Teachers & Group Leaders

Roses and Castles

Key Stage 1
40 Minutes
Up to 20 children


Learn to paint a basic canal rose and see how the style was used by the canal people.

National Curriculum

KS1 Art and Design

  • Use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • Develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • Learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work

EYFS Expressive arts and design

  • Enable children to explore and play with a wide range of media and materials

Learning Objectives

  • To explore canal art techniques and uses


Input can be varied according to needs as appropriate