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Recommended Resources

BBC Bitesize

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z8tnvcw

This is a place where you can find videos, activities games and more! It has information about artists, styles, techniques and how to use them yourself. Here you can find step by step guides and it’s all laid out in a child friendly way.

How to draw for Kids

www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub

This is a YouTube channel run by a family for children to encourage children to draw provide step by step guidance on how to draw anything from dragons to a bike!

The Tate’s Website for Kids

www.tate.org.uk/kids

Here they have a collection of different art and drawing activities, quizzes, videos and games for children to explore themselves.

www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore

This is a direct link to the Tate’s artist library. Here you can see ‘who’s who’ of different artist and what they are famous for!

Easy Painting Art – You Tube site

www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgxDjVRX203ah1bpp8UWbg

Here you can find a You Tube channel full of step by step guides on painting, drawing, collage, sculpting and more. This is more appropriate for Upper KS2.

Suggested Activities

  • Tate Britain - See the website for information about activities aimed at children and families all year round, with special workshops and galleries open in half-term and holidays for all ages.
  • Tate Modern - See the website for information about activities aimed at children and families all year round, with special workshops and galleries open in half-term and holidays for all ages.
  • Wisley Gardens and Kew Gardens – Have a look on the websites before you visit for some special art activities.
  • Richmond Park/The Thames River – Visit different local areas and complete some still life drawings of these places. You could focus on perspective or shade depending on the year group.
  • Crafty Café or other craft activities
  • National Gallery - See the website for information about activities aimed at children and families, including workshops in half-term and holidays. 
  • National Portrait Gallery - See the website for information about activities aimed at children and families, including workshops in half-term and holidays.