Mandalas are used by Buddhist monks as a sacred ritual. My friend and artist,Russell MaieThe circle and symmetry can unify a group when created collaboratively.I used a mandala activity as I was inspired by Russel.
- Ask individuals to choose and share a geometric shape (PowerPoint is easy for this)
- Collect these using Google Docs or via email
- Arrange the shapes in a circle, using symmetry-try using Snagit or snippet
- Save as Jpeg
- Share with the class!
The mandala above is an example of a mandala that my students and I created as a group. My students were so excited they had printed t-shirts!