When Xiabu Meets Batik

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This innovative lesson plan tailored for students in grades 5-6 stands out for its uniqueness, focusing on batik as a creative medium for self-expression. Through this lesson, students will not only acquire knowledge about the art of batik but also have the opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings creatively into crafting simple yet beautiful batik patterns. The added dimension of creating personal batiks fosters a sense of connection as these artistic creations can be shared and passed on among friends and family. Moreover, the lesson plan spans various subjects and incorporates diverse teaching activities, enhancing the interdisciplinary learning experience. As a transnational exchange activity, it goes beyond conventional education by actively developing students’ cultural awareness and intercultural competence. The participatory, differentiated, practical, and enjoyable sharing activities contribute to a holistic and enriching educational experience.

Country: China