Posts Tagged ‘Visual Art’

November 18th, 2016

3D Paper Snowflakes

I’ve seen these paper snowflakes done in school and they are really effective and look fantastic. They probably do need lots of adult supervision as they are quite fiddly and it’s very easy to make a mistake. However, the finished product is really impressive and they look great for decorating the classroom during the seasonal period.

November 11th, 2015

3D Paper Snowflake

As it’s quite fiddly, this would be a visual arts lesson suitable for older pupils. It requires lots of folding, measuring and cutting skills – however, the end result would adorn any seasonal classroom.

November 11th, 2015

3D Paper Christmas Tree

Definitely one for older pupils, but this would make a great visual arts lesson – creating a cool Christmas Tree using only one sheet of green A4 card.

November 11th, 2015

Sock Snowman

This Sock Snowman would be a lovely visual arts lesson to do in the weeks leading up to Christmas or at any time during the winter months. It looks pretty straightforward, but then again …..!!

December 7th, 2014

Design a Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread ManThanks to Teaching Ideas for the tip about this website. It is a site that allows you to decorate your own Gingerbread Man online. You can add frosting in lots of different colours and thickness. You can add lots of different types of sprinkles. There is also a gallery of Gingerbread Man images that can serve as a starting point for your designs, including Ninja, Cowboy, 80s and lots more.

November 13th, 2014

Clay Christmas Owls

Christmas Clay OwlsLearn how to make these beautiful, but simple, Christmas Owls using the homemade clay recipe from the Paging Fun Mums website. The owls are made from a circle of clay and would make great Christmas tree decorations for pupils to bring home from school. 

November 27th, 2012

Pipe Cleaner Christmas Tree

This short video shows how to make a simple small Christmas Tree using a lollipop stick and some pipe cleaners.

November 1st, 2012

Christmas Snowflakes

This short video from Mahalo demonstrates how to make a Christmas snowflake. These can be very effective done in lots of different colours and hung as mobiles in the classroom or on classroom windows, letting the light shine through them.

November 1st, 2012

Christmas Pop-Up Card

This short Video from Mahalo gives a demonstration on how to make a simple pop-up Christmas Card.

October 28th, 2011

Dancing Father Christmas

Dancing Father Christmas

Use this template to create a Father Christmas who will dance when you pull the string.

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