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Kusama Toadstools Lesson Plan

Create an amazing artwork using sgraffito techniques and colourful oil pastels, paint and dyes inspired by the gorgeous work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

Explore and learn about the artist Yayoi Kusama, and experiment with and develop techniques in drawing toadstool shapes, sgraffito, painting techniques, pattern and use of colour.


This NZ Curriculum based plan includes Achievement Objectives, useful links, a materials list, Slideshows of the focus artist's toadstool artworks, real mushrooms and exemplars and step by step instructions. for guiding your class through the creative process.


The lesson plan is easy to follow and implement in your classroom programme, no matter how experienced or confident in visual arts you are, and is great for children aged 5 - 13.



Kusama Toadstools Lesson Plan

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