Purpose: To make diferent kinds o arts with your hands.
1. Paint a picture illustrating a avorite story, song or poem.ORPaint something you like to do.ORPaint a picture o one o your riends.2. Make a small bowl or ﬁgure out o clay.3. Invent a design and use it to make a stencil, woodblock, or linoleum block.ORMake a transer print or monoprint.4. Make a hand puppet o a character rom a avorite story. Put on a skit using puppets.5. Carve a toy, animal, or decoration in wood.6. Make a small basket out o grass, pine needles, corn husks, or other basket materialyou ﬁnd.7. Weave something simple on a cardboard loom or some other loom you like.8. Make a picture on heavy cloth using yarn or embroidery stitches, pieces o material,trimmings.9. Make a collage, mobile, or paper sculpture.My signature _____Leader’s signature _____Date badge completed _____
Purpose: To learn about American olk music, olk tales, and hand arts and how they tell some o our country’s history.
1. Find out about the history o your community—how thingshappened, its legends and stories, early arts, songs or danceso early settlers. Tell or write a story about this history.2. With your troop or patrol, work out a play or puppet showbased on one o the legends. Include simple costumes, scenery,music, and dances.3. Act out one o the olk songs.ORLearn one o the olk dances and teach it to others.4. Find out all you can about arts practiced in your part o the country. Make up a notebookor ﬁle about works o early cratsmen and toys made by the people in early settlements.Using ideas rom these early arts, create your own design using paint, metal, clay, wood,weaving, or embroidery.