National Curriculum Content
- To create sketch books to record their observations, and use them to review and revisit ideas.
- To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including sculpture with a range of materials.
- Investigate how totem poles are made.
- Research and identify why animals are used.
- Research and design features such as eyes and mouths.
- Choose materials to display bold features for example coloured paper, feathers.
- Use cardboard attachment techniques to add wings and beaks.
What we want children to know
- Totem poles are a form of art for many Native American tribes in North America.
- Their meanings can be artistic or tell stories of local legends or events.
- How to use cardboard to construct 3D objects.
What skills we want children to develop
- Plan and develop ideas in sketchbooks and make simple choices about media.
- With help measure, mark out, cut and shape a range of materials, with some accuracy.
- Start to manipulate, construct and combine materials in order to make a product.
Colour, cutting, cardboard attachments, animals, eagle, bear, beaver, fox, owl