Think Before You Start - Discuss
Can you explain how creating art makes you feel?
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- What is art therapy?
- Why might some people benefit from art therapy sessions?
- When might you think you could benefit from expressing your feelings through art?
- What types of art activities would most benefit you if you needed to express your feelings?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Art: expressing human creative skills, usually in the visual form such as painting or sculpture.
Therapy: the treatment of mental or physchological disorders using psychological methods.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
Art therapy can involves anything creative and diffrent people will enjoy diffrent things
Imagine you are entering a debate on this topic: “Art therapy should be used in every classroom.” What might people say?
Create a piece of art to represent four emotions you go through. Fit them on one page, label the emotions and reflect on how they differ.
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The research behind LitFilmFest
In a four month research study supported by the UCL Institute of Education, we worked with 200 KS2 students across three schools to measure the efficacy of our approach.View research