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Hands On Crafts for Kids 13: Crafts Around the World

Hands On Crafts for Kids 13: Crafts Around the World

This series features host Candie Cooper, who invites us to travel around the world and experience through the joy of making crafts the culture, arts and traditions that make the world unique. Produced by Katherine Stull, Inc. Closed-captioned.
Total Programs in Series: 13 x 30 minutes
For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also see: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9; Series 10; Series 11; Series 12; Series 14

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1. Peru (cc)

1. Peru (cc)

Peru is a country in western South America, bordered by Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile; home to the Incan Empire. Folk art in Peru is not just a way to show the culture, but also a way of life and livelihood for many people. Our first craft is a scarlet macaw, which is found in the tropical rainforest; Click for more


2. Italy (cc)

2. Italy (cc)

Italy is a country located in Southern Europe sharing its northern border with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. The land known as Italy today has been the cradle of European cultures such as the Etruscans and the Romans. Our crafts feature special products from Italy and the influence of religion. First, Click for more


3. Canada (cc)

3. Canada (cc)

Canada is located in northern, North America and is bordered on the south by the United States. It is the world's second largest country by total area. Nature and the outdoors play an important part in many designs from Canada. Today we're featuring some of the tribal designs of the native people. First, is a foam Click for more


4. USA (cc)

4. USA (cc)

The United States is located in North America with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The country has a rich heritage of crafting with many crafts originating with the first inhabitants, the Native Americans, others brought over by immigrants, and lastly traditions developed in the New World. The United States Click for more


5. Australia (cc)

5. Australia (cc)

Travel to the land down under for historic aborigine crafts and some of the common animals associated with Australia. Australia is a country but also a continent located south of Asia and surrounded by water. It is known for its wide ranges of vegetation and animals from the dry outback to the Great Barrier Reef. Our Click for more


6. Japan (cc)

6. Japan (cc)

Japan Is an island country located east of Asia, made up of hundreds of smaller islands but four main islands. The country has a rich history with great ties to the past. Many of their cultural traditions have been handed down for generations. Our first craft is an adaptation of a temari ball which creates a beautiful Click for more


7. China (cc)

7. China (cc)

Today we visit the Far East. China is located in eastern Asia and has the largest population of any country in the world with over 1 billion people. We visit China for beautiful symbols of the Chinese New year and traditional Chinese designs. Our first project is a Ming design vase with a surprise source of paper. Click for more


8. Russia (cc)

8. Russia (cc)

Russia, the largest country in the world geographically, is located in northern Eurasia. It also has the largest reserves of energy and mineral resources. Many of the traditions are influenced by early Byzantine and Slavic cultures. Our first project is an onion dome - a beautiful example of Russian architecture. The Click for more


9. India (cc)

9. India (cc)

India has over 1 billion people and is located in Southeast Asia. It has a wide range of climates. Our crafts concentrate on some of the Indian national symbols. The first craft is a new batik method using glue to create a peacock feather on a shirt. The peacock is the national bird of India symbolizing grace, pride Click for more


10. Mexico (cc)

10. Mexico (cc)

Mexico is a North American country located south of the United States in Central America. It has a range of climates from tropical rain forests to dry mountains. Our crafts feature traditional designs and lots of color. The first craft is called huichol - or bead ware - we create a simple version of this craft. Huichol Click for more


11. Ghana (cc)

11. Ghana (cc)

Ghana is located in Western Africa. The temperature is tropical and the population is very diverse. There is a great emphasis on handcrafted items with many symbols accenting the designs. Our first project is an Ashanti stool made from craft sticks. The Ashanti stool is a symbol of power and status - every chief has Click for more


12. Egypt (cc)

12. Egypt (cc)

Egypt is located in North Africa. Most of the population is near the Nile River since the desert covers much of the rest of the country. Our crafts are inspired by ancient Egypt and common symbols of this country. Our first craft is appropriately a pyramid - a well known symbol of Egypt. A pyramid is a building where Click for more


13. Scotland (cc)

13. Scotland (cc)

Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom and is located west of the European main land. The country is known for inventions and a respect for learning. Today's crafts honor the country's heritage and important contributions to the world market. Scotland is the home to many castles; we'll learn a little bit about castle Click for more





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