ART LAB: WINTER “THE SPANISH SNOWMAN”GOALS:The aim of this craft is getting to know typical Spanish winter things bymaking a Snowman.TECHNIQUE:COLLAGEMATERIALS: - Beans, red beans and lentils stews are usually eaten in Spain, especially in winter: We will use these legumes to cover the snowman’s body. - Oranges peel oranges are a seasonal fruit in winter, and the Spanish ones, especially from Valencia, are really good: We will use orange peel to make the snowman’s nose.
- Roasted chestnut peels roasted chestnuts are typically eaten in winter in Spain. They are commonly sold in the streets: We will use chestnut peels to cover the ground.- Chocolate curls and white and yellow plasticine hot chocolate and “churros” are eaten in Spain, especially when it’s cold: We will use chocolate curls and white and yellow plasticine to make a hot chocolate cup with “churros”.- Raisins in Spain, at 12 o’clock on New Year’s Eve, everybody eats 12 grapes. It’s believed that they bring you good luck! We will stick raisins to represent this event.
- Paper Crown / Markers the Three Wise Men typically bring presents the 6th January: The Spanish Snowman will wear a crown to represent this date. We may stick a paper crown or draw it with markers. - Red and orange wool these colours represent the Spanish flag: We will use them to make the Snowman’s scarf. - And of course GLUE! to stick everything together!This is the result!!!