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Mirror drawing

Mirror drawing
  • This activity needs a partner – someone of any age.
  • You’ll need a piece of paper (or a few pieces) and something to draw with.

To begin, draw a line down the centre of a sheet of paper – this represents a mirror, with one side being the image and the other being the mirror image.

Using a pen or crayon or pencil (any drawing implement), just doodle or draw something on one side of the paper – one person draws and while they are drawing, the other follows, making a mirror image of whatever the first person is doing. Go slowly – it’s quite difficult!

It helps if you both start up close to the ‘mirror’ and gradually move away.

Here are some examples: