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Program Description
Students will create their own talisman unique to them. They will learn the cultural importance of Omamori.

Final Product
Omamori- Japanese Amulets

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain cultural understanding of the Omamori Tradition
  • Students will be able to clearly communicate the content and context of their work visually, orally and in writing
  • Students will be able to work independently or collaboratively to achieve stated goals.
  • An understanding of the tools and techniques of Omamori crafting.
  • Students will be able to assimilate knowledge by being able to make connections between art making and ritual connections.

Suggested Grades

  • Best suited for 6th-12th grades.
  • Can be adapted for 3rd-5th grades.

Pricing Breakdown

  • Minimum/recommended # of visits + time per visit (est. cost per classroom)
  • Prep hours (est. cost per classroom/hours of instruction): 5-7 hours per classroom (cutting materials, finding selections, making instruction hands out)
  • Materials (est. cost per student/project): To Be Determined, this is one part I haven’t really begun to dive in because I am not sure what material would be the best to go wtih (Silk is traditional, but cloth is easily accessible)
  • Travel from Eugene