Piece by Piece
What do your pupils know about quilting? Read and discuss the information included here before sending class members off to create their own quilt blocks using construction paper. When they have completed their blocks, provide some time...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
"Workt by Hand": Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts
Just like a painting or the symbols on a flag, quilts can express ideas that reflect a cultural context, space, and time. The class discusses the history of quilt making throughout US history and what different types of quilts mean. They...
3rd - 6th Math
Purposeful Act of Kindness
Students define a community need and explain a purposeful act of kindness. In this community kindness lesson, students identify a community need before making a quilt that depicts acts of kindness that can be extended to remedy that need.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts