Making Rangoli: A Celebration of Color

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Threshold art is a temporary art form practiced by Hindu people all over India. Your class can learn all about the goddess Lakshmi, the cultural significance of threshold art, and how to make floor paintings. First, they explore the geography and belief system in India. Next, they discuss how Hindu people worship through actions and watch a video describing the tradition of threshold painting. Finally, learners set out to make their own art.

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Pros

  • Includes reference materials and links
  • Incorporates art and social studies equally
  • Would fit perfectly into a unit on world religion
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  • None