Russian/Ukrainian Egg Designs
Students explore where Russia and Ukraine are on the world map. They are shown examples of egg designs and then are instructed on how to make their own egg and design.
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Pysanky: Not Just a Pretty Egg
Young scholars examine the art of Pysanky. Using the Internet, they identify the cultural similarities and differences between the United States and the Ukraine. Using Pysanky's art, they discover the symbolism he used in his artwork and...
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Egg-stravagant Egg Basket
Learners discover that the egg has been revered by humans for thousands of years as a symbol of birth, life, and hope. They research the connection of the egg to spring and religious festivals around the world. They then create their own...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
Ukrainian Style Scratchboard Eggs
The class explores Ukrainian motifs, the scratchboard technique, and two-dimensional art. They design and produce a Ukrainian style egg with tagboard, crayon, tempera paint, and a stylus. Ukrainian egg designs are similar to those used...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
D E S I G N A N I C O N
Students examine the meaning, importance and influence of the icon in the lives of Russians, explore the Byzantine influence on Russian culture and the themes represented in icon painting. Students view some of the famous icons that have...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History