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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Dream Catcher

September 11, 2012 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Dream Catcher
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Making a dream catcher is very easy, kids enjoyed this project a lot. The possibilities are endless.    

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Mola

September 10, 2012 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Mola
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Molas are a unique form of textile art made by the Kuna people of Panama and Colombia. Some designs are very elaborated and can take weeks of delicate sewing. This project teaches children how to make molas using color paper and felt. Instead of sewing we will use glue, and we will add layers from [...]

Ethnic Art for Kids: Molas from the Kuna People

September 10, 2012 by  
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Ethnic Art for Kids: Molas from the Kuna People
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Mola is a traditional textile art form the Kuna people. Kunas live in Panama and Northern Colombia.  To learn how to make a mola, click here

Art History for Kids: Pre-Columbian Art in North America

September 5, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Pre-Columbian Art in North America
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North America early people left an amazing legacy. Beautiful towns, pottery, art rock and jewelry.  

Multicultural Art for Kids: Birds in Different Cultures

August 25, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Art for Kids: Birds in Different Cultures
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Birds have always been present in every culture. Their harmonious shape, the way they soar through the sky, their colorful feathers have been a source of inspiration in every culture everywhere.

Multicultural Art for Kids: Animals in Different Cultures

August 24, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Art for Kids: Animals in Different Cultures
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Animals have been always our companions since the beginning of our arrival to this planet. Cave art showed animals, and since those times, every culture and everywhere animals have been favorite art subject. Today we wil learn how different cultures, during different time periods have approached the animal theme in their art expressions. This presentation [...]

Multicultural Art for Kids: Sand Painting

August 23, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Art for Kids: Sand Painting
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Sand painting can be made using sand, ground pigments, seeds, flowers, sand, stones, feathers, and other natural substances. Many different cultures have used sand to express themselves, to create artworks or have used it for religious porpoises. Today we will see how this technique has been used by Native American Indians to heal and to [...]

Multicultural Art for Kids: Paper Cutting

August 23, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Art for Kids: Paper Cutting
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Paper cutting has been around for a very long time. Its history is almost as long as the history of paper. Paper was invented in China more than 2,000 years ago and paper cutting was soon to follow. This presentation will lead us throughout the extensive world of paper cutting. We will learn how this [...]

Multicultural Arts for Kids: Molas

August 23, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Arts for Kids: Molas
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Mola is a textile art form made by the Kuna people of Colombia and Panama . Molas are made using a very complex technique overlapping layers of fabric sewn together. In the Kuna’s native language, “mola” means “shirt” or “clothing”. In this presentation we will learn how an ancient tradition of body painting was transformed [...]

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