The World Map Mural Project

FROG recently funded the World Map Mural project, an effort of Grade 7 and 8 at West Demerara Secondary School and with the guidance of Peace Corps Volunteers Taylor Laskowski and Caroline Deurwarder. You can read more about this project below.

The Process

Outlining the basic structure of the world with helpers and onlookers, while choosing the size and appropriate dimensions. A blue coat of paint on top of white paint was chosen and applied to mimic water. Volunteer Taylor creating quadrants to help with tracing countries.

The World Map Mural Project

The World Map Mural Project

Sketching countries using world map guidelines.

The World Map Mural Project

Students meticulously painting within the lines.

The World Map Mural Project

The World Map Mural Project

The World Map Mural Project

Saving the world…by painting one country at a time

The World Map Mural Project

Materials and Supplies

  • Paint brushes
  • Paper cups
  • Erasers
  • Yarn/String
  • Meter sticks
  • Paint
  • Tarp/Vinyl
  • Masking tape
  • Bucket
  • Permanent marker

The World Map Mural Project

Finishing Touches

We would like to show our appreciation and gratitude to West Demerara Secondary school for supporting us and continuing the Health Family Life Education curriculum. Taylor Laskowski and I facilitated the World Map mural project to support participants interest in geography as well as to support the notion of global citizenship and world peace. Taylor and I made sure that the mural project closely coincided with a lesson about safe environmental practices.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank FROG Friends & RPCVs of Guyana non-profit organization for supporting World Map mural project. In addition, we would like to give a special thanks to Headmaster Sir Harry and social studies teacher Ms. Phulmattie, and faculty, staff and students at W. Demerara Secondary school for making this mural project a successful one.

The World Map Mural Project

Scott was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Georgetown, Guyana from '03-'05 with the World Wildlife Fund. He helped to co-found FROG in 2007.

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