Magical Movement
Little Ones Art Box

This LoLA box looks at how Matisse used rhythm, line and colour to create a sense of movement in his cut-outs; how Harold E Edgerton, both scientist and artist, used techniques of strobe and flash photography to show tiny movements; how Heather Hansen creates Kinetic art; and at how Degas was inspired by the elegance and grace of dancers.

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What's the story behind Magical Movement?

Once our paints are on paper, they cannot physically move. But we can paint in a way which gives the impression of motion. Dance is an art form based entirely on movement; visual art uses movement in a different way, creating an illusion of motion in a static work of art.

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see” – DEGAS

What's inside the box?

7 Art projects inspired by 4 different artists with clear instructions.
1 Leaflet introducing the theme, and LoLA book recommendations.
Plenty of quality art materials for your child, with lots left over for your art supplies.

What art materials will I receive?

A set of water-colour paints
Oil pastels
White and black paper
Water-colour paper
Coloured paper
Glue stick
Coffee filters
LoLA Body Form Template
Split pins
Pipe cleaners and paper straws

My box is a gift, can I add a personalised card?

Yes! At checkout in the ‘Order notes’ section, please do let us know who the box is for, and any personal note you would like us to write for you.

When will my box be delivered?

Typically you will receive the box 3-4 days after ordering. Your order is processed in 48 hrs and posted using Royal Mail 48hr Tracked. You will receive an email with a tracking number, and can keep updated through the Royal Mail website.


Warning! Not suitable for children under 36 months – small parts. Potential choking hazards and sharp points. Do not ingest any items within the box. Adult supervision recommended.