Are you looking for ready-to-use primary Art lesson plans? PlanBee is a hive of primary teaching resources to assist with KS1 and KS2 Art teaching. PlanBee lessons contain all the lesson plans, slides, worksheets and other resources you need to teach an entire Art scheme of work, or alternatively you can mix the flexible resources into your own Art lessons to complement your existing planning. With PlanBee's ready-to-teach lessons, teaching Art has never been simpler!
PlanBee's Art resources cover a wide variety of areas that will engage, challenge and inspire your children to create their own artwork, including landscapes, portraits, still life, pottery, sculpture and much more, as well as teaching them about famous artists and artistic movements throughout history. With our range of resources, you are sure to find something to bring out the artistic side in even the most reticent artists in your class!
Introduce your class to the world of landscape art with these creative 'A Sense of Place' Art lessons. Starting by using a viewfinder to find interesting features and views of a local area, your class will then go on to study the work of some of the most famous landscape artists and how they use perspective to give a sense of depth to their work. With plenty of inspirational resources, including lesson …More Information
These KS1 'Can Buildings Speak?' Art lessons ideas for children in Year 1 and Year 2 will have your class looking at buildings in a whole new light. They will explore shapes and patterns within buildings and find out what different features, patterns and shapes within buildings say about what kind of building it is. The end focus of this module is getting your class to create a mural to represent a particul…More Information
Introduce your class to the world of sculpture with these 'Can we change places?' KS2 Art lessons for children. Start by getting them to think about the environment around them and how art can improve an area before taking a closer look at a variety of different styles of sculpture. And, of course, they will have a go at making their own very own sculptures! With lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, di…More Information
Get creative and colourful with this set of 5 'Colour Creations' Art lessons for KS1! Your class will think about their favourite colours and the colours that are all around them every day, before looking at how colours are used in art. They will find out about primary colours and how to mix them to create secondary colours, as well as look at the artwork of artists who use colours in interesting ways. …More Information
These exciting 'Containers' lessons, with plenty of hands-on activities, are designed to equip the children in your class with a greater mastery over modelling clay. Starting by exploring a range of different everyday containers made from different materials and leading onto examining the containers of artists and craftspeople, this scheme of work then allows children to develop control over a range of tool…More Information
This tactile and creative 'Investigating Materials' KS1 art lesson plan for Year 1 and Year 2 is a great way to get your class exploring different materials and how they can be used artistically. They will feel and describe a host of different materials as well as learn creative ways to join them together, before looking at weaving using a variety of different materials. With lesson plans, slides, activ…More Information
This fun and creative 'Investigating Patterns' scheme of work enables your class to explore, create and manipulate a variety of different kinds of patterns. Starting with patterns found at home and in the environment, children then move on to study how shapes can be rotated and reflected to create interesting patterns. Your class will also have the chance to explore making patterns with stencils and printin…More Information
Take your class on a voyage of discovery with this set of 5 Art 'Journeys' lesson plans. Your class will have the chance to glimpse the fascinating world of Aboriginal art and the journeys of the Dreamtime, before studying the work of artist Paul Klee and examining familiar journeys of their own. These KS2 'Journeys' lessons provide everything you need (apart from the paint and paper!) to teach this han…More Information
Introduce your class to the wide world of still life art in this Year 5 and 6 'Objects and Meanings' scheme of work. Covering a wide range of areas, children will have the chance to explore colour, composition, control, form and style as they study a variety of different still life paintings. Throughout the module, children will have the chance to develop their control over a variety of tools and techniques…More Information
Teach your class how to turn everyday paper into spectacular arts and crafts projects with this hands-on scheme of work for KS1. Your class will investigate different types of paper and explore their different textures and features, before using a variety of techniques to create artwork from paper. With detailed lesson plans, slides with step-by-step instructions, differentiated activity ideas, workshee…More Information