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156 resources with the concept quilts

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Painted Story Quilt

For Teachers K - 12th
Creating story quilts is a great way to combine art, social studies and literature. Kids select a story, a published one or one of their own, to illustrate, paint on a canvas square, embellish, and mount on a felt backing.
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Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
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History in Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the use of cloth-based art forms intended to pass down traditions and history. They research types of quilts, quilt characteristics and then identify how Freedom Quilts were historically used in the US.
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Quilt Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
After completing the first five lessons from the series, scholars assemble their quilt pieces to create a family history quilt. They then rate their experience of learning about their families by conducting interviews, creating family...
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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
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Math Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine geometric quilt patterns to identify how math may have been used to help slaves escape to freedom. They slide, flip and turn geometric shapes to create a map quilt.
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Amish Quilters

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners research information about the Amish way of life and discuss how quilting is a necessity as well as a way for women to socialize within the Amish community. They create a diorama showing scenes related to quilting.
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Lesson: Ginger Brooks Takahashi: Powerstich: A Forum for Community-Building

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a great way to build community in your school, experience process-based art, and explore the critical-thinking process. While quilting as a class collectively (just like a quilting bee) pupils listen to poetry and prose of a...
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Photo Quilt Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build creative thinking and organization skills with a beautiful quilting project. Young photographers use a digital camera and computer to create photo transfers, which they will use to create a photo quilt square. They sew or embroider...
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The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric...
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Crazy Quilt Texture Board

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Artists explore textures they can create when working with acrylic modeling paste. For this simple-to-implement art lesson, learners divide a rigid surface into six squares, and use a variety of tools to create different textures within...
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Stories in Quilts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Have your class analyze the narrative art in quilts. They identify elements in this domestic art and the stories they tell. They define a story quilt, view an example, and analyze the work of Harriet Power. This is a great lesson to...
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Quilting

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use a monochromatic palate, select shades and tints for a selected hue, or select complimentary or analogous colors for a quilt design. They design quilt squares using basic geometric shapes, repetition, balance, and proportion.
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Q Is For Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this letter Q worksheet, students trace and practice examples of upper and lower case letter Qq. Students color a large quilt pattern and notice the geometric shapes.
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The Quilting Connection....a Teaching Unit on Slavery, the Underground Railroad And Quilting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research the Internet, read designated books and selection, participate in discussions and write short reports while completing this series of lessons about slavery and the Underground Railroad. As a final project, they design a...
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Math On Your Lap Quilt

For Teachers 2nd
Get creative juices flowing when you allow groups to figure out a procedure for how to find the area of squares and rectangles. They may use the individual patchwork blocks, or they may design one using the Design Template.
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Quilt Block Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history lesson on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history of different patterns,...
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My Friend's Heritage Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young scholars brainstorm a list of stories or items that make them proud of their heritage. Individually, they create their own quilt square design which uses a border and markers. To end the lesson, they sew the squares together and...
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Make Your Own Quilt

For Students 2nd
In this quilt patterns learning exercise, 2nd graders analyze the pattern in two rows of 12 shapes. Students continue the pattern in the empty grid to complete the quilt design.
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Look for Patterns: Quilts in Two Faith Ringgold Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Author Faith Ringgold uses quilts to illustrate her books Tar Beach and Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad. In this integrated trio of activities, young scholars read stories, identify and create patterns, and design quilt squares of...
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Family Quilts Keep Us Warm

For Teachers K
Students explore different types of families and cultures. They create a paper quilt with geometric designs of similar colors to show unity and pictures of each of their families to show diversity.
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Fabric Dimensions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create original examples of the trapunto quilting technique in this middle-level instructional activity sutied for the Art classroom. Assessment and discussion questions are included for this instructional activity.
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The Family Quilt

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the artwork of Faith Ringgold. They create their own quilt pattern on fabric and piece them together to create a class quilt. They compare their similarities with one another.
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Quilting Geometry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Study geometry through the concept of quilt design. High schoolers examine the geometric shapes in various quilts and then create their own quilts using geometric shapes that fit together. In the end, they write a paragraph to describe...