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Visual Arts Challenge 1 EDN227 2015

  • Warm Up

  • Take an A4 sheet of paper and cut a 21 by 21 cm square

  • Fold your square in diagonal and again in the opposite direction

  • Unfold it and you will have the sheet with two diagonal fold  marks

  • Fold all corners to the centre

  • Turn over and fold all corners to the centre again

  • Turn over and insert your fingers in the pockets and  play



Observing and constructing:

To take a piece of paper and transform it into a three dimensional object.

What are you learning in this activity?



The use of visual arts materials


Materials & Processes:

Investigating possibilities of materials

Experimenting and manipulating  with everyday materials 



Now to the second part of your Arts Challenge.


  • Create  a short story (no more than 250 words) using the text provided (framing text)

Page 1

We worked in a big garden near the creek.

Page 2

There were two water tanks and a

windmill next to the garden.

Page 3

We had to work very hard in the hot sun.

Page 4

One day, in the vet season, the people

working in the garden saw a storm,

with a big wind, coming in from the south.

Page 5

There was something

inside that storm!

The old men saw it coming across the creek.


What is the learning?


Representation and Viewpoints:

To build a context through imagined and real events or histories


Cultures and Histories:

To build a narrative based on personal or imagined experiences



Investigating and experimenting how stories  can inform visual representations



To develop an idea into a visual representation

To predict the meaning of text and translate into visual imagery






Complete this activity before the Visual Arts Workshop

EDN227 Teaching the Arts and HPE in Primary Schools (Winter Term)
Visual Arts
Audrey Fernandes Satar and Arif Satar
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