Adinkra Craft for Youth

May 1, 2012

I came across this cute Adinkra Magnet  craft over at the blog  Sacred Arts.  I love that it is simple but allows the crafter to create a colorful  Adinkra magnet as beautiful dimensional expressions.   Cori Lynn  offers a great tutorial with pictures on how to create these magnets using inexpensive coasters glue and a magnetic sheet.   The most time-consuming part of this project is allowing the glue to dry.  I have put this one on our list of crafts to include when we study West Africa!!  I think you could take this craft and use it to create many different unique magnets…Chineese letters, Yoruba numbers,  Swahili words and sooooo much more.  So head over to Sacred Arts and get started !  Please share the pics of all your beautiful creations and I promise to update here as we create our magnets too!!

Adinkra symbol Magnets

Adinkra Magnets from Sacred Arts

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2 Responses to “Adinkra Craft for Youth”

  1. lagosmums Says:

    This is such a cute and easy project need to try it!

    • Jaelma Says:

      Yes It is on our list for crafts over the summer!! I would love to see your completed project Lagosmum! Thanks for dropping over! Enjoy the weekend
      Jaelma

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