First we looked at 4 self-portraits of Albrecht Durer in The Art Book for Children 2,
including this one:
and then they could choose what they wanted to use to make their own self-portrait. I gave them some basic drawing tips on the shape of the human head (more egg than circle!) and we looked at how far up/down the eyes are (half way) which they found surprising, then the bottom of the nose and the mouth. I set them up in front of mirrors and off they went!
Their framed pictures on our 'up-the-stairs gallery':