History and culture head for the fashion runway as you study fabric and clothing from other times and places.
An adult can prepare a paper length by placing it under water and crumpling it twice. Flatten and dry it. Use a hair dryer to speed the drying process if necessary. Iron dry paper on low heat (adults only).
Brush Crayola® Watercolors all over the prepared paper, spreading wet, juicy color onto paper that has been dampened with water. Dry, then have an adult iron the paper again.
Fold, gather, manipulate or cut the paper into basic costume shapes. As needed, younger children can develop costume shapes laying large paper dolls on the back of the treated paper, then cut or manipulate paper to fit.
Costume pieces such as flaps and capes might be cut out and glued to basic shapes on one side only so they can open to reveal design details beneath.
Embellish basic costume shapes, then arrange and glue them to a mat or foam board background or over a simple form made from a padded paper towel tube or mailing tube glued to a base. Outer shape layers might be glued on later.
Suggestions for embellishment: <li>Use Crayola Colored Pencils to add design elements. Paint on a thin layer of Premier Tempera in metallic colors for shimmering effects. Add white tempera dots with a pencil tip. Paint other (crumpled or non-crumpled) pap
Study the complex, geometric ornamentation of Islamic art. Discover intricate, authentic Zillij designs using math and a
How did the Plains Indians create and use their shields? Design a realistic replica of a Crow or Kiowa circular shield.
Can you identify a state or country from its outline? Are you able to fit the states or provinces of your country togeth
Create your own treasure map using topographic symbols and a directional compass.
Champion a worthy cause and be silent no more. Design distinctive letterhead on which to share information and call lead
How will you go places in the future? Use your imagination to think of new possibilities!
What images stand out when you sing your national anthem? Add an artistic twist to patriotic songs—write and illustrate
This powerful diorama pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrate his historic civil rights speech on the step
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.