This is an African Art lesson for kids on Ashanti Akuaba dolls. This allows students to experiment with a different cultures art and can also be done when learning about various cultures. This site comes with a scratch art project tutorial.
Kente cloth was develoed by the Akan people of West Africa. Many of Akan live in Ghana and Ivory Coast today. Traditionally the cloths were for sacred and royal occassions. They feature bold designs and bright colors, each of which bears meaning.