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Make an Amabie Amulet

Learn about the Japanese supernatural creature Amabie and create an amulet with her image.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond
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Kay Sekimachi

Biography and lesson plans

GRADE LEVEL: Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
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A Conversation with Sanjay Patel

Asian Art Museum Art Speak interns have a conversation with artist and animator Sanjay Patel.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Kay Sekimachi: Oral History

Lesson: Interview a grandparent, parent, guardian, or community member about their childhood, immigration story, family traditions or celebrations.

GRADE LEVEL: Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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Chinese Opera Coloring Sheets

Chinese operas are very long and feature complex narratives with a large number of characters. Have fun coloring in these sheets based on Chinese opera prints in the Asian Art Museum’s collection.

GRADE LEVEL: Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8)

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The Art and Science of Jade Snow Wong’s Work

Lesson: Students will 1) learn some of the hallmarks of Wong’s ceramics and enamels; 2) gain a general understanding of the ceramics- and enamel-making processes; and 3) understand some of the scientific processes involved in art.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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The Magic Tea Kettle (Bunbuku Chagama)

Asian Art Museum Storyteller, Jeff Byers, tells a Japanese folktale about a magical raccoon-dog, or tanuki, who uses its shape shifting powers to reward its rescuer for his kindness.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5)