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Key Stage 1
Inspired By Shapes: One

Squares and Rectangles

Your child will identify shapes and colours used in Piet Mondrian’s artwork. They will use his artwork to inspire their own work.

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 Three - Squares And Rectangles

Activity 3
Squares And Rectangles

  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • Ar1/1.4 about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.
  • Ma1/3.2a recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:
    i. 2-D shapes ii. 3-D shapes

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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 Three - Squares And Rectangles

Activity 3
Squares And Rectangles

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • Ar1/1.4 about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.
  • Ma1/3.2a recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:
    i. 2-D shapes ii. 3-D shapes
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