Before the lesson
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- To create 3D human forms
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
Pupils needing extra support: Some children may need assistance in forming the wire. If they find it difficult to see the muscular shape of the limbs, ask them to concentrate on the elbow and knee joints only.
Pupils working at greater depth: Put some more thought into the pose and proportions of the figure. The plasticine can be made thicker on the chest, shoulders, thighs, biceps, calves to give a sense of the musculature. Having images of superheroes as a reference will help.
*Take care with the ends of wire/pipe cleaners. These can be sharp and need careful handling. Children should not be cutting lengths of wire themselves.