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This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to select and combine different materials to build a collage of a character to hang on a Christmas tree. The class can describe some of the shapes, patterns and colours used on other decorations to help them produce their own examples.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and combine different materials to build a collage of a character to hang on a Christmas tree

Learning Objectives

Ask and answer questions about the starting points for their work, and develop their ideas. Investigate the possibilities of a range of materials and processes.

Learning Outcomes

I can describe shapes, colours and patterns found on objects to match a particular topic. I can explore how to combine materials to produce a work of art.

Santa Claus

Teaching sequence to help the children select and combine different materials to build a collage of a character to hang on a Christmas tree

Christmas Ornaments

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe colours, shapes and patterns used on Christmas ornaments

Template to help the children select and combine different materials to build a collage of a Christmas character

Santa Claus

Santa Claus

Interactive activity to help the children select and combine different materials to build a collage of a character to hang on a Christmas tree

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and combine different materials to build a collage of a character to hang on a Christmas tree

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