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This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to select and combine natural materials to produce a hanging Christmas tree decoration. The class can identify and describe the 2D shapes used on the faces of 3D shapes that comprise different tree decorations.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and combine natural materials to produce a hanging Christmas tree decoration

Learning Objectives

Record from experience and imagination to help produce a work of art. Investigate and combine visual and tactile qualities of materials.

Learning Outcomes

I can use experience and imagination to produce a work of art. I can combine materials to make a work of art to match a particular theme.

Snowy Pine Cones

Teaching sequence to help the children select and combine natural materials to produce a hanging Christmas tree decoration

Christmas Decorations

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children describe shapes used to make different Christmas decorations

Christmas Materials

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children describe natural materials that can be used to decorate a home for Christmas

Pine Cone

Template to get the children to select and record how to convert a natural material into a Christmas decoration using a range of other materials

Snowy Pine Cones

Interactive activity to help the children select and combine natural materials to produce a hanging Christmas tree decoration

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and combine natural materials to produce a hanging Christmas tree decoration

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