Famous people in history- art and history display

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I recently shared the above photograph on Facebook and Instagram. This was a display by one of my colleagues which integrated Art and History. The children chose a famous person in history – wrote some interesting facts about the person and then created an image and background about them.

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Here are just three examples of finished pieces about The Wright Brothers, Albert Einstein and Padraig Pearse.

How to make them;

This is the template – its hand drawn so I don’t have a digital copy unfortunately. (Just measure the top of the page and then measure down the same amount – to make a square. Draw lines on the remainder of the page for writing. Photocopy onto card)

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Cut along one of the diagonals to the middle.

 

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Fold all other lines that make up the square.

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Finished piece. (Glue down the triangle to make the back more sturdy)

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