Art Exploration: Create a Canoe

Winslow Homer, Niño indígena en canoa, hacia 1895. Acuarela sobre papel. Denver Art Museum: Donación de The T. Edward and Tullah Hanley Memorial Gift al pueblo de Denver y alrededores, 197.417.

Art Exploration: Create a Canoe

Artist Winslow Homer often spent time outdoors in upstate New York to escape the stress and busyness of everyday life. If you could go anywhere right now, where would you go? Create your own canoe inspired by Homer’s Indian Boy with a Canoe, and set sail!



Cereal Box, Paper Bag, or construction paper

Coloring Materials



1. Cut out the canoe template. (cut out the shape in one piece, not three pieces).

2. Trace the template onto a piece of paper. You could also use a paper bag or a thin piece of cardboard, like a cereal box.

3. Decorate the canoe with pencils, markers, stamps - whatever you have!

4. Fold the outer pieces of the shape to form the sides and bottom of the canoe. Remember to make sure the side you decorate