use when printing repeating designs of flowers.

Lesson One : Shapes and Patterns

Investigate how to make different shapes and patterns when printing with paints. The class can print shapes to make wrapping paper for presents. Preview this lesson.

Lesson Two : Shapes and Colours

Describe a range of different shapes and colours as seen on collected and pressed flowers. The children can select vocabulary to describe their flower artwork.

Lesson Three : Flower Petals

Investigate different ways of printing petal shapes using a range of tools and media. The class can combine a selection of shapes to make the print of a flower.

Lesson Four : Printing Block

Design and make a block to use when printing different repeating shape patterns. The children can use the blocks to make their own flower designs.

Lesson Five : Gardens

Practise using different objects to print a range of different flowers that might be seen in a garden. The children can create repeating patterns to show a range of flowers.

Lesson Six : Garden Pots

Discuss and use techniques to print flower shapes and patterns on garden pots. The class can try combining shapes to produce artwork showing a pot of flowers.

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All six lessons for only £4.95

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You can preview lesson one from this scheme of work to see if it will match the needs of your class. If you have any questions about this creative development scheme of work for the Foundation Stage then please contact us so that we can help.

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