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Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Mr Lewis' class at St Mary's School in Bicester wrote to us:

We found a variety of different solutions for making an arc from straight lines. Some children, like John, found that by carefully laying the strips into a circular pattern they could create a series of colourful circles:

Other children, such as Lauren, found that by laying their strips into a semi-circle they could create a rainbow effect:

Fantastic! What lovely effects you have made - very creative. Thank you for sending the pictures to us.