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Printable large wall maps (print on multiple 8.5x11 pieces of paper and tape together)

Walk through the Continents - Print Maps Large and Small - Free

Print out your own free big maps for kids. Make large maps to learn geography, US states, "where in the world". Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and more. Draw on them, color and trace journeys. Free classroom maps.

Folk Art Cat

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Mexican Folk Art Guardian Night Owls

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how to. steps and all. brilliant. Art at Becker Middle School: Amate bark painting in 7th grade

Amate bark painting in 7th grade

Here is the start of our first painting project in 7th grade. Our inspiration comes from the Amate bark paintings of Mexico. These artworks combine vibrant colors with detailed black outlining on a pounded fig-bark background. Check out this youtube video showing the process of an Amate artwork. We began this lesson by sketching three different types of traditional landscapes: a mountain-scape, a seascape and a desert-scape (see slides posted below). We focused on creating three distinct…

Paper Fortune Cookie Tutorial - Super easy to make! - Great for Chinese New Year, coming up soon!

Paper Fortune Cookie Tutorial

You won't believe how easy it is to make these paper fortune cookies. They're inspired by the Silhouette machine template below, but you can make them almost as easily without a machine. When I saw these paper fortune cookies in the Silhouette store, I had to make some. I downloaded the files, picked out some papers, and got started. And then I realized that you could make these just as easily without a Silhouette machine. That's when I decided to share the tutorial here. Because, who…

Awesome cave art lesson plan-- can use as a special program for summer reading!

Cave Art Comes Alive!

There are certain units in art class that take on a life of their own and just GROW! My Cave art unit turned out even better than I had anticipated and grew into a Pre-K – Grade 5 theme due…

I can definitely make this a project with 6th grade. Split them into groups and have them research music from an area in the world in the computer lab. Print a photo a give a short presentation to the class. Hang up the results next to the world map! or state map!

I can definitely make this a project with 6th grade. Split them into groups and have them research music from an area in the world in the computer lab. Print a photo a give a short presentation to the class. Hang up the results next to the world map! or state map!

African masks from microwavable dinner trays 3rd-4th grade

African Masks by 4th Grade

We are all about upcycling in the art room! These African Masks were make out of recycled microwave dinner trays, wood pieces, and rubber rings donated by the science dept.

Flowers and Birds ~ Bark Painting from Mexico.

Bark Paintings Collection - Flowers and Birds - BRK535

Papel Amate, or painted bark paper, is an art form with clear pre-Hispanic origins. The handmade paper was originally considered a specialty of the village shaman and used only for special rituals.