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My name is Wendy Hobbs and I am an artist and HLTA providing art lessons as PPA cover in my local primary school. I work closely with the class teachers to provide Art and Design lessons that fit the topics and curriculum aspects that they are covering, designing and illustrating my own cross-curricular resources for class use. Those are the resources you will find in my shop, tried, tested and refined through class use. Are there any that would enhance your classroom experience?

My name is Wendy Hobbs and I am an artist and HLTA providing art lessons as PPA cover in my local primary school. I work closely with the class teachers to provide Art and Design lessons that fit the topics and curriculum aspects that they are covering, designing and illustrating my own cross-curricular resources for class use. Those are the resources you will find in my shop, tried, tested and refined through class use. Are there any that would enhance your classroom experience?
Animal Classification Colouring/ Activity Sheets
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Animal Classification Colouring/ Activity Sheets

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This download includes 6 detailed and realistic colouring sheets, drawn by TheArtTA, 1 for each of the areas of animal classification used in primary science, birds, mammals, amphibians, invertebrates, reptiles and fish.There is also a teachers sheet listing the animals featured and possible uses for these sheets within a lesson. For example the range of animals can be a discussion starter, ( Why is a Dolphin on the mammals sheet?), or the pictures can be enlarged to make posters to decorate the classroom and pupils can research the animals featured. More than just a colouring sheet and great for engaging pupils in this topic.
Roman Picture/Colouring Resource Pack
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Roman Picture/Colouring Resource Pack

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This resource pack contains contains 7 topic based line drawings for use within a Romans study unit. The pictures are hand drawn to fit the elements that might be covered when studying the Romans. Their use can be varied from straight colouring sheets to work borders or diagrams to annotate, depending on your lesson needs, meaning the pack will be of use throughout your Romans study. Pack includes: Romans - colouring sheet featuring many different elements of Roman life. Ideal as a title page for topic books and full of interest. Mosaic border - use as a border for written work or colour and then add your own mosaic design in the centre panel. Mosaic fish - detailed and mindful colouring sheet for individual colouring, or enlarge and complete as a collaborative activity. Roman Legionary - colour in for use in displays, or annotate with names of uniform items etc. Pottery - collection of different types of Roman pottery, all named. Second sheet features lined areas for writing about uses etc. Roman villa/Celtic roundhouse - use to contrast the two building styles. Second sheet features lined areas for writing.
V.E. Day colouring sheet
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V.E. Day colouring sheet

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A detailed, hand drawn colouring worksheet for V.E. Day. The drawing shows a variety of imagery associated with V.E. Day and the 75th anniversary celebrations. Poster colouring to display.
Elements of Art - Shape and Form
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Elements of Art - Shape and Form

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This resource aims to present Shape and Form, as an element of art, to a primary school audience. It can be used as a stand alone lesson or part of a program of study. It consists of a powerpoint presentation, with teachers notes, which explains the concept of space and form, and shows students how they can use art elements and techniques to achieve 3D effects in their artwork. There are opportunities for class discussion and participation within this, and many visual examples. After viewing the presentation there is a fun form based worksheet to complete. Students can use their knowledge of creating form practically, to add 3D effects to the worksheet. This can be added to art, or sketch books, for future student reference and evidence of study for this element of the curriculum. All images in this resource are the property of TheARTTA
Christmas colouring activity pack, cards and posters
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Christmas colouring activity pack, cards and posters

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This resource features 4 fun and friendly Christmas colouring designs presented in 2 formats. Pictures featured: Snowman, Santa, Christmas tree, Reindeer. All designs are provided as both A4 colouring pictures/posters and a colour in greetings card. The greetings card can be printed on A4 paper and folded into quarters to make a card featuring a colouring picture on the front, Happy Christmas greeting inside and a ‘made by’ box on the back with a space for the child’s name. Ideal activity for the Christmas period that also allows the child to make something useful they can give to someone else.
Elements of Art - Pattern
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Elements of Art - Pattern

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This resource aims to present Pattern, as an element of art, to a primary school audience. It can be used as a stand alone lesson or part of a program of study. It consists of a powerpoint presentation, with teachers notes, which explains the types of pattern and their uses. There are opportunities for class discussion and participation within this, and many visual examples. After viewing the presentation there is a fun pattern based worksheet to complete, using the knowledge they have acquired to create varied patterns.This can be added to art books for future student reference and evidence of study for this element of the curriculum. I have used this resource successfully with classes from yr1 to yr6. All images in this resource are the property of TheARTTA
Early finisher / free draw art worksheet based on circles
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Early finisher / free draw art worksheet based on circles

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Primary school art worksheet to use at the end of a lesson as children start to finish their work. We refer to it as Free Draw, but it still provides guidance and structure whilst allowing the children to use their imagination. Pupils fill in the circles with detailed drawings of items that are circular in shape, e.g. pizza, dough nut, eyeball, apple, etc. Sheets can be stuck into pupils sketch books and added to at each session as time allows. The task is fun but encourages observation, lateral thinking and drawing skills. Suitable for all levels of ability. Also useful in a unit on 2D shapes.
Frog Life Cycle printable activity
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Frog Life Cycle printable activity

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These activity sheets feature a drawn frog life cycle wheel which can be coloured in and put together by students or used as a teaching aid. Also included are blank copies of the life cycle wheel activity which can be illustrated by students themselves, either for a frog or the life cycle of another creature. The activity is suitable for use within a science lesson or as a separate, topic related, art session.
Printable Camel Mask
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Printable Camel Mask

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One of those random things that can be needed in a primary school at Christmas! Print onto card and either, attach base of camel’s face to a headband made from a ring of card so it doesn’t cover the child’s face, or attach to a stick so it can be held up when needed. Hopefully this might save someone some time!
'Mum', Mothers' Day Colouring Sheet
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'Mum', Mothers' Day Colouring Sheet

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A poster style, A4, colouring sheet, suitable for Mothers’ Day activities. Hand drawn sheet features the word ‘Mum’ surrounded by stylised flowers. Lots of interesting elements for holding attention.
Cherry Blossom Art Activity, Mixed Media
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Cherry Blossom Art Activity, Mixed Media

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A mixed media, art activity to make a Sakura, or Cherry Blossom, branch using collage and coloured pencil techniques. This original activity aims to use materials that should be accessible for home learning. The activity is set out as a step by step tutorial, featuring photos and text, over two pages. Materials needed: Cardboard, magazine pictures, glue, pencil, coloured pencils, cotton bud, vegetable oil, scissors, white paper.
Space rocket colouring sheet
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Space rocket colouring sheet

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A hand drawn colouring sheet featuring a cartoon style rocket, astronaut and views of earth and moon. This is suitable for colouring or as a writing prompt as required.
Christmas free draw activities
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Christmas free draw activities

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Ideal Christmas themed activity for early finishers, involving a bit more engagement than just colouring Sheet 1: Use the shapes on the sheet as a base for drawing Christmas themed items Sheet 2: Using the lettering on the sheet for inspiration, give the ‘Happy Christmas’ letters some Christmas character
Ocean Page Borders - world oceans day, turtles, jellyfish, plastic bag
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Ocean Page Borders - world oceans day, turtles, jellyfish, plastic bag

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A set of 8 printable page borders for use with activities during world oceans day or studying oceans as a topic. These borders are created using hand drawn images of turtles, jelyfish and plastic bags. Choice of borders to also support use with ocean pollution topics The set consists of 2 designs: Turtles and jellyfish Turtles, jellyfish and plastic bags Each of which is presented in 4 different ways, to suit use in a variety of activities: Black and white line drawing, blank centre area Black and white line drawing, lined centre area Coloured image, watercolour effect, blank centre area Coloured image, watercolour effect, lined centre area These sheets would be ideal for written work produced within an oceans topic area, e.g. poems, that are to be displayed. Why not use unlined sheets as a starter for children’s own interpretations in the central space? The borders featuring line drawings can be coloured in by the pupils if desired.
3D sheep art activity Spring
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3D sheep art activity Spring

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This activity, to make a standing sheep, was originally devised for a Reception class as part of a Spring based learning theme, but can be adapted to suit a wider age and ability range. Some ideas for this are contained within the resource. The resource contains instructions and a materials list for the activity and a photocopy template to construct the 3D standing sheep. The activity involves gluing, folding, drawing and construction skills. Scissor skills could also be used. It also involves visualizing how a 2D shape can become a 3D form.
Roman archaeologist jigsaw activity
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Roman archaeologist jigsaw activity

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Can you help the archaeologist put back together the pieces of Roman pot they have dug up? This Roman themed activity is suitable for early years and primary children. It provides a creative activity that practices scissor and fine motor skills whilst still linking to an area of curriculum based history. Two different options are given in the instructions for using the activity, which can be adapted to suit your class needs. The activity includes: Teachers instructions A4 activity printout for class use Additional A4 printout of pieces needed for activity