Above the Clouds

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We finally rose above the clouds, and there they were, the stars spread across the sky. The air was cool and clean, so much cleaner than the grimy city we had just escaped. We had just settled down for our flight to safety, when…


  • Where has the balloon come from?
  • Where is it going?
  • Who is on board?
  • Who made the balloon?
  • What will happen next?
  • Why is it flying above the clouds?
  • Design your own hot air balloon canopy.
  • Make an artwork of this flying machine using a paper plate for the canopy, string and cut out shapes for the cabin.
  • Have a go at making some balloon creatures.

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