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Lesson Five – Viking Designs

This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to select and paint a range of different patterns on clay pots to represent Viking culture and traditions. The class can choose shapes and colours for their pot designs to match an aspect of Viking life.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and paint a range of different patterns on clay pots to represent Viking culture and traditions

Learning Objectives

Question and make thoughtful observations about starting points and select ideas to use in their work. Investigate and combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes.

Learning Outcomes

I can use ideas taken from artefacts to develop a work or art. I can use techniques to add paint to a particular type of media.

Viking Designs

Teaching sequence to help the children select and paint a range of different patterns on clay pots to represent Viking culture and traditions

Viking Artefacts

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe shapes and patterns seen on different historical artefacts

Pot Design Instructions

Shared reading text to help the children select and add patterns to a clay pot to represent Viking customs and traditions

Viking Designs

Interactive activity to help the children select and paint a range of different patterns on clay pots to represent Viking culture and traditions

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and paint a range of different patterns on clay pots to represent Viking culture and traditions

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