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Greece: Paper Cycladic Figurines & 'A Different Princess'


Make Your Own Paper Cycladic Figurine of 2500 BC

 

Type of activity: Arts and Crafts
Audience age: 10-12
Duration: 60 min
Learning areas: Culture, History, Creativity, Design, & Painting

 

Children will witness the process of making a Cycladic figurine out of a marble pebble. Then, they will have the opportunity to play, draw, paint, and craft. Children will print the outline of figurines, color them, transform them into musical instruments, paste a straw (not a plastic one!) on each of them and use them as puppets, make their own collage, or create their own stencils and ornaments with a little help from their parents!

Make your own Cycladic Figurine with these print-outs and instructions:

Instructions

Figurine Template

Ideas for Cycladic Stencils

 

Watch the process of making a Cycladic figurine:

 

Download this document to learn
more about Cycladic Civilization

 

But wait there's more....

A Different Princess

We all want to belong somewhere. We all want to love and to be loved within the ‘Tribe’ to which we belong. But what happens when we feel different to the rest of the tribe? Is it possible to love someone from another tribe?

Once upon a time, there lived a different princess. Once upon a time, this different princess made her own choice about which tribe she wanted to belong to. Once upon a time, alongside this princess we also learnt that the color of our hair, of our eyes and of our skin, our weight and our height, where we are from and what language we speak, are of no importance.

The only thing of importance is where and with whom are heart is at peace. ‘A different princess’ – A fairy tale about Love, Acceptance and Inclusion. A fairy tale based on a true story that happened in November 2017.

Who is this…Different Princess? Watch below to find out!

Actor & Playwright: Natassa Faii Kosmidou
Direction & Music: Kostas Gakis
Translation & Narration: Elena Paschou
Production: Anam(m)a Theater Group, Greece

2020-10-17 00:00:00 2020-11-29 23:59:59 America/New_York Greece: Paper Cycladic Figurines & 'A Different Princess' European Union Delegation in the US: Greece: Paper Cycladic Figurines & 'A Different Princess' Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
October 17 - November 29, 2020

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