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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 selecting and producing colour shades to represent different themes and ideas

  • Sunrise and Sunset

    Sunrise and Sunset

    Identify and record colour shades used by Turner to represent different times of the day

  • Sunrise and Sunset

    Sunrise and Sunset

    Practise mixing a range of colour shades to reflect different times of the day in artwork

  • Colour Swatches

    Colour Swatches

    Select and mix a range of different colour shades to use in a landscape painting depicting a specific time of the day

  • Colour and Light

    Colour and Light

    Explore how artists can use colour shades 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