Amazing Anglo-Saxon Art

Explore and create Anglo-Saxon art...

Years: 3, 4, 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 3

Subjects: Art, History

Resource Overview

Combine History with Art, with these fantastic outdoor activities! Children can explore Anglo-Saxon art and culture, using the outdoors for creative inspiration; investigate how we can use natural materials to create a piece of art; and understand how natural materials can be practically useful, by making dyes for fabrics. Hands-on and creative, this lesson would make a brilliant introduction to topic work about the historical period in question.  

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Lesson Plan

Curriculum Objectives

  • Create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials.
  • Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots.