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This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to design and produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh. The class can use practise painting in the style of Van Gogh to create the scene of a night sky with some Christmas trees in the foreground.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to design and produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh

Learning Objectives

Investigate and combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes. Combine pattern and texture for different purposes.

Learning Outcomes

I can apply paint in different ways to create a specific effect. I can use paint to create patterns and texture.

Starry Night Cards

Teaching sequence to help the children design and produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh

The Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh

Display poster for whole class discussion showing a painting by a famous artist to use as the stimulus for a Christmas card design

Starry Night Card Instructions

Activity to help the children produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh

Card Tree Shapes

Template to help the children produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh

Starry Night Cards

Interactive activity to help the children design and produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to design and produce a picture scene for the front of a Christmas card based on a painting by Van Gogh

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