EDUCATIONAL ART KIT Ideal to make children aware of Indian Culture through fun colouring cards. An Educational Art Kit of Patua Painting , a Traditional Art of Bengal. Patua is a popular style of folk painting traditionally done on a piece of cloth known as patta. The painters, called Patua, are an artisan community who wander from village to village and sing traditional songs while unrolling the scrolls, also called patua, in front of their audiences. These traditional paintings are special narrative scrolls based on sacred themes and also touching upon current issues.
AGE 5 years+ Adult participation recommended to read story from the facts sheet. Potli is a member of FAIR TRADE FORUM-India.
Craft type - Patua Art
INCLUDES 10 colouring cards , 2 book marks , 2 gift tags , 6 child safe non toxic paints, 2 brushes, 2 packs of raw materials for making natural colour and a fact sheet about the art form. Potli aims to reconnect children with Indian traditional art and craft through simple and fun approaches.And at the same time, sustain these old art forms.
The organization behind POTLI , series of Indian art & craft kits, aims to reconnect children with traditional Indian art, thereby creating awareness and expanding markets for artisan communities that depend on their art for their livelihood while helping sustain the old art forms they practice. A Fair Trade product.
Potli uses simple approaches like making the craft kits fun and easy, close to nature, and children naturally love hands-on projects, all of which makes it an appealing activity. A resource like a facts sheet on the art form, with information contributed by masters in the field, is a means to help instruct and educate kids.
Dimensions 26x15x3 cm
Care Instructions- Adult supervision needed as the kit contains small parts , and to read from the facts sheet