Lesson 1: Reading Symbols and Incorporating Them into Toys

Symbols are so common in our everyday lives that we don’t often think about how they influence us.  This lesson encourages an awareness of symbols and the power they have when incorporated into a toy.

Read/View: http://www.google.com/search?q=common+symbols&hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=_yVvUKqYKom69gSZ6oHYCg&ved=0CCAQsAQ&biw=1228&bih=555
http://www.inmagine.com/searchterms/symbol.html

View the above websites to see many common symbols:
Select five of these symbols that strongly communicate to you. Draw two of the symbols in a context relevant to you. They may be in the same or different artworks. Post your work.

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