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Prism Tree Decorations

This art and design teaching pack for all year groups gets the children to select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism. The class can explain techniques that can be used to manipulate materials when making a decoration to celebrate Christmas.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism

Learning Objectives

Identify and describe the properties of 3-D shapes using the correct vocabulary. Use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

Learning Outcomes

I can use the correct vocabulary to name, describe and compare geometric shapes. I can combine and shape materials to make a decoration on a specific theme.

Tree Decoration Shapes

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

Prism Tree Decoration (stars)

Template to help the children select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism

Prism Tree Decoration (snowflakes)

Template to help the children select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism

Prism Tree Decoration (characters)

Template to help the children select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism

Prism Tree Decoration (blank)

Template to help the children select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism

Prism Tree Decorations

Interactive activity to help the children select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and combine range of different materials to produce a hanging tree decoration in the shape of a triangular prism

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