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WOOD CRAFT MOBILE MUSEUM

About This Suitcase

Wood is a material found in nature that people can use to meet various needs. Throughout history, artists and craftspeople have used wood to make functional and decorative items. Wood can be carved, turned on a lathe, sawn,  and modified in various ways. Different types of wood have different qualities like hardness, color, and flexibility. In this suitcase, students will learn about various techniques used to sculpt and shape wood and discuss the many ways artists can use wood.

IN THE BINDER:

Sample Activities

  • Wood Scavenger Hunt

  • Create a Creature

  • Wood Assemblage

  • Speaking of Art

 

What You’ll Learn

  • Elements of Art

  • Principles of Design

  • Types of Art

  • Purposes of Art

  • The History of Walking Sticks

 

What’s Inside

  • Lesson plans for activities

  • Information on significant artists

  • Books/Publications

  • Artist’s Works

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