To give your pupils an even better understanding of the Earth’s tilt and the winter and summer solstices, this website by solsticestreets identifies specific streets where you can experience a real Solstice in your city. Can your students find the nearest one to their home or school?
(image taken from the solsticestreets website)
Kathy Cano-Murillo has some great craft ideas for introducing The Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico in addition to referencing some famous Mexican artists and using varied art techniques. (Image taken from the modernart4kids by Denise Cortes)
On Barbara Rucci’s blog ‘ArtBar’, you can find lots of ideas to get your pupils thinking creatively. This one specifically, shows you how to make portfolios for your pupils to keep their work in from the start of the new school year, using paper bags and very simple materials.(Image taken from the artbarblog.com website)