Bonfire Art on the iPad

Tonight is Bonfire night, so in school we have been looking at using the iPad to create some Bonfire artwork!

A couple of years ago, I used brushes after being inspired by a lesson from @SimonHaughton. These were some of our efforts -

This year we decided to use a different app - MyBrushes Pro, the range of different tools and brush types to use is fantastic. Here are a couple of our efforts from Year 1 - 

I have previously used this app with Year 1 to create some lovely Christmas tree designs, you can read more about them here.

In KS2 we linked our pictures more with Literacy and first generated as much vocabulary to describe fireworks. We used Socrative to collect all the children's ideas and put all the vocabulary into Tagxedo

The children then had to create their own firework display picture using the fantastic TypeDrawing app. Asking the children to try and include as much vocabulary in their picture. Here are some of their efforts - 


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