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This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to select and combine layers of different shapes to design and make a festive Christmas card for a friend. The class can identify some of the special colours, shapes and patterns that match the theme of Christmas.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to elect and combine layers of different shapes to design and make a festive Christmas card for a friend

Learning Objectives

Investigate and combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes. Combine form and shape for different purposes.

Learning Outcomes

I can select and combine materials to produce artwork on a specific topic. I can use layers to build a 3D shape.

3D Christmas Cards

Teaching sequence to help the children select and combine layers of different shapes to design and make a festive Christmas card for a friend

Christmas Shapes

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe properties of different shapes used on Christmas decorations

3D Card Instructions

Shared reading text to help the children select and combine layers of different shapes to design and make a festive Christmas card

Christmas Shapes

Templates to help the children build 3D cards by selecting and combining layers of different shapes to design and make a festive Christmas card

3D Christmas Cards

Interactive activity to help the children select and combine layers of different shapes to design and make a festive Christmas card for a friend

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to elect and combine layers of different shapes to design and make a festive Christmas card for a friend

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