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Key Stage 1
Inspired By Shapes: One

Exploring Shapes

In this activity your child will identify objects with different 2-D and 3-D shapes. They will practise drawing and painting shapes.

Learn all about the two influential artists Wassily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian. Discover how they used shapes and colours to create renowned masterpieces that changed the way art was viewed. Help to inspire your children to explore these artists along with shapes and colours in four engaging activities created for key stage one children.

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    Relation to Curriculum in England: = Art = Maths = Science
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Activity One - Exploring Shapes

Activity 1
Exploring Shapes

  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, line, shape and space
  • Ma1/3.2a recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:
    i. 2-D shapes ii. 3-D shapes
  • Sc1/1.4 identifying and classifying

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Activity 1
Exploring Shapes

Activity One - Exploring Shapes

Activity 2
Concentric Circles

Activity Two - Concentric Circles

Activity 3
Squares and Rectangles

Activity Three - Squares and Rectangles

Activity 4
Squares and Rectangles

Activity Four - Squares and Rectangles
Activity One - Exploring Shapes

Activity 1
Exploring Shapes

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, line, shape and space
  • Ma1/3.2a recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:
    i. 2-D shapes ii. 3-D shapes
  • Sc1/1.4 identifying and classifying
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