Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Accordion Books

Category Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Grades 1-6 (half-day)

Curriculum Connections Visual Arts, Social Studies, History, Canadian and World Studies, Language, French, English

Students explore the art and history of book making as they create their own handmade artist book.

Key Inquiry Question: How will you express yourself through the creation of your own accordion book?

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • Use appropriate terminology related to book arts
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of book arts
  • Complete an example of a book (accordion or handbound)

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