Grade 1 and 2 Shape Animals

The Grade 1 and 2 students made animals using different shapes to create pictures of colourful animals.  They used watercolour paints and made borders for their artwork.

Here are some pictures of the amazing artwork that the Grade 1 and 2 students made:






Overall, the Grade 1 and 2 students enjoyed making their Shape Animal artwork!


By Sarah

Colourful Cows!

The Preps inquiry learning subject are farm animals so they made pictures of colourful cows. Here are some nice ones:

Prep sheep!

The preps made these fluffy sheeps because they are learning about farm animals. They made them by using fluff for the sheeps wool and black paper and white paper for the sheeps legs and head. They also coloured the paper with green pastels for the background.

Egg Carton Frogs!

The Preps read the picture story book ‘The Pros and Cons of Being a Frog’. They then made made little frogs out of egg cartons and colourful paper from the book. Here is what they look like:

Patterned Beetles!

The grade ones made these beetles by cutting out different patterned paper for the body and silver texta for the antennas and legs. This is what they look like:

Dry Pastel Eastern Barred Bandicoot!

The Grade fours created this artwork. They used Dry pastels for the Bandicoot and background, material to sew together to make the Bandicoot and straw for the ground.  Here are some great examples:



Patterned Butterflies!

The Grade twos are learning about mini beasts so they made these creative butterflies. They then stuck the butterfly on a piece of paper and decorated it with fake leaves or real leaves, found around the school. Here is what they look like:

Textured animals!

The grade two’s made these paintings with match sticks to create texture. For example, they used the match sticks to print a mane for the lions and they also used match sticks to print the Echidna’s spikes.

Easter Chickens!

These cute chickens were made by the preps for Easter. They used sequins, coloured feathers and paint:

Underwater Hippos!

This artwork was made by grade threes.  The children practised colour blending using watercolour blocks to create a beautiful sunset and inviting river environment for a happy hippo.

Once upon a time, there lived a hippo in an African jungle …