Lesson 4: Giant Spider Model Part 1

Working as a class to recreate Louise Bourgeois' Maman spider sculpture, the children will plan and create the legs and body of the spider

Learning Objectives

  • Planning and creating a sculpture as a class

  • Working cooperatively I can create different parts of a sculpture

  • Securing parts of the sculpture together

  • Knowing that 3D sculpture can be created from a range of materials

Teacher Video: Giant Spider Model

Pupil Video: Giant Spider Model


Spiders PowerPoint
Louise Bourgeois, Maman (1999)
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