Splendid Space Art Box

In this box we look at three artists who have been particularly fascinated by mankind’s discoveries in outer space – Andy Warhol with his prints of astronauts and the “Moonwalk”, Wassily Kandinsky and his abstract ‘planet’ circles, and Alma Woodsey Thomas with her mosaic-like paintings of rockets and space launches.

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What is inside the Splendid Space Box?

Space art first “took off” in 1877 when Jules Verne (author of Around the World in 80 Days) published a novel called ‘Off on a Comet’. Before that, nobody had depicted other planets as places that you could actually stand on—places that you could look up from, rather than to!
This box celebrates Space Art in its many forms, from flying rockets zooming off to space, to astronauts walking on the moon, from painted moon-mobiles, to colourful planet dioramas.

What's inside the box?

• A booklet introducing the theme, with information about artists, art styles and techniques.
• Clear instructions on projects tailored for ages 6+, and LoLA book recommendations for further reading.
• Plenty of quality art materials for your child

What art materials will I receive?

Colourful inks
Paint brush
Coffee filters
Straw and Pipette
Metallic pen
Washi tape
Water-colour paper

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?

You will receive your 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 confirming your box has been posted, and can check on your delivery using the tracking number on 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.