Education

McKay Mural Inspiration

Thought it would be fun to portray winter on the side of the school

Climate Nature at McKay was especially art focused this past week as we brainstormed ideas for the exciting sea walls project of murals. One of the favorite themes we tossed around was the Belle Isle Marsh. The kids thought it would be fun to incorporate something unique to East Boston in the mural that could potentially go on the side of their school.

Talking about all the different species in the marsh

Kannan prepared a slide show to jog their memories on all the animals that live there. The coyote pup gets a bunch of awes and squeals every time. A lot of the pictures from the slideshow were taken by Sean Riley of the Belle Isle Marsh.

Drawing the ocean before there was pollution
The finished product!
Fielding questions about their mural proposal

The project should start in late summer and hopefully we will see some of these wonderful ideas included in the mural!

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