Art and Social Studies

Project: Have your child create a cave art scene based on “An Important Day in Their Life.” Then, you can have them present it while you play anthropologist. If your child is unfamiliar with that term, then this is a great place to add a new word to their mental dictionary. 

You can expand the lesson by discussing the colors used in their artwork, where the colors came from, what they drew, and why it’s important to anthropologists. Cave Art Link

 


This was Cara’s creation. Do you know what it is?

Did you also know, back then, the artist signed their artwork with their handprint? So, make sure your artist signs theirs as well. 

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