Juba This and Juba That: 100 African-American Games for Children

Juba This and Juba That: 100 African-American Games for Children

by Darlene Powell Hopson, Derek S. Hopson, Thomas Clavin, Derek Hopson
     
 

Let Juba This and Juba That transport you to a different time and place - to the hills and the valleys, to the music and the beauty of Africa. This treasure trove of entertainment is steeped in history and draws on traditional resources, all updated for our children today. Here are authentic outdoor sporting games, arts and crafts projects, and exotic songs and dances… See more details below

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Let Juba This and Juba That transport you to a different time and place - to the hills and the valleys, to the music and the beauty of Africa. This treasure trove of entertainment is steeped in history and draws on traditional resources, all updated for our children today. Here are authentic outdoor sporting games, arts and crafts projects, and exotic songs and dances, guaranteed to delight for hours on end. Celebrating the wealth and diversity of the African-American heritage, these games and activities, passed down from generation to generation, pay tribute to a culture that links our past to our future, as they promise tons of fun and discovery in the process. In each of the entries you will find the origin of the game, the equipment needed, where the game is played, and the age range and number of players needed. Whether your child is dancing to the beat of Cha Cha Kofi Sa, making an Akuaba (Ashanti doll), or reveling in the joys of Kwanzaa, Juba This and Juba That will happily bring generations together for years to come.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684807812
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
11/21/1995
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range:
3 Years

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