Bogolanfini (mud cloth) is a traditional art form of the Bamana people from the country of Mali. The traditional way of creating these cloths is to hand weave the cloth and hand dye it with plant juices and mud. When I introduce the art of the mud cloth I point out that for many years it was the women of the Bamana that created this art form. The men did the weaving of the cotton cloth, but the women were and still are, in most cases, responsible for the visual designs. Also, even though the…
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Glittery Egyptian Inspired Art Project
Looking for a kids art project for learning about and exploring Ancient Egypt? Check out our fun Golden and Glittery Egyptian-Inspired Kids Art Project!
Khamsa Good Luck Hands Lesson Plan: Sculpture Activities and Lessons for Children and Kids: KinderArt
Students will learn about the use of symbolism in cultural art as they learn and use design elements in creating a Khamsa hand print.
Create Your Own African Djembe Drum
Like the African artisans you learned about yesterday, you can create your own Djembe (Jem-Bay) drum . This is a fun project, though it does...
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In the Art Room: The Art Show Part 1
A display of kindergarten abstract masterpieces. These paintings were created at the very beginning of the year during our line and color study. We coated them with glossy Modge Podge to help the colors pop. Well, my helper moms and I can finally sleep in! The school-wide, hang-up-and-display-everything-we've-made-all-year art show is ooooo-ver. I'd like to thank the kids for their hard work, my amazing mom-helpers who put in countless hours hanging masterpieces, my former student teacher…
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