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Elephants in Indian Art.

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Wisdom is represented by the elephant in the form of the Hindu god  Ganesh, one of the most popular gods in the Hindu religion. This god is very distinctive, having a human form with the head of an elephant.

Your Task

* Draw the shape of an elephant or use the lined drawing.

* Cut out the shape and decorate referring to Indian patterns. Colour both sides and repeat.

* Hang the elephants as a mobile with a strong piece of string or cord.

* You could thread beads between the elephants and end with a tassel.