Lesson 1: Shape 1: Seeing simple shapes

Children go on a shape hunt around the school, identifying, drawing and labelling the different shapes that make up the objects they find

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising and drawing simple geometric shapes found in everyday objects

  • Recognising and accurately drawing simple shapes in objects

  • Identifying objects made from shapes in my environment

  • Drawing from observation I know that man-made objects consist of straight lines

  • Drawing from observation I know that in nature objects are usually formed from wavy lines

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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 The National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for…
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