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This art and design scheme of work for Key Stage One gets the children to combine and shape a selection of different natural and art materials to produce artwork reflecting ideas and themes about the sea. The class can create a collage showing different plants, animals and textures that might be seen under the sea.

Combine and shape a selection of different natural and art materials to produce artwork reflecting ideas and themes about the sea

Lesson One : Sea Colours

Identify and record some of the shades of colours seen in objects linked to the sea

Lesson Two : Seashore Materials

Explore and describe the appearance and texture of different materials found at the seashore

Lesson Three : Sea Shapes

Identify and describe some of the different shapes and patterns that can be found under the sea

Lesson Four : Underwater Scene

Select and record the design for a collage picture to reflect life that might be seen under the sea

Lesson Five : Underwater Collage

Select and shape a range of different materials to build a picture illustrating life under the sea

Lesson Six : Collage Changes

Suggest some of the different changes and improvements that could be made to artwork reflecting sea life

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