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Explore Louvre Abu Dhabi art works at home!

Make and Play are short, fun videos for all the family to make art inspired by the collection using simple materials.

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Make a Horse | Art Activity

Create your own shadow puppet horse inspired by Furusiyya exhibition

Make a Horse

Make a Horse Instructions

Title: Make a Horse

Overview: Create your own shadow puppet horse inspired by Furusiyya exhibition

Themes: Puppet making and storytelling

Artworks:

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

Instructions:

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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Make a Horse
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