Uniquely Singapore

Exploring Our National Identity

Lesson 3

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Learning Activity 1

You have explored different techniques of creating watercolours background.

Share your Learning

What do you like about watercolours?

What are some of the challenges you face?

Sample of pupils' works


Take a look at some watercolours background created by your friends.

What do you like about them?

What is one question that you would like to ask?

You can use sentence starters like


"I really like the way you..."

"Tell me more about how ..."


Learning Activity 2


Let's explore how we can add illustrations to make our artwork more interesting and meaningful.

What kind of stories do you want to tell using your background?

You can explore the theme that you like best.

People, Animals and Places

Patterns (Lines, dots, shapes)

Art Challenge

What other themes can you think of?

Decide on a theme you like and start to illustrate them on your background!


30 minutes



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