Lesson 3: Making faces

Children create a collage made up of different facial features that they have selected and cut from magazines.

Learning objective

  • To create a collage

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught:

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Some pupils might struggle with cutting faces accurately and so may need help and support with this.

Pupils working at greater depth: Will be more confident and they should be encouraged to create more surreal faces using glasses, moustaches, hats, etc.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Paul Carney,  
Art & Design specialist
Paul has 22 years experience of teaching art as a specialist subject in both Primary and Secondary schools. He is a council member with the National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for leading…
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