Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Culture Days: Learning About Ancient Book Making in India

This was a cool project and seeing the original, gorgeous texts was so fascinating.  Books scratched into palm fronts and so artistic, delicate, and yet durable.  The kids also got to play with creating rangoli - chalk art.

A beautiful micro-view of an original

They chose to work together, rather than create separate projects.

Rangoli art

Connecting their individual creations

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