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Asian Kites: Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids
     

Asian Kites: Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids

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by Wayne Hosking
 

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Kids will learn how to make colorful kites while exploring Asian culture and history with this easy-to-follow crafts for kids book.

The Asian Arts&Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will

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Kids will learn how to make colorful kites while exploring Asian culture and history with this easy-to-follow crafts for kids book.

The Asian Arts&Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art—engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

In this volume, children will learn to how to make a kite. Kite making is a unique craft—with projects that are beautiful, functional, and fun! The colorful, easy-to-follow instructions in Asian Kites will have you building—and flying—fifteen different kites from countries all across Asia, including China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Korea.

The full-color instructions make it easy to create these beautiful kites out of common materials and the resource guide in the back lists plenty of places to purchase supplies. You'll learn to build:

  • Butterfly kite from China
  • Cobra kite from Thailand
  • Mini kite from Malaysia
  • Shield kite from Korea
  • an octopus kit from Japan
  • And more!
Fun to build and exciting to fly—this book brings a whole new meaning to the term "Go fly a kite!"

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Likely to please both armchair enthusiast and outdoorsy types, this survey offers brief anecdotes and legends along with carefully annotated construction diagrams for 15 simple kites." —School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462907922
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
07/17/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
5 MB
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Wayne Hosking is a world renowned kite authority, collector, and designer. The author of several books on kites and kite making, Hosking has displayed his kite collection in museums, schools, and universities and continues to teach kite making and give demonstrations throughout the country. Most recently, his collection of Japanese kites was on display at the Morikami Museum in Delray Beach, Florida.

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Asian Kites 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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