Memory Jug Activity

How do people commemorate events and remember other people? One of the ways is to embellish an object with mementos of the event or person. The Memory Jug activity shows one way to do this. This ceramic jug has dozens of trinkets embedded in it, held there with putty. Learn about the history of commemorative craft.


Click in the pdf link below to read and print out the activity.


Other objects in this exhibit, such as portaits, wreathes, and quilts, were made to remember people or events. Browse the image galleries for more ideas to make a commemorative object..

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