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Sparks and Flames

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SKU A12CS80100
Key Stage 1 Landscape Art Art Year 1 Year 2

This KS1 series of Art lessons will ignite your class’s imagination as they create pieces of art themed around The Great Fire of London. They will use chalks, paints, collage and mixed media over the course of the lessons as they create fiery art.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Containing detailed lesson plans, slides, differentiated activities ideas, lots of helpful instructions and a range of engaging printable resources, this five-lesson Art scheme contains everything you need to deliver these fun and creative lessons.

This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'The Great Fire of London' as a cross-curricular topic.

#Lesson1Thelightinthedark

The first lesson in this five-lesson series focuses on using chalks to recreate flames. Your class will be encouraged to look closely at the colours they can see and use skills like blending to develop their work. They create their own building silhouettes to complete their pictures and use the language of foreground and background when talking about their work.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Photo Card
  • Instruction Sheet
  • Challenge Cards
  • Picture Cards
  • Paper, scissors, glue, chalks
  • Natural materials
#Lesson2Thecolouroffire

During the second lesson in this series your class will create tissue-paper collages. They will examine a painting of The Great Fire of London and hear a description of it. They will use the painting and description as inspiration when creating their own pictures. The children will either layer tissue paper or roll it to create their collages.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Photo Cards
  • Skyline Cards
  • Worksheet
  • Tissue paper
  • Glue
  • A4 paper
  • Black paper
#Lesson3ImmenseInferno

During the third lesson in this ‘Sparks and Flames’ art series of lessons your class will use a variety of materials to create models of buildings. They will make choices about the materials and techniques they use as they add 3-D flames to their buildings.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture Cards
  • Template Sheet
  • Instruction Sheets
  • Building Cards
  • Evaluation Cards
  • Craft materials, card, paper, scissors, glue
#Lesson4Lookingthroughthearches

Your class will use a painting of The Great Fire of London as a stimulus for their layered picture. They will think about the foreground, middle ground and background of the picture before constructing their own. They will sponge paint and develop their fine motor skills as they cut and glue.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Instruction Sheet
  • Template Sheet
  • Photo Sheet
  • Photo Card
  • Paint, sponges, paper, scissors, glue
#Lesson5Puttingoutthefire

In the final lesson of this series your class will have the opportunity to create dioramas of fire scenes. They will be able to use materials of their choice to create buildings, people and flames to depict events and scenarios. Your children will be able to add details using paints, pens and pencils as well as develop their fine motor skills as they cut and glue.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Photo Cards
  • Materials: boxes, containers, tubes, paper
  • Glue, scissors, paints, pens
  • Wooden or plastic people
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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
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