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Re: Santa(long but inspiring!)


From: Rebecca Gartley (gartley_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Oct 29 2000 - 08:09:49 PST

Thanks for this post. I feel the same. I do not want to turn down requests
for things, especially since I am new. I have said ys to everyone, but let
them know that they won't be all the same. They will be "arty". so far all
are well recieved.

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> Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 20:37:50 EDT
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> Subject: Re:Santa(long but inspiring!)
> What about how Santa is viewed in various cultures? How do you see Santa?
> What is he symbolic of (peace, goodwill, toys, presents, etc.) How has Santa
> been portrayed in various artworks? What is Santa called in different
> languages? The list can go on and on. What if each student designed a
> clay(ceramic) Santa. Teach the trapped-air form and have each student design
> a Santa for a different climate. What would Santa wear/look like if he lived
> on Mars or on the Moon? What are some different ways Santa could get around
> if his reindeer got sick? (they could design Santamobiles!)