Mosaic (8-9 years old)

  • Core competencies: 1. Art, Colours, History
  • Area of Knowledge: Arts Education




Create a mosaic from small photographs.


  • Recognize upcoming artistic manifestations of our cultural environment.
  • Taking Pictures.
  • Enhancing creativity and aesthetic sense.


  • Production of images using various techniques and resources.
  • Taking Pictures: in focus and scenery shots.
  • Application in your own productions as observed in artistic works.



Instant disposable camera, thin cork, pencil, scissors, Power Pritt Stick.


1.5 hours

Step by Step:

Step 1

To start, show students the following pictures. Then get students to make a mosaic with photographs of objects, people and landscapes.

Step 2

Draw a heart shape to fill the piece of card.

Step 3

Then cut out different pictures from magazines and newspapers.

Step 4

Sort and place the photos by tone and colour.

Step 5

Finally, stick the photos with Pritt Stick in the shape of a heart.

Extention Activity

To extend the activity, you could tie this in to History and the Romans, who created many mosaics.