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3. What was Stone Age cave art? (FREE)

3. What was Stone Age cave art? (FREE)

A FREE full lesson for KS2 introducing Stone Age cave art, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. This lesson can also be found in the Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2.


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What was Stone Age cave art?
This lesson allows pupils to examine pictures of cave art from the Stone Age. Pupils will identify common images in the cave paintings and consider what they tell us about life in the Stone Age. After learning about how Stone Age artists created their cave paintings, pupils will have the chance to get creative with their own versions of prehistoric cave art.



  • To explore the style of Stone Age cave art
  • To find out how cave paintings were created

The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities to the needs of your class.


This lesson is part of the popular KS2History Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2. 


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  • File Formats

    1 x PDF File (lesson plan and pupil resource sheets)

    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)

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