Children are able to enhance their Artistic Knowledge and Understanding through a number of fun and educational activities, from learning about landscapes and still life to solving art mysteries.
Many fun projects suitable for Key Stage 2 Art pupils can be found in the Investigating and Making section, including activities to help children make mobiles, create portraits and design patterns.
There is also a section dedicated to Exploring and Developing Ideas aimed at encouraging children to unlock their creative talents. Activities in this section are all suitable for children at Key Stage 2 level and include sand art, making your own paper and balloon twisting.
The Famous Artists section helps children at Key Stage 2 level to develop their knowledge of artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Jack Vettriano.
The resources and activities in the KS2 Art section are in an interactive, online, or printable format that brings a differing dynamic to the subject for children studying at Key Stage 2.
Art Equipment - Selection of clipart images of art equipment.
Aunt Annies Craft Page - Aunt Annies Crafts takes the craft how-to book one step further by putting it on the computer.
Cityscapes - A printable worksheet showing children how to use wood rubbings to make a cityscape
Drawing and Shading Techniques - Useful information about lots of drawing and shading techniques
Exploring Perspective - Interactive activities to explore perspective
Lifetime of Colour - Create art , study art and even play art games. An excellent site.
Mobiles - A printable worksheet to help children make mobiles.
Pattern and Shape in Nature - Online images of pattern and shape in nature
Portraits - Interactive activities to create a portrait
Sculpture - Online images of sculpture
Sculpture in Nature - Online images of rock formations
String Patterns - Make a repeating pattern with string
Take a Seat - Online activities about designing and making chairs
Viewpoints - Online activity to select a bird or a worm’s eye view
What a Performance - Interactive activities about theatrical headwear
What is a Print? - Interactive information and techniques about different prints.