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Kids school and holiday art clubs

Beautiful birds with wax resist papers

Years 2-6 have been experimenting with ways to make decorated paper.

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Children began by experimenting with the wax resist technique. They used textured papers and wood to create rubbings with wax crayons then applied a wash of blue or black ink.

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We went on to use the papers the children produced with stencils in the shape of birds. At Pelham each class is named after a bird.

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The children went on to research the different birds with drawings. They thought about how the birds moved, sounded and how they lived.

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This research will take us on a journey into illustrating a new story.

 

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Let’s see what the children come up with!

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