Exemplar Primary Art Curriculum – Year One

Autumn 1

Discovering Charcoal

The Discovering Charcoal Exercise helps children explore the potential of using charcoal for mark making. Use this warm-up exercise as an introduction to the media, and follow it with the session idea below.

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Drawing Like a Caveman

Introduce children to the beginnings of drawing, and inspire simple mark making, through the medium of charcoal and handprint art. Each child is enabled to follow an individual and empowering exploration.

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