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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in art and design for Key Stage Two to teach about working in clay to design and produce a range of artefacts

  • Tile Reviews

    Tile Reviews

    Review and suggest changes to clay tiles reflecting Ancient Egyptian culture and traditions

  • Egyptian Tile

    Egyptian Tile

    Produce a clay tile to reflect and illustrate a range of Ancient Egyptian culture and traditions

  • Tile Design

    Tile Design

    Design shapes and patterns to use on a clay tile to reflect the customs and traditions of Ancient Egypt

  • Handles and Spouts

    Handles and Spouts

    Investigate how to use clay slip to join different elements of a model clay artefact from Ancient Egypt

  • Clay Imprints

    Clay Imprints

    Investigate how to use different tools to make a range of impressions in clay to reflect life in Ancient Egypt

  • Viking Pot Reviews

    Viking Pot Reviews

    Review completed clay pot constructions and decorations using a set of chosen success criteria

  • Viking Designs

    Viking Designs

    Select and paint a range of different patterns on clay pots to represent Viking culture and traditions

  • Pinch Thumb Pot

    Pinch Thumb Pot

    Design and make a clay pot adding different patterns to represent Viking culture and traditions

  • Clay Impressions

    Clay Impressions

    Investigate some of the tools that can be used to create different shapes and patterns in clay

  • Pots and Jugs

    Pots and Jugs

    Explore the function and decoration of different containers made from clay

  • 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