Year 1 – Creating media – Digital painting

Curriculum KS1 Unit


Explore the world of digital art and its exciting range of creative tools with your learners. Empower them to create their own paintings, while getting inspiration from a range of other artists. Conclude by asking them to consider their preferences when painting with, and without, the use of digital devices.

Unit guide

Updated: 13 Feb 2023

Learning graph

Updated: 10 Feb 2023


Lesson 1

How can we paint using computers?

Lesson 2

Using shapes and lines

Lesson 3

Making careful choices

Lesson 4

Why did I choose that?

Lesson 5

Painting all by myself

Lesson 6

Comparing computer art and painting