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Natural Dyes Lesson plan - Middle or High School

In this lesson, students will explore the techniques, materials and processes used in the natural, artisanala dyeing process influenced by cultures in Latin America.

Subject Areas: Spanish, Art, Social Studies, Science

Objectives Students will be able to...

  • Interpret and apply the natural dyeing process of wool
  • explore and identify the dyeing qualities of different materials when mixed with hot water
  • relate the dyeing process with cultural and historical contexts to deepen understanding


Lesson Plans

Grade Levels

5–8, 9–12


Spanish, Art, Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Science, History, Geography