Art and Design for Children with SEN: A Resource for Inclusive Teaching, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Art and Design for Children with SEN

A Resource for Inclusive Teaching, 1st Edition

By Maureen Glynn


154 pages

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pub: 2016-10-31
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The purpose of this book is to offer professionals working with children with special educational needs (SEN) a compilation of tried and tested themed lessons, designed to excite and involve children in developing their creative art skills. Each lesson is carefully planned with step by step instructions to assist teaching and learning in small group settings. This resource equips professionals with an understanding of how to prepare and deliver a good art lesson that will enable the children to express their natural creativity and achieve pleasing results.

Features include:

  • step by step, tried and tested lesson plans devised by an experienced and qualified art teacher
  • learning outcomes linked to the National Art Curriculum
  • illustrated throughout with the children's own art work
  • useful hints and visual teaching aids for introducing new techniques
  • themed lessons to cover the year or to dip into as you choose
  • progressive learning, to achieve confident art skills and knowledge.

Table of Contents

Theme 1: Pattern and Colour

Theme 2: Animals- past and present

Theme 3: May Festival Celebrations: Intergenerational Art

Theme 4: Halloween- October 31

Theme 5: Celebrate Christmas

Theme 6: Create a Picture Story

Theme 7: Portraits from Life or from a Photograph

Theme 8: In the Style of …

Theme 9: Animal-letter tiles in Two Lessons

Theme 10: Drawing from Observation 1 and 2

About the Author


Maureen Glynn is a qualified art teacher and artist. She has taught art in UK primary, secondary and special schools for 19 years. Lately, she has been teaching art to 7-13 year old children, in small SEN groups, in mid-west Ireland.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General