Created by Little Hands Big Art, Scranton, PA
Artists: Giovanni, Christopher, Edie, Hemanya, Scarlett, Malia, Deeshaa, Isabella, Cassidy, and Chloe
Title: Full Steam Ahead
Teacher: Mrs. Temples
Theme: Science / Technology
Materials and techniques: We used collage, fabric paint, and markers.
Did you enjoy this project? Yes, they loved searching for words that incorporated the theme. This helped keep the conversation centered on the importance of how invention and technology improved our country.
About: We discussed the history and importance of coal mining in our area and how coal was used for heating homes and powering trains. Then we talked about how the invention of the steam engine helped power locomotives much faster and more efficiently.