Whole School Art – Skeletons and the Human Body

This week our NEW art challenge is inspired by nursery’s recent learning about the human body. Have a look at these illustrations and x-ray photos of the human body and its skeleton:

Your challenge is to make a piece of artwork about the skeleton! Take a look at these videos to see how I ‘drew’ two different skeletons using a rubber and charcoal, and then masking tape:

Or maybe you have something different at home that you could use to make a skeleton? Below are great examples using cotton buds, play dough, pasta and paper plates! You could add layers of muscle and some of the organs, and even add labels!

OR… you might prefer to revisit a previous art activity, which this week is Ms Lezameta’s tessellating shapes:

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