Three easy art lessons with a cultural slant. This 20-page booklet offers lessons for first grade through sixth and uses basic art supplies: white paper, brown paper or a paper bag, markers and tempera paint. With help from the many handouts provided, these three lessons require only two, 50-minute art sessions to complete. Great, fool-proof basics to have on hand.
Amate Bark Paintings:Students tear paper and paint traditional Mexican images then outline or highlight with marker or white paint. Two handouts provides images and pattern samples to aid with this project.
Aztec Warriors:Students use markers to draw an Aztec warrior, Aztec leader or Aztec symbol. You’ll find handouts to accommodate all choices and photo and script tutorials to aid in the drawing.
Russian Nesting Dolls: Children draw a nesting doll using an everyday household object then follow a directed line drawing for the basic contour shape. Fill in the nesting doll with patterns. Inspired by the book The Littlest Matryoshka.
- How to Draw a Nesting Doll
- How to Draw: Aztec Warrior (Head)
- How to Draw: Aztec Warrior (Man)
- Aztec Warrior Idea Sheet
- Ancient Aztec Borders/Images Idea Sheet
- Mexican Folk Art Border Idea Sheet
- Mexican Folk Art Images Idea Sheet
These three lessons require the most basic of art products (black pen, white paper, colored markers, tempera paint, paper bag or brown paper). No need to buy anything fancy!
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Perfect for Kinder all the way through Sixth Grade, these lessons can be adapted to any grade. This 20-page booklet is sure to become a staple in your art curriculum.