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.