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Jo Evans Art

My resources provide primary teachers with clearly structured photography and digital art projects that introduce big concepts in a fun, accessible way. The projects can be used by class teachers or art co-ordinators to build art skills across the school. I have 20 years experience working in the field of art education: as a primary art specialist, teacher trainer and consultant. I have been recognised as an Apple Distinguished Educator for my innovative use of technology.

My resources provide primary teachers with clearly structured photography and digital art projects that introduce big concepts in a fun, accessible way. The projects can be used by class teachers or art co-ordinators to build art skills across the school. I have 20 years experience working in the field of art education: as a primary art specialist, teacher trainer and consultant. I have been recognised as an Apple Distinguished Educator for my innovative use of technology.
Digital photography project for lower primary, elementary, KS1: Pattern & Texture
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Digital photography project for lower primary, elementary, KS1: Pattern & Texture

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras in your school, your students can become great photographers no matter how young they are! This fun and accessible project explores pattern and texture through exploration of materials and teaches children to take close up photographs. The project presentation includes: technical tips, a focus on a famous photographer for inspiration, step by step instructions for a practical photography activity, and reflection questions to draw out the learning. The presentation can be shared with your children at school or sent home as a distance learning project. Teacher notes accompany the presentation setting out clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying children’s photographs, and curriculum links for the English National Curriculum and the IBPYP. This digital photography project is suitable for lower elementary/primary/KS1 students. However, if your students have not had much experience of photography this project could easily be used for upper elementary/primary/KS2.
Digital photography project for lower primary, elementary, KS1: Reflected Portraits
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Digital photography project for lower primary, elementary, KS1: Reflected Portraits

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras in your school, your students can become great photographers no matter how young they are! This fun and accessible project explores camera angles in digital photography through play and exploration with reflective surfaces The project presentation includes: technical tips, a focus on a famous photographer for inspiration, step by step instructions for a practical photography activity, and reflection questions to draw out the learning. The presentation can be shared with your children at school or sent home as a distance learning project. Teacher notes accompany the presentation setting out clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying children’s photographs, and curriculum links for the UK National Curriculum and the IBPYP. This digital photography project is suitable for lower primary/elementary/KS1 students. However, if your students have not had much experience of photography this project could easily be used for upper primary/elementary/KS2.
Digital photography project for lower primary, elementary, KS1: Filter Photos
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Digital photography project for lower primary, elementary, KS1: Filter Photos

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras in your school, your students can become great photographers no matter how young they are! This fun and accessible project explores filters in digital photography through play and exploration with materials. The project presentation includes: technical tips, a focus on a famous photographer for inspiration, step by step instructions for a practical photography activity, and reflection questions to draw out the learning. The presentation can be shared with your children at school or sent home as a distance learning project. Teacher notes accompany the presentation setting out clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying children’s photographs, and curriculum links for the English National Curriculum and the IBPYP. This digital photography project is suitable for lower primary/elementary/KS1 students. However, if your students have not had much experience of photography this project could easily be used for upper primary/elementary/KS2.
3 Digital Photography Projects for Early Years
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3 Digital Photography Projects for Early Years

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras in your setting, your children can become great photographers no matter how young they are! Digital technology makes photography easily accessible for young children. Using a tablet, cameraphone or digital camera they can capture their unique world view and share it with others. Photography is an excellent way to build children’s digital and visual literacy skills and their ability to express themselves. This resource bundle contains three digital photography projects for Early Years that each introduce one big idea of photography. Animal Perspectives: Learning about camera angles Shadow Shots: Learning about framing Puddle Pictures: Learning about focus The bundle includes detailed teacher notes giving clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach to the projects, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying work and curriculum links for EYFS and IBPYP. A note on ages: The age range given is only a suggestion. Particularly if children haven’t had much experience of photography, this Early Years project could easily be used for older children.
3 Digital photography projects for primary, elementary, KS1
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3 Digital photography projects for primary, elementary, KS1

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras in your school, your students can become great photographers no matter how young they are! Digital technology makes photography easily accessible for young children. Using a tablet, cameraphone or digital camera they can capture their unique world view and share it with others. Photography is an excellent way to build children’s digital and visual literacy skills and their ability to express themselves. This resource bundle contains three digital photography projects for lower elementary/primary/KS1 that each introduce one big idea of photography. Filter Photos: Learning about filters Reflected Portraits: Learning about camera angles Patterns & Textures: Learning about close-ups The bundle includes detailed teacher notes giving clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach to the projects, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying work and curriculum links for the English National Curriculum and IBPYP. A note on ages The age range given is only a suggestion. Particularly if children haven’t had much experience of photography, this lower elementary/primary/KS1 project could easily be used for older children.
Digital Photography Project for Early Years: Animal Perspectives
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Digital Photography Project for Early Years: Animal Perspectives

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras at your setting, your children can become great photographers no matter how young they are! Digital technology makes photography easily accessible for young children. Using a tablet, cameraphone or digital camera they can capture their unique world view and share it with others. Photography is an excellent way to build children’s digital and visual literacy skills and their ability to express themselves. This exciting digital photography project for Early Years introduces the big idea of camera angles through movement and play. The resource includes a presentation to share with your children and detailed teacher notes, both in PDF format. The teacher notes give clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach to the project, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying work and curriculum links for EYFS and IBPYP. A note on ages: The age range given is only a suggestion. Particularly if children haven’t had much experience of photography, this Early Years project could easily be used for older children.
Cyanotype Art
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Cyanotype Art

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Making cyanotype art is an exciting project for any age! Primary/Elementary students will love finding out about the science behind the magic of this process and creating their own beautiful artworks. This presentation is designed with easily accessible explanations to share with students. It includes: An explanation of what the cyanotype process is and how it works A focus on the work of the first female photographer Anna Atkins A look at how she inspired contemporary artist Zhang Dali Step by step, illustrated instructions on how to make a successful cyanotype print And suggestions for further experiments. To carry out this project you will also need cyanotype paper (sometimes called sunprint paper) which is readily available in art shops and online.
Digital Photography Project for Early Years: Puddle Pictures
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Digital Photography Project for Early Years: Puddle Pictures

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If you have access to ipads or digital cameras in your setting, your children can become great photographers no matter how young they are! Digital technology makes photography easily accessible for young children. Using a tablet, cameraphone or digital camera they can capture their unique world view and share it with others. Photography is an excellent way to build children’s digital and visual literacy skills and their ability to express themselves. This exciting digital photography project for Early Years introduces the big idea of focus through exploration and inquiry. The resource includes a presentation to share with your children and detailed teacher notes, both in PDF format. The teacher notes give clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach to the project, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying work and curriculum links for EYFS and IBPYP. A note on ages: The age range given is only a suggestion. Particularly if children haven’t had much experience of photography, this Early Years project could easily be used for older children.
Digital Photography Project for Early Years: Shadow Shots
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Digital Photography Project for Early Years: Shadow Shots

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras in your setting, your children can become great photographers no matter how young they are! Digital technology makes photography easily accessible for young children. Using a tablet, cameraphone or digital camera they can capture their unique world view and share it with others. Photography is an excellent way to build children’s digital and visual literacy skills and their ability to express themselves. This exciting digital photography project for Early Years introduces the big idea of framing through inquiry and play. The resource includes a presentation to share with your children and detailed teacher notes, both in PDF format. The teacher notes give clear guidelines for how to take an inquiry-based approach to the project, suggestions for documenting the process and displaying work and curriculum links for EYFS and IBPYP. A note on ages The age range given is only a suggestion. Particularly if children haven’t had much experience of photography, this Early Years project could easily be used for older children.
Digital Photography Project for Primary: Rainbow Compositions
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Digital Photography Project for Primary: Rainbow Compositions

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If you have access to iPads or digital cameras at your school, your students can become great photographers no matter how young they are! Digital technology makes photography easily accessible for young children. Using a tablet, camera phone or digital camera they can capture their unique world view and share it with others. Photography is an excellent way to build children’s digital and visual literacy skills and their ability to express themselves. This fun and accessible project explores the big ideas of digital photography and is suitable for all primary aged students. This PDF can be used as a presentation or print out to share with your children at school, or sent home as a distance learning project.