- Identifying existing objects and shapes similar to the flamingo's shape, such as a hook, number 2, a question mark, half a heart and an inverted 'S.' This helps little artists observe form and shape within their surroundings.
- Paintbrush techniques: dry brushing, splattering, dripping and twisting
- Various collage (newspaper, tissue paper, white printed paper) to add a contemporary feel
- Complimentary colours