Jewelry making can be done for any age taking into account age and ability. I have put together samples and web sites that can be used for various ages and abilities, both with clay and non fire material. http://americanindianoriginals.com/symbolism.html
En Turquoise and coral These beads can be made from clay as well and colored with stains or paints. http://www.ehow.com/info-tip_7962752_easy-american-jewelry-crafts-children.html
Pendents can easily be made Hand made textured beads with stains or rolled in paint. Northwest Native American Totem Poles
MAKE SMALL POTS ADD PIECES OF SHELL OR STONE AND SEED BEADS. MAKE SIMPLE SHAPES AND DISTRESS THEM TO GIVE THE ANTIOCH APPEARANCE
STAMP OR CARVE DESIGNS IN AND REMEMBER TO MAKE A HOLE. http://www.etsy.com/listing/157263981/ceramic-beads-pit-fired-handcrafted
REPRESENTATIONAL ANIMAL SHAPES OR TOTEMS. A CLEAR GLAZE OVER BLACK STAIN LOOKS LIKE A COIN. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/native-american/overview/stories http://www.raindanceindianarts.com/RIA/Categories.cfm?CatCNum=133
What is your sign? http://www.whats-your- sign.com/native-american-symbols.html http://www.whats-your- sign.com/native-american-symbols.html Dictionary of Symbols http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/ native-american-symbols/dictionary-of- symbols.htm http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/ native-american-symbols/dictionary-of- symbols.htm Chart of Northern Native Americans http://ixoloxi.com/symbols/native- american.html http://ixoloxi.com/symbols/native- american.html
http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/ native-american-symbols/ http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/ native-american-symbols/ http://www.ancient- symbols.com/native_american_symbols.h tml http://www.ancient- symbols.com/native_american_symbols.h tml Discover interesting facts and information about the history and culture of Native American Indians and their tribes Thank you to Dick Blick for examples from their lessons.