Brown paper bag -Fun activity for a unit on Native Americans. Learn about how Native Americans used buffalo and then depict those uses on a buffalo cutout. Great one to display in the hallway or library!
Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art
There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their ar
This set of FIVE art projects incorporates painting, oil pastels, print making and carving to study five different Aboriginal artists of Canada through creating a piece of art inspired by each of these amazing artists: George Littlechild (Cree), Bill Reid (Haida), Dana Standinghorn (Cree), Jason Carter (Cree) and Leah Dorian (Mtis).Each lesson comes with directions and examples of finished projects which your students can use to help inspire your artistic flare.
Design a Fur Trading Post Historical Thinking Activity
This interactive historical thinking task engages students to learn about what this would have been like to participate in a fur trade at the time. I would use this as a interactive activity to really help students to think historically.