Map of Me
Our identity is created by ourselves as much as by the people, places and culture that surround us.
to explore the use of pen and ink, to build a vocabulary of mark making, to create a self-portrait in the form of a map showing internal and external influences that make up our identity.
2 lessons, 1 hour each
3rd- 6th class
- S.P.H.E.: this exercise will promote self-awareness and help students recognise and appreciate their own individual abilities as well as those of others.
- Geography: this project provides an excellent opportunity to do mapping, and study walled cities.
A3 recycled cartridge paper or card, water-based ink, pencil, brushes, drawing pens or black markers, tubs for ink, water tubs
Tips: - Set up the space so each child has access to a tub with a small amount of ink, another tub with water, drawing pens and brushes.
https://www.touropia.com/walled-cities-in-the-world/ is a great source of images of walled cities around the world