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Bring the picture to life by giving groups part of the picture to freeze-frame: Each part is brought to life when that group hears their phrase.

‘Conduct’ the class picture. Indicate to groups when they should start their mime. They also repeat their phrase until directed to stop.

Repeat, with children taking on the role of conductor. Encourage less confident children to take on this role, to increase their self-esteem.

For a closer look at the picture click here to use the National Gallery website link