A fun art activity to explore positive and negative space.
Use this teaching resource when studying space as one of the Elements of Visual Art or when exploring symmetry or positioning of shapes. Students explore the interplay between positive and negative space through cutting shapes from paper and arranging them using the Japanese Notan concept.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
Art and design
Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. Pupils should be taught: to create sket...
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