Creating Circular Art with Radial Symmetry


Learn about and make art with radial symmetry


This lesson plan is designed to teach students about Radial Symmetry in nature and in art.

This 24-page lesson plan includes:

  • An art history script about radial symmetry in nature and in art, including mandalas
  • A carefully crafted summary sentence about circular art with radial symmetry
  • A script about the role balance and symmetry plays in art
  • A short lesson on how to create this type of art
  • A Principles of Design mini-poster
  • 7 pages of photos of examples of nature and art with radial symmetry
  • Vocabulary words and definitions
  • Materials list
  • Simple art project instructions for creating circular art with radial symmetry
  • Suggestions for scaling the project to experience levels


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Single User (and up to 10 students), 2-4 Users (and up to 40 students), 5-10 Users (and up to 100 students)

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