Year 1: Starry Night
The Year 1s have also been studying Van Gogh's Starry Night as part of their work on Space.
After looking closely at the original painting and learning something about Van Gogh's life, we practised mark making on whiteboards:
Once the children felt ready, they moved on to painting the background to their artwork:
Once the backgrounds were finished, we began work on the foreground buildings, hills and tree:
I have been truly impressed by what children who have only recently moved to Year 1 can produce: