This God's Eye craft is another of the projects that I think would make great gifts. Explore the history and culture of Mexico with our informational PowerPoint. Tape on shaped roof at top front (peaked or other shape), tape on doors (run a line of masking tape on front and back side of doors). Tres Personajes is the best known work of Rufino Tamayo, who is regarded as one of the greatest Mexican painters of the 20th century.A masterpiece of abstract art, this painting depicts a man, a woman and an androgynous figure.Tamayo has used his signature rough surface texture, made of sand and ground marble dust mixed into the paint. You still have time to make this beautiful faux embroidered shirt before May 5th. 8) Humor is central in Mexican culture Paint with Tempera Paint or Acrylic Paint in bright colors. Cardboard relief frame covered with heavy duty foil could be substituted for foil tooled frame. You'll find the tutorial and tips for making your own rhinestone skull at the aunt peaches site. We taste tested and voted for our favourites. My theme for the year was the Art of Mexico. They sand them smooth and paint with acrylics. Artists ideas for Dia de los Muertos - Art -e-Zine - [Warning- This site is image intensive and may be a slow load] Mini Altoid tin shrines. Adaptable for elementary through high school (use tooling foil and thinned Acrylic Paint for high school). Think about using wood scarps for this - with collage elements added. Having a Hispanic mother and being half Hispanic myself it is important to me to share that culture with my children. NOTE: This lesson was submitted in the early days of IAD when teachers had no scanners or digital cameras to take pictures of student work. Make these super cool paper plants to decorate your tables for Cinco de Mayo festivities. Write down three new things of interest you learned about these cultures (in complete sentences. Mexican/Hispanic Arts - Crafts and Folk Art, Hispanic Heritage Month            Name ____________________     Section __________. The country has the most reptile species in the world housing over 700 reptile species and also has the second most (over 430) mammal species in the world. Modern Mexico - Core Knowledge lesson for first grade can be adapted. Making a pinata party wreath like this one will be easy by following the tutorial found at WHITE HOUSE BLACK SHUTTERS . I used bakers clay ( 2 cups flour and 1 cup salt and some water to make a bread dough. You'll find the instructions for this project at education.com . Latin American art, artistic traditions that developed in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America after contact with the Spanish and the Portuguese beginning in 1492 and 1500, respectively, and continuing to the present. Grades PK - 3 (Ages 3 - 9). It is art that is created by artists who have no formal art training. Adapt lesson from Joanna Davis. Middle school through high school. You stuff the confetti into cleaned, dry eggshells (you can empty the eggs with a fairly good-sized hole and cover it with tissue later). Create our own Aztec design to use in printing lesson. The holiday Cinco de Mayo honors this battle. Calacas- skeletons, are symbolic skeletons of a loved one past or an icon (if the kids don't have a family or friend to think of - one student made John Lennon). I have included a picture and the site name of each craft. Try making a "Barbie doll" type stand for them (ladies remember when Barbie came with a black metal stand?) Gesso or gloss printing plate (and allow to dry). Mexican Folk Art Suns (also Picasso inspired). May 20, 2018 - Explore irene Lindsay's board "Mayan art ideas" on Pinterest. Rufino Tamayo. Mexico is one of the most bio-diverse countries on earth. 39. 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