Lesson 5: Assembling the memory box

Children showcase their still life works by creating a box with a different piece on each face, topped with a graphic representation of the memories they evoke

Before the lesson

Learning objectives

  • To create a box to showcase my work

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Might need to revisit example of visual minutes to remind them of how they look. May need spellings checked.


Pupils working at greater depth: Should use colours and lines to add emotion to their graphic representations.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding


Created by:
Simon Chubb,  
Art & Design specialist
Simon is a teacher, cartoonist and artist. He uses his 25 years of experienceThe practical knowledge we gain after partaking in an event or occurrence…. to teach art in schools and has his own workshop businessAn organisation engaged in commercial…
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