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Make a Horse | Art Activity
Create your own shadow puppet horse inspired by Furusiyya exhibition
Make a Horse Instructions
Title: Make a Horse
Overview: Create your own shadow puppet horse inspired by Furusiyya exhibition
Themes: Puppet making and storytelling
Composite rider and horse armour, c. 1510–20, Paris, Musée de l’Armée, bequest of Georges Pauilhac, 1964
Composite rider and horse armour,Turkey, 16th–17th century, Abu Dhabi, Louvre Abu Dhabi, ©Department of Culture and Tourism /Photography by Ismail Noor
Age Range: 5-12 years old
Activity Timing: 30 - 45 minutes
Materials: Horse template, felt tip pens or colored pencils, glue stick, scissors, popsicle stick, recycled materials, 3 split pins (optional)and sponge
1. Download and print the horse template
2. Cut out the horse
3. Glue the head to the body
4. Attach the legs using the pins
5. Decorate your horse and attach the popsicle stick to the horse
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