The comments we gathered from the children show their wonder at the visual effects of the changes in materials and recording those changes in a fun way to create a piece of art. Making the final piece for the installation, the colour wheel, involved a great deal trial and error and of skilful colour blending to create the finished product.
Having a professional artist working with them gave the children a great boost and the fact that there was a real purpose to the sessions – i.e. producing a finished piece of art for display in a gallery – gave them a feeling of genuine pride in their work.
The trip to MOSI was a particular highlight, especially for children who don’t often get the opportunity to visit museums outside school.