Project Title: Miniature Embroidery Maypole
Description: Students create a miniature maypole using embroidery floss and sticks
Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school
Historical Art Examples or References: Maypole dancing, a midsummer dance celebration of fertility
Vocabulary: Maypole, Miniature
Materials: board, glue, stick, embroidery floss
Anticipatory Set: Discussion on maypole dancing
- glue stick on to board
- glue embroidery floss of different colors on the stick
Discussion: Life applications; how the lesson might apply to non-art related experiences or other types of knowledge.
- What is a maypole?
- What is a miniature?