The AccessArt Drawing Journey for Children – Ages 7 to 9

Welcome to the AccessArt Drawing Journey for ages 7 to 9! 

If you are new to the Drawing Journey, start by building your understanding of what drawing can be in Step 1. 

Use the Exercises in Step 2 to open minds and introduce children to new ways of thinking about drawing and new skills. These should be repeated over time.

Explore resources in Step 3 if you would like to build your understanding of drawing materials.

Explore the Drawing Projects in Step 4. These give context and focus to drawing skills and help pupils own their creativity.

Inspire pupils by looking at the work of other artists in Step 5. 

Read about gentle ways to assess pupils in Step 6.

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UK Years 3 and 4 (ages 7 to 9)


Step 1

Build your understanding about what drawing is and the purposes it serves. 

Step 2

Explore exercises which develop drawing skills, open minds, and can be practised over time

Step 3
Introducing Materials

Explore drawing materials and surfaces and build understanding and skills.

Step 4

Discover drawing projects which provide exciting ways to develop skills and understanding.

Step 6

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