Make dioramas depicting the endurance of an old world culture in modern times.
After researching information about the Amish way of life, discuss how quilting is a necessity as well as a way for women to socialize within the Amish community. How is the Amish way of life similar to, and different from, your own life?
Use various colors of Crayola® Construction Paper™ Crayons and Crayola Washable Markers on construction paper to create a diorama background inside a recycled box. Attach the background with Crayola School Glue.
On white paper, draw and color various figures of women and girls who are taking part in a quilting bee. Cut them out with Crayola Scissors. Glue the figures inside the box.
Create an Amish quilt design with crayons. Place it on a quilting frame or in a quilter's lap in your diorama.
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.