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Classroom Activity: Make a Samurai Inspired Helmet

Design your own bird helmet inspired by the Samurai Armour on display in the Museum’s ‘Out of Storage’ exhibition

Watch this short video, created by artist Renata Pekowska, where she will show you how to make a helmet in this step-by-step tutorial. This activity requires a variety of different material, including cardboard, rulers, pens, scissors, glue, clips, colouring pencils and your imagination.


Make a Samurai Inspired Helmet

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Activity at a Glance

Level: 3rd – 6th Class
Format: Video
Group Size: Any
Location: Classroom Activity
Availability: This video can be accessed in the link above, or on the National Museum of Ireland’s YouTube page
 
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Curriculum Links

Visual Art

Strand
Drawing – Making drawings
Construction – Making constructions
 
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Learning Outcomes

  • To present fun and engaging arts and crafts activities to students
  • To encourage and develop student skills in drawing, crafts, and construction
  • To highlight material culture and its importance in our understanding of the past

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