Lesson 5: Class photo album

Working with an adult, children take selfie photographs to create a class gallery

Before the lesson

Learning objectives

To learn how to operate a camera and/or iPad and use it to take photographs.

EYFS outcomes

Personal, social and emotional development 

  • See themselves as a valuable individual



  • Spell words by identifying the sounds and then writing the sound with letter/s
  • Write short sentences with words with known sound-letter correspondences using a capital letter and full stop


Outcomes taken from Development Matters, 2021. 

ELGs taken from the new statutory framework for the EYFS, 2021. 


Teacher notes

Key vocabulary

Prompts for learning


Next steps

To continue to use the knowledge gained in this set of lessons throughout their child-led projects. 

To use vocabulary related to technology, computers and cameras in their everyday conversations and play.

To continue to use the classroom camera or tablet to take photographs of important moments, creations or projects.

Make a note of any specific next steps for individual children.

Created by:
Sophie Pickles,  
Computing specialist
Sophie is an expert Early Years consultant. She has spent many years both teaching in Reception and leading, in her role of Head of Early Years and senior manager at an outstanding-rated, child-led setting. Sophie now works with many national educational…
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