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This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to combine and shape sets of beads to design and make hanging decorations for a Christmas tree. The class can research colours, shapes and patterns used in other decorations to develop ideas for their own artwork.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to combine and shape sets of beads to design and make hanging decorations for a Christmas tree

Learning Objectives

Collect visual and other information to help develop ideas for artwork. Select and combine materials to illustrate a specific idea.

Learning Outcomes

I can identify shapes used in objects to develop ideas for a work of art. I can combine materials to form a shape to match a specific topic.

Christmas Beads

Teaching sequence to help the children combine and shape sets of beads to design and make hanging decorations for a Christmas tree

Christmas Decorations

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

Christmas Shapes

Template to help the children combine and shape sets of beads to design and make hanging decorations for a Christmas tree

Christmas Beads

Interactive activity to help the children combine and shape sets of beads to design and make hanging decorations for a Christmas tree

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to combine and shape sets of beads to design and make hanging decorations for a Christmas tree

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