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December 2013

   
           
     

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Article:

Mingei International Museum: Enhancing the Traditional Classroom Experience (page 16)

To download a PDF of the Museum Lesson Plan mentioned in this article.
CLICK HERE

Visit the Mingei International Museum's website:
http://www.mingei.org

Visit the Mingei's Education Web page:
http://www.mingei.org/education/for-educators/

Learn more about the Pat L. Nickols Quilt Collection:
http://www.mingei.org/exhibition/quilts-from-the-pat-l-nickols-collection-2/


Article:

A&A Art Print: Two Turtles Mola Panel (page 19-22)

Resources related to this article can be found at the following links:

http://www.mingei.org/education/collections/?keyword=mola

http://www.imamuseum.org/exhibition/mola-kuna-needle-arts-san-blas-islands-panama

http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/docs/0109teachclassactmolas.pdf

http://www.lacma.org/art/installation/stitching-worlds-mola-art-kuna

http://nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/the_art_of_being_kuna/

http://jmsalsich.edublogs.org/2013/04/04/making-molas-in-art-class/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6zqvI-zE3g

http://on.aol.com/video/how-to-make-a-mola-part-1-145183862

 

PDFs of the Arts & Activities articles mentioned in this article:

To download a PDF of “Mola Art of the Cuna Indians,” by G. LePage (Dec 1985, p.5)
CLICK HERE

To download a PDF of “Mola Magic,” by Dawn Thomas (Oct 1990, p. 34)
CLICK HERE


To download a PDF of “Cut-Paper Molas,” by Shirley Laird (Oct 1994, p. 24)
CLICK HERE

To download a PDF of “Mola Inspired,” by Craig Hinshaw (Dec 2006, p. 22)
CLICK HERE

 

Read the newspaper article mentioned in this article:

“The art of the mola comes from Panama’s Guna women,” by Mimi Whitefield
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/24/3360337_p2/the-art-of-the-mola-comes-from.html

 

Read the article by Tim Dykman mentioned in this article:

“Traditional and Modern Cultures Unite in Pursuit of Healthy Oceans”
http://seaturtlestatus.org/sites/swot/files/SWOT5_p37_NativeOceans.pdf


Article:

Calabash Animals (page 23)

View James Rumford's Calabash Cat
http://calabashcat.blogspot.com/2011/05/its-journey.html

Learn about Kente cloth and see it being woven:
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8B86A5A6381DC83C

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06_o6MdgdWc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycORz_ECb-s

 

Article:

There are Monsters Under Our Beds! (page 27)

A special note from the author, Molly Neves:

The project described in “Monsters Under My Bed” was inspired by a lesson plan
created by Christine Palmer, “Matchbox Monsters: Making the monster under
your bed!” © 2009.

To download a PDF of Christine’s original lesson plan
CLICK HERE

 

Article:

TRIED & TRUE TIPS (page 38)

To download a PDF of "Straws are for More than Sipping from our Dec 2004 issue:
CLICK HERE

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

   
                         
           
                         
 
 
 

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