Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in art and design for Key Stage Two to teach about the work of significant artists

  • Seascapes


    Investigate some of the special ways of showing light and reflection when painting water in artwork

  • Turner’s Paintings

    Turner’s Paintings

    Explore and describe the painting styles and themes used in artwork by the artist Turner

  • Colour and Light

    Colour and Light

    Explore how artists can use colour shades to suggest different times of the day in paintings

  • Starry Night Cards

    Starry Night Cards

    Design and produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh

  • Seurat’s Paintings

    Seurat’s Paintings

    Investigate and present some of the different themes and ideas presented in paintings by a significant French artist

  • River Paintings

    River Paintings

    Explore how artists use a range of colours to suggest different times of the day in paintings

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style