The Art of Recycling: ReCycle-ReDuce-RePurpose-ReUse

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Utilize design thinking and engineering skills to address the abundance of non-biodegradable waste in your home, school and community.

Description

Utilize design thinking and engineering skills to address the abundance of non-biodegradable waste in your home, school, and community. Explore how artists and nature recycle when you explore the museum collection and your own backyard. Design and repurpose discarded non-biodegradable materials into a useful object that can raise awareness about the importance of recycling.

The program includes a discovery exercise using 3-6 folk art objects, discussion (Q & A), and art activity demonstration.

Program Duration: 45 minutes

This program can be presented in Spanish/Bilingual – If you would like a presentation in Spanish/Bilingual, please note this on the additional comments when requesting the program.

 

Photo Credit: Aymar Ccopacatty (Aymara), Community Through Making: From Peru to New Mexico, 2018. Photo by Chloe Accardi.

Additional information

Topic

Art, Culture, Folk Art

Age Group

3rd – 5th Grade, Homeschool

Presenter

Museum of International Folk Art

Subject

Art, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies