Animals in India! The Gond Elephant - Gond Folk Art CRAFT ONLY

Animals in India! The Gond Elephant - Gond Folk Art CRAFT ONLY
Animals in India! The Gond Elephant - Gond Folk Art CRAFT ONLY
Animals in India! The Gond Elephant - Gond Folk Art CRAFT ONLY
Animals in India! The Gond Elephant - Gond Folk Art CRAFT ONLY
Animals in India! The Gond Elephant - Gond Folk Art CRAFT ONLY
Animals in India! The Gond Elephant - Gond Folk Art CRAFT ONLY
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This craft features the Gond community from central India and shows how their vibrant folk art exemplifies their connection with nature in the way they depict plants and animals. Students will create their own Gond art piece of the Indian elephant.

India! The Gond Elephant - Craft Only includes an introduction to Gond art with images to show as you teach and step-by-step art project instructions. There are 2 levels of art project instructions: one for grades K through 2, and one for grades 2 through 8.

This is an EASY PREP craft. A printable of the elephant is included.

Materials needed to make one art piece are acrylic paints (2 oz. bottles in various colors - only a nickel size blob of five colors needed per piece - available at Michael's), permanent colored fine-tip markers to apply Gond patterns, a sheet of white copy paper onto which printable is printed, a sheet of card stock, a sheet of construction paper, glue, scissors, and cotton balls/q-tips to apply paint.


> = If you would like this craft PLUS a lesson about the Indian elephant, please see India! The Indian Elephant.

> = Interested in learning more about India? Check out all our India lessons!


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