Feb 24, 2016 - As students think and work as artists, they will connect to the shared cultural functions of Otami paper cutting traditions as the context for understanding and appreciating cultural differences. Grade 4/5: Exploring Symmetry with Paper Cutouts . It is also a great project to discuss the principle of symmetry with students. Plan 2 sessions. The women produced paper bark from fig and mulberry trees, making symmetrically cut figures. It al… See more ideas about Paper cutting, Paper and Mexican folk art. This project is based on the Amate (bark paper) cutouts of the Otomi people of East Central Mexico. Amate Paper Cutouts. In Fernie we discussed some of the stone sculpture by the Aztecs and how it was symmetrical. It is one of the projects I did in Fernie. The discussion began with the idea of symmetry and mirror image, and then we went on to looking at the Otomi people of east central Mexico (Pueblo region). KEY IDEAS. Posted on March 11, 2013 by Art Education.

Jan 12, 2013 - This project is based on the Amate (bark paper) cutouts of the Otomi people of East Central Mexico. Cut Paper - Amate Paper Cutouts Children make traditional Mexican paper cutouts while learning about symmetry in design. For ages 6 to 13. It is one of the projects I did in Fernie. It is also a great project to discuss the principle of symmetry with students. In Fernie we discussed some of the stone sculpture by the Aztecs and how it was symmetrical.