Chinese Opera Masks

This spring, my 6th grade students used plaster and acrylic paints to create some pretty cool masks inspired by the Chinese Opera.  We watched some videos and did some research and then they designed masks with color emotions and symmetry.  I taught this same project to my 6th graders in Honduras, but was a lot more open to interpretation about inspiration this time.  We also made some fun background designs to mount the masks on.  Here are a few examples of what my 6th graders here in Korea came up with:

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