In this activity, students carefully observe an object then make an observational drawing.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • make oral and written observations
  • deepen their observation skills through drawing.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • extension ideas.

Activity idea

The Hub has numerous observation activities for junior school students: Observing earthworms, Observing water’s thin skin, Observing soil differences and Dig a hole.


    Published 15 December 2016