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Year 2: Peter Thorpe Rockets

In our last lesson, we experimented with mark-making on a black background using chalk pastel and poster paint. The children were excited to begin their rocket paintings.

We looked at the design of real-life rockets and space shuttles and discussed which shapes would be more aerodynamic. The children practised drawing rockets on whiteboards before moving on to their final artwork.

The rockets and planets were drawn using chalk pastel:

The final step was to add paint and chalk to the background:

The children were delighted with the finished results: