Materials Required:

  • Images of nests
  • Paper
  • White, black, red, yellow and blue acrylic paint
  • Paint brushes
  • Mixing Brown print out

Before we started painting the birds nest the boys experimented with mixing browns using different amounts of primary colours. We also talked about acrylic paints not coming off clothes! Click on the image below to open in a new window.

Then we all had a go at painting a bird’s nest. First we painted the eggs and then added a background colour. After this, we built up the nest using lots of different browns.