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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
Get creative with this set of five ‘Andy Goldsworthy' Art lessons for KS1! Your class will think about the colours, materials and shapes Goldsworthy uses in his art work. They will explore his walls, paths, circles, spirals and reflections, and use them as inspiration for their own creations! With detailed lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated activities and more, there is bound to be so…More Information
Confuse and astound your budding artists with this fantastic 'Art Illusions' scheme of work for Year 5/6! Your class will find out all the tricks of the trade to discover how artists play with perspective, line and colour to create clever and mind-bending illusions, including trompe l'oeil, optical art and much more. With detailed lesson plans, engaging slides, differentiated activity ideas, step-by-ste…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
These KS1 ‘Giuseppe Arcimboldo' Art lessons ideas for children in Year 1 and Year 2 will have your class looking at portraits in a whole new light. They will explore a variety of Arcimboldo’s paintings and find out what different natural materials he used to create his portraits. Your class will have a go at creating portraits to represent different things, including a portrait made up of their interest…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