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This art and design scheme of work for Key Stage Two gets the children to develop and refine a range of different art and design techniques when working with clay to make pots that represent Viking culture and traditions. The class can create and decorate clay thumb pinch pots which could be used by the Vikings.

Develop and refine a range of different art and design techniques when working with clay to make pots that represent Viking culture and traditions

Lesson One : Pots and Jugs

Explore the function and decoration of different containers made from clay

Lesson Two : Viking Art

Research examples of shapes and patterns used on Viking artefacts

Lesson Three : Clay Impressions

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

Lesson Four : Pinch Thumb Pot

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

Lesson Five : Viking Designs

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

Lesson Six : Viking Pot Reviews

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

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