Ten Minutes, Five Times a Week

"We've loved it! The classroom is now full of drawings!"

What, Who, Why and How

Before you Start...

Before Each Session

The following exercises work best if the pupils work quietly and with concentration. The children generally find the exercises absorbing, and fun.

Set Expectations

The following exercises work best if the pupils work quietly and with concentration. The children generally find the exercises absorbing, and fun.

After Each Session

At the end of each session, it's worth investing two minutes in getting the children to walk round the room to look at each others work. Seeing what others have done, and reflecting on their own work is a valuable part of the drawing exercises.

Take 2 Minutes to Reflect

At the end of each session, it’s worth investing two minutes in getting the children to walk round the room to look at each others work. Seeing what others have done, and reflecting on their own work is a valuable part of the drawing exercises.

At the end of the week...

Find space to display some of the work, and make time to revisit the exercises to give pupils the opportunity to be able to articulate what they were asked to do, how they found the exercises, and to reflect upon their progress over the week.

Go Back Over...

Find space to display some of the work, and make time to revisit the exercises to give pupils the opportunity to be able to articulate what they were asked to do, how they found the exercises, and to reflect upon their progress over the week.

The Five Drawing Exercises

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