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Asia: Art Activities for All Ages
     

Asia: Art Activities for All Ages

by Yvonne Y. Merrill, Mary Simpson (Illustrator)
 

This beautifully illustrated book is full of hands-on projects to help teach children about the arts and traditions of East Asian people. Line drawings give clear instructions for crafts such as Japanese Kabuki masks, Chinese calligraphy scrolls, Indonesian batik, and Mongolian jewelry.

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This beautifully illustrated book is full of hands-on projects to help teach children about the arts and traditions of East Asian people. Line drawings give clear instructions for crafts such as Japanese Kabuki masks, Chinese calligraphy scrolls, Indonesian batik, and Mongolian jewelry.

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Library Journal
Gr 5 Up-A collection of project ideas reflective of folk-art traditions from Japan, China, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Short introductions to the countries represented include religious and geographic information as well as cultural distinctions among the various ethnic groups. The finished projects are illustrated with brilliant, full-page, full-color photographs. Each craft has an explanation of its purpose or function, as well as a list of related curricular areas. Maps of the areas, patterns for some of the activities, and information about art mediums, including textiles, are included. Most projects can be made with everyday classroom materials, but some require a more involved selection of supplies such as Styrofoam trays and aluminum pans. An extremely useful book for students, teachers, and craft instructors.-Elizabeth Stumpf, Clearfield Middle School, PA Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780964317758
Publisher:
KITS Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Hands-On Series
Pages:
90
Product dimensions:
9.07(w) x 12.09(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

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