Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Created by Mrs. Heather Everett’s Grade 4 Art Classes, Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Teacher: Mrs. Heather Everett

Grade level: 4th grade Art Class, 40 students

Coordinator: C. Ann Kittredge

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint on fabric

About: These panels were created for the Lowell National Historical Park in Lowell, Massachusetts, and the general theme was Who Am I? with an emphasis on immigration and related family history. Most of the children represented these ideas in their work, although a few focused on their own personal identities, in terms of their interests and activities.

(Top Left): Amelia Nichol, My ancestors were from England. I hope to travel all over the world and travel to England some day.

(Top Right): Katie Linder, My family is from Ireland and Sweden. I love to sing.

(Lower Left): Nicholas Littlefield. World peace. I love drama. My family is from Ireland and Poland.

(Lower Right): Michael Leech; My family is from England and Poland. Hockey sticks – I want to be a hockey player.

Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Created by Mrs. Heather Everett’s Grade 4 Art Classes, Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Teacher: Mrs. Heather Everett

Grade level: 4th grade Art Class, 40 students

Coordinator: C. Ann Kittredge

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint on fabric

About: These panels were created for the Lowell National Historical Park in Lowell, Massachusetts, and the general theme was Who Am I? with an emphasis on immigration and related family history. Most of the children represented these ideas in their work, although a few focused on their own personal identities, in terms of their interests and activities.

(Top Left): Hannah MacFarlane, Scottish flag, my family originally came from Scotland. Plaid represents Scotland. Their kilts and bagpipes often have plaid.

(Top Right): Anna McLellan, Scotland, flag of Scotland, flower of Scotland: the thistle. My dad’s family originally came from Scotland.

(Lower Left): Andrew Watson, Scotland, most of my family came from Scotland originally. Scottish flag and eagle.

(Lower Right): Seth Sharpe, Flag of Scotland where my family is from. Egg in the nest for new life in the spring. I love the outdoors.

Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Created by Mrs. Heather Everett’s Grade 4 Art Classes, Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Teacher: Mrs. Heather Everett

Grade level: 4th grade Art Class, 40 students

Coordinator: C. Ann Kittredge

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint on fabric

About: These panels were created for the Lowell National Historical Park in Lowell, Massachusetts, and the general theme was Who Am I? with an emphasis on immigration and related family history. Most of the children represented these ideas in their work, although a few focused on their own personal identities, in terms of their interests and activities.

(Top Left): Ella Horner, My ancestors are from Lebanon and Ireland and Scotland, so I painted the flags. I like to sing and play the piano. I want peace and love for the world.

(Top Right): Takota Brown, My family is from Ireland so I painted Irish symbols. I want to be a soccer player when I grow up.

(Lower Left): Isaac McLaughlin, My ancestors were from Ireland and Scotland. These are symbols of Ireland and Scotland.

(Lower Right): Marenn Hewson, My ancestors are from Scotland. I want to go to Ireland where I grow up. I like to write and draw. My wish for the world is love.

Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Created by Mrs. Heather Everett’s Grade 4 Art Classes, Centennial Elementary School, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Teacher: Mrs. Heather Everett

Grade level: 4th grade Art Class, 40 students

Coordinator: C. Ann Kittredge

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint on fabric

About: These panels were created for the Lowell National Historical Park in Lowell, Massachusetts, and the general theme was Who Am I? with an emphasis on immigration and related family history. Most of the children represented these ideas in their work, although a few focused on their own personal identities, in terms of their interests and activities.

(Top Left): Drew Lenehan, My ancestors came from Scotland and Ireland. The bagpipes represent Scotland.

(Top Right): Molly Jones, My heritage is Scottish and Irish. When I get older I want to be an artist.

(Lower Left): Evan Williams, My mother’s family is from Scotland and father’s is from Ireland. My hopes for the future is for world peace.

(Lower Right): Aiden Hemphill, My ancestors were from England, Ireland and Scotland.