totem pole using recycled objects. This will be perfect for Day Camp next year since it's going to be western. Cowboys and Indians! I'm thinking give each boy one to decorate and then combine each dens together for the finished product.

Totem Pole From Recyclables

Colorful totem poles are fascinating symbols of Native American cultures. Take a look at these Totem Pole Craft Projects For Kids, which can be made from recycled material such as plastic bottles, tin cans or egg cartons.

Tlingit Art Project for Kids

Tlingit Art Project

Lapbook for Joy Hakims book series A History of US Book 1 The First Americans Ch. 7 Native American Crafts: Tlingit and Haida Art. Paper Piecing art project for kids

Totem Pole, Vancouver

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Awesome totem pole project for First Nations!

This is an awesome totem pole project for Native American unit. I would use this project only AFTER teaching my students about the significance and meaning of totem poles in Native American cultures.

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Bill Reid.  The Raven and the First Men, 1980.

The Raven and the First Men wood carving by the late British Columbia artist, Bill Reid

Things I Like – First Nation’s Art

Things I Like – First Nation’s Art

Part of a totem pole

Close-up of the carving of an old weathered Northwest Coast totem pole.


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