YEAR OF THE PIG
This unit of work was inspired by Picture storybooks about Pigs.
Fiona the Pig – Leigh Hobbs
Olivia Saves the Circus – Ian Falconer
Chester the Worldly Pig – Bill Peet
Pigsty – Mark Teague
Willa the Wonderful – Susan Milford
We brainstormed about what we know about pigs:
Famous Pigs – Miss Piggy, Piglet
Movies about Pigs – Babe, Charlottes Web
Pig Sayings – Piggy-bank, Piggy-back, Pigtails, Pig-headed, Pigging-out, When Pigs fly…
- Dawing pigs using Prockey Markers and fineliners, realistic and as cartoons.
- Painting pictures with a limited palette (white, red and yellow)
- Watercolour paintings
The stories are funny and the illustrations are simple to use as inspiration.
Suitable for Levels 2, 3 & 5