E.J. Harrington Elementary School’s After School Art Program, Lynn, MA

E.J. Harrington Elementary School’s After School Art Program, Lynn, MA

Created by E.J. Harrington Elementary School’s After School Art Program, Lynn, MA

Teacher: Mary Parks

Participants: 4th Graders: Fatima Sierra, Semetricus Hagans, Nnenna Nwoke, Jadalize Guzman, Britney Aguilar, Mariana Corona, Irma Rasidovic. 5th Graders: Aaliyah Mendez, Lydia Splaine, Tomothy Powell, George Gomez

Title: E.J.Harrington Elementary School’s World Wide Immigration Center

Theme: Immigration and Migration

Materials and techniques: Felt, fabric, canvas, glue, colored sharpies, staples

Did your group enjoy working on the project? Yes, the students’ were very excited to create artwork about with a theme that is very relevant to their lives since most come from a different country.

About: Students chose symbols that related to their own immigration experience such as flying on an airplane or riding on a train, packing a suitcase, a sun to express the climate they were use to, and the earth represents the many different countries the students are from.

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