Teaching Art to Year Three by Jan Miller: Collection Page
We hope you will be inspired by this collection of resources by art teacher Jan Miller, who generously shares a whole year's worth of teaching for ages 7 to 8. The collection provides a fantastic insight into how an experienced and very successful art teacher enables the creative journey in school, despite pressures from other curriculum areas. Please do leave any comments for Jan below!
A Year of Art Lessons with Year 3 - Introduction
Drawing with scissors: Screen printing lessons inspired by Matisse
7 & 8 Year Olds Explore MonoPrinting & Oil Painting
Pop-Up Puppets Inspired by A Historical Painting
Children are challenged to make puppets both in response to a historical painting and also as a way to encourage others to engage in the painting
Spotting Potential and Nurturing a Young Talent
Japanese Sushi Inspires Our Art
Pupils learn from another culture by creating colourful, large-scale mixed media drawings inspired by food from Japan
Santa comes in all Shapes and Sizes: Yr 3 Make Bouncing Santas!
A fun end of term project that would also be perfect to do at home – making model Santas with character! Jan Miller share a process to make 3D model Santas using simple materials and processes.
Making Papier-Mache Marionette Puppets Inspired by Characters in a Historical Painting
Japan: making Sushi Recycled Style!
Exploring the potential and limitations of paper and recycled materials, learning through play and experimentation to make 3D forms. The outcomes of this process were used to inform work created in a second medium of clay
Japan - Ceramics Inspire Painting and Painting Inspires Ceramics
The work of a contemporary Japanese ceramicist inspires vibrant paintings in a variety of materials. The children then used their own art to design ceramic vessels.
All that Glitters...
Pupils have fun playing with materials that glitter and sparkle, developing their design and making skills to produce personalised brooches, decorative images of celebrities and gorgeous treasure glitter boards. Finally, they explore portrait drawing, creating a sparkly ‘selfie’!
Sign up below to receive email updates from AccessArt. AccessArt promises not to share your information with anyone else and you can unsubscribe at any time!
AccessArt welcomes artists, educators, teachers and parents both in the UK and overseas.
We believe everyone has the right to be creative and by working together and sharing ideas we can enable everyone to reach their creative potential.
Join AccessArt from only £3.50 per month and enjoy full access to hundreds more resources!