Sculpture Ideas

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Sculpture IdeasThis is a set of web links, offering sculpture ideas, that you may find very useful:

National Curriculum Sculpture – offers a page that contains resources and advice relating to developing National Curriculum sculpture in primary schools.

KS2 Art and Design Quiz,This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS2 in Art and Design for children aged 7 to 11 in years 3 to 6. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with understanding processes and techniques, and it focuses on sculpture.

Children will have learnt a variety of processes and techniques in KS1, and many will have enjoyed creating a sculpture with dough or clay. There are many different techniques to learn about when sculpting, as well as an almost endless variety of materials to work with, from sand and clay to metal and stone..

Knock your art into shape when you play this quiz all about the processes involved in sculpture!” (Education Quizzes)

Sculpture Class Clips.  At this site, the BBC provide a good selection of really useful videos about sculpture designed especially for KS 2.

The site covers sculpture the following great ideas:

  • African Masks
  • Andy Goldsworthy
  • Antony Gormley
  • Bookends in the style of Pollock
  • Brazilian Carnival Costumes
  • Degas’ Little Dancer
  • Make a whatever the weather het
  • 3D Bulls head
  • A goblin puppet
  • A venus flytrap sweet dispenser
  • Making a sculpture from dry materials and clay
  • Pottery, puppets and painting glass
  • Puppet making and puppeteering

 This plan is based around the work of Andy Goldsworthy.

The TES share a free resource called ‘What is Sculpture?’ The writer introduces it below:

I put this PPT. together as a starter for a whole week dedicated to sculpture. The intention being to generate lots of thinking and discussion about different forms, materials and inspiration used. Useful for KS1 and KS2”

Sculpture Ideas