Origami Foldable Cards video art lesson plan for grades 2-6
Use this Origami Foldable Cards video tutorial to teach your students how to make cards for celebrations like Christmas, Thanks Giving, Chinese New Year, Mothers, Fathers or Grandparents Day, and many more.
A great Holidays art project, with a guided video tutorial and PDF teacher support document. Students will learn to use origami and decorate a foldable card, adding differentiation through personal decoration and colour choices.
This lesson plan focuses on:
- FOLDING - accurately and following steps,
- CONSTRUCTING - assemble correctly
- MEASURING - visually judging size and fit
- DECORATING - adding details that communicate a message to the recipient
A perfect companion to a theme study on cultural traditions and celebrations, like Christmas. This is a fully narrated video tutorial that demonstrates all steps in real time. Stream the video lesson on your large screen and free yourself up to support your students and children.
Benefits of using a video lesson:
- The lesson has already been tested
- All steps are viewable from start to finish
- Techniques are demonstrated
- Rewind and rewatch as many times as needed
- Narrated explanation adds depth to understanding art theories
- Its like having an art specialist in your classroom or home
- Encourages independence in learners and self management
- Allows for students to work at their individual pace
- Hosted on YouTube (unlisted) and accessed from the link in the PDF support document
- Not cluttering up your hard drive
- Added benefit of PL in Visual Art teaching for the purchasing classroom teacher
- Includes a PDF lesson companion with support information - UK & US spelling options included for colour/color, delete slides you don't want.
- Lockdown Remote Teaching: Limited permission is granted for the purchasing teacher only, to live stream through screen sharing with their class, strictly limited for remote teaching during a government mandated lockdown
Use this lesson to support & extend learning for students in a cultures and celebrations unit study, (How We Express ourselves (IB PYP).
Even use as a response with a Literature study.
Stream the video lesson through a large screen, pausing in places for students to complete the steps at their own pace, or rewind and rewatch when needed.
This method can also offer time for opportunities to explore student responses or modifications, bringing personal creative ideas to the tutorial. Addresses the Viewing & Responding to artwork concepts.
Suits: most mid - upper primary/ elementary grades, or homeschooling families.
Children will: create a foldable, Origami Christmas Card, a skills they can subsequently apply to any celebration.
Learning intentions include: Observing steps and following instructions sequentially, Plan compositions, Add details that suit the context, Select colour schemes, Show an understanding for paper folding, Develop technical skills for folding, cutting and gluing, Respond to art created by artists and by my friends, Reflect on my own knowledge, skills, progress and artwork.
Media demonstrated: paper and craft supplies
Materials used: A4* art paper - assorted colours, Drawing pencil, scissors, glue, Markers, Pens, etc., Assorted craft supplies, Cardboard, wrapping paper, ribbon (1m)
*A4 = 8.5 by 11 inches (215.9 by 279.4 mm)
The video preview is a very short clip from the actual resource to give you an idea of my teaching style. I am both a general ed classroom teacher and currently practicing as a Visual Art and Digital Media specialist educator, teaching students from ages 4-12, at a primary school, so these lessons are well tested.
Also included in the support documents are:
- Learning Intentions for the IB PYP and NZC at level 2 / Phase 2 but these will closely match LO's from other art curriculums.
- Student Voice reflection/ assessment guides
Educators, more confident in visual art delivery, can browse my comprehensive PDF lesson plans in the following sub-categories:
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