Name Catcher - Native American Arts - Radial Design using your NAME!!

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Native American Art Lessons
Grade Levels
5th - 10th, Homeschool
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6 pages
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Native American Art Lessons


A simple and fun art lesson inspired by Ojibwa Dream Catchers. Learn about the history of Dream Catchers. It is believed Dream Catchers stop bad dreams.... so what does a Name Catcher do? Symbolically it stops bullying and gossip. Use this easy and engaging art activity as a part of any anti-bullying unit. Every mandala will be unique! Just like the person creating it!

Use the letters of your name to create a beautiful design. Your name will get lost in the repeated patterns. Add simple design elements/shapes, color and you have a beautiful art piece!

Lesson includes links to the history of Ojibwa Dream Catchers, step-by-step directions, examples of completed work, a template to copy and an assessment sheet.

Lesson is easy to modify to meet your needs and supply inventory!

Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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