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Andy Goldsworthy

£10.00
SKU A12CS40110
Key Stage 1 Famous Artists Landscape Art Nature Art Sculpture Art Year 1 Year 2

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 examine several of his sculptures and use them as inspiration for their own creations!

 
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With detailed lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated activities and more, there is bound to be something to suit every little artist and have them creating their own Andy Goldsworthy inspired masterpieces in no time!

If you are after some free downloadable Andy Goldsworthy themed resources to support your teaching, take a look at our Andy Goldsworthy Jigsaw Pack, Andy Goldsworthy Sketch Book Cover, and Famous Artists Jigsaw Multipack.

 

#Lesson1ColoursandMaterials

During the first lesson in this series, your class will be introduced to the work of Andy Goldsworthy. They will think about the materials he uses, the shapes he makes and how he arranges colours. The children can then practically sort objects by colour and record their sorting by taking photographs.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson2WallsandPaths

Now that your class are aware of the materials, colours and shapes Andy Goldsworthy uses for his art work, they will look in more detail at his sculptures of paths and walls. They will build their own paths and walls using a variety of materials and then evaluate their work.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson3CirclesandSpirals

In this lesson your class will explore Andy Goldsworthy’s work with circles and spirals. They will recreate some of his pieces of work either through collaging or painting. When they have completed their task they can then compare their work and the work of their peers to Goldsworthy’s, thinking about the similarities and differences between them.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4Sculptures

Your class will find out about some of Goldsworthy’s sculptures, thinking carefully about what materials they were made from and how they were made. They will then have the opportunity to either make sculptures using clay or finding natural materials to make sculptures inspired by the work of Goldsworthy.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson5Reflection

In the final lesson of this scheme of work your class will explore how Goldsworthy uses reflections in his work. They will think about which materials are reflective and why artists might use reflection in their art. They will then have the opportunity to make their own pieces of reflective sculpture using either mirrors or trays of water.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • KS1 - to use drawing to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • KS1 - to use painting to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • KS1 - to use sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • KS1 - to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • KS1 - about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
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