Recycling Warriors

Age: 5-7 years

Type: Teacher Resource

Curriculum Links to: Science, English, Art

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RESOURCE OVERVIEW:

Recycling Warriors fosters pupils’ digital creative skills as they create a digital painting about the importance of recycling. They learn how to use an online digital painting tool through tinkering and then apply what they learn to create two posters.

LESSON TIMING: Two 1 hour lessons

This lesson in your curriculum

Computing

Curriculum aims

  • can evaluate and apply information technology – including new or unfamiliar technologies – analytically to solve problems.

Subject content

  • use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

English

  • Year 1 – Handwriting:
    • begin to form lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place;
    • form capital letters.

Art

  • to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination;
  • to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

Science

  • Year 1 – Everyday materials
    • distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made;
    • identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock.