Junk Modelling

Challenge your class to make junk fun, with this creative Art and D&T lesson...

Years: 3, 4, 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Subject: Art

Resource Overview

Do you want to get your pupils interested in reuse and recycling? Then look no further than this fantastic lesson idea, in which children can create unique ‘junk sculptures’ according to a specific design brief!
This lesson has been planned according to D&T curriculum objectives, and would work perfectly for either a class or an eco-team. Ideal as an introduction to sustainability-related topics, it allows children to harness their creativity, whilst also promoting discussion about the materials that we use and throw away.

Take a look at the pictures below, kindly provided by Litterarti, for inspiration…

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Resource Assets


Junk Modelling lesson plan


Example 1

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Example 2

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Example 3

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