Today Barbara Veena Scialo introduced her group to mark making using chalk pastels and oil pastels together.
The children really enjoyed this rather messy lesson.
The results are really diverse and varied.The results are really diverse and varied. It was fun to explore the nature of the materials and push their boundaries.
The children really pushed themselves to experiment and share their findings with their peers. They discovered that you can draw a circle with white oil pastels first and get the coloured chalk to stick to the sticky oil afterwards.Another idea was to wet cotton buds to write into the chalk pastel smudges, which gave some really nice effects too.