Practical multilticultural art activity based on the colourful Kente Cloths of Ghana. Includes a link to a fascinating slide show on how Kente Cloths are woven.View full description
Simple instructions in how to work with children on tieing and dyeing fabrics. Includes a photographic step by step set of instructions.
The kinderart site has similar outlines for other visual arts techniques.
Scheme of work for creating designs for football/sports kits. Polystyrene block printing paper/fabric. Great for project work.View full description
How it maps to the curriculum
- Visual Arts
Suggestions for use: Teacher notes included.
Note: The mention of football can be a big turn off for the girls. Flagging up the fashion and designer label aspect of the scheme and the flexibility within the scheme for the girls to create ‘designer T-shirts’, kept the girls interested.