Painting and drawing

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  • An apron.
  • An easel.
  • Paper to paint on.
  •  Paints.
  •  Brush
  • Wwater pot.
  •  Sponge.


This can be a Collective presentation.


The Directress invites all the children to sit on a chair, listen and watch carefully. The Directress shows what the children should do when they want to paint (if easel is available):

  1. Put on an apron to protect their clothing from getting dirty.
  2. Get a piece of paper. Write name and date on the piece of paper. (For the young ones, they may get the older children or Directress to help them write).
  3. Clip the paper onto easel.
  4. There will be some paint pot ready with paint and a brush in it. (Note: Remind the children to use one brush for each paint pot). Show them how to hold the brush (like holding a pencil).
  5. Start painting.
  6. When finished, hang the painting on drying line to dry.
  7. Come back to the classroom and clean the easel. Use wet sponge to wipe the easel clean.

If easel is not available, they may work on table or floor. Lay plastic mat or newspaper on the surface of the working area.

Control Of Error

Directress directed exercise.

Points Of Interest

Prepare an 'unfinished' and 'finished' basket for the children to place their work in the respective basket. for the finished work, The Directress can compiled them together and return it to the child at the end of the week or the Directress can pin it up on the board.


Direct aims:

  • To teach the child the work sequence of painting and drawing.

Indirect aims:

  • To develop the child's eye-hand coordination.
  • To develop the child concentration.
  • To develop the child's independence.
  • To satisfy the child's need for order.