Subject/Title: Ukrainian-Style Scratchboard Eggs
Grade Level: 3-5
Objectives: To introduce students to Ukrainian-style egg art, and to allow them to produce a scratchboard design in this style.
Goals: Students will produce a two-dimensional Ukrainian-style egg using a scratchboard technique.
Photographs/examples of Ukrainian-style eggs
Oak tagboard, pre-cut to oval shapes, approximately 4"-6"
Black tempera paint, dishwashing detergent, paintbrushes
Stylus (paper clips, embroidery needle, etc.)
Show examples of eggs decorated with Ukrainian motifs. Show example of two-dimensional project done in this style.
Note:This project is most suitable for students grades 3 and up. Older students should be encouraged to produce more detailed designs. Could be used as a spring/Easter activity.