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Year 1 & 2: Weather paintings

The Year 1s and 2s have been learning about weather in their topic and in art, we have created weather pictures while learning about the colour wheel.

We began by identifying the order of the colours in the rainbow and relating them to the colour wheel. The children drew a rainbow in oil pastel and added some rain and puddles.

Once the oil pastel details were complete, it was time to add paint.

It is hard to see the white oil pastel on paper during the drawing stage and the children always enjoy watching the details of their drawing emerge as if by magic once the paint is added:

Here are some of the wonderful finished pieces of work: