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Personal Coat of Arms
In the Middle Ages, each family had their own coat of arms with symbols that held importance. Why not make your own individual (or family) coat of arms?
Ancient Fish Mosaic
This design is a simplified replica of an actual mosaic found on the floor of one of the oldest Christian churches ever discovered in Israel.
If you're studying Ancient Greece, this hands-on lesson will illustrate the differences in the three classical orders of Greek architecture: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian.
Salt Clay Mosaic
A fun way to study the early Christian church in ancient Rome is to make salt clay mosaics of Christian symbols.
This "hands-on history" project will expose your students to the art of the ancient Egyptians. Household items like pieces of drywall and craft sticks are used in this fun project.
If you happen to be studying the Middle Ages in your history program, this project is a fun way to learn about the beautiful manuscripts created by medieval monks.
Personal Tartan Plaid
Design your own plaid pattern that reflects your personality with your favorite color combinations. Great for geography studies on Scotland.
An engaging way to stir your students' interest in geography is to create a "travel poster" for the country that you are studying.
Japanese Sumi-e Fan
Studying Japanese culture? Learn more about "Sumi-e" ink painting as you practice your strokes before creating your fan. This simplified lesson on Sumi-e painting is easy enough for ages 7 and up.
Caribbean Faux Batik
Create you own iron-on transfers that have the look of Caribbean batik - without all the mess of hot wax!
If you are studying Sweden or Norway, why not let your students try their hand at the popular folk art of rosemaling?
Creative Country Cards
Make decorated country flash cards that will familiarize your students with the culture of the country. Add important geography facts to the back and use for quizzing!