Art - Key Stage 1 (5-7 year olds)
Famous Artists and Styles
A delightful site for Key Stage 1 pupils about six famous artists and their work. There are literacy activities too and it promotes reading skills. Van Gogh is pronounced the American way.Destination Modern Art Flash
Designed for children from 5 to 8 years of age this website features works in New York's Museum of Modern Art. Explore the works of art, learn about the artists who painted them and try the online activities.Shape Faces Flash
This activity introduces the form of art known as Cubism. It shows how artists use shapes to make abstract pictures. Children can then make their own face in a similar style and print it out if they want.Pointillist Paintings Flash
Demonstrate the Pointillist technique of painting. Look at a picture painted using this technique then have a go at the online activity. Designed for Key Stage 2, but Key Stage 1 pupils would understand the website with explanation.