Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 2: Around the World

As kids explore their own creativity through crafts, they also learn about other countries and cultures. Children quickly discover there is no right or wrong way to be creative. A portion of proceeds is donated to non-profit projects. Produced by Katherine Stull, Inc. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Click for more

3. African Art

03. African Art

"Recommended. This program captures the spirit of Africa through five craft projects. Instructions are presented by capable instructors; with camera shots effectively capturing the simple construction process. A good resource!" -Booklist
"Recommended. Presents a medley of craft ideas that kids will love. Will inspire teachers to plan art experiences from which students can learn." -School Library Journal
African art is filled with beautiful designs and color. The focus of this program is to capture the spirit of Africa. Projects include: Dance Mask - Incorporate African design, paint and papier-mâché to create a colorful mask reminiscent of tribal culture; Shekere - What’s dancing without music? Your shekere is made of a dried gourd and woven string and beads. This weaving technique is also great over all different containers; Kwanza Beads - Seven different beads illustrate each of the seven principles of Kwanza. You’ll make your own clay from glue and flour; Floor Cloth - Using fabric paints and unique design, transform leftover floor covering into a beautiful floor rug; Mancala Game - Mancala is the generic name for a group of games from ancient Africa. Create your version with a lightweight Styrofoam board and gemstone beads; Hands-On Project - "Actipak" is a Hands-On Project started by Emily Grant of New Jersey. 02/07DE PI 30 min.
Also See: Africa: Animal Kingdom; Around the World Adventures: Africa





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