Simple Suminagashi

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Go ahead. Spill the ink! Combine the study of art, social studies, and science with a Suminagashi (spilled ink) activity that produces "unique and unreproducible" works of art.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Frame and mount the prints to create a classroom gallery
  • For classrooms, advance the video to omit the introduction designed for parents and teachers
Classroom Considerations
  • The 30th in a series of 32 art activities designed for the special education classroom but appropriate for all learners
  • Preview the attached video to determine if it is appropriate for your learners
  • The inks do stain
  • The resource includes a brief history of Suminagashi, directions, and a materials list
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